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  • Ditech says its reverse mortgage business is unprofitable

    With continued losses likely, the struggling nonbank says it's weighing its options
    Aware that sweeping regulatory changes would likely send the reverse mortgage business into a tailspin, Ditech – then named Walter Investment Management – shut down the HECM origination channel of its subsidiary, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, in 2017. But the company has continued to service reverse mortgages, and it’s not going well. According to a report filed Tuesday with SEC, Ditech's reverse mortgage business is operating at a sizable loss – and this trend isn’t likely to turn around anytime soon.
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  • Ditech files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for second time in 14 months

    Financial difficulties persist for troubled nonbank
    It appears that the financial troubles of Ditech Holding Corp., the nonbank formerly known as Walter Investment Management, are far from over. Last year, the company emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after completing a financial restructuring plan that eliminated $800 million in corporate debt. But that wasn’t enough to put the nonbank’s troubles behind it. Now, just 14 months after filing for Chapter 11, the company is filing for Chapter 11, again.
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  • Ditech Holding Corp. picks "seasoned turnaround professional" Jeffrey Baker as new CEO

    Baker elevated from chief operating officer to replace Anthony Renzi
    For the fifth time in just over two years, Ditech Holding Corp., which was known as Walter Investment Management Corp. until very recently, has a new CEO. The nonbank announced Tuesday that it is elevating "seasoned turnaround professional" Jeffrey Baker from chief operating officer to serve as interim CEO and president.
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  • Walter Investment bankruptcy plan approved by court

    Company expects to exit bankruptcy proceedings by end of January
    Walter Investment Management Corp.’s plan to reduce $800 million in debt by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy has been approved by a federal court, the company announced this week. The company also announced that its board of directors will look much different when it exits bankruptcy.
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  • Walter Investment files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Nonbank says prepackaged restructuring plan will reduce debt by $800 million
    Walter Investment Management Corp., which has suffered through several rough years, is taking a drastic measure as it fights to survive. The nonbank announced late this week that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of a prepackaged restructuring plan that aims to eliminate $800 million in debt and place the company on firmer footing going forward.
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  • CFPB fines three reverse mortgage lenders over deceptive advertising

    To pay a total of nearly $790,000
    American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions and Aegean Financial are the latest names to face the wrath of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau due to deceptive advertisements in reverse mortgage lending. “These companies tricked consumers into believing they could not lose their homes with a reverse mortgage,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray.
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