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ADDING and REPLACING Shareholders Approve Realty Income's Acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust

ESCONDIDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

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SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE REALTY INCOME'S ACQUISITION OF AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL TRUST

Realty Income to Increase Common Stock Dividend, Provides Updated Earnings Estimates, and Provides Post Acquisition Company Information

Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income), The Monthly Dividend Company®, (NYSE: O), announced today that Realty Income and American Realty Capital Trust (ARCT) shareholders have approved the acquisition of ARCT by Realty Income. The transaction is expected to close later in January.

When the transaction closes, Realty Income will issue 45.6 million shares of common stock to ARCT shareholders, based on a fixed exchange ratio of 0.2874 shares of Realty Income stock for each share of ARCT common stock owned, and ARCT shareholders will receive a one-time cash payment of $0.35 per share. The transaction will be essentially balance sheet neutral.

Commenting on the approved acquisition, Chief Executive Officer Tom A. Lewis said, “We are very gratified to have received approval from both Realty Income and ARCT shareholders to complete the acquisition of ARCT. As a result of this transaction, we will significantly advance our strategic objective to increase the overall credit quality of the revenue generated by our tenants. We are also pleased that, due to the significant revenue and earnings growth as a result of this acquisition, we are able to substantially increase our dividend.”

Common Stock Dividend Increase

Realty Income further announced that it anticipates its Board of Directors will declare an increase in the company's common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.1809167 per share from $0.15175 per share after the transaction closes. When the dividend is increased, it will be the 70th dividend increase since Realty Income was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1994. The new monthly dividend amount will represent an annualized dividend of $2.171 per share, as compared to the previous annualized dividend of $1.821 per share, or an increase of 19.2%.

Updated 2013 Earnings Estimates

The ARCT acquisition is anticipated to be immediately accretive to Realty Income's Normalized Funds from Operations (FFO) and Adjusted Funds from Operations (AFFO). Normalized FFO is based on FFO adjusted to add back merger-related costs. Based on the approved ARCT acquisition, combined with the record $1.16 billion in new property acquisitions for 2012, the company is increasing 2013 earnings estimates. The updated 2013 Normalized FFO and AFFO estimates are as follows (excluding the one-time costs associated with the ARCT transaction):

Normalized FFO per share for 2013 should range from $2.32 to $2.38 per share, an increase of 13.7% to 19.0% over the Normalized 2012 FFO per share estimate of $2.00 to $2.04. Normalized FFO per share for 2013 is based on an estimated net income per share range of $1.04 to $1.10, plus estimated real estate depreciation of $1.51 and reduced by potential estimated gains on sales of investment properties of $0.23 per share (in accordance with NAREIT's definition of FFO).

AFFO per share for 2013 should range from $2.33 to $2.39 per share, an increase of 10.4% to 16.0% over the 2012 estimated AFFO per share of $2.06 to $2.11. The AFFO per share estimate for 2013 is based on adding back items to FFO, that reduce net income, totaling approximately $0.10, and deducting capitalized expenditures and straight-line rent revenue items totaling approximately $0.08, for a net increase of $0.01 to $0.02 over Normalized FFO.

Realty Income considers FFO and AFFO to be appropriate supplemental measures of a real estate investment trust's (REIT's) operating performance. Realty Income defines FFO consistent with the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust's (NAREIT's) definition as net income available to common stockholders plus depreciation and amortization of real estate assets, reduced by gains on sales of investment properties and extraordinary items. AFFO further adjusts FFO for unique revenue and expense items which are not pertinent to the measurement of Realty Income's ongoing operating performance.

Post Acquisition Company Summary Information

Upon closing, Realty Income will add 515 freestanding commercial properties that are owned by ARCT to the company's real estate portfolio. These properties are freestanding locations, which are net-leased to primarily investment grade rated tenants doing business in 27 industries. After adding these properties, Realty Income will own a total of 3,528 properties leased to 202 tenants doing business in 48 industries. Approximately 34% of the anticipated lease revenue will be generated by investment grade rated tenants, as compared to 19% prior to the ARCT acquisition. In addition, Realty Income will achieve increased diversification by industry, tenant and property type, increasing the number of industries to 48 from 44, the number of tenants to 202 from 150, and diversifying the property types to 77% retail, 11% distribution facility, 6% office, 3% agriculture, 2% manufacturing, and 1% industrial. With the acquisition of ARCT, the company will realize an increase in its portfolio occupancy to 97.6% from 97.2%.

Upon the closing of the ARCT acquisition, Realty Income is expected to have a total enterprise value of approximately $12.4 billion, and an equity market capitalization of $8.4 billion, making the company the largest publicly traded net-lease REIT by a factor of two times. Please see the charts and tables below for more information.

