NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST, INC. (NASDAQ:NYMT) Files An 8-K Other Events

NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST, INC. (NASDAQ:NYMT) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01.Other Events.

On March 12, 2018, New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a new prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) with respect to the Company’s existing at-the-market equity offering program to which the Company may issue and sell shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share. The new prospectus supplement was filed as a result of the Company’s filing with the SEC on February 26, 2018 post-effective amendment no. 1 to its registration statement on FormS-3ASR (File No.333-213316). In connection with the filing of the new prospectus supplement, the Company is filing as Exhibit 5.1 hereto the opinion of its Maryland counsel, Venable LLP and as Exhibit 8.1 hereto the opinion of its tax counsel, Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.

This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there been any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are being filed herewith this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Exhibit No.

Description

Opinion of Venable LLP regarding the validity of the Offered Shares.

Opinion of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. regarding tax matters.

Consent of Venable LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1 hereto).

Consent of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. (included in Exhibit 8.1 hereto).


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About NEW YORK MORTGAGE TRUST, INC. (NASDAQ:NYMT)

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company is engaged in the business of acquiring, investing in, financing and managing primarily mortgage-related assets and financial assets. Its investment portfolio includes residential mortgage loans, including second mortgages and loans sourced from distressed markets, multi-family commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), mezzanine loans to and preferred equity investments in owners of multi-family properties, equity and debt securities issued by entities that invest in residential and commercial real estate and commercial real estate-related debt investments, and Agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). It may also acquire and manage various other types of mortgage-related and financial assets, including non-Agency RMBS, collateralized mortgage obligations and securities issued by newly originated residential securitizations, including credit sensitive securities from these securitizations.

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