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, supplemental financial information and presentation with respect to its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Copies of the press release, supplemental financial information and presentation are furnished as Exhibit 99.1, Exhibit 99.2 and Exhibit 99.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, respectively. Such information, including Exhibits 99.1, 99.2 and 99.3 hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose, including for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibits 99.1, 99.2 and 99.3, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||First quarter 2012 earnings release, dated May 7, 2012|
|99.2||Quarterly supplementary information for the period ending March 31, 2012, dated May 7, 2012|
|99.3||First quarter 2012 presentation, 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|