Problems at Medical Properties Trust (MPW)

Problems at Medical Properties Trust (MPW)

Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW — $12.6 billion) is a Birmingham-based REIT that owns for-profit hospitals. Medical Properties Trust’s assets are concentrated with a few operators, usually private equity firms. Unknown to many investors, Medical Properties Trust’s largest tenants are in financial distress or propped up by related-party deals.

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