SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2021
Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER)
(STATE OF INCORPORATION)
|(COMMISSION FILE NUMBER)||(IRS EMPLOYER ID. NUMBER)|
|385 East Colorado Boulevard||91101|
|(ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES)|
(REGISTRANT’S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE)
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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, $0.01 par value||WMC||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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 ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 17, 2021, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (the “Company”) received notice from Richard W. Roll that he intended to retire from the Company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Roll’s decision to retire is due to personal reasons and he has not expressed any disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.t to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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 hereto duly authorized.
|Date: May 21, 2021||By:||/s/ Lisa Meyer|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|