Realty Income 8-K 2013
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Date of report: February 22, 2013
REALTY INCOME CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
600 La Terraza Boulevard, Escondido, California 92025-3873
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On February 22, 2013, Realty Income Corporation (the Company) filed a prospectus supplement to the prospectus included in its registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-186788) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The prospectus supplement was filed in connection with the Companys Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan under which it is offering 5,877,133 shares of the Companys common stock, par value $0.01 per share.
In connection with the filing of the prospectus supplement, the Company is filing as Exhibit 5.1 hereto an opinion of its counsel, Venable LLP, regarding the validity of the securities being registered. Additionally, in connection with the filing of the prospectus supplement, the Company is filing as Exhibit 8.1 hereto an opinion of its counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP, with respect to tax matters.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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