SOURCE: W. P. Carey & Co. LLC

W. P. Carey & Co. LLC

April 17, 2012 08:56 ET

W. P. Carey's CEO to Speak at NYU's 17th Annual REIT Symposium

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that President and CEO Trevor P. Bond will participate at NYU's 17th Annual REIT Symposium to be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on April 19, 2012. This year's program, "Doing Deals in Volatile Markets," will focus on the evolving deal environment in the REIT and the commercial real estate industries. Mr. Bond will speak on the panel discussing "REITS VS. PRIVATE EQUITY - Are REITs Gun Shy? Are They Taking Advantage of Distress Opportunities, Their Superior Access to Capital, and Global Opportunities? Where's the Virtuous Cycle?"on Thursday at 10:20 AM (ET).

W. P. Carey & Co. LLC

W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) is an investment management company that provides long term sale leaseback and build to suit financing for companies worldwide and manages a global investment portfolio of approximately $12 billion. Publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (WPC), W. P. Carey and its CPA® series of non-traded REITs help companies and private equity firms unlock capital tied up in real estate assets. The W. P. Carey Group's investments are highly diversified, comprising contractual agreements with approximately 284 long term corporate tenants spanning 28 industries and 18 countries.

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