Starwood Property Trust Announces Increase In Share Repurchase Program
-- Company Expands Share Repurchase Capacity by $200 Million --
Jun 22, 2015, 04:01 ET
GREENWICH, Conn., June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized a $200 million increase and one-year extension to the Company's share repurchase program. The Company is now authorized to purchase up to $450 million of its outstanding common shares and convertible notes over a period of one year ending on June 22, 2016. The repurchase program will be funded through the Company's existing cash.
Purchases made pursuant to the program will be made in either the open market or in privately negotiated transactions from time to time as permitted by federal securities laws and other legal requirements. The timing, manner, price and amount of any repurchases will be determined by the Company in its discretion and will be subject to economic and market conditions, stock price, applicable legal requirements and other factors. The program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.
About Starwood Property Trust, Inc.
Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), an affiliate of global private investment firm Starwood Capital Group, is the largest commercial mortgage real estate investment trust in the United States. The Company's core business focuses on originating, acquiring, financing and managing commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt investments. Through its subsidiaries LNR Property, LLC and Hatfield Philips International, Starwood Property Trust also operates as the largest commercial mortgage special servicer in the United States and one of the largest primary and special servicers in Europe. With total capital deployed since inception of over $18.0 billion, Starwood Property Trust continues to solidify its position as one of the premier real estate finance companies in the country.
Forward Looking Statements
Statements in this press release which are not historical fact may be deemed forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Although Starwood Property Trust, Inc. believes the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include completion of pending investments, continued ability to acquire additional investments, competition within the finance and real estate industries, economic conditions, availability of financing and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's reports filed with the SEC.
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