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): September 27, 2012
CAPITAL TRUST, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
410 Park Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10022
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 655-0220
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On September 27, 2012, Capital Trust, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing a definitive agreement under which an affiliate of Blackstone will acquire the Companys investment management business, operated through its subsidiary, CT Investment Management Co., LLC (CTIMCO). Under the terms of the agreement, Blackstone will (i) acquire CTIMCO and its fund co-investments, (ii) manage the Company and (iii) purchase an 18.2% equity stake in the Company. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Exhibit Index appearing immediately after the signature page to this Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.
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.