NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO) announced today the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its 8.125% Series A Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series A Preferred Stock”), liquidation preference $25.00 per share, for gross proceeds of approximately $125 million, before deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses. The company also granted the underwriters of the offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of Series A Preferred Stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about March 14, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company intends to apply to list the Series A Preferred Stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TWO PRA”.
Dividends on the Series A Preferred Stock will accumulate and be payable from and including the date of original issue to, but not including April 27, 2027, at a fixed rate of 8.125% per annum of the $25.00 liquidation preference. On and after April 27, 2027, dividends on the Series A Preferred Stock will accumulate and be payable at a percentage of the $25.00 liquidation preference equal to an annual floating rate of three-month LIBOR plus a spread of 5.66% per annum.
The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the business and investment activities of the company and its subsidiaries, which may include acquiring its target assets in a manner consistent with its investment strategies and investment guidelines and for general corporate purposes.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, UBS Securities, LLC and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as lead manager for the offering.
The offering will be made pursuant to the company’s shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 15, 2015 (Commission File No. 333-204216). The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and an accompanying prospectus. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus along with other documents that the company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the company and this offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when available, may be obtained by contacting:
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
180 Varick Street
New York, New York 10014
Attention: Prospectus Department
UBS Securities LLC
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10019
Attention: Prospectus Specialist
Or by telephone at (888) 827-7275
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.
787 Seventh Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10019
Attention: Capital Markets
Or by telephone at (800) 966-1559
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, shares of preferred stock, or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of the company’s securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Two Harbors Investment Corp.
Two Harbors Investment Corp., a Maryland corporation, is a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, commercial real estate and other financial assets. Two Harbors is headquartered in New York, New York, and is externally managed and advised by PRCM Advisers LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pine River Capital Management L.P.
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