0001206774-21-001262 DEFA14A 8 20210427 20210427 CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP 0001409493 6798 260630461 MD 1231 DEFA14A 34 001-33796 21859416 520 MADISON AVENUE 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022 212-626-2300 520 MADISON AVENUE 32ND FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10022 DEFA14A 1 cim3847781-defa14a.htm DEFINITIVE ADDITIONAL PROXY SOLICITING MATERIALS UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 SCHEDULE 14A Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. ) Filed by the Registrant [X] Filed by a Party other than the Registrant [ ] Check the appropriate box: [ ] Preliminary Proxy Statement [ ] Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2)) [ ] Definitive Proxy Statement [X] Definitive Additional Materials [ ] Soliciting Material Pursuant to §240.14a-12 Chimera Investment Corporation (Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter) (Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant) Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box): [X] No fee required. 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[[Image Removed]] For complete information and to vote, visit www.ProxyVote.com Control # [[Image Removed]] Smartphone users [[Image Removed]] Vote Virtually at the Meeting* Point your camera here and June 10, 2021 vote without entering a 10:00 AM EDT control number [[Image Removed]] Virtually at: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/CIM2021 *Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. V1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vote at www.ProxyVote.com THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming stockholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote these important matters. Board Voting Items Recommends 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 1a. Debra Still [[Image Removed]] For 1b. Mohit Marria [[Image Removed]] For 2. 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