|APOLLO COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE, INC. filed this Form 424B5 on 11/08/2017|
This prospectus also relates to the possible resale by certain of our stockholders, who we refer to in this prospectus as the selling
stockholders, of shares of common stock (or securities convertible into shares of common stock) that were issued and outstanding prior to the original date of filing of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part,
consisting of shares of common stock issued under, and grants of securities convertible into shares of common stock granted under, the Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. 2009 Equity Incentive Plan. One or more selling stockholders to be
identified by prospectus supplement, post-effective amendment or incorporated by reference from our periodic or current reports may sell, under this prospectus and any applicable supplements, shares of our common stock issued or to be issued as
described above. The selling stockholders shall not sell any shares of our common stock (or securities convertible into shares of common stock) pursuant to this prospectus until we have identified such selling stockholders and the shares being
offered for resale by such selling stockholders as described above. However, the selling stockholders may sell or transfer all or a portion of their shares of our common stock (or securities convertible into such shares of common stock) pursuant to
any available exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.