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 3, 2021
DYNEX CAPITAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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4991 Lake Brook Drive, Suite 100
Glen Allen, Virginia
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: |
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
New York Stock Exchange
7.625% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share
|6.900% Series C Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share||DXPRC||New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On March 3, 2021, Dynex Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”), between the Company and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as the representative of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 thereto (the “Underwriters”), for the issuance and sale by the Company of 3,500,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”). The Underwriters agreed to purchase the Common Stock from the Company at a price of $18.01 per share, resulting in net proceeds of approximately $62.8 million, after deducting the estimated expenses of this offering, to the Company. In addition, the Company granted the Underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 525,000 shares of Common Stock.
The Underwriting Agreement includes customary representations, warranties, covenants and closing conditions. It also provides for customary indemnification by each of the Company and certain affiliated entities and the Underwriters against certain liabilities and customary contribution provisions in respect of those liabilities. The transaction contemplated by the Underwriting Agreement is expected to close on March 8, 2021.
The offering and sale of Common Stock were made pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement related to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-222354), which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
The foregoing summary does not purport to be a complete description and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement.
In connection with the filing of the Underwriting Agreement, the Company is filing as Exhibit 5.1 hereto an opinion of its counsel, Mayer Brown LLP, with respect to the legality of the Shares and as Exhibit 8.1 hereto an opinion of Mayer Brown LLP with respect to certain tax matters.
Item 8.01 – Other Events.
On March 3, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the pricing of the offering. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
|DYNEX CAPITAL, INC.|
|Date:||March 5, 2021||By:||/s/ Stephen J. Benedetti|
| || || ||Stephen J. Benedetti|
| || || ||Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
and Chief Operating Officer