American Realty Capital Properties Announces Monthly Distribution for February 2013

American Realty Capital Properties Announces Monthly Distribution for February
                                     2013

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Realty Capital Properties,
Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: "ARCP") announced today that, pursuant to the
prior authorization of its board of directors, the Company has declared an
annual dividend of $0.895 per share to be paid monthly to stockholders of
record at the close of business on the 8^th day of each month, payable on the
15^th day of such month. Accordingly, on February 15, 2013, the Company will
pay a distribution of $0.07458 per share to stockholders of record at the
close of business on February 8, 2013.

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In addition, as previously disclosed, the Company's board of directors
authorized, and the Company declared, its fifth consecutive quarterly increase
to its annual distribution. The annual distribution rate per share will be
increased by $0.005, from $0.895 to $0.900 per annum, and will accrue
commencing on February 9, 2013.

Important Notice

ARCP is a publicly traded Maryland corporation listed on The NASDAQ Capital
Market that qualified as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal
income tax purposes for the taxable year ended December 31, 2011, focused on
acquiring and owning single tenant freestanding commercial properties subject
to net leases with high credit quality tenants. Additional information about
the Company can be found on its website at
www.americanrealtycapitalproperties.com.

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be
forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different. In
addition, words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect" and "intend"
indicate a forward-looking statement, although not all forward-looking
statements include these words.

SOURCE American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.

Website: http://www.americanrealtycapitalproperties.com
Contact: Anthony J. DeFazio, Diccicco Battista Communications,
+1-484-342-3600, tdefazio@dbcworks.com; or Brian S. Block, EVP & CFO, American
Realty Capital Properties, Inc., +1-212-415-6500, bblock@arlcap.com
 
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