Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Declares

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ARI) announced today that its board of directors has approved a dividend of $ 0.35 per common share . payable on October 15, 2021 to the ordinary shareholders of record on September 30, 2021.

About Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc.
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE: ARI) is a real estate investment trust that primarily creates, acquires, invests, and manages commercial first mortgage loans, subordinated finance, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. The company is externally managed and advised by ACREFI Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, Inc., a high-growth, global alternative asset manager with approximately US $ 471.8 billion in assets under management – dollars as of June 30, 2021.

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