Ellington Financial and Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement
Vinson & Elkins advised Ellington Financial Inc., a real estate investment trust investing in a diverse array of financial assets including residential and commercial mortgage loans, in connection with its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Arlington Asset Investment Corp., a real estate investment trust that invests primarily in mortgage-related and other assets, for a combination of stock and cash consideration.
The Vinson & Elkins team was led by Daniel LeBey, Stancell Haigwood and KJ Pedersen, with assistance from Bekah Briggs, Sam Dreggors, Lindsay Moore and Nick Gonzalez. Also advising were Zach Swartz, Chris Mangin, Paige Anderson, Lina Dimachkieh, Keleigh Carver, Dario Mendoza, Maddison Riddick, Cassandra Zarate, Sean Becker, Peter Goetschel, Carter Olson, Kim Dalrymple, Michelle Kraidman, Ramey Layne and Austin Scieszinski.
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