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): November 27, 2012
AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL PROPERTIES, 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 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
As previously disclosed, the board of directors of American
Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) authorized, and the Company declared, its fourth consecutive quarterly
increase to its annual distribution from $0.890 to $0.895 per share per annum. The Company’s dividend will 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 December 15, 2012, the Company will pay a distribution of $0.07458 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business
on December 8, 2012.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||Press Release dated November 27, 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 PROPERTIES, INC.|
|November 27, 2012
||/s/ Nicholas S. Schorsch|
||Nicholas S. Schorsch|
||Chief Executive Officer and|
||Chairman of the Board of Directors|