SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): August 4, 2022 (August 2, 2022)
ALTISOURCE ASSET MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|U.S. Virgin Islands|
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5100 Tamarind Reef
Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands 00820
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On August 2, 2022, Altisource Asset Management Corporation (“Altisource”) and a wholly owned subsidiary, Grapetree Lending LLC (“Grapetree,” and together with Altisource, the “Company”) entered into that certain Master Repurchase Agreement with Flagstar Bank FSB ("Flagstar"), a federal savings bank, as a buyer and administrative agent, Grapetree, as the seller, and Altisource, as guarantor, in which the Company established a $50 million line of credit (“the Line"). Altisource additionally entered into a Guaranty Agreement dated August 1, 2022, in favor of Flagstar, guaranteeing the repayment and performance of the obligations under the Line. The Company will use the proceeds from the Line to fund the acquisition and origination of business purpose loans (the “Loans”) secured by residential, multifamily and certain commercial properties. Flagstar will have a security interest in the Loans subject to a transaction under the Line. The Line's maturity is 364 days from the execution date.
The Line accrues price differential at a base 1-Month Term SOFR rate plus a spread dependent upon the type of Loan subject to a transaction. Price differential is payable monthly. The Line also charges a fee on the unused portion of the $50 million if the average outstanding balance of the Line is less than a threshold level of the total commitment.
The Line provides for certain affirmative and negative covenants applicable to the Company and its subsidiaries. The Company is required to maintain financial covenants including specified levels of: 1) quarter-end tangible net worth; 2) quarter-end liquidity; and 3) a quarter-end ratio of total liabilities to tangible net worth. The Line also contains events of default (subject to certain materiality thresholds and grace periods), including payment defaults, breaches of covenants and representations and warranties, cross defaults, bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings and other events of default which are customary for this type of transaction. The remedies for such events of default include the acceleration of the principal amount outstanding under the Line and the liquidation of Loans subject to a transaction.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant
The information required by this Item 2.03 is contained in Item 1.01 above and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On August 4, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had entered into an Agreement with Flagstar.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release of Altisource Asset Management Corporation, dated August 4, 2022.
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Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Altisource Asset Management Corporation
|August 4, 2022|
|/s/ Kevin F. Sullivan|
Kevin F. Sullivan
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Altisource Asset Management Corporation Announces Line of Credit
CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands, August 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Altisource Asset Management Corporation (NYSE: AAMC) announced today that it entered into an agreement for a $50 million line of credit with Flagstar Bank FSB, a federal savings bank.
“This line of credit gives the Company access to capital to continue to grow and develop our alternative lending platform,” said Chief Executive Officer, Jason Kopcak. “The management team’s efforts in building the company’s operations will be greatly enhanced as we proceed with our ongoing correspondent loan acquisitions and the launch of our new origination platform from a 7,000 square foot office space in Tampa, Florida.”
AAMC is an alternative lending company that provides liquidity and capital to under-served markets. We also continue to assess opportunities that could potentially be of long-term benefit to shareholders such as Crypto-ATMs. Additional information is available at www.altisourceamc.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding management’s beliefs, estimates, projections, anticipations, and assumptions. These statements may be identified by words such as “anticipate,” “intend,” “expect,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “would,” “plan,” “estimate,” “target,” “seek,” “believe” and other expressions or words of similar meaning. We caution that forward-looking statements are qualified by the existence of certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking statements.
The statements made in this press release are current as of the date of this press release only. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or any other information contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.