American Realty Capital Announces the Appointment of Key Executives as it Bolsters its Business Development Company and Finance Teams PR Newswire NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Investment advisory firm American Realty Capital announced today that it has added seven key executives over the past month who will add to the firm's core competencies and strengths. These additions are in line with the company's overarching objectives and continuing commitment to deliver demonstrable results for the shareholders in its sponsored offerings. To this end, the company has assembled, and continues to attract and retain, dedicated management teams whose members bring deep and broad experience to the business areas in which American Realty Capital and its affiliates operate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120517/NY09862LOGO) A primary driver of the firm's ability to deliver results is the intellectual capital embedded in the multi-disciplinary teams running and supporting its business units. The company has attracted a skilled and seasoned group of professionals and support staff. Over the past month the following individuals have joined American Realty Capital's business development company and commercial real estate debt teams: Business Development Company Team Name Title Previous Affiliations Experience Mr. Lyons, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 20 years' experience in investment banking and leveraged finance, most recently at UBS Investment Bank where, for over six Senior Vice years, he was a Managing President UBS Investment Bank; Director responsible for managing the leverage finance and Chief CIBC World Markets; practice in the Consumer, Doug Lyons Credit Deutsche Bank Retail, Gaming, Real Estate, Securities; Duff & Lodging and Leisure Officer, BDCA Phelps; Coopers & industries. In his role at Adviser Lybrand UBS, Mr. Lyons was responsible for the origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of senior debt, unsecured debt, high yield and mezzanine financing transactions for key corporate and sponsor clients. Mr. Fisher has over 30 of experience lending to and investing in middle market and small businesses. He spent 22 years at JPMorgan Chase, with his last position True Course Capital as the Senior Vice President Advisors, LLC; and Division Executive Senior Vice Praesidian Capital running the Bank's Middle President and Inc.; Allied Market Structured Finance James Fisher Managing Capital/AC business, including Sponsor Director, Finance/Callidus Coverage, Asset Based BDCA Adviser Capital; JPMorgan/The Lending, Leasing, and Middle Chase Manhattan Bank Market M&A. Most recently, Mr. Fisher was the Founding Partner of True Course Capital Advisors; a firm focused on advisory work related to middle market leveraged finance, as well as small business investments. Mr. Taylor, a CFA charter holder, has over 20 years of experience investing in middle market companies and has been directly involved in originating, underwriting and syndicating over $8 billion True Course Capital of middle market senior, Senior Vice Advisors, LLC; Allied unitranche and mezzanine President and Capital; Callidus debt. Mr. Taylor spent 7 Joseph Managing Capital Management; years at JPMorgan Chase and Taylor Director, JPMorgan Chase Bank was the founding partner of BDCA Adviser N.A.; First the Middle Market leveraged Union/First Fidelity loan structuring and Bank syndication group. Most recently, Mr. Taylor was a Senior Advisor at True Course Capital Advisors; a firm focused on advisory work related to middle market leveraged finance and small business investments. Ms. Loundon brings 12 years of experience in underwriting as well as providing debt Churchill Financial, financing for private equity Carol Senior LLC; CapitalSource backed leveraged buyouts and Loundon Analyst, BDCA Finance LLC; Bank of recapitalizations in the Adviser Ireland; Lehman middle market. In her Brothers previous roles, Ms. Loundon assisted in due diligence initiatives, syndications and portfolio monitoring. Commercial Real Estate Debt Team Name Title Previous Experience Affiliations Mr. Stein has spent most of the last 10 years in the real estate finance, asset management, origination and securitization groups of prominent asset management firms. Over his career Mr. Vice President, Stein has participated in the ARC Brookfield Asset origination or underwriting Jonathan Management; Credit of more than $15 billion of Stein Realty Finance transactions. In his most Advisors Suisse recent role at Brookfield Strategic Real Estate Partners, he originated equity and debt investments for the North American sleeve of the fund through direct relationships with sponsors, lenders, special servicers and brokers. Mr. Tolchin brings 17 years Alston & Bird LLP; of experience in real estate Cadwalader, law, most recently at Alston Wickersham & Taft & Bird LLP. In his role as Assistant LLP; Law Offices Senior Real Estate Associate, Marc Tolchin General Counsel, of Marc A. Mr. Tolchin represented major American Realty Tolchin; Town of portfolio and capital markets Capital Harrison, NY; lenders in the origination of Rattet, Hollander commercial real estate & Pasternak, LLP financings secured by hotel, office, retail, mixed-use and multifamily properties. Mr. Schapiro has 6 years of experience in real estate Brookfield Asset investment management, real Management; estate private equity and Assistant Vice Perseus Realty investment banking. In his Daniel President, ARC Partners and most recent role at Schapiro Realty Finance Perseus Realty Brookfield Asset Management, Advisors Capital; AFL-CIO Mr. Schapiro provided Investment Trust investment analysis in hard Corporation assets and loan portfolios and assisted with acquisition and asset management functions. American Realty Capital's Chairman and CEO, Nicholas S. Schorsch noted, "The addition of well-experienced and highly skilled individuals to our dedicated business units serves to enhance the intellectual capital that has helped us successfully grow our business segments over the past five years. We are committed to constructing our business with a clear emphasis on best practices and an investor-first focus, making certain that management's interests and capabilities are always squarely aligned with the needs of our programs' shareholders." About American Realty Capital American Realty Capital is a full-service real estate advisory firm founded in 2006 that sponsors real estate investment programs and provides advisory services to retail and institutional investors. American Realty Capital is an active sponsor and manager of public and private real estate investments, a business development company and other investment solutions. Collectively, American Realty Capital's senior team of seasoned professionals has acquired and managed over $10.0 billion of real estate, as well as $5.0 billion of corporate sale-leasebacks as of 2012. SOURCE American Realty Capital Website: http://www.americanrealtycap.com Contact: Anthony J. DeFazio, Diccicco Battista Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, (484-342-3600), or Brian S. Block, EVP & CFO, AR Capital, LLC, email@example.com, (212-415-6500)
American Realty Capital Announces the Appointment of Key Executives as it Bolsters its Business Development Company and Finance
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