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Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  January 8, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  001-34569
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
53 Forest Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(203) 698-1200
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto) is being furnished by Ellington Financial LLC (the "Company") pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD.
On January 8, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing its estimated book value per common share as of December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with General Instructions B.2 and B.6 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 hereto), shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
 Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished herewith this Current Report on Form 8-K.
99.1    Press Release dated January 8, 2013. 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 8, 2013
/s/    Lisa Mumford
Lisa Mumford
Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit No.
Exhibit 99.1
Press Release