SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
June 10, 2021
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
520 Madison Avenue,
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 626-2300
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||CIM||New York Stock Exchange|
|8.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock||CIM PRA||New York Stock Exchange|
|8.00% Series B Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock||CIM PRB||New York Stock Exchange|
|7.75% Series C Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock||CIM PRC||New York Stock Exchange|
|8.00% Series D Cumulative Fixed-to-Floating Rate Redeemable Preferred Stock||CIM PRD||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
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|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
(d) Appointment of New Independent Director
Chimera Investment Corporation (the “Company”) announced today that Kevin G. Chavers has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Chavers will serve as Chair of the Compensation Committee and on the Risk Committee of the Board .
Mr. Chavers will be compensated in accordance with the Company’s standard compensation policies and practices for the Board, the components of which were disclosed in the Company’s Proxy Statement for its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 27, 2021.
Mr. Chavers has entered into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.6 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 5, 2015. There are no other arrangements or understandings between Mr. Chavers and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed to the Board. There are also no family relationships between Mr. Chavers and any director or executive officer of the Company and Mr. Chavers does not have any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
A copy of the Company’s press release (the “Press Release”) announcing the matters described under Item 5.02 above is attached hereto and furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
The Press Release is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01, and 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 in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORPORATION|
|Date: June 10, 2021||By:||/s/ Phillip J. Kardis II|
|Name:||Phillip J. Kardis II|
|Title:||Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|