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):  July 31, 2017

Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 696-0100

 (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a‑12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a‑12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d‑2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d‑2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e‑4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e‑4(c))
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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 7.01.
Regulation FD Disclosure
On July 31, 2017, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Press Release”) announcing the closing of its recent capital raises of common and preferred stock and the redemption of its issued and outstanding 7.875% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock.  A copy of the Press Release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.  In addition, the Company posted supplemental information on its capital raises (the “Supplemental Materials”) on the Investors section of its website (www.annaly.com).  A copy of the Supplemental Materials is being furnished as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Press Release and Supplemental Materials are being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01, and the information contained therein 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 filings.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)   Exhibits
Press Release, dated July 31, 2017.
Supplemental Materials, dated July 31, 2017.


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.
  By: /s/ Glenn A. Votek  
Date: July 31, 2017 Name:
Glenn A. Votek
Chief Financial Officer