Company:  MFA FINANCIAL, INC. (MFA)
Form Type:  424B5
Filing Date:  2/25/2020 
CIK:  0001055160 
Address:  350 PARK AVENUE
20TH FL
 
City, State, Zip:  NEW YORK, New York 10022 
Telephone:  (212) 207-6400 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
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Market Cap: 
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Description of Business
We are an internally-managed real estate investment trust (or REIT) primarily engaged in the business of investing, on a leveraged basis, in residential mortgage assets. Our investments include principally the following; * Residential whole loans, including Purchased Performing Loans, Purchased Credit Impaired and non-performing loans. We also own residential real estate (or REO) that is typically acquired in connection with our loan investment activities; * Residential mortgage securities including Non-Agency MBS, Agency MBS and CRT securities; and * MSR-related assets, which include term notes backed directly or indirectly by MSRs and loans to provide financing to entities that originate residential mortgage loans and own the related MSRs.
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  FORM 424B5
    SUBJECT TO COMPLETION, DATED FEBRUARY 25, 2020
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    ABOUT THIS PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT AND THE PROSPECTUS
    FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
    THE OFFERING
    RISK FACTORS
    USE OF PROCEEDS
    CAPITALIZATION
    DESCRIPTION OF THE SERIES C PREFERRED STOCK
    UNDERWRITING
    LEGAL MATTERS
    EXPERTS
      INCORPORATION OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY REFERENCE
    RISK FACTORS
    USE OF PROCEEDS
    DESCRIPTION OF COMMON STOCK AND PREFERRED STOCK
    Transfer Agent and Registrar
    DESCRIPTION OF DEPOSITARY SHARES
    DESCRIPTION OF WARRANTS
    DESCRIPTION OF DEBT SECURITIES
    DESCRIPTION OF OTHER SECURITIES
    MATERIAL U.S. FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSIDERATIONS
    PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION