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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
W. P. Carey Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

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
W. P. Carey Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

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...

Nov 11, 2013, 10:20 ET

Pulitzer Prize Winner Anna Quindlen Advises Physicians To Learn Who Their Patients Are

On November 3rd, in a lecture hall filled to capacity with almost 1,300 medical school deans, faculty, students and residents, Pulitzer Prize...

Nov 05, 2013, 09:02 ET
W. P. Carey Inc. Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey Announces Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results

 W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), today reported financial results for the third quarter ended...

Nov 04, 2013, 10:16 ET
W. P. Carey announces $29 million acquisition of Adler Modemarkte headquarters and flagship store by its REIT affiliate, CPA(R):17 - Global.  Adler is one of Germany's most prominent clothing retailers. The facility is located in Haibach, Germany.(PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey annonce l'acquisition du siège social et du magasin phare d'Adler Modemarkte pour un montant de 22 millions

LONDRES, le 4 novembre 2013 /PRNewswire/ - W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), une fiducie de placement immobilier...

Nov 04, 2013, 07:00 ET
W. P. Carey announces $29 million acquisition of Adler Modemarkte headquarters and flagship store by its REIT affiliate, CPA(R):17 - Global.  Adler is one of Germany's most prominent clothing retailers. The facility is located in Haibach, Germany.(PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey announces $29 million acquisition of Adler Modemarkte headquarters and flagship store

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

Nov 04, 2013, 02:00 ET
W. P. Carey announces $29 million acquisition of Adler Modemarkte headquarters and flagship store by its REIT affiliate, CPA(R):17 - Global.  Adler is one of Germany's most prominent clothing retailers. The facility is located in Haibach, Germany.(PRNewsFoto/W. P. Carey Inc.)

W. P. Carey gibt Übernahme des Hauptsitzes und Flagshipstores von Adler Modemärkte AG im Wert von 22 Mio. € bekannt

  W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), ein Real Estate Investment Trust („REIT"), der sich auf Sale-and-Lease-Back...

Oct 30, 2013, 12:08 ET
Cover of "The Broken Circle" Civil War historical fiction book.  (PRNewsFoto/David P. Bridges)

The Civil War's impact on Southern culture is depicted through the experience of a young physician turned warrior

When the American Civil War broke out, a young Maryland physician named James Breathed was forced to choose between healing the sick to prolong...