About Realty Income

Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company®, is a New York Stock Exchange real estate company dedicated to providing shareholders with dependable monthly income. To date the company has declared 510 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 44-year operating history and increased the dividend 69 times since Realty Income's listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 1994. The monthly income is supported by the cash flow from over 3,500 properties owned under long-term lease agreements with regional and national retail chains and other commercial enterprises. The company is an active buyer of net-leased properties nationwide. Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at www.realtyincome.com.

Note to Editors: Realty Income press releases are available on the company's corporate website at: http://www.realtyincome.com/invest/newsroom-library/press-releases.shtml.

Property Type Diversification

The following table sets forth certain property type information regarding Realty Income's property portfolio after the acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust (dollars in thousands):

          Annualized   Percentage of
Approximate Rental Annualized
Number of Leasable Revenue Rental
Property Type   Properties       Square Feet   at 12/31/12   Revenue  
Retail 3,387 32,853,300 $   549,943 77.2   %
Distribution 61 14,189,100 79,258 11.1
Office 40 2,221,700 39,752 5.6
Agriculture 15 184,500 20,551 2.9
Manufacturing 10 3,117,100 16,588 2.3
Industrial   15       850,500       6,320   0.9    
Totals   3,528       53,416,200   $   712,412   100.0   %
 

Tenant Diversification

 
Largest Tenants based on Percentage of Total Portfolio Rental Revenue at December 31, 2012
FedEx 5.5 %   Regal Cinemas 2.4 %
L.A. Fitness 3.9 % Dollar General 2.0 %
Family Dollar 3.5 % The Pantry 2.0 %
AMC Theatres 3.5 % Rite Aid 1.9 %
Diageo 3.3 % NPC International/Pizza Hut 1.8 %
BJ's Wholesale Club 3.3 % Friendly's Ice Cream 1.6 %
Walgreens 2.9 % CVS 1.6 %
Northern Tier Energy/Super America 2.9 %
 

Industry Diversification

The following table sets forth certain information regarding Realty Income's property portfolio after the acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust classified according to the business of the respective tenants, expressed as a percentage of our total rental revenue:

Percentage of Rental Revenue(1)
For the Years Ended
 

Percentage of
Annualized
Rental
Revenue
at 12/31/2012

  Dec 31,
2011
  Dec 31,
2010
  Dec 31,
2009
  Dec 31,
2008
  Dec 31,
2007
Dec 31,
2006
Retail Industries
Apparel stores 1.6 % 1.4 % 1.2 % 1.1 % 1.1 % 1.2 % 1.7 %
Automotive collision services 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.3
Automotive parts 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 2.1 2.8
Automotive service 3.0 3.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 5.2 6.9
Automotive tire services 3.2 5.6 6.4 6.9 6.7 7.3 6.1
Book stores

*

0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Business services * * * * * 0.1 0.1
Child care 3.0 5.2 6.5 7.3 7.6 8.4 10.3
Consumer electronics 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1
Convenience stores 11.6 18.5 17.1 16.9 15.8 14.0 16.1
Crafts and novelties 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
Dollar stores 5.6 -- -- -- -- -- --
Drug stores 6.6 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.1 2.7 2.9
Education 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Entertainment 0.6 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.6
Equipment services 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Financial services 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
General merchandise 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6
Grocery stores 3.2 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Health and fitness 5.2 6.4 6.9 5.9 5.6 5.1 4.3
Home furnishings 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.3 2.4 2.6 3.1
Home improvement 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.4 3.4
Jewelry 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
Motor vehicle dealerships 1.7 2.2 2.6 2.7 3.2 3.1 3.4
Office supplies 0.5 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.3
Pet supplies and services 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.1
Restaurants - casual dining 5.6 10.9 13.4 13.7 14.3 14.9 7.0
Restaurants - quick service 4.6 6.6 7.7 8.3 8.2 6.6 4.9
Shoe stores 0.9 0.2 0.1 -- -- -- --
Sporting goods 1.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.9
Theaters 6.4 8.8 8.9 9.2 9.0 9.0 9.6
Transportation services 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Video rental 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.0 1.1 1.7 2.1
Wholesale clubs 3.4 0.7 -- -- -- -- --
Other 0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.1   0.2  
Retail Industries 78.7 % 88.6 % 95.4 % 98.3 % 98.2 % 97.8 % 97.5 %
 

Industry Diversification (continued)

