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 6, 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 March 6, 2019, in connection with the underwriting agreement, dated February 27, 2019, relating to the Company’s sale of depositary shares (the “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”), the Company issued 9,000 shares of Series D Preferred Stock, which shares were deposited with Computershare Inc. and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., acting jointly as depositary (the “Depositary”). On March 6, 2019, the Company entered into a Deposit Agreement with the Depositary (the “Deposit Agreement”). A copy of the Deposit Agreement is included as Exhibit 4.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
On March 6, 2019, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP delivered to the Company an opinion with respect to the validity of the Depositary Shares and the Series D Preferred Stock (the “Opinion”). The Opinion is being filed herewith, and thereby automatically incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-225628), in accordance with the requirements of Item 601(b)(5) of Regulation S-K.
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 6, 2019
/s/ Kenneth L. Pollack
Kenneth L. Pollack
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary