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W. P. Carey Inc. Rings NYSE Closing Bell to Celebrate 20 Years as a Publicly-Traded Company

Jan 23, 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), an internally-managed net lease real estate investment trust, rang the Closing Bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday, January 22 to celebrate 20 years as a publicly-traded company.

W. P. Carey Inc. Rings NYSE Closing Bell to Celebrate 20 Years as a Publicly-Traded Company

Established in 1973, W. P. Carey is a leading net lease investor with a 45-year history of Investing for the Long Run™ and has been a NYSE-listed company for 20 of those years.

W. P. Carey CEO, Jason Fox, commented, "I am honored to ring the Closing Bell as we celebrate 20 years as a public company. Since our initial listing on the NYSE in 1998, W. P. Carey has grown to be one of the leading diversified net lease REITs with an enterprise value of approximately $11.4 billion. The past 20 years have been an essential part of our company's 45-year history and today we celebrate this milestone as well as honor the lifelong commitment of our founder, Wm. Polk Carey, to Doing Good While Doing Well. His vision continues to guide us in fulfilling the objectives of our shareholders, as well as our employees, the companies in which we invest and the communities in which we operate."

Jason Fox was joined by company executives at the NYSE to ring the bell. To view the full video, visit the W. P. Carey YouTube channel.

W. P. Carey Inc.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary, W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading internally-managed net lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions primarily for companies in the U.S. and Europe. At September 30, 2017, the Company had an enterprise value of approximately $11.4 billion. In addition to its owned portfolio of diversified global real estate, W. P. Carey manages a series of investment programs with assets under management of approximately $13.2 billion. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Furthermore, its portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows, enabling it to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for over four decades.

Company Contact:
Anna McGrath
[email protected]

Press Contact:
Guy Lawrence
Ross & Lawrence
[email protected]

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