Percentage of Rental Revenue(1)
For the Years Ended
  Percentage of Annualized

Rental

Revenue at 12/31/2012

Dec 31,
2011
Dec 31,
2010
Dec 31,
2009
Dec 31,
2008
Dec 31,
2007
Dec 31,
2006
Other Industries
Aerospace 0.9 0.5 -- -- -- -- --
Beverages 3.5 5.6 3.0 -- -- -- --
Consumer appliances 0.7 -- -- -- -- -- --
Consumer goods 1.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
Diversified industrial 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
Equipment services 0.3 0.2 -- -- -- -- --
Financial services 0.3 0.3 -- -- -- -- --
Food processing 1.5 0.7 -- -- -- -- --
Government services 1.5 -- -- -- -- -- --
Health care 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Home furnishings 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
Insurance 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
Machinery 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
Other manufacturing 0.5 -- -- -- -- -- --
Packaging 1.0 0.4 -- -- -- -- --
Paper 0.2 0.1 -- -- -- -- --
Telecommunications 0.7 0.7 -- -- -- -- --
Transportation services 5.7 1.6 -- -- -- -- --
Other 0.8   1.3   1.6   1.7   1.8   2.2   2.5  
Other Industries 21.3 % 11.4 % 4.6 % 1.7 % 1.8 % 2.2 % 2.5 %
Totals 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %

 * Less than 0.1%

(1) Includes rental revenue for all properties owned by Realty Income at the end of each period presented, including revenue from properties reclassified as discontinued operations. Excludes revenue from properties owned by Crest.

 

Geographic Diversification

The following table sets forth certain state-by-state information regarding Realty Income's property portfolio after the acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust (dollars in thousands):

State   Number of

Properties

  Percent

Leased

  Approximate

Leasable

Square Feet

  Annualized

Rental

Revenue

at 12/31/2012

  Percentage of Annualized

Rental

Revenue

 
Alabama   87   97 %   658,800   $ 10,097   1.4 %
Alaska 2 100 128,500 1,226 0.2
Arizona 101 98 1,079,000 19,713 2.8
Arkansas 27 96 532,500 4,160 0.6
California 152 100 4,497,800 80,373 11.3
Colorado 65 97 618,700 9,584 1.3
Connecticut 26 92 475,600 8,349 1.2
Delaware 16 100 29,500 1,562 0.2
Florida 234 98 2,443,700 41,373 5.8
Georgia 176 95 2,326,800 28,532 4.0
Hawaii -- -- -- -- --
Idaho 14 93 97,500 1,812 0.3
Illinois 132 99 3,386,400 36,395 5.1
Indiana 91 98 909,300 16,820 2.4
Iowa 35 91 2,679,900 11,879 1.7
Kansas 76 96 1,557,300 11,940 1.7
Kentucky 36 97 514,000 8,857 1.2
Louisiana 65 100 619,800 9,171 1.3
Maine 5 100 67,700 1,550 0.2
Maryland 32 100 658,000 14,460 2.0
Massachusetts 82 94 699,900 11,768 1.7
Michigan 96 100 871,900 11,308 1.6
Minnesota 156 100 1,141,900 28,940 4.1
Mississippi 83 95 834,900 9,255 1.3
Missouri 108 99 1,744,300 24,573 3.4
Montana 2 100 30,000 282 *
Nebraska 26 100 377,700 4,772 0.7
Nevada 18 100 366,000 4,804 0.7
New Hampshire 18 94 280,000 4,588 0.6
New Jersey 66 97 449,000 10,374 1.5
New Mexico 21 100 166,800 2,048 0.3
New York 80 99 1,967,000 39,214 5.5
North Carolina 113 96 1,014,600 16,055 2.3
North Dakota 7 100 66,000 480 0.1
Ohio 177 97 4,163,000 34,867 4.9
Oklahoma 64 98 1,031,500 8,780 1.2
Oregon 23 100 394,900 5,344 0.8
Pennsylvania 147 99 1,702,700 27,326 3.8
Rhode Island 3 100 11,000 147 *
South Carolina 118 97 735,800 15,219 2.1
South Dakota 11 100 133,500 1,032 0.1
Tennessee 144 97 1,564,700 16,386 2.3
Texas 368 98 5,281,300 68,678 9.6
Utah 11 100 737,600 4,618 0.7
Vermont 5 100 78,000 1,675 0.2
Virginia 121 97 2,480,900 25,303 3.6
Washington 36 97 372,000 5,040 0.7
West Virginia 10 100 242,900 3,363 0.5
Wisconsin 35 94 1,145,600 7,204 1.0
Wyoming 3 100 21,100 257 *
 
