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Two Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 968-9301 Fax
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2011
Investors (301) 968-9300
AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY CORP. RESCHEDULES
2011 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
Bethesda, MD May 25, 2011 American Capital Agency Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) (AGNC or the Company) announced today that it has rescheduled its 2011 annual meeting of stockholders, originally scheduled for May 31, 2011. The new meeting date and time is Friday, June 10, 2011 at 9 a.m. (ET). The annual meeting will be held at AGNC, located at 2 Bethesda Metro Center, 14th Floor, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.
The Company also announced that it has supplemented its proxy statement for the 2011 annual meeting to amend the charter amendment proposal to eliminate the proposed increase in the Companys authorized shares of preferred stock and to modify the requested increase in the Companys authorized shares of common stock. The amended proposal now only requests an increase in the authorized number of shares of the Companys common stock to 300,000,000 instead of 500,000,000. The Company rescheduled its annual meeting in order to provide its stockholders with additional time to consider and vote on the amended proposal.
The annual meeting will be held for the purposes set forth below.
|To elect the Board of Directors, with each director serving a one-year term and until his successor is elected and qualified;
|To approve an amendment to the Companys Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the total authorized number of shares of common stock from 150,000,000 to 300,000,000;
|To ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Companys independent public accountant for the year ending December 31, 2011; and
|To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.
The Board of Directors of the Company has recommended a vote FOR all of the director nominees and FOR proposals 2 and 3 above.
Formal notice of the rescheduled meeting and the supplement to the Companys proxy statement and revised proxy card are being mailed today to the Companys stockholders. More information on the items to be discussed at the meeting can be found in the Companys proxy statement, which is available at www.AGNC.com/2011proxymaterials.
Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 11, 2011 are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the 2011 annual meeting and any adjournment of the meeting. If you wish to vote shares held in your name or attend the annual meeting in person, please register in advance by emailing Investor Relations at IR@AGNC.com or by phone at (301) 968-9300. Attendance at the 2011 annual meeting will be limited to persons presenting proof of stock ownership on the record date and picture identification. If you hold shares directly in your name as the stockholder of record, proof of ownership could include a copy of your account statement or a copy of your stock certificate(s). If you hold shares through an intermediary, such as a broker, bank or other nominee, proof of stock ownership could include a proxy from your broker, bank or other nominee or a copy of your brokerage or bank account statement. Additionally, if you intend to vote your shares at the meeting, you must request a legal proxy from your broker, bank or other nominee and bring this legal proxy to the meeting.
For further information or questions, please do not hesitate to call the Companys Investor Relations Department at (301) 968-9300 or send an email to IR@AGNC.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL AGENCY CORP.
American Capital Agency Corp. is a REIT that invests in agency pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored entity. The Company is externally managed and advised by American Capital Agency Management, LLC, an affiliate of American Capital, Ltd. (American Capital). For further information, please refer to www.AGNC.com.
ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITAL
American Capital is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. Founded in 1986, American Capital has $37 billion in assets under management and eight offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. American Capital and its affiliates will consider investment opportunities from $10 million to $300 million. For further information, please refer to www.AmericanCapital.com.
American Capital Agency
REVISED ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION
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For Against Abstain
2. To approve an amendment to our Amended and Restated
Certificate of Incorporation to increase the total authorized
shares of our common stock from 150,000,000 to 300,000,000.
The proxies are authorized to vote in their discretion on any matter that may properly come before said meeting or any adjournment thereof.
Proposals The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR all the nominees listed and FOR Proposals 2 and 3.
B Non-Voting Items
REVISED ANNUAL MEETING INFORMATION
01Morris A. Davis
04Alvin N. Puryear
02Randy E. Dobbs
03Larry K. Harvey
1. Election of Directors: For Withhold For Withhold For Withhold
For Against Abstain
3. Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our
independent public accountant for the year ending
December 31, 2011.
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American Capital Agency
Proxy American Capital Agency Corp
THIS PROXY IS SOLICITED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE
2011 ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS OF AMERICAN CAPITAL
AGENCY CORP. TO BE HELD ON JUNE 10, 2011.
The undersigned hereby appoints Samuel A. Flax and Richard Konzmann and each of them, as proxies, with full power of substitution, to vote all shares of the
undersigned as shown below on this proxy at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held at American Capital Agency Corp., 2 Bethseda Metro Center,
14th Floor, Bethseda, Maryland 20814, on Friday, June 10, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, and any adjournments thereof.
This proxy is revocable and your shares will be voted in accordance with your instructions. If no choice is specified, this proxy will be voted FOR
the election of all nominees for Director and FOR the other proposals listed on the reverse side.
CONTINUED AND TO BE SIGNED ON REVERSE SIDE