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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Prices 20 Million Shares of Common Stock in Public Offering

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC) ("Spirit"), a real estate investment trust that invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate, announced today the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 20 million shares of its common stock, at $11.85 per share, resulting in $237 million of total estimated gross proceeds. Spirit has granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to three million additional shares of common stock. The offering is expected to close on April 14, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

Spirit intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay the outstanding balance under its unsecured revolving credit facility, to fund potential future acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.

Morgan Stanley is acting as the sole book-runner for the offering. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus for the offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department.

This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or other jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward‐looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward‐looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "expects," "plans," "estimates," "projects," "intends," "believes," "guidance," and other similar expressions that do not relate to historical matters. These forward‐looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that can cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, Spirit's continued ability to source new investments, risks associated with using debt to fund Spirit's business activities (including refinancing and interest rate risks, changes in interest rates and/or credit spreads and changes in the real estate markets), unknown liabilities acquired in connection with acquired properties or interests in real‐estate related entities, general risks affecting the real estate industry (including, without limitation, the market value of our properties, the inability to enter into or renew leases at favorable rates, portfolio occupancy varying from our expectations, dependence on tenants' financial condition and operating performance, and competition from other developers, owners and operators of real estate), risks associated with our failure to maintain our status as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and other additional risks discussed in Spirit's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10‐K . Spirit expressly disclaims any responsibility to update or revise forward‐looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Jensen Vice President, Investor Relations (480) 315-6604 mjensen@spiritrealty.com

Source:Spirit Realty Capital