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.

MPT’s CEO Recognized as a “Game Changer” in business and community service.

Birmingham, ALNovember 2, 2018:  Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Medical Properties Trust’s founder and CEO, has been selected as a “Game Changer” in business and community service by The Vulcans Community Awards.

Presented on behalf of Vulcan Park and Museum by Eric Jack, Dean of the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Vulcans Award recognized Aldag “for his leadership, vision, innovation and generosity.”

As Dean Jack said, “In, 2003, Ed took entrepreneurial risks and founded Medical Properties Trust, a real estate investment trust, with a vision to provide capital to cash-strapped hospitals and rehab centers. Today, MPT’s market cap is over $5 billion.”

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MPT Enters Joint Venture with Primonial Group for 71 German Hospitals, Expects to Recognize Gain of €500 Million and Cash Proceeds of €1.14 Billion

Birmingham, AL — June 7, 2018: Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPW), a global leader in hospital real estate finance, announced that it is forming a joint venture with Primonial Group under which Primonial will acquire a 50 percent interest in a portfolio of 71 post-acute hospitals throughout Germany assembled by Medical Properties Trust (MPT) over the last few years. MPT will retain a 50 percent interest in the portfolio (valued by this transaction at approximately €1.635 billion) and an MPT affiliate will continue to manage the facilities.

“This transaction will validate MPT’s pioneering entry into European hospital real estate since our first acquisition in Germany in 2013,” said Edward K. Aldag, Jr., MPT’s Chairman, President and CEO. “Through forward-looking and creative investment structures, MPT assembled this portfolio in competition with other large U.S. REITs, sovereign wealth, private equity and other investors.

 

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