FOURTH QUARTER 2012 INVESTMENT ACTIVITY$145 million of unrestricted cash invested primarily in the following: $87 million: Non-Agency RMBS investments Invested $87 million to purchase $134 million face amount of Non‐Agency RMBS at an average price of 64.5% of par, with an expected unlevered yield of 6%, and a levered return of 12% assuming 65% financing. $18 million: Bank Loan investments Invested $18 million to purchase $52 million face amount of two bank loans in an existing investment at an average price of 34.9% of par. $16 million: Senior Living Property investments Invested $16 million (including working capital and transaction costs) to purchase four senior housing assets in two portfolios of $48 million financed with $32 million of non-recourse debt at a weighted average interest rate of 4.75% with a five-year maturity. $10 million: Non-Agency securities issued by Newcastle Invested $10 million to purchase $12 million face amount of senior Non-Agency securities issued by Newcastle at an average price of 82.0% of par SUBSEQUENT EVENTS & INVESTMENT ACTIVITY $780 million of common equity raised: Since December 31, 2012, the Company completed the sale of approximately 80.5 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $780 million. $660 million of unrestricted cash invested or committed to invest primarily in the following: $347 million: Excess MSRs investments Invested or committed to invest approximately $320 million to purchase a 33% interest in Excess MSRs on four portfolios with a total of approximately $215 billion unpaid principal balance (“UPB”) of residential mortgage loans. The Company expects the four investments to generate an average 16% IRR and $635 million of total cash flow, or 2.0x its initial investment. Invested $27 million to purchase a 33% interest in the Excess MSRs on a $13 billion UPB of residential mortgage loan portfolio. The Company expects the investment to generate a 16% IRR and $57 million of total cash flow, or 2.1x its initial investment.