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Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO; NYSE MKT: TWO.WS) today announced the completion of its public offering of 50,000,000 shares of its common stock and issuance of an additional 7,500,000 shares of common stock pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of their over-allotment option. The total offering of 57,500,000 shares produced net proceeds of approximately $763 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses.
The company expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to make additional acquisitions of its target assets, including residential mortgage-backed securities, prime jumbo residential mortgage loans, credit sensitive residential mortgage loans and mortgage servicing rights, and for other general corporate purposes.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is acting as the lead book-running manager for the offering. Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are also acting as book-running managers.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 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 such state or jurisdiction.
About Two Harbors Investment Corp.
Two Harbors Investment Corp., a Maryland corporation, is a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights and other financial assets.
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