W. P. Carey Announces 52nd Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Increase

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NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors had increased its quarterly cash dividend to $0.895 per share, which equates to an annualized rate of $3.58. Payable on April 15, 2014 to stockholders of record as of March 31, 2014, this marks the Company's 52nd consecutive dividend increase.

W. P. Carey Inc.  
W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading global net-lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions for companies worldwide. It also acts as the manager to a series of non-traded REITs. The Company's owned and managed diversified global investment portfolio had a combined enterprise value of approximately $15 billion at December 31, 2013. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Furthermore, its portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows, enabling it to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for over four decades.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Federal securities laws.  A number of factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievement to differ materially from those anticipated.  Among those risks, trends and uncertainties are the general economic climate; the supply of and demand for office and industrial properties; interest rate levels; the availability of financing; and other risks associated with the acquisition and ownership of properties, including risks that the tenants will not pay rent, or that costs may be greater than anticipated.  For further information on factors that could impact the Company, reference is made to the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Company Contact:
Peter Sands
W. P. Carey Inc.
212-492-1110 
psands@wpcarey.com

Press Contact:
Guy Lawrence
Ross & Lawrence
212-308-3333
gblawrence@rosslawpr.com

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