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AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL PROPERTIES, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits

July 28, 2014

Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

As noted in the stockholder memorandum described in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, Nicholas S. Schorsch, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (the "Company"), David S. Kay, the Company's President, and Brian S. Block, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary and Executive Vice President, have agreed to accept all of their 2014 compensation (other than their respective base salaries) in the form of the Company's common stock, par value $0.01 per share. The Company's board of directors approved such change in Messrs. Schorsch's, Kay's and Block's 2014 compensation package.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

Stockholder Memorandum Relating to Corporate Governance

On July 28, 2014, the Company issued a stockholder memorandum from Nicholas S. Schorsch, its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, containing a message relating to corporate governance matters.

A copy of the foregoing stockholder memorandum is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Such stockholder memorandum shall not be deemed "filed" for any purpose, including for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, contains "forward-looking statements" (as defined in Section 21E of the Exchange Act), which reflect the Company's expectations regarding future events. The forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, whether and when certain governance changes will be consummated, the Company's plans, market and other expectations, objectives, intentions and other statements that are not historical facts.

The following additional factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements: the Company's inability to implement its proposed corporate governance changes in a timely manner and realize the benefits therefrom; changes in governance standards established by certain governance agencies; the impact of current and future regulation; changes in general economic or market conditions; and other factors included in the Company's reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), particularly in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of the Company's latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, each as filed with the SEC, as such Risk Factors may be updated from time to time in subsequent reports. The Company does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits Exhibit No. Description 99.1 Stockholder Memorandum dated July 28, 2014

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