PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: PMT) today announced that it is offering 11,300,000 common shares of beneficial interest (“shares”) in an underwritten public offering. The underwriters will have a 30-day option from the date of the offering to purchase up to an additional 1,695,000 shares from the Company. All of the shares will be offered by the Company and will be issued under the Company’s currently effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund its business and investment activities, which may include the acquisition of distressed mortgage loans or other investments; the funding of its correspondent lending business, including the purchase of jumbo loans; the repayment of indebtedness; and for general corporate purposes. Citigroup, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are acting as the underwriters for the offering. The offering of these common shares may be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting: Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, Telephone: (800) 831-9146 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, Telephone: (800) 221-1037 or Email: email@example.com; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, Telephone: (866) 803-9204; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2 nd floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, Telephone: (866) 718-1649 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state.
About PennyMac Mortgage Investment TrustPennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust is a mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PMT” and is externally managed by PNMAC Capital Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Private National Mortgage Acceptance Company, LLC. This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding management’s beliefs, estimates, projections and assumptions with respect to, among other things, the Company’s financial results, future operations, business plans and investment strategies, as well as industry and market conditions, all of which are subject to change. Words like “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “promise,” “plan,” and other expressions or words of similar meanings, as well as future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “would,” “should,” “could,” or “may” are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. Actual results and operations for any future period may vary materially from those projected herein and from past results discussed herein. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated include, but are not limited to: changes in the Company’s investment objectives or investment or operational strategies; volatility in the Company’s industry, the debt or equity markets, the general economy or the residential finance and real estate markets; changes in general business, economic, market, employment and political conditions or in consumer confidence; declines in residential real estate or significant changes in U.S. housing prices or activity in the U.S. housing market; availability of, and level of competition for, attractive risk-adjusted investment opportunities in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets that satisfy the Company’s investment objectives; concentration of credit risks to which we are exposed; the degree and nature of the Company’s competition; the Company’s dependence on its manager and servicer, potential conflicts of interest with such entities, and the performance of such entities; availability, terms and deployment of short-term and long-term capital; unanticipated increases or volatility in financing and other costs; the performance, financial condition and liquidity of borrowers; incomplete or inaccurate information or documentation provided by customers or counterparties, or adverse changes in the financial condition of the Company’s customers and counterparties; the quality and enforceability of the collateral documentation evidencing the Company’s ownership and rights in the assets in which it invests; increased rates of delinquency, default and/or decreased recovery rates on the Company’s investments; increased prepayments of the mortgages and other loans underlying the Company’s mortgage-backed securities and other investments; the degree to which the Company’s hedging strategies may protect it from interest rate volatility; the Company’s failure to maintain appropriate internal controls over financial reporting; the Company’s ability to comply with various federal, state and local laws and regulations that govern its business; changes in legislation or regulations or the occurrence of other events that impact the business, operations or prospects of government agencies, mortgage lenders and/or publicly-traded companies; the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and enforcement of its rules; changes in government support of homeownership; changes in government or government-sponsored home affordability programs; changes in governmental regulations, accounting treatment, tax rates and similar matters (including changes to laws governing the taxation of REITs; limitations imposed on the Company’s business and its ability to satisfy complex rules for it to qualify as a REIT for U.S. federal income tax purposes and qualify for an exclusion from the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the ability of certain of the Company’s subsidiaries to qualify as REITs or of the Company’s subsidiaries to qualify as taxable REIT subsidiaries for U.S. federal income tax purposes and the Company’s ability and the ability of its subsidiaries to operate effectively within the limitations imposed by these rules; and the effect of public opinion on the Company’s reputation. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement and should consider all of the uncertainties and risks described above, as well as those more fully discussed in reports and other documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or any other information contained herein, and the statements made in this press release are current as of the date of this release only.