SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2012 (February 15, 2012)
American Realty Capital Trust, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
106 Old York Road
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(215) 887-2189 (Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 15, 2012, we issued a press release discussing our financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. A copy of the press release, which is hereby incorporated into this filing in its entirety, is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
The information furnished under this Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 American Realty Capital Trust, Inc. Press Release, dated February 15, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL TRUST, INC.|
|Date: February 16, 2012||By:||/s/ Nicholas S. Schorsch|
|Name:||Nicholas S. Schorsch|
Chief Executive Officer and
Chairman of the Board of Directors