Global Net Lease Shareholders Approve Deal with Necessity Retail

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Shareholders in real estate investment trust Global Net Least Inc (GNL.N), opens new tab approved a planned merger with The Necessity Retail REIT (RTL.O), opens new tab to form the third-largest net lease REIT, the company said on Friday.
The all stock transaction is also expected to be approved by Necessity Retail REIT shareholders, according to sources, who are not permitted to discuss the vote publicly. Their vote is scheduled for later on Friday.