Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO) Files An 8-K Other Events

Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01. Other Events.

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On July19, 2017, LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LCC”) entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by People’s United Bank, N.A. In connection with the transaction, RCC TRS, LLC (formerly Resource TRS, Inc.), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Resource Capital Corp. (“RCC”), will receive total proceeds of approximately $84.0 million in cash for its 31,341 shares of Series A Redeemable Preferred Stock, 8,127 shares of Series A-1 Redeemable Preferred Stock, 4,872 shares of Series B Redeemable Preferred Stock and 2,364 shares of Series D Redeemable Preferred Stock. At March31, 2017, RCC’s total investment in LCC was carried on its balance sheet as an investment in unconsolidated entities at $43.1 million.

The proceeds are subject to customary adjustments and are based on the liquidation preference of the preferred shares to LCC’s charter. The transaction is expected to close during the third quarter of 2017 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including expiration of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements can generally be identified by our use of forward-looking terminology such as “may,” “trend,” “will,” “continue,” “expect,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “believe,” “look forward” or other similar words or terms. Because such statements include risks, uncertainties and contingencies, actual results may differ materially from the expectations, intentions, beliefs, plans or predictions of the future expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that can affect future results are discussed in the documents filed byRCCfrom time to time with theSecurities and Exchange Commission.RCCundertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new or changing information or events after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required by law.

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About Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE:RSO)

Resource Capital Corp. is a real estate finance company. The Company invests in asset classes, which include commercial real estate-related assets, residential real estate-related assets and commercial finance assets. Its investments in commercial real estate-related assets include first mortgage loans (referred as whole loans); first priority interests in first mortgage loans; subordinated interests in first mortgage loans, and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Its investments in residential real estate-related assets include residential mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities. Its investments in commercial finance assets include middle-market secured corporate loans and preferred equity investments; asset-backed securities backed by senior secured corporate loans; debt tranches of collateralized debt obligations and collateralized loan obligations, and senior secured corporate loans (referred as bank loans). It is externally managed by Resource Capital Manager, Inc.

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