SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
May 9, 2012
American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust,
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
||(Commission File Number)
405 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10022
(Address, including zip code, of Principal
Registrant's telephone number, including
area code: (212) 415-6500
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 9, 2012, American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. issued
a press release discussing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. 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.
||Press Release dated May 9, 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 HEALTHCARE TRUST, INC.|
|Date: May 9, 2012
||/s/ Nicholas S. Schorsch|
||Nicholas S. Schorsch|
Chief Executive Officer and
Chairman of the Board of Directors