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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): September 30, 2021


Walker & Dunlop, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland   001-35000   80-0629925
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


7501 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1200E
Bethesda, MD
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301215-5500


Not applicable


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


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol   Name of each exchange on which  registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value Per Share   WD   New York Stock Exchange


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company 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 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


On September 30, 2021, Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (the “Company”) and Walker & Dunlop, LLC, the operating subsidiary of the Company (the “Seller”), entered into a Third Amendment to Master Repurchase Agreement (the “Amendment”) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (the “Buyer”). The Amendment amends that certain Master Repurchase Agreement, dated as of August 26, 2019 (as amended by the First Amendment, dated as of August 24, 2020, and the Second Amendment, dated as of August 23, 2021, the “Repurchase Agreement”), by and among the Company, the Seller, and the Buyer to, among other things, extend the Termination Date (as defined in the Repurchase Agreement) to September 15, 2022. The Company continues to guarantee the Seller’s obligations under the Repurchase Agreement, as amended by the Amendment.


The Repurchase Agreement is supplemented by an Amended and Restated Letter (the “Side Letter”), dated as of September 30, 2021, which sets forth certain fees, commitments and pricing information relating to the Repurchase Agreement. The Side Letter amends and restates that certain Side Letter, dated as of August 26, 2019, as amended by the First Amendment to Side Letter, dated as of August 24, 2020.


The foregoing description of the Amendment and Side Letter does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment and Side Letter, which are filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


The Buyer and its affiliates have various relationships with the Company involving the provision of financial services, including investment banking.


Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.


The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


10.1   Amendment No. 3 to Master Repurchase Agreement, dated as of September 30, 2021, by and among Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Walker & Dunlop, Inc., and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
10.2   Amended and Restated Letter, dated as of September 30, 2021, by and among Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Walker & Dunlop, Inc., and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
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Pursuant 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.


    Walker & Dunlop, Inc.
Date: October 5, 2021 By: /s/ Richard M. Lucas
    Name: Richard M. Lucas
    Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary