W. P. Carey & Co. LLC 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 approaching $10 billion. Publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (WPC), W. P. Carey and its CPA® series of income-generating, non-traded REITs help companies release capital tied up in real estate assets. Now in our 36th year, the W. P. Carey Group’s investments are highly diversified, comprising contractual agreements with more than 300 tenants spanning 28 industries and 15 countries. 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 and to create investment products that work in good times and bad.