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Profile: W. P. Carey Inc (WPC.N)

WPC.N on New York Stock Exchange

26 May 2017
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W. P. Carey Inc. (W.P. Carey), incorporated on February 15, 2012, is a self-managed diversified real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is an owner and manager of commercial real estate, primarily net leased to companies on a long-term basis. It operates through two segments: Owned Real Estate and Investment Management. As of December 31, 2016, managed an investment portfolio of 1,373 properties, including 903 net-leased properties and two operating properties within its owned real estate portfolio. The Company also acts as an advisor to management business.

Owned Real Estate

The Company owns and invests in commercial properties primarily in the United States and Europe that are then leased to companies, primarily on a triple-net lease basis, which requires the tenant to pay substantially all of the costs associated with operating and maintaining the property. The Company earns lease revenues from its owned and co-owned real estate investments that it controls. In addition, it generates equity earnings through its investments in the shares of the Managed REITs and certain co-owned real estate investments that it does not control. In addition, through its ownership of special member interests in the operating partnerships of the Managed REITs, it participates in the cash flows of those REITs.

Investment Management

The Company acts as the advisor to the managed programs. The Company provides various services, including but not limited to the day-to-day management of the managed programs and transaction-related services. The Company structures and negotiates investments and debt placement transactions for the managed programs for which the Company earns structuring revenue. It also manages the portfolios of the managed REITs' real estate investments and the loans made by Carey Credit Income Fund (CCIF), and earns asset-based management revenue. The Company earns dealer manager fees in connection with the public offerings of the Managed programs.

Company Address

W. P. Carey Inc

50 Rockefeller Plz
NEW YORK   NY   10020-1605
P: +1212.4921100
F: +1212.4928922

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