Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 
and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference
Call 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 --  Apollo Commercial Real
Estate Finance, Inc. (the "Company" or "ARI") (NYSE: ARI) today
announced the Company will hold a conference call to review its
fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results on Thursday,
February 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company's fourth
quarter and full year 2012 financial results will be released after
the market closes on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. During the
conference call, Company officers will review fourth quarter and full
year 2012 performance, discuss recent events and conduct a
question-and-answer period. 
Teleconference Details:
 Members of the public who are interested in
participating in the Company's fourth quarter and full year 2012
earnings teleconference call should dial from the U.S., (877)
263-2989, or from outside the U.S., (702) 928-7168, shortly before
10:00 a.m. and reference the Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance,
Inc. Teleconference Call (number 93491950). Please note the
teleconference call will be available for replay beginning at 12:00
p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013, and ending at midnight on
Thursday, March 7, 2013. To access the replay, callers from the U.S.
should dial (855) 859-2056 and callers from outside the U.S. should
dial (404) 537-3406, and enter conference identification number
93491950. 
Webcast:
 The conference call will also be available on the
Company's website at www.apolloreit.com. To listen to a live
broadcast, please go to the site at least 15 minutes prior to the
scheduled start time in order to register, download and install any
necessary audio software. A replay of the call will also be available
for 30 days on the Company's website. 
About Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. 
 Apollo Commercial
Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE: ARI) is a commercial mortgage real
estate investment trust that primarily originates, invests in,
acquires and manages senior performing commercial real estate
mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities and other
commercial real estate-related debt investments throughout the U.S.
The Company is externally managed and advised by ACREFI Management,
LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and an indirect subsidiary
of Apollo Global Management, LLC, a leading global alternative
investment manager with $110 billion of assets under management at
September 30, 2012.  
Additional information can be found on the Company's website at
www.apolloreit.com. 
Forward-Looking Statements
 Certain statements contained in this
press release constitute forward-looking statements as such term is
defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and
such statements are intended to be covered by the safe harbor
provided by the same. Forward-looking statements are subject to
substantial risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to
predict and are generally beyond the Company's control. These
forward-looking statements include information about possible or
assumed future results of the Company's business, financial
condition, liquidity, results of operations, plans and objectives.
When used in this release, the words "believe," "expect,"
"anticipate," "estimate," "plan," "continue," "intend," "should,"
"may" or similar expressions, are intended to identify
forward-looking statements. Statements regarding the following
subjects, among others, may be forward-looking: the return on equity;
the yield on investments; the ability to borrow to finance assets;
and risks associated with investing in real estate assets, including
changes in business conditions and the general economy. For a further
list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports
filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The
forward-looking statements, and other risks, uncertainties and
factors are based on the Company's beliefs, assumptions and
expectations of its future performance, taking into account all
information currently available to the Company. Forward-looking
statements are not predictions of future events. The Company
disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required by law. 
CONTACT: 
Hilary Ginsberg
Investor Relations 
(212) 822-0767