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) October 28, 2011
AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
As previously disclosed, on September 7, 2011, the Board of Directors of American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) authorized and the Company declared an annual dividend of $0.875 per share to be paid monthly to stockholders of record at the close of business on the 8th day of each month payable on the 15th day of such month. Accordingly, on November 15, 2011, the Company will pay a distribution of $0.0729 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 8, 2011.
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.