Medical Properties Trust, Inc. bridges the gap between the growing demand for high-quality healthcare and the ability to deliver it cost-effectively. Specializing in acute care, community and rehabilitation hospitals, this healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) provides operators access to capital for facility improvements, technology upgrades, staff additions and new construction through long-term net leases of real estate assets. By reinvesting non-earning assets into operations, MPT clients are able to participate in the growth of the largest sector of the U.S. economy.

Elizabeth N. Pitman Elected to Board of Directors

Birmingham, AL – February 15, 2018:  Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPW) has announced the election of Elizabeth N. Pitman, JD, CHPC, to its Board of Directors. Pitman is an attorney with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare industry.

“Beth is an accomplished healthcare attorney and we are delighted to have her join our board,” said Edward K. Aldag, Jr., MPT’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are confident that she will add great value to our Board of Directors and that our company will benefit from her insights and experience in the healthcare industry.”



MPT to Invest $1.4 Billion to Acquire 11 Hospitals, Expanding Its Relationship with Steward Health Care

Birmingham, AL – May 19, 2017:  Medical Properties Trust, Inc., (NYSE: MPW) has signed definitive agreements to acquire the real estate interests of 11 hospitals across four states to be operated by Steward Health Care, one of the most innovative and successful hospital operators in the United States.

The $1.4 billion transaction includes 10 community-focused acute care hospitals and one behavioral health facility currently operated by IASIS Healthcare in high-growth urban and suburban markets in Utah, Arizona, Texas and Arkansas. Steward and IASIS have separately announced their intention to merge, and MPT’s investment is conditioned upon the completion of that merger agreement.