Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, dated July 18, 2012
Filed Pursuant to Rule 433 under the Securities Act of 1933
Supplementing the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated July 18, 2012
Registration Statement No. 333-161721




Final Pricing Term Sheet




HCP, Inc.

Title of Securities:


3.15% Senior Notes due 2022

Anticipated Ratings:*


Baa2/BBB/BBB+ (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch)




Maturity Date:


August 1, 2022

Interest Payment Dates:


February 1 and August 1, commencing February 1, 2013

Trade Date:


July 18, 2012

Settlement Date:


July 23, 2012 (T+3)

Benchmark Treasury:


1.75% due May 15, 2022

Benchmark Treasury Price/Yield:


102-14+ / 1.481%

Spread to Benchmark Treasury:


+ 180 basis points

Yield to Maturity:





3.15% per year accruing from July 23, 2012

Price to Public:


98.888%, plus accrued interest, if any

Make-whole call:


+ 30 basis points; however, at par on and after 90 days preceding the maturity date

Joint Book-Running Managers:


Goldman, Sachs & Co.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC



Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc.
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
RBC Capital Markets, LLC



40414L AG4 / US40414LAG41


* A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities is subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.


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