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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 11, 2014

 

GRAPHIC

 

W. P. CAREY INC.

 

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Maryland

001-13779

45-4549771

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 Rockefeller Plaza

 

 

New York, NY

 

10020

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 492-1100

 

 

 

 

 

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:

 

 

o         Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o         Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o         Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o         Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 



 

Item 1.01.    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On March 11, 2014, W. P. Carey Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 to the Underwriting Agreement, in connection with the public offering by the Company of $500 million aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 4.600% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Senior Notes”).

 

The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is being filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

 

Item 8.01.        Other Events.

 

On March 11, 2014, the Company issued two press releases related to the Company’s public offering of the Senior Notes. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the press releases, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein.

 

 

Item 9.01.        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

1.1

 

Underwriting Agreement dated March 11, 2014, by and among W. P. Carey Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 thereto.

99.1

 

Press Release dated March 11, 2014, issued by W. P. Carey Inc.

99.2

 

Press Release dated March 11, 2014, issued by W. P. Carey Inc.

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

 

W. P. Carey Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: March 12, 2014

By:

/s/ Catherine D. Rice

 

 

Catherine D. Rice

 

 

Chief Financial Officer