Apollo Residential Mortgage Inc was incorporated in Maryland on March 15, 2011 and began operations on July 27, 2011, coinciding with the initial public offering of its common stock. The Company is a real estate investment trust mainly engaged in investing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans and other residential mortgage assets in the United State. It is structured as a holding company and conducts its business mainly through ARM Operating, LLC and its other operating subsidiaries. The Company is an alternative investment manager. It currently operates as one business segment. The Company competes with other REITs, specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, financial institutions, governmental bodies and other entities.