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  • Lennar completes CalAtlantic merger

    Merger creates nation’s largest homebuilder
    Lennar has completed its previously announced merger with CalAtlantic, creating the nation’s largest homebuilder. Lennar will now own or control approximately 250,000 home sites and be actively selling homes in 1,300 residential communities in 21 states.
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  • First American completes acquisition of BofA lien release business

    Will provide lien release services for bank
    First American Financial Corp., a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions, announced Thursday the completion its acquisition of Bank of America’s lien release business. The major deal makes Bank of America’s lien release business and its employees part of First American’s mortgage solutions division.
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  • From HW Magazine

    When priorities collide in M&A

    Don't let merger integration eclipse mortgage originations
    The merger integration phase is a time when communications and decisions are happening rapid-fire – and sometimes with less-than-normal rigor. A perfect storm for risk can form when complexity, regulatory scrutiny, and the conditions for staff burnout are at an all-time high.
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  • Midwest community bank merger: First Financial buying MainSource for $1 billion

    Combined bank will be sixth largest in Indiana
    In a deal that will create one of largest community banks in the Midwest, First Financial Bancorp, the parent company of First Financial Bank, and MainSource Financial Group, the parent company of MainSource Bank, announced that they plan to merge. Based on First Financial’s closing price of $28.10 on July 25, 2017, the transaction is valued at approximately $1 billion.
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  • EXCLUSIVE: STRATMOR explains increase in mergers and acquisitions

    Sellers leave mortgage industry due to personal exit strategies
    Recently, the Mortgage Bankers Association talked about how mergers and acquisitions are heating up, however STRATMOR, which has an active M&A practice with a focus on midsize Independent mortgage banks, is quick to add that they wouldn't characterise the markets as getting hot. Well, not just yet, anyway.
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  • MBA: Acquisitions will heat up over next 2 years

    Moving towards more consolidated market
    The Mortgage Bankers Association’s chief economist explains why there is an increasing trend in mergers and acquisitions, and what will happen in the next two years. One major factor could be holding up profitability in 2016, but it won’t stay that way for long.
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  • Guardian Mortgage parent company merging with Sunflower Financial

    Strategic Growth Bancorp joins parent company of Sunflower Bank
    In a move that will create the third largest banking institution headquartered in Colorado, Sunflower Financial, the parent company of Sunflower Bank and Logia Portfolio Management, and Strategic Growth Bancorp, the parent company of First National Bank of Santa Fe, Capital Bank and Guardian Mortgage Company, announced plans to merge.
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