Medical Properties Trust, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: MPW
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities. The company's facilities include inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, regional acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and other single-discipline healthcare facilities, such as heart hospitals and orthopedic hospitals. It also makes mortgage loans to healthcare operators collateralized by their real estate assets. Medical Properties Trust was founded by Edward K. Aldag, R. Steven Hamner, William G. McKenzie and Emmette E. McLean on August 27, 2003 and is headquartered in Birmingham, AL.