August 3, 2020




Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549


Re:Great Ajax Corp.

Registration Statement on Form S-3

File Number 333-239182 (“Registration Statement”)


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Great Ajax Corp. (the “Company”) hereby requests that the effectiveness of the above-referenced registration statement on Form S-3 be accelerated so that it will become effective at 4:05 p.m. Eastern time on August 5, 2020, or as soon thereafter as practicable.


Please telephone the undersigned (503-226-4614) or Anna T. Pinedo of Mayer Brown LLP (212-506-2275) if you have any questions with respect to the foregoing.



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  Very truly yours,
  By: /s/ Lawrence Mendelsohn
    Name: Lawrence Mendelsohn
    Title: Chief Executive Officer


cc:Anna T. Pinedo

Mayer Brown LLP