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Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

4/20/2006 Proxy Information

On July 13, 2005, we completed an initial public offering of 12,066,823 shares of common stock, priced at $10.50 per share. Of these shares of common stock, 701,823 shares were sold by selling stockholders (of which none were our executive officers or directors) and 11,365,000 shares were sold by us. Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Inc. served as the sole book-running manager for the offering. In connection with the initial public offering, Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Inc. received underwriting discounts, commissions, and other fees from us in the amount of $8,353,275.