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  • Ocwen reaches mortgage settlements with two more states, inks new deal with New Residential

    SEC filing reveals cavalcade of news about nonbank
    Ocwen disclosed Friday that it reached a settlement with two more of the 31 states that took regulatory actions against the nonbank last year over alleged escrow and other servicing issues. But that wasn’t the only interesting item that Ocwen disclosed in its latest SEC filing.
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  • Japan’s SoftBank completes $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group

    Parent company of New Residential, majority shareholder of Nationstar acquired
    SoftBank Group’s move into the U.S. financial markets took a huge step forward on Wednesday, as the Japanese technology company completed its previously announced $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group, a global investment giant that has a huge stake in the U.S. housing finance system.
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  • The Ocwen connection: New Residential, Altisource Portfolio Solutions ink REO agreement

    Altisource will provide marketing, listing services for REOs included in Ocwen MSRs
    Over the last few months, New Residential Investment significantly increased its mortgage servicing rights portfolio through a deal with Ocwen Financial. But that’s not the only new connection between Ocwen and New Residential, as a company that has a close relationship with Ocwen just inked a new deal with New Residential – Altisource Portfolio Solutions.
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  • Ocwen stays in the red thanks to legal, regulatory expenses

    Posts loss of $44.4 million in the second quarter
    It was another quarter in the red for Ocwen Financial, albeit a slightly better one than the same time period last year. Ocwen reported its second quarter earnings on Wednesday morning, disclosing that it posted a loss of $44.4 million in the second quarter, with fights against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and various state regulators dragging down the company's business.
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  • Fortress acquires Colony American Finance

    Colony American will now operate as CoreVest American Finance Lender
    Fortress Investment Group is about to be acquired by SoftBank Group in a $3.3 billion deal, but Fortress isn’t done making its own acquisitions while that deal works its way through the legal process. Fortress announced Tuesday that it is acquired Colony American Finance, a lender that provides financing for real estate investors who want to purchase single-family rental homes, townhomes, condos, and small multifamily properties.
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  • Fortress shareholders approve $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank

    Parent company of New Residential Investment to be acquired
    SoftBank Group’s $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group is one step closer to being finalized after Fortress’ shareholders approved the deal. Fortress is the parent company for New Residential Investment, which buys up mortgage servicing rights by the truckload. Fortress is also the majority shareholder in Nationstar Mortgage, soon to be known as Mr. Cooper.
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  • PHH finalizes sale of Freddie Mac mortgage servicing rights portfolio to New Residential

    Moves closer to complete sale of MSR portfolio
    At the end of last year, PHH announced that it planned to sell off its entire mortgage servicing rights portfolio in a massive deal with New Residential Investment. Now, that process is moving closer to being complete, as PHH disclosed Monday that it recently completed the sale of “substantially all” of its Freddie Mac MSR portfolio to New Residential.
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  • Fitch: Here's the impact of Ocwen's massive MSR deal with New Residential

    Sale would be for approximately 80% of Ocwen's non-agency RMBS portfolio
    Ocwen Financial may be facing serious allegations from the CFPB and a hefty group of state regulators about the company’s mortgage servicing practices, but that isn’t stopping New Residential Investment Corp. from contracting Ocwen to subservice a huge portfolio of loans. According to a new report from Fitch Ratings, that deal will not have an impact on Ocwen’s servicer ratings. But, as Fitch notes, the deal will certainly have an serious impact on Ocwen’s servicing portfolio.
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