Arbor Realty Trust,Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

Arbor Realty Trust,Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive
Agreement

On January19, 2017, Arbor Realty Trust,Inc., a Maryland
corporation (the Company) entered into an underwriting agreement
(the Underwriting Agreement), by and among the Company, Arbor
Realty Limited Partnership, a Delaware limited partnership, and
JMP Securities LLC, as sole underwriter, relating to the issuance
and sale by the Company of $13,750,000 aggregate principal amount
of the Companys 6.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 (the
Reopened Notes).

The Reopened Notes will be a further issuance of, be fully
fungible with, and rank equally in right of payment with and form
a single series with the $86,250,000 principal amount of 6.50%
Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 initially issued by the Company
in October2016 (the Existing Notes and, together with the
Reopened Notes, the Notes). Following this offering, the
aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Notes will be
$100,000,000.

The offer and sale of the Reopened Notes were registered with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) to a
registration statement on FormS-3 (File No.333-212554) under the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act). The
material terms of the Reopened Notes are described in a
prospectus supplement filed by the Company with the Commission on
January20, 2017 to Rule424(b)(5)under the Securities Act.

The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is
qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting
Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit1.1 hereto.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and
Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

ExhibitNumber

Exhibit

1.1

Underwriting Agreement, dated January19, 2017, by and among
Arbor Realty Trust,Inc., Arbor Realty Limited Partnership
and JMP Securities LLC


About Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR)

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. is a specialized real estate finance company that invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets. The Company operates in the portfolio segment of commercial mortgage loans and investments. The Company invests primarily in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred and direct equity. The Company may also directly acquire real property and invest in real estate-related notes and certain mortgage-related securities. Its principal business objective is to maximize the difference between the yield on its investments and the cost of financing these investments to generate cash available for distribution, facilitate capital appreciation and maximize total return to its stockholders. The Company is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC (ACM or its Manager).

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) Recent Trading Information

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ABR) closed its last trading session down -0.06 at 7.48 with 111,401 shares trading hands.

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