|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Resource Capital Corporation|
|Industry:||REIT - Residential|
|Resource Capital Corporation is a Maryland Corporation. The Company is a specialty finance Company that focuses mainly on commercial real estate and commercial finance. It is organized and conducts its operations to qualify as a REIT under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. It invests in a combination of real estate-related assets and, to a lesser extent, higher-yielding commercial finance assets. It is externally managed by Resource Capital Manager, Inc., an asset management Company that uses industry specific expertise to evaluate, originate, service and manage investment opportunities through its commercial real estate, commercial finance and financial fund management operating segments. It generates its income mainly from the spread between the revenues it receive from its assets and the cost to finance the purchase of those assets and from hedging interest rate risks. It generate revenues from the interest and fees it earn on its whole loans, A notes, B notes, mezzanine debt, commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, real estate rental income, bank loans, management of externally originated bank loans, other asset-backed securities, structured note investments and an investment in an equipment leasing business. It originates mainly first mortgage loans, or whole loans, directly to borrowers. The Company invests in senior interests in whole mortgage loans, referred to as A notes, either directly originated or purchased from third parties. It invest in subordinate interests in whole loans, referred to as B notes, which it either directly originate or purchase from third parties. B notes are loans secured by a first mortgage but are subordinated to an A note. The subordination of a B note is generally evidenced by an intercreditor or participation agreement between the holders of the A note and the B note. It invests in mezzanine loans that are senior to the borrower’s equity in, and subordinate to a first mortgage loan on, a property. It invests in CMBS, which are securities that are secured by or evidence interests in a pool of mortgage loans secured by commercial properties. In 2011, it began to invest directly in ownership of commercial real estate as it restructured two real estate loans to take control of properties. It invests in joint ventures and other interests that finance the acquisition of distressed commercial properties and mortgage loans on distressed commercial properties. It invests in structured note investments and RMBS as part of its trading portfolio. Structured note investments are investments in structured finance vehicles, principally CLO equity, which it has classified as trading securities. These securities are typically subordinate to investment grade or non-investment grade assets. It acquires senior and subordinated, secured and unsecured loans made by banks or other financial entities. It has a preferred equity investment in a leasing Company that invests in small- and middle-ticket full payout lease receivables. It has one investment in trust preferred securities. Trust preferred securities are issued by a special purpose trust that holds a subordinated debenture or other debt obligation issued by a Company to the trust. There are numerous REITs and other financial investors seeking to invest in the types of assets it targets.|
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