New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) (the “Company” or “New Residential”) announced today that it priced its public offering of 25,000,000 shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $150 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriter an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 3,750,000 shares of common stock. The offering is expected to close on April 30, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
New Residential intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including to make a variety of investments, which may include, but are not limited to, investments in Excess MSRs, servicer advances, real estate securities and real estate related loans.
Citigroup is the sole underwriter for the offering. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Telephone: (800) 831-9146.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective on April 24, 2014 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 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 NEW RESIDENTIAL
New Residential focuses on opportunistically investing in, and actively managing, investments related to residential real estate. The Company primarily targets investments in: (1) mortgage servicing related assets, (2) residential mortgage backed securities (“RMBS”), (3) residential mortgage loans and (4) other related investments. New Residential is organized and conducts its operations to qualify as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) for federal income tax purposes. The Company is managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm.