Redwood Trust Provides Company Update And Announces Date Of Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results Webcast And Conference Call

MILL VALLEY, Calif., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT), a leader in expanding access to housing for homebuyers and renters, today announced a business update for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, in advance of its upcoming financial results conference call.

Second Quarter Business Update:

  • Originated $527 million of business purpose loans; funding mix of approximately 60% single-family rental loans and 40% bridge loans
  • Locked $3.9 billion(1) of residential loans with over 110 discrete sellers
    • Lock mix of approximately: 85% Select loans and 15% Choice loans; 60% purchase money loans and 40% refinancings
  • Funded two transactions through our RWT Horizons initiative including a previously-announced investment in Liquid Mortgage and an early-stage investment in a tech-enabled residential construction management platform
  • Announced strategic investment in Churchill Finance, expanding our business purpose lending sourcing channels, and closed first purchase of smaller balance single-family rental loans from Churchill in July
  • Completed four non-agency securitizations across Residential and Business-Purpose Lending
    • Completed three Sequoia securitizations(2) backed by $1.5 billion of jumbo residential loans in aggregate
    • Completed CAFL 2021-1, backed by $276 million of single-family rental loans
  • Distributed $1.8 billion of jumbo residential loans through whole loan sales
  • Settled calls of three Sequoia securitizations, purchasing $83 million of seasoned jumbo residential loans at par, and one CAFL securitization, purchasing $45 million of seasoned single-family rental loans at par
  • Added over $750 million of financing capacity to support growth of our operating platforms
  • During the quarter, the Company estimates its book value increased approximately 6% from March 31, 2021

The Company also announced it is scheduled to release its second quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, after the market close. Redwood's senior management team will host a conference call and webcast to review its financial results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time / 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the same day.

Webcast Information
The conference call will be webcast live in listen-only mode through the Events and Presentations section of Redwood Trust's Investor Relations website at To listen to the webcast, please go to Redwood's website at least 15 minutes before the call to register and to download and install any needed audio software. An audio replay of the call will also be available on Redwood's website following the call.

Conference Call Information
To participate by phone, please dial-in at least 15 minutes prior to the start time to allow for wait times to access the conference call. The live conference call will be accessible domestically or internationally, by dialing 1-877-423-9813 or 1-201-689-8573, respectively.

A replay of the conference call will be available after 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time / 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, through 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time / 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. To access the replay, listeners may use 1-844-512-2921 (domestic) or 1-412-317-6671 (international). The passcode for the replay is 13721503.

About Redwood Trust
Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE: RWT) is a specialty finance company focused on several distinct areas of housing credit. Our operating platforms occupy a unique position in the housing finance value chain, providing liquidity to growing segments of the U.S. housing market not served by government programs. We deliver customized housing credit investments to a diverse mix of investors, through our best-in-class securitization platforms; whole-loan distribution activities; and our publicly-traded shares. Our consolidated investment portfolio has evolved to incorporate a diverse mix of residential, business purpose and multifamily investments. Our goal is to provide attractive returns to shareholders through a stable and growing stream of earnings and dividends, capital appreciation, and a commitment to technological innovation that facilitates risk-minded scale. Since going public in 1994, we have managed our business through several cycles, built a track record of innovation, and a best-in-class reputation for service and a common-sense approach to credit investing. Redwood Trust is internally managed and structured as a real estate investment trust ("REIT") for tax purposes. For more information about Redwood, please visit our website at or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding estimates of the Company's book value at June 30, 2021 and statements relating to the amount of residential mortgage loans that we identified for purchase during the second quarter of 2021 (not accounting for potential pipeline fallout). Forward-looking statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties. Our actual results may differ from our beliefs, expectations, estimates, and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Forward-looking statements are not historical in nature and can be identified by words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "will," "should," "expect," "believe," "intend," "seek," "plan" and similar expressions or their negative forms, or by references to strategy, plans, or intentions. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, those described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q under the caption "Risk Factors." Other risks, uncertainties, and factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected may be described from time to time in reports we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

1) Does not account for potential fallout from pipeline that typically occurs through the lending process
2) Sequoia securitizations included SEMT 2021-3, 2021-4 and 2021-5

Lisa Hartman – SVP, Head of Investor Relations
Phone: 866-269-4976
Email: [email protected]

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