October 14, 2013 at 16:01 PM EDT
Resource Capital Corp. Announces Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2018

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/13 -- Resource Capital Corp. (NYSE: RSO) (the "Company") today announced that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $100.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 in an underwritten public offering (the "Notes"). The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $15.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes in connection with the offering solely to cover over-allotments. The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the Company. The interest rate and offering price are to be determined by negotiations between the Company and the underwriters of the offering.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including acquisition of investments, loan originations and working capital.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering.

A registration statement relating to the Notes has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the related prospectus for the proposed offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, via telephone at (866) 803-9204 or by mail at Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

About Resource Capital Corp.

Resource Capital Corp. ("RSO") is a real estate investment trust that is primarily focused on originating, holding and managing commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate-related debt and equity investments. RSO also makes other commercial finance investments.

RSO is externally managed and advised by an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Resource America, Inc. (NASDAQ: REXI), a specialized asset management company.

This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management's control. Factors that can affect future results are discussed in the documents filed by Resource Capital Corp. from time to time with the SEC. Resource Capital Corp. undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new or changing information or events.

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