NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:HCFT) announced today the declaration of a cash dividend of $0.06per share of common stock with respect to the third quarter of 2018.  This third quarter common stock dividend is payable on October 15, 2018 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 28, 2018.

n accordance with the terms of the 8.75% Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Series A Preferred Stock”) of the Company, the board of directors has also declared monthly cash dividend rates for the fourth quarter of 2018 of $0.1823 per share of Series A Preferred Stock:

Fourth Quarter 2018 Series A Preferred Stock Dividends

Month Dividend Record Date Payment Date
October 2018 $0.1823 October 15, 2018 October 26, 2018
November 2018 $0.1823 November 15, 2018 November 27, 2018
December 2018 $0.1823 December 17, 2018 December 27, 2018

J.P. Morgan acted as sole structuring agent.  J.P. Morgan, Hunt Financial Securities and Wells Fargo Securities acted as co-lead managers and joint bookrunners.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any of the Notes or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of such securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.

About Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc.

Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. is a Maryland corporation focused on investing in, financing and managing transitional multi-family and other commercial real estate loans, securitizations backed by multi-family mortgage loans or multi-family mortgage-backed securities, and other mortgage-related investments including mortgage servicing rights.  The Company’s objective is to deliver attractive cash flow returns over time to its investors.  Investors, security holders and other interested persons may find additional information regarding the Company at the SEC’s Internet site at http://www.sec.gov/ or the Company website www.hcft.com or by directing requests to: Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc., 230 Park Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10169, Attention: Investor Relations.

Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc. is externally managed and advised by Hunt Investment Management, LLC.

Additional information regarding Hunt Investment Management is described in its brochure (Part 2A of Form ADV) available at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which reflect HCFT’s current views with respect to, among other things, the Company’s operations, financial performance and financial condition.  Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties, many of which are hard to predict and generally beyond HCFT’s control.  These statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believe,” “expect,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “project,” “could,” “plan,” “goal,” “potential,” ‘estimate,” “pro forma,” “seek,” “continue,” “intend” or “anticipate” or the negative thereof or comparable terminology, and include discussions of strategy, financial projections, guidance and estimates (including their underlying assumptions), statements regarding plans, objectives, expectations or consequences of announced transactions, and statements about the future performance, operations, products and services of HCFT and its subsidiaries.  The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance on these statements.  These forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties.  Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements.  HCFT believes these factors include but are not limited to these described under the section entitled “Risk Factors” in its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and the factor described under the section entitled “Risk Factors” in its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2018, as such factors may be updated from time to time in its periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) which are accessible on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Consequently, actual results and experience may materially differ from those contained in any forward-looking statements.  Except as required by applicable law, HCFT disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Brent Feigenbaum
Hunt Real Estate Capital
212-317-5730
Brent.Feigenbaum@huntcompanies.com

Evan Abrams
Senior Vice President, Marketing and
Investor Relations
Hunt Investment Management
212-588-2166
Evan.abrams@huntcompanies.com

 

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