NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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FORM 25
NOTIFICATION OF REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND/OR REGISTRATION
UNDER SECTION 12(b) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
Commission File Number 001-34569
Issuer: Ellington Financial Inc.
Exchange: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC
(Exact name of Issuer as specified in its charter, and name of Exchange where security is listed and/or registered)
Address: 53 Forest Avenue
Old Greenwich CONNECTICUT 06870
Telephone number: (203) 409-3546
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Issuer's principal executive offices)
Common Shares Representing Limited Liability Company Interests
(Description of class of securities)
Please place an X in the box to designate the rule provision relied upon to strike the class of securities from listing and registration:
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(1)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(2)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(3)
17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(4)
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(b), the Exchange has complied with its rules to strike the class of securities from listing and/or withdraw registration on the Exchange. 1
Pursuant to 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(c), the Issuer has complied with its rules of the Exchange and the requirements of 17 CFR 240.12d-2(c) governing the voluntary withdrawal of the class of securities from listing and registration on the Exchange.
Pursuant to the requirements fo the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing the Form 25 and has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned duly authorized person.
2019-03-04 By Benjamin Sawyer Manager
Date Name Title
1 Form 25 and attached Notice will be considered compliance with the provisions of 17 CFR 240.19d-1 as applicable. See General Instructions.
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NOTIFICATION OF THE REMOVAL FROM LISTING AND REGISTRATION OF THE STATED SECURITIES The New York Stock Exchange hereby notifies the SEC of its intention to remove the entire class of the stated securities from listing and registration on the Exchange at the opening of business on March 15, 2019, pursuant to the provisions of Rule 12d2-2 (a). [ X ] 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(a)(3) That on March 4, 2019 the instruments representing the securities comprising the entire class of this security came to evidence, by operation of law or otherwise, other securities in substitution therefore and represent no other right except, if such be the fact, the right to receive an immediate cash payment. Pursuant to a Certificate of Conversion that became effective on March 1, 2019, Ellington Financial LLC converted from a Delaware limited liability company to a Delaware corporation named Ellington Financial Inc. Each Common Share Representing Limited Liability Company Interests of Ellington Financial LLC was converted into one share of Common Stock of Ellington Financial Inc. This Form 25 is being filed solely in connection with the discontinuation of the trading on the NYSE of Ellington Financial LLC Common Shares Representing Limited Liability Company Interests and does not affect the continued listing on the NYSE of Ellington Financial Inc.'s Common Stock. The Exchange also notifies the Securities and Exchange Commission that as a result of the above indicated conditions this security was suspended from trading before market open on March 4, 2019.