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) May 7, 2012
AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL TRUST, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|405 Park Avenue|
New York, New York 10022
|(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:|
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On May 7, 2012, American Realty Capital Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release with respect to its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. A copy of such press release was furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to a Current Report on Form 8-K dated May 7, 2012. On May 7, 2012, the Company re-issued the press release to correct an incorrect reference to prior FFO and AFFO guidance and included dial-in details for its upcoming first quarter 2012 conference call. A copy of the re-issued press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The information contained in this Item 2.02 and the attached Exhibit 99.1 are furnished to, and not filed with, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||First quarter 2012 earnings release, dated May 7, 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, thereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL TRUST, INC.|
|May 7, 2012||By:||/s/ William M. Kahane|
|Name:||William M. Kahane|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer and President|