BETHESDA, Md., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: MTGE) ("MTGE" or the "Company") announced today that it priced a public offering of 11,000,000 shares of common stock for total expected gross proceeds of approximately $253 million before expenses.
In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1,650,000 shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close on May 30, 2012.
MTGE expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to invest, as market conditions warrant, in its targeted assets, which include agency mortgage investments, non-agency mortgage investments and other mortgage-related investments.
Citigroup, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities and UBS Securities LLC are joint book-running managers for the offering. Barclays Capital Inc. is the lead manager for the offering. Wunderlich Securities is the co-manager for the offering.
The offering will be made pursuant to MTGE's existing effective registration statement, previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from Citigroup, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11220, telephone: (800) 831-9146; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, email: email@example.com, telephone: (800) 221-1037; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: (800) 503-4611; or UBS Securities LLC, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, Attn: Prospectus Department, telephone: (888) 827-7275.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares of common stock, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORP.
American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. is a real estate investment trust formed in 2011 that invests in and manages a leveraged portfolio of agency mortgage investments, non-agency mortgage investments and other mortgage-related investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by American Capital MTGE Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. ("American Capital").
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. Founded in 1986, American Capital has $101 billion in assets under management and seven offices in the U.S. and Europe. American Capital and its affiliates will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $500 million.
This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with regard to the Company's securities offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. No assurance can be given that the securities offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Completion of the securities offering on the terms described, and the application of net proceeds, are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including, without limitation, changes in interest rates; changes in the yield curve; changes in prepayment rates; the availability and terms of financing; changes in the market value of our assets; general economic conditions; market conditions; conditions in the market for agency securities; legislative and regulatory changes that could adversely affect the business of the Company; and other factors, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company's periodic reports and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Copies are available on the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.
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