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AMERICAN REALTY CAPITAL HEALTHCARE TRUST INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

August 29, 2014

Item 8.01. Other Events.

As previously disclosed, the board of directors of American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. (the "Company") authorized, and the Company declared, an annualized dividend of $0.68 per share per annum. Pending the "Effective Time" as defined in the merger agreement entered into, by among others, the Company and Ventas, Inc. and dated as of June 1, 2014, the Company intends to continue paying distributions on a monthly basis at this annualized rate to stockholders of record at the close of business on the 8th day of the applicable month, payable on the 15th day of the applicable month, in each case, unless such date is a non-business day.

Accordingly, on September 15, 2014, the Company will pay a distribution of $0.056666667 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 8, 2014. In accordance with the merger agreement, if the record date for a distribution occurs prior to the Effective Time, the holders of the Company's common stock will be entitled to receive the applicable distribution.

A copy of the press release announcing the foregoing is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits Exhibit No. Description 99.1 Press Release dated August 29, 2014

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Source: Edgar Glimpses

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