Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2018 (October 31, 2018)
W. P. Carey Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

(State of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 492-1100

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The Current Report on Form 8-K of W. P. Carey Inc. (“W. P. Carey”) filed on October 31, 2018 is hereby amended to include the historical financial statements and pro forma financial information required by Items 9.01(a) and (b).

Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a) Financial statements of businesses acquired.

On October 31, 2018, W. P. Carey reported that the proposed merger described in the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of June 17, 2018 (the “Merger Agreement”) by and among Corporate Property Associates 17 – Global Incorporated (“CPA:17”), W. P. Carey, the ultimate parent of the external manager of CPA:17, CPA17 Merger Sub LLC, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of W. P. Carey and the other parties thereto, and the other transactions contemplated thereby, had closed on October 31, 2018.

The CPA:17 Historical Audited Financial Statements as of December 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016 and for the three years in the period ended December 31, 2017 were previously filed as Exhibit 99.1 to the Form 8-K filed by W. P. Carey on October 1, 2018 and are incorporated by reference herein.

The financial statements for CPA:17 as of September 30, 2018 are attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.

(b) Pro forma financial information.

The pro forma financial information of W. P. Carey required pursuant to Article 11 of Regulation S-X as of, and for, the nine months ended September 30, 2018, and for the year ended December 31, 2017 is attached as Exhibit 99.3 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

W. P. Carey Inc.
November 16, 2018
/s/ ToniAnn Sanzone
ToniAnn Sanzone
Chief Financial Officer