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|Item 1.01.|| |
Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 12, 2021, Capstead Mortgage Corporation (the “Company”) entered into Equity Distribution Agreements (the “Agreements”) with each of JMP Securities LLC and JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC (each, a “Placement Agent” and together, the “Placement Agents”). Pursuant to the terms of the Agreements, the Company agreed to sell through the Placement Agents, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreements, up to 15,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “common stock”), and up to 3,000,000 shares of the Company’s 7.50% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.10 per share (the “Series E Preferred Stock” and together with the common stock, the “Shares”). Sales of Shares pursuant to the Agreements, if any, may be made in privately negotiated transactions and/or sales deemed to be an “at the market” offering as defined in Rule 415 of Securities Act of 1933, as amended, including, without limitation, sales made directly on the New York Stock Exchange or sales made to or through a market maker other than on an exchange. The Agreements contain customary representations, warranties and agreements of the Company, conditions to closing, indemnification rights and obligations of the parties and termination provisions. Under the terms of each Agreement, the Company may also sell the Shares to the respective Placement Agent as principal for its own account at a price agreed upon at the time of sale.
The preceding description of the Agreements is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the form of the Agreements, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 1.01.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Form of Equity Distribution Agreement, dated January 12, 2021.|
|5.1||Opinion of Hogan Lovells US LLP (US).|
|23.1||Consent of Hogan Lovells US LLP (US) (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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.
|CAPSTEAD MORTGAGE CORPORATION|
|January 12, 2021||By:|
|Lance J. Phillips|
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer