CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2013--
Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) (“Ventas” or the “Company”) said today that
FORTUNE magazine has named it as one of the World’s Most Admired Real
Estate Companies in 2013.
“We are thrilled and honored to receive this recognition by our peers in
the corporate community,” Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Debra A. Cafaro said. “For more than a dozen years, we have focused on
sustaining excellence in all aspects of our business and delivering
consistent, superior total shareholder return. Our successful
performance results from our cohesive, collaborative teamwork and our
commitment to building value.”
The annual survey, conducted by FORTUNE and the Hay Group, a global
management consulting firm, begins with a list of about 1,400 companies
and identifies those firms that enjoy the strongest reputations within
their industries based on polls with 3,800 top executives, directors and
financial analysts. Companies are evaluated on the following nine
reputational attributes: ability to attract and retain talented people;
quality of management; social responsibility to the community and the
environment; innovativeness; quality of products or services; wise use
of corporate assets; financial soundness; long-term investment value;
and effectiveness in doing business globally.
Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading healthcare real estate
investment trust. Its diverse portfolio of more than 1,400 assets in 47
states (including the District of Columbia) and two Canadian provinces
consists of seniors housing communities, skilled nursing facilities,
hospitals, medical office buildings and other properties. 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 www.ventasreit.com
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Source: Ventas, Inc.
Lori B. Wittman, (877) 4-VENTAS