NEW YORK and PHOENIX, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) ("ARCP") and Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE) ("Cole") announced today that both companies' management teams will be attending REITWorld®, NAREIT's Annual REIT Convention, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CaliforniaNovember 13-15, 2013. ARCP and Cole will conduct joint meetings with investors and analysts while at the conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/NY15147LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131023/NY02683LOGO-a ) Separately, Nicholas S. Schorsch, ARCP's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be participating on a net lease panel Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM PT. The panel will be webcast live for participants who are unable to attend the conference. Webcast details can be found below and on ARCP's website at www.arcpreit.com. Webcast DetailsDate: Thursday, November 14, 2013Time: 10:00A.M. Pacific TimeWebcast Link: http://reitstream.com/reitworld2013About ARCPARCP 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 ARCP can be found on its website at www.arcpreit.com. ARCP may disseminate important information regarding the company and its operations, including financial information, through social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. About ColeCole is a publicly traded Maryland corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and is a market-leading net-lease REIT focused on the acquisition, active management, leasing and financing of its high-quality retail, office and industrial portfolio. Visit www.ColeREIT.com to learn more about the company's comprehensive capabilities, best-in-class management platform, disciplined investment strategy, high-quality real estate portfolio and private capital management business Additional Information about Merger Between ARCP and Cole and Where to Find ItThis communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. In connection with the proposed merger between ARCP and Cole, ARCP and Cole have filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on November 5, 2013, a preliminary registration statement on Form S-4 containing a joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents with respect to ARCP's proposed acquisition of Cole. The preliminary joint proxy/prospectus will contain important information about the proposed transaction and related matters. INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS (INCLUDING ALL AMENDMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED BY ARCP OR COLE WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ARCP, COLE AND THE PROPOSED MERGER. Investors and stockholders of ARCP and Cole may obtain free copies of the preliminary registration statement, the preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed by ARCP and Cole with the SEC (if and when they become available) through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed by ARCP with the SEC are also available free of charge on ARCP's website at www.arcpreit.com and copies of the documents filed by Cole with the SEC are available free of charge on Cole's website at www.ColeREIT.com.