Medical Properties Trust Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 11.0 Million Shares of Common Stock

  Medical Properties Trust Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 11.0
  Million Shares of Common Stock

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- February 28, 2013

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: MPW) announced today
that it has priced its underwritten public offering of 11,000,000 shares of
common stock (the “Offering”) at $14.25 per share. The Company has granted the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,650,000 shares
of its common stock.

The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the Offering, after
underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, will
be approximately $150.3 million or approximately $172.9 million if the
underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full. The
Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering to repay borrowings
under its revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes,
including investing in additional healthcare properties.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, J.P. Morgan, KeyBanc Capital
Markets, and RBC Capital Markets acted as joint book running managers for the
Offering; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey acted as lead manager; and Raymond James
and JMP Securities LLC acted as co-managers.

The Offering is expected to close on March 5, 2013, subject to customary
closing conditions. All of the shares of common stock will be issued by the
Company and will be issued under the Company’s currently effective shelf
registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (“SEC”).

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of
an offer to buy any shares of the Company’s common stock, nor shall there be
any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer,
solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made
only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, which have
been or will be filed with the SEC. When available, the prospectus supplement
and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained from BofA Merrill Lynch, 222
Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or by e-mail at or from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn:
Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, by calling (800)
503-4611 or by e-mail at or by visiting the EDGAR
database on the SEC's web site at

About Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a Birmingham, Alabama based self-advised
real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in
healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare
facilities. These facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals,
long-term acute care hospitals, regional acute care hospitals, ambulatory
surgery centers and other single-discipline healthcare facilities.

The statements in this press release that are forward looking are based on
current expectations and actual results or future events may differ
materially. Words such as "expects," "believes," "anticipates," "intends,"
"will," "should" and variations of such words and similar expressions are
intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
that may cause the actual results of the Company or future events to differ
materially from those expressed in or underlying such forward-looking
statements, including without limitation, the Company’s ability to consummate
this offering and the use of the proceeds therefrom. For further discussion of
the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the “A Warning About
Forward Looking Statements” and "Risk Factors" sections of the Company's
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and our other
SEC filings. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, the
Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press


Medical Properties Trust
Charles Lambert, 205-397-8897
Managing Director
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