Two Harbors is looking earn additional revenue through non-recourse term borrowing facilities and equity financing under the legacy loan programme and term asset-backed securities lending facilities.
It will also participate in short-term repo transactions, known as agency repo MBS.
Despite posting Q3 results that were 14.2 percent down on Q3 2015, Two Harbors recently received a widespread vote of confidence from Credit Suisse Group, Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan, among others. They all designated the fund ‘buy’, while increasing their own stakes.
The fund earned $100.8 million in Q3 2016 and had a net margin of 15.46 percent and a return on equity of 8.48 percent.