AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc., was incorporated in Maryland on March 1, 2011. The company is a Maryland real estate investment trust focused, which invests in, acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of residential mortgage assets, other real estate-related securities and financial assets, which we refer to as our target assets. The Company currently invested substantially in residential mortgage-backed securities, or RMBS, for which a U.S. government agency such as the Government National Mortgage Association, or Ginnie Mae, or a federally-chartered corporation such as the Federal National Mortgage Association, or Fannie Mae, or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or Freddie Mac, guarantees payments of principal and interest on the securities. We refer to these securities as Agency RMBS. Its Agency RMBS investments include mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations, or CMOs. The Company's portfolio currently includes, and it expects its portfolio over time, will include a more significant portion of credit assets, including non-Agency RMBS (i.e. RMBS not issued or guaranteed by a U.S. government agency or a U.S. government-sponsored entity), as well as commercial and residential whole loans. Its Non-Agency RMBS investments may include fixed-and floating-rate securities, including investment grade and non-investment grade. The Company has invested in other target assets, including asset backed securities, or ABS, and commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, which, together with Agency RMBS and Non-Agency RMBS, it collectively refer to as real estate securities. The Company has also invested in commercial mortgage loans and indirect interests in real estate. It has the discretion to invest in other target assets such as residential mortgage loans, other real estate structured finance products, other real estate-related loans and securities and direct or indirect interests in real estate. Non-Agency RMBS, ABS, CMBS and residential and commercial loans are referred to as our credit portfolio, and residential and commercial mortgage loans are collectively referred to as loans. The Company compete with other REITs, specialty finance companies, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, financial institutions, governmental bodies and other entities.