Positioned at the dynamic intersection of healthcare and real estate, Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is the premier capital provider to best-in-class healthcare companies and research institutions in North America and the United Kingdom. An S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust (REIT) with an enterprise value of more than $35 billion, Ventas owns a diversified portfolio of more than 1,200 properties across the robust sectors of seniors housing, medical office buildings, university-based life science and innovation centers, acute care (healthcare systems), and post-acute care (inpatient rehabilitation, long term acute care, and skilled nursing facilities).

With focused execution of strategic priorities, Ventas has produced a consistent track record of growth and income, delivering an industry-leading compound annual total return to shareholders of 22 percent since January 1, 2000, significantly outperforming the S&P 500 and MSCI US REIT indices, and while maintaining a strong balance sheet and annual dividend per share growth of eight percent since 2001.

Taken together, these elements represent the Ventas Advantage—our unique combination of high-quality Properties in superior markets, outstanding Platforms with leading operators, developers and research institutions, and our incredible People who continue to fuel our performance and success.