Realty Income Corporation (O)
Acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust Conference Call
September 6, 2012 11:00 am ET
Thomas A. Lewis – Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas S. Schorsch – Chairman, American Realty Capital Trust, Inc.
Paul M. Meurer – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Brian D. Jones – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, American Realty Capital Trust, Inc.
John P. Case – Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Michael Bilerman – Citigroup
Joshua Barber – Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.
Anthony Paolone – JPMorgan
Ross Nussbaum – UBS Securities
Todd Lukasik – Morningstar Research
Dan Donlan – Janney Montgomery Scott
Josh Kolevzon – Millennium Management
Rich Moore – RBC Capital Markets
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Realty Income Update Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Instructions will be provided at that time. (Operator instructions) I would like to remind everyone that this conference call is being recorded today, September 6, 2012, at 8:00 AM, Pacific Time.
I’ll now turn the conference over to Tom Lewis, CEO of Realty Income. Please go ahead, sir.
Thomas A. Lewis
Thank you very much, Angel, and good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us on this joint conference call today where we’re very excited to discuss Realty Income’s acquisition of American Realty Capital Trust that we announced this morning in a joint press release.