Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc was incorporated in Maryland in June 2008. It is a real estate investment trust that acquires finances and manages residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans. The Company invests in residential mortgage-backed securities ("Agency RMBS") for which a U.S. Government agency such as the Government National Mortgage Association ("Ginnie Mae") the Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae") or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("Freddie Mac") guarantees payments of principal and interest on the securities. Its Agency RMBS investments would include mortgage pass through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations ("CMOs"). Its portfolio consists of Residential mortgage-backed securities for which a U.S. Government agency or a federally chartered corporation guarantees payment of principal and interest - commonly referred to as Agency RMBS; Residential mortgage-backed securities that are not issued or guaranteed by a U.S. government agency; Commercial mortgage-backed securities; and Residential and commercial mortgage loans. The Company invests in a pool of mortgage assets that generate attractive risk adjusted returns. It competes with other REITs, specialty finance companies, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, financial institutions, governmental bodies and other entities.
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