American Realty Capital Properties Announces $14 Million of Acquisitions and Continues to Diversify its Tenant Base

 American Realty Capital Properties Announces $14 Million of Acquisitions and
                    Continues to Diversify its Tenant Base

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 16, 2013

NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --American Realty Capital Properties,
Inc. ("ARCP") (NASDAQ:ARCP) announced today that, since its last announcement
on April 8, 2013, it has closed an additional $14 million of single tenant net
lease acquisitions, including six properties leased to four high-quality,
investment grade or credit-worthy tenants, including CVS, Family Dollar,
Hy-Vee and Advance Auto. The properties are located in five states with
approximately 80,000 total rentable square feet. 

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"Our current acquisition pipeline enables us to continue to build shareholder
value by growing our earnings and the value of our portfolio through a
carefully orchestrated organic purchase program, focused on individual assets,
consistent with our portfolio strategy of buying long and intermediate
duration properties net leased to credit tenants," noted ARCP Chairman and
CEO, Nicholas S. Schorsch. Mr. Schorsch continued, "3 ½ months into 2013, we
are well ahead of our targeted acquisitions pace, having closed and announced
34% of our $1.1 billion objective for 2013. My view is that the market will
continue to provide us ample opportunities for portfolio construction and
earnings growth."

Important Notice

ARCP is a publicly traded Maryland corporation listed on The NASDAQ Global
Select 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

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.

Contact: Anthony J. DeFazio, Diccicco Battista Communications, 484-342-3600,, or Brian S. Block, EVP & CFO, American Realty Capital
Properties, Inc., 212-415-6500,
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