The Shareholders Foundation announces that an investor, who purchased shares of American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP), filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by American Realty Capital Properties Inc in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements made between February 27, 2014 and October 28, 2014.
Investors who purchased shares of American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP have certain options and for certain investors are short and strict deadlines running. Deadline: December 29, 2014. NASDAQ:ARCP investors should contact the Shareholders Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1(858) 779 – 1554.
According to the complaint the plaintiff alleges on behalf of purchasers of American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP) common shares between February 27, 2014 and October 28, 2014, that the defendants violated Federal Securities Laws.
More specifically, the plaintiff claims that defendants made allegedly false and/or misleading statements and/or allegedly failed to disclose that American Realty Capital Properties Inc’s financial statements contained errors related to the improper classification of its adjusted funds from operations, (“AFFO”), resulting in an overstatement of AFFO for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and an overstatement of AFFO and an understatement of the Company’s net loss for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, that American Realty Capital Properties Inc lacked adequate internal controls over financial reporting, and that as a result of the foregoing, American Realty Capital Properties Inc’s public statements were materially allegedly false and misleading at all relevant times.
On October 29, 2014 American Realty Capital Properties Inc announced the conclusion of its Audit Committee that the previously issued financial statements and other financial information contained in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the fiscal periods ended March 31, 2014 and June 30, 2014, and the Company’s earnings releases and other financial communications for these periods, should no longer be relied upon.American Realty Capital Properties Inc also said that it that effective immediately, Michael Sodo has been named Chief Financial Officer of the Company, replacing Brian Block and that Gavin Brandon will serve as Chief Accounting Officer, replacing Lisa McAlister.Shares of American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP) dropped from $12.38 per share on October 28, 2014, to as low as $7.85 per share on October 29, 2014.
On November 28, 2014, NASDAQ:ARCP shares closed at $9.40 per share.
Those who purchased shares of American Realty Capital Properties Inc have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
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