This excerpt taken from the ANH 8-K filed May 21, 2007.
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation, a Maryland corporation (the Corporation), hereby certifies to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation of Maryland that:
FIRST: Pursuant to authority expressly vested in the Board of Directors of the Corporation by Article SIXTH of the Corporations charter (the Charter), the Board of Directors of the Corporation has reclassified 2,000,000 shares of the Corporations Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share (Preferred Stock), into shares of the Corporations 6.25% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (Series B Preferred Stock).
SECOND: The reclassification increases the number of shares classified as Series B Preferred Stock from 1,150,000 shares immediately prior to the reclassification to 3,150,000 shares immediately after the reclassification. The reclassification decreases the number of shares classified as Preferred Stock from 13,700,000 immediately prior to the reclassification to 11,700,000 shares immediately after the reclassification.
THIRD: The terms of the Series B Preferred Stock (including, preferences, conversion or other rights, voting powers, restrictions, limitations as to dividends, qualifications, or terms or conditions of redemption) are as provided in the Charter and remain unchanged by these Articles Supplementary.
FOURTH: The undersigned President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation acknowledges these Articles Supplementary to be the corporate act of the Corporation and as to all matters or facts required to be verified under oath, the undersigned President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation acknowledges that to the best of his knowledge, information and belief, these matters and facts are true in all material respects and this statement is made under the penalties of perjury.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Corporation has caused these Articles Supplementary to be signed in its name and on its behalf by its President and attested to by its Secretary on this 18th day of May, 2007.
Attest: May 18, 2007