SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Singh R Nicholas

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O: ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.
1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, SUITE 2902

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10036

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ANNALY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC [ NLY ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Legal Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/12/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 09/12/2012 M 37,500 A $13.25 155,400 D
Common Stock 7,415 I By 401(k) Plan
Class A Preferred Stock 1,150 I By 401(k) Plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option to purchase Common Stock (1) $17.07 07/07/2006 07/07/2015 Common Stock 30,000 30,000 D
Option to purchase Common Stock (1) $15.7 05/17/2008 05/17/2017 Common Stock 40,000 40,000 D
Option to purchase Common Stock (1) $16.46 05/08/2009 05/08/2018 Common Stock 53,000 53,000 D
Option to purchase Common Stock (1) $15.61 09/19/2009 09/19/2018 Common Stock 53,000 53,000 D
Option to purchase Common Stock (1) $13.25 09/12/2012 M 37,500 04/22/2010 04/22/2019 Common Stock 37,500 $0 37,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Options previously granted.
Remarks:
/s/ R. Nicholas Singh 09/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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