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Jan 29, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Announces Tax Treatment of 2013 Dividends

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced the income tax treatment of its 2013 dividends. Stockholders are encouraged to consult with their...

Jan 27, 2014, 05:55 ET
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W. P. Carey Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger with Corporate Property Associates 16 - Global and 2014 Guidance

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) reported today that its proposed merger with its publicly held, non-traded REIT affiliate, Corporate Property...

Jan 23, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey Receives Baa2 Rating with Stable Outlook from Moody's Investors Service

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) announced today it has received an investment grade issuer rating of Baa2 with a stable outlook from Moody's...

Jan 22, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2013 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 25

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announced today that it will release its financial results for the...

Jan 16, 2014, 14:50 ET
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W. P. Carey Announces $1.8 Billion Global Investment Volume in 2013

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Jan 14, 2014, 17:05 ET
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W. P. Carey Awarded BBB Rating from Standard & Poor's

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) announced today it has received an investment grade corporate rating of BBB with a stable outlook from Standard...

Jan 10, 2014, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey announced today two acquisitions completed on behalf of its managed REITs at year-end 2013: a 22-story office tower in downtown Houston, leased primarily to KBR, Inc. (pictured here) and three properties leased to Crowne Group Incorporated, a privately held diversified manufacturer of automotive and industrial equipment parts.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Announces Acquisition of 22-Story Houston Office Tower Majority Leased to KBR and Sale-Leaseback with Crowne Group

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Jan 10, 2014, 07:00 ET
Frank Anderson, President of M+P Labs

Lucideon - The New Name for M+P Labs

M+P Labs, a leading materials testing and analysis company, is set for a new identity when it changes its name to Lucideon from February 1,...

Jan 06, 2014, 07:30 ET
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W. P. Carey's $23 Million Acquisition of Avnet Facility Adds Core Real Estate Asset to Managed Portfolio

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Dec 19, 2013, 18:56 ET
W. P. Carey's non-traded REIT affiliates acquire five modern retail stores for $92 million (EUR67 million) from Agrokor in Croatia in the fifth sale and leaseback transaction to the privately owned retailer. The three hypermarkets and two supermarkets are leased back to Konzum, the largest food retailer in Croatia and Agrokor's principal subsidiary.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey stellt 67 Millionen EUR Sale-Leaseback-Finanzierung an Agrokor mittels Portfolio-Akquisition im Einzelhandel bereit

  -- Verfahren unterstützt Agrokors Expansion und Wachstumsstrategie  W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), ein börsennotierter...

Dec 19, 2013, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey's non-traded REIT affiliates acquire five modern retail stores for $92 million (EUR67 million) from Agrokor in Croatia in the fifth sale and leaseback transaction to the privately owned retailer. The three hypermarkets and two supermarkets are leased back to Konzum, the largest food retailer in Croatia and Agrokor's principal subsidiary.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Provides $92 Million in Sale-leaseback Financing to Agrokor through Retail Portfolio Acquisition

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Dec 19, 2013, 05:22 ET

W. P. Carey offre à Agrokor un financement par cession-bail de 67 millions d'euros avec l'acquisition d'un portefeuille de vente au détail

-- Le produit de cette acquisition soutiendra l'expansion et la stratégie de croissance d'Agrokor  W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE :...

Dec 12, 2013, 08:45 ET

W. P. Carey Announces 51st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Increase and Special Fourth Quarter Dividend

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors has increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.87 per share,...

Dec 05, 2013, 07:00 ET
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W. P. Carey Adds to Global Footprint with Banco Santander German Transaction

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Dec 05, 2013, 02:00 ET
W. P. Carey adds to global footprint with Banco Santander German build-to-suit transaction. The Class-A office building  is scheduled for completion in 2015 and will be located in the Nordpark area of Monchengladbach, a growing business park with excellent transport connections. Together with Santander's existing headquarters, this facility will act as the company's primary business location in Germany.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey añade una huella mundial con la transacción alemana de Banco Santander

-- Los 48 millones de euros de financiación transfronteriza y por encargo son consistentes con la estrategia a largo plazo   W. P....

Dec 05, 2013, 02:00 ET
W. P. Carey adds to global footprint with Banco Santander German build-to-suit transaction. The Class-A office building  is scheduled for completion in 2015 and will be located in the Nordpark area of Monchengladbach, a growing business park with excellent transport connections. Together with Santander's existing headquarters, this facility will act as the company's primary business location in Germany.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey erweitert weltweites Investmentportfolio um ein Bauprojekt mit Banco Santander in Deutschland

-- Grenzüberschreitende, maßgeschneiderte Baufinanzierung in Höhe von 48 Millionen Euro in Einklang mit langfristiger...

Dec 05, 2013, 02:00 ET
W. P. Carey adds to global footprint with Banco Santander German build-to-suit transaction. The Class-A office building  is scheduled for completion in 2015 and will be located in the Nordpark area of Monchengladbach, a growing business park with excellent transport connections. Together with Santander's existing headquarters, this facility will act as the company's primary business location in Germany.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey renforce sa présence mondiale grâce à une transaction avec Banco Santander en Allemagne

-- Un financement transfrontalier sur mesure de 48 millions d'euros qui s'inscrit dans la stratégie d'investissement à long terme...

Dec 04, 2013, 07:30 ET
W. P. Carey acquired a Class A building located in the ParkRidge Corporate Center outside of Denver, Colorado for  $40 million. Beginning in early 2015, the entire property will be leased to tw telecom holdings inc. under a 15-year net lease.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Closes $40 Million Acquisition of Denver-area Class A Building

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") specializing in corporate sale-leaseback financing, build-to-suit...

Nov 14, 2013, 16:50 ET

Former Texas prosecutor and judge should get more jail time in wrongful conviction case, Florida Criminal Attorney says

A Texas judge who admitted he lied and withheld exculpatory evidence in a murder case when he was a prosecutor—a case in which the innocent...

Nov 13, 2013, 04:19 ET

S P Jain Ranked Among the World's TOP 20 in the FORBES Best Business School (International) Rankings 2013

S P Jain School of Global Management's Global MBA program has been ranked among the Top 20 MBA programs in the world in the Forbes Best Business...