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): February 20, 2019
Annaly Capital Management, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 696-0100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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The purpose of this Current Report on Form 8-K is to file an opinion of Venable LLP relating to the legality of Annaly Capital Management, Inc.s (the Company) shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, in connection with the Companys filing of a prospectus supplement dated February 20, 2019. A copy of the opinion of Venable LLP is filed herewith as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|5.1||Opinion of Venable LLP.|
|23.1||Consent of Venable LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
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.
|ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.|
|Date: February 20, 2019||By:|
|Name:||Glenn A. Votek|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|