ELLINGTON FINANCIAL LLC (NYSE:EFC) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure

ELLINGTON FINANCIAL LLC (NYSE:EFC) Files An 8-K Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure

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The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished by Ellington Financial LLC (the “Company”) to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD.

As a consequence of changes in the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) implemented under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, effective as of January 1, 2013, the Company has been operated by Ellington Financial Management LLC (the “Manager”) to a commodity pool operator operational exemption from certain regulatory requirements under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, and the regulations of the CFTC. On December 27, 2018, the Company posted to its website estimates of certain preliminary operating results for the month ended November 30, 2018 required to be disclosed to CFTC Regulation 4.12(c). These materials can be accessed by going to the Company’s website, www.ellingtonfinancial.com, under “For Our Shareholders-CFTC Registration.”

In accordance with General Instructions B.2 and B.6 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Ellington Financial LLC is a specialty finance Company that acquires and manages mortgage-related and other financial assets. The Company is focused on assets, including residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) backed by prime jumbo, Alternative A-paper (Alt-A) manufactured housing and subprime residential mortgage loans, collectively referred to as non-Agency RMBS; RMBS, for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the United States government agency or the United States government-sponsored entity (Agency RMBS); residential mortgage loans; mortgage servicing rights (MSRs); mortgage-related derivatives; commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt; collateralized loan obligations (CLOs); consumer loans and asset-backed securities (ABS) backed by consumer and commercial assets, and corporate debt and equity securities and derivatives.

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