|Medical Properties Trust, Inc. is a self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in and owning net-leased healthcare facilities. The Company conducts substantially all of its business through MPT Operating Partnership, L.P. The Company acquires and develops healthcare facilities and leases the facilities to healthcare operating companies under long-term net leases, which require the tenant to bear the costs associated with the property. The Company also makes mortgage loans to healthcare operators collateralized by their real estate assets. In December 2013, the Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of the real estate of 11 rehabilitation facilities in Germany operated by RHM Klinik- und Altenheimbetriebe GmbH & Co. KG.