W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) is a leading global net-lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions for companies worldwide. At June 30, 2014, the Company had an enterprise value of approximately $9.9 billion. In addition to its owned portfolio of diversified global real estate, W. P. Carey manages a series of non-traded REITs with assets under management of approximately $8.2 billion. 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.
Founded in 1973 by Wm. Polk Carey, W. P. Carey has historically focused on two objectives:
- to provide quality companies with capital to run their businesses
- to create investment products that work in good times and bad
About Our Founder - Wm. Polk Carey