Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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The Annual Meeting of Stockholders for Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the “Company”) was held on June 7, 2018. Set forth below are the final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the shareholders.

1.

The nominees for election of Directors, each for a one-year term, were elected based upon the following votes:

Nominees

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Edward D. Fox

James W. Hirschmann, III

Ranjit M. Kripalani

M. Christian Mitchell

Jennifer W. Murphy

Richard W. Roll

15,715,662

15,042,318

15,775,734

15,780,977

15,849,417

15,776,482

431,113

1,104,457

371,041

365,798

297,358

370,293

19,853,457

19,853,457

19,853,457

19,853,457

19,853,457

19,853,457

2.

The proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 was approved based upon the following votes:

Votes For

Votes Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

35,408,377

386,091

205,764


About Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC)

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation is a real estate investment trust focused on investing in, financing and managing a portfolio of real estate related securities, whole-loans and other financial assets. The Company’s portfolio consists of Agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) (including To-Be-Announced securities (TBAs)), Non-Agency RMBS, Agency and Non-Agency commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), and Whole-Loans. In addition, the Company also invests in other securities, including certain Agency obligations that are not technically mortgage-backed securities (MBS), as well as in certain Non-United States CMBS and asset-backed securities (ABS) investments secured by a portfolio private student loans. The Company is externally managed and advised by Western Asset Management Company.

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