Global Net Lease Comments on Sponsor's Strategic Transaction with Apollo Global Management

Aug 07, 2015, 06:00 ET from Global Net Lease, Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Net Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GNL) ("GNL" or the "Company"), commented today on the announcement of the strategic transaction between AR Capital LLC, the parent of its sponsor, and Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") whereby Apollo has agreed to acquire a majority interest in a new company that will own substantially all of the ongoing asset management business of AR Capital. 

Scott Bowman, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said, "We are pleased by the announced transaction and look forward to leveraging the considerable resources and expertise now available to our advisor. GNL's Board of Directors and management team will continue to work toward achieving our goal of maximizing long-term shareholder value."

GNL's independent directors unanimously endorsed this strategic transaction relating to GNL's advisor.

About Global Net Lease, Inc.

Global Net Lease, Inc. (NYSE: GNL) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust listed on the NYSE focused on acquiring and managing a diversified global portfolio of single tenant net lease commercial properties across the United States, Western and Northern Europe. Additional information about GNL can be found on its website at

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