SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2013
PHILLIPS EDISON – ARC SHOPPING CENTER REIT INC.
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
11501 Northlake Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45249
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (513) 554-1110
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On January 23, 2013, the board of directors of Phillips Edison – ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), authorized distributions to the stockholders of record at the close of business each day in the period commencing February 1, 2013 through and including March 31, 2013. The declared distributions will equal an amount of $0.00183562 per share of common stock, par value $0.01 per share. This equates to an approximate 6.7% annualized yield when calculated on a $10.00 per share purchase price, which is an increase over the 6.5% annualized yield of all prior distributions. A portion of each distribution is expected to constitute a return of capital for tax purposes. The February distributions will be paid on March 1, 2013, and the March distributions will be paid on April 1, 2013.
Item 8.01. Other Events
On January 28, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing an increase in the annualized rate of its distributions.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated January 28, 2013
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.