Redwood Trust to Present at 12th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference

  Redwood Trust to Present at 12th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference

PR Newswire

MILL VALLEY, Calif., May 9, 2013

MILL VALLEY, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:
RWT) today announced that Brett D. Nicholas, President, and Christopher J.
Abate, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 12th Annual JMP Securities
Research Conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time and
5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

A link to the live webcast of the presentation and the presentation materials
will be available through the Investor Information section of our website,
www.redwoodtrust.com. An archive of the webcast and the presentation materials
will be available shortly after the presentation at the same location for 90
days.

Cautionary Statement: Redwood Trust's presentation for the JMP Securities
Research Conference may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning
of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties.
Our actual results may differ from our beliefs, expectations, estimates, and
projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking
statements as predictions of future events. Forward-looking statements are not
historical in nature and can be identified by words such as "anticipate,"
"estimate," "will," "should," "expect," "believe," "intend," "seek," "plan"
and similar expressions or their negative forms, or by references to strategy,
plans, or intentions. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks
and uncertainties, including, among other things, those described in our
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, under the
caption "Risk Factors." Other risks, uncertainties, and factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those projected may be
described from time to time in reports we file with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC), including reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K. We
undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Important factors, among others, that may affect our actual results include:
general economic trends, the performance of the housing, mortgage, credit, and
broader financial markets, and their effects on the prices of earning assets
and the credit status of borrowers; federal and state legislative and
regulatory developments, and the actions of governmental authorities,
including those affecting the mortgage industry or our business; our exposure
to credit risk and the timing of credit losses within our portfolio; the
concentration of the credit risks we are exposed to, including due to the
structure of assets we hold and the geographical concentration of real estate
underlying assets we own; our exposure to adjustable-rate and negative
amortization mortgage loans; the efficacy and expense of our efforts to manage
or hedge credit risk, interest rate risk, and other financial and operational
risks; changes in credit ratings on assets we own and changes in the rating
agencies' credit rating methodologies; changes in interest rates; changes in
mortgage prepayment rates; the availability of high-quality assets for
purchase at attractive prices and our ability to reinvest cash we hold;
changes in the values of assets we own; changes in liquidity in the market for
real estate securities; our ability to finance the acquisition of real
estate-related assets with short-term debt; the ability of counterparties to
satisfy their obligations to us; our involvement in securitization
transactions and the risks we are exposed to in executing securitization
transactions; exposure to litigation arising from our involvement in
securitization transactions; whether we have sufficient liquid assets to meet
short-term needs; our ability to successfully compete and retain or attract
key personnel; our ability to adapt our business model and strategies to
changing circumstances; changes in our investment, financing, and hedging
strategies and new risks we may be exposed to if we expand our business
activities; exposure to environmental liabilities and the effects of global
climate change; failure to comply with applicable laws and regulations; our
failure to maintain appropriate internal controls over financial reporting and
disclosure controls and procedures; changes in accounting principles and tax
rules; our ability to maintain our status as a real estate investment trust
(REIT) for tax purposes; limitations imposed on our business due to our REIT
status and our status as exempt from registration under the Investment Company
Act of 1940; decisions about raising, managing, and distributing capital; and
other factors not presently identified.

SOURCE Redwood Trust, Inc.

Website: http://www.redwoodtrust.com
Contact: Mike McMahon, Managing Director, +1-415-384-3805