Ventas Announces Tax Treatment of 2016 Distributions

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2017-- Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) announced today the tax treatment of its 2016 distributions. The following table summarizes, for income tax purposes, the nature of the cash distributions paid by the Company to stockholders during the year ended December 31, 2016 and the appropriate 1099DIV box number:



    Box 2b

Box 1b



Box 1a


Box 2a 1250 Gain
2016 REIT 2016 Taxable Ordinary

(Included in

Capital (Included in
Date Paid   Dividend   Income   Dividend   Box 1a)   Gain Distr.   Box 2a)
Mar. 31, 2016   $0.730000   $0.730000   $0.674629   $0.014265   $0.055371   $0.026780
June 30, 2016   $0.730000   $0.730000   $0.674629   $0.014265   $0.055371   $0.026780
Sept. 30, 2016   $0.730000   $0.730000   $0.674629   $0.014265   $0.055371   $0.026780
Dec. 30, 2016   $0.775000   $0.775000   $0.716216   $0.015144   $0.058784   $0.028430
Total   $2.965000   $2.965000   $2.740103   $0.057939   $0.224897   $0.108770

Stockholders are encouraged to consult their own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of these distributions.

Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of approximately 1,300 assets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom consists of seniors housing communities, medical office buildings, life science and innovation centers, skilled nursing facilities, specialty hospitals and general acute care hospitals. Through its Lillibridge subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. More information about Ventas and Lillibridge can be found at and

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Ventas, Inc.
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