NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT) (the “Company”) announced today that Commercial Loan K, one of the Company’s two remaining legacy Commercial Investments, was repaid in full, generating total net proceeds of $20.1 million to the Company. The net proceeds from this loan pay-off will support the Company’s ongoing strategic plan to continue reallocating capital into its Residential Credit origination business.
The repayment of Commercial Loan K represents an additional $0.07 per share to the Company’s June 30, 2021 book value per share of $15.18.
“Resolving one of our two remaining legacy commercial loans marks a significant milestone in our transition to becoming a pure play residential credit mortgage REIT,” said T. J. Durkin, the Company’s President. “We are extremely pleased with the outcome of the par loan pay-off, which not only had a positive impact to our book value but also provides valuable liquidity to enable us to continue executing our residential mortgage origination and securitization strategy.”
About AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc.
AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is a mortgage REIT that opportunistically invests in a diversified risk-adjusted portfolio of Credit Investments and Agency RMBS. The Company’s Credit Investments include Residential Investments and Commercial Investments. AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. is externally managed and advised by AG REIT Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P., a leading privately-held alternative investment firm focusing on credit and real estate strategies.
Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at www.agmit.com.
About Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P.
Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. (“Angelo Gordon”) is a privately held limited partnership founded in November 1988. The firm currently manages approximately $44 billion with a primary focus on credit and real estate strategies. Angelo Gordon has over 550 employees, including more than 200 investment professionals, and is headquartered in New York, with associated offices elsewhere in the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.angelogordon.com.
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