VERO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. (NYSE Amex:ARR) (NYSE Amex:ARR-WS) ("ARMOUR" or the "Company") announced today that it has priced a public offering of 7,750,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $7.60 per share for gross proceeds of $58,900,000. The offering is expected to close on or about February 8, 2011. The underwriters have a 45-day option to purchase a maximum of 1,162,500 additional shares to cover over-allotments, if any.
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE Amex:LTS) acted as sole bookrunning manager and representative of the several underwriters in the offering. Maxim Group LLC acted as lead manager and National Securities Corporation and Aegis Capital Corp. acted as co-managers in the offering.
A registration statement relating to the offered securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained by contacting:
|Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.|
|520 Madison Avenue|
|New York, NY 10022|
|Attention: Prospectus Department|