SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event
reported): March 9, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)
Two Bridge Avenue, Suite 322
Red Bank, NJ
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including
area code: (732) 978-7518
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02 Results
of Operations and Financial Condition.
On March 9, 2016, ZAIS
Financial Corp. (the “Company”) issued an earnings release (the “Earnings Release”) announcing its financial
results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. A copy of the Earnings Release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and
incorporated herein by reference. Additionally, on March 9, 2016, the Company made available on its website, www.zaisfinancial.com,
supplemental investor information with respect to the Earnings Release.
The information in
this Current Report, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section
18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information
in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless it is specifically incorporated by reference therein.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||Earnings Release, dated March 9, 2016.|
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.
||ZAIS FINANCIAL CORP.
||/s/ Michael Szymanski
||Chief Executive Officer
|Date: March 9, 2016