Puerto Rico   4   100     28,900     859   0.1  
Totals/Average   3,528   98 %   53,416,200   $ 712,412   100.0 %

 

*Less than 0.1%

 

Realty Income Performance vs. Major Stock Indices

  Equity Dow Jones   NASDAQ
Realty Income REIT Index(1) Industrial Average S&P 500 Composite
Dividend Total Dividend Total Dividend Total Dividend Total Dividend Total
Yield Return(2) Yield Return(3) Yield Return(3) Yield Return(3) Yield Return(4)
 
1995 8.3 % 42.0 % 7.4 % 15.3 % 2.4 % 36.9 % 2.3 % 37.6 % 0.6 % 39.9 %
1996 7.9 % 15.4 % 6.1 % 35.3 % 2.2 % 28.9 % 2.0 % 23.0 % 0.2 % 22.7 %
1997 7.5 % 14.5 % 5.5 % 20.3 % 1.8 % 24.9 % 1.6 % 33.4 % 0.5 % 21.6 %
1998 8.2 % 5.5 % 7.5 % (17.5 %) 1.7 % 18.1 % 1.3 % 28.6 % 0.3 % 39.6 %
1999 10.5 % (8.7 %) 8.7 % (4.6 %) 1.3 % 27.2 % 1.1 % 21.0 % 0.2 % 85.6 %
2000 8.9 % 31.2 % 7.5 % 26.4 % 1.5 % (4.7 %) 1.2 % (9.1 %) 0.3 % (39.3 %)
2001 7.8 % 27.2 % 7.1 % 13.9 % 1.9 % (5.5 %) 1.4 % (11.9 %) 0.3 % (21.1 %)
2002 6.7 % 26.9 % 7.1 % 3.8 % 2.6 % (15.0 %) 1.9 % (22.1 %) 0.5 % (31.5 %)
2003 6.0 % 21.0 % 5.5 % 37.1 % 2.3 % 28.3 % 1.8 % 28.7 % 0.6 % 50.0 %
2004 5.2 % 32.7 % 4.7 % 31.6 % 2.2 % 5.6 % 1.8 % 10.9 % 0.6 % 8.6 %
2005 6.5 % (9.2 %) 4.6 % 12.2 % 2.6 % 1.7 % 1.9 % 4.9 % 0.9 % 1.4 %
2006 5.5 % 34.8 % 3.7 % 35.1 % 2.5 % 19.0 % 1.9 % 15.8 % 0.8 % 9.5 %
2007 6.1 % 3.2 % 4.9 % (15.7 %) 2.7 % 8.8 % 2.1 % 5.5 % 0.8 % 9.8 %
2008 7.3 % (8.2 %) 7.6 % (37.7 %) 3.6 % (31.8 %) 3.2 % (37.0 %) 1.3 % (40.5 %)
2009 6.6 % 19.3 % 3.7 % 28.0 % 2.6 % 22.6 % 2.0 % 26.5 % 1.0 % 43.9 %
2010 5.1 % 38.6 % 3.5 % 27.9 % 2.6 % 14.0 % 1.9 % 15.1 % 1.2 % 16.9 %
2011 5.0 % 7.3 % 3.8 % 8.3 % 2.8 % 8.3 % 2.3 % 2.1 % 1.3 % (1.8 %)
2012 4.5 % 20.1 % 3.5 % 19.7 % 3.0 % 10.2 % 2.5 % 16.0 % 2.6 % 15.9 %

Compounded Average
Annual Total Return(5)

17.4 % 11.0 % 9.3 % 8.3 % 7.8 %
 

Note: All of these Dividend Yields are calculated as annualized dividend based on last dividend paid in applicable time period divided by closing price as of period end. Dividend Yield sources: NAREIT website and Bloomberg.

(1) FTSE NAREIT US Equity REIT Index, as per NAREIT website.

(2) Calculated as the difference between the closing stock price as of period end less the closing stock price as of previous period, plus dividends paid in period, divided by closing stock price as of end of previous period. Does not include reinvestment of dividends.

(3) Includes reinvestment of dividends. Sources: NAREIT website and Factset.

(4) Price only index, does not include dividends. Source: Factset.

(5) All of these Compounded Average Annual Total Return rates are calculated in the same manner: from Realty Income's NYSE listing on October 18, 1994 through December 31, 2012, and assuming reinvestment of dividends, except for NASDAQ. Past performance does not guarantee future performance. Realty Income presents this data for informational purposes only and makes no representation about its future performance or how it will compare in performance to other indices in the future.

Realty Income Corporation
Tere H. Miller
Vice President, Corporate Communications
(760) 741-2111, ext. 1177

 

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