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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on April 12, 2021. D36108-P50781 AMERICAN FINANCE TRUST, INC. AMERICAN FINANCE TRUST, INC. 650 FIFTH AVE., 30TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10019 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 16, 2021 Date: April 12, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AFIN2021. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AFIN2021 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page). 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 or e-mail copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.

 

 

 

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D36110-P50781 The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals: 1.Election of Directors Nominees for Class I Directors: 1a. Stanley R. Perla 1b. Edward G. Rendell 2.Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021. NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof.

 

 

 

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