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E90447-P32949 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. AMERICAN FINANCE TRUST, INC. *** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on April 8, 2020. AMERICAN FINANCE TRUST, INC. 650 FIFTH AVE., 30TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10019 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 14, 2020 Date: April 8, 2020 Time: 1:00 p.m., local time Location: You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com/AFIN, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The Core Club 66 E. 55th Street New York, New York 10022




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Voting Items 2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020. The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals: 1a. Lisa D. Kabnick 1b. Edward M. Weil, Jr. 1. Election of Directors Nominee for Class III Directors: NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. 3. Non-binding advisory resolution regarding the executive compensation for the Company's named executive officers as described in the proxy statement. 4. Recommendation, on a non-binding advisory basis, of the frequency of future non-binding advisory votes on executive compensation. The Board of Directors recommends you vote 3 YEARS on the following proposal: E90449-P32949