8-K 1 pmt-8k_20181231.htm PMT FORM 8-K (12-31-19) pmt-8k_20181231.htm





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): December 31, 2018


PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust

 (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)











(State or other jurisdiction


(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)





3043 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village, California


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)


(818) 224‑7442

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

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



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Item 1.01    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. 

Master Repurchase Agreement with Deutsche Bank AG, Cayman Islands Branch

On December 31, 2018, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (the “Company”), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, PennyMac Corp. (“PMC”), executed an amendment (the “Amendment”) to that certain Master Repurchase Agreement, dated as of August 18, 2017, by and among Deutsche Bank AG, Cayman Islands Branch (“Deutsche Bank”) and PMC (the “Repurchase Agreement”), pursuant to which PMC may sell to Deutsche Bank, and later repurchase, newly originated mortgage loans. Pursuant to the terms of the Amendment, the maximum aggregate principal amount provided for thereunder, which had previously been temporarily increased from $750 million to $950 million, is now $950 million through the expiration date.


The Repurchase Agreement is set to expire on August 18, 2019, unless terminated earlier in accordance with its terms. The obligations of PMC under the Repurchase Agreement are fully guaranteed by the Company and the mortgage loans are serviced by PennyMac Loan Services, LLC (“PLS”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI), pursuant to the terms of the Repurchase Agreement. All other terms and conditions of the Repurchase Agreement and the related guaranty remain the same in all material respects. The Company, through PMC, is required to pay Deutsche Bank certain administrative costs and expenses in connection with the structuring of the Amendment.


The foregoing descriptions of the Amendment, the Repurchase Agreement and the related guaranty by the Company do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to (i) the full text of such agreement, which has been filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1; (ii) the descriptions of the Repurchase Agreement and the related guaranty in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K as filed on August 24, 2017 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”); (iii) the full text of the Repurchase Agreement and the related guaranty attached thereto as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively; and (iv) any amendments to the Repurchase Agreement filed thereafter with the SEC.


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 under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits.







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.








Dated: January 4, 2019

/s/ Andrew S. Chang


Andrew S. Chang

Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer