SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2019 (February 27, 2019)
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
2 Bethesda Metro Center, 12th Floor
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 27, 2019, AGNC Investment Corp. (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, UBS Securities LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters named therein (the “Underwriters”), relating to (i) the sale by the Company to the Underwriters of 9,000,000 depositary shares, each representing 1/1,000th of a share of the Company’s 6.875% Series D Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Series D Preferred Stock”), and (ii) the grant by the Company to the Underwriters of an option to purchase all or part of an additional 1,350,000 depositary shares (collectively, the “Depositary Shares”). In the ordinary course of business the Underwriters or their respective affiliates have engaged and may in the future engage in various financing, commercial banking and investment banking services with, and provide financial advisory services to, the Company and its affiliates for which they have received or may receive customary fees and expenses. The offering is expected to close on March 6, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The Underwriting Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and covenants by the Company. It also provides for customary indemnification by the Company for losses and damages arising out of or in connection with the sale of the Depositary Shares. The foregoing is a summary description of certain terms of the Underwriting Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by the text of the Underwriting Agreement filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The offering is being conducted pursuant to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-3ASR (File No. 333-225628). The offering is being made pursuant to the prospectus supplement, dated February 27, 2019, and the accompanying prospectus, dated June 4, 2018, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Underwriting Agreement, dated February 27, 2019, by and among AGNC Investment Corp. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, UBS Securities LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets LLC and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters listed on Schedule I attached thereto.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP.
Dated: March 1, 2019
/s/ Kenneth L. Pollack
Kenneth L. Pollack
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary