LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NSM) (“Nationstar”), a leading residential mortgage services company, announced today that its indirectly held wholly-owned subsidiary, Nationstar Mortgage LLC, completed the acquisition of the origination platform and unfunded loan pipeline from Greenlight Financial Services (“Greenlight”) on May 31, 2013. The acquisition price for these assets is up to $75 million, subject to certain post-closing contingencies, and was funded with cash.
Greenlight, a leading direct-to-consumer originator based in Irvine, California, utilizes a high-volume, rapid turn time funding model with a focus on providing exceptional customer service. Greenlight has proven expertise in television, radio, internet and other mass marketing media and will further diversify Nationstar’s origination channels and capabilities. The acquisition of Greenlight provides additional capacity to process HARP and recapture loans while profitably creating long-term servicing assets for Nationstar.
“Greenlight provides Nationstar with an established brand, a proven management team with a history of success, and an opportunity to profitably expand the platform on a national basis,” said Nationstar CEO Jay Bray. “We are proud to add Greenlight’s employees to the Nationstar enterprise and are excited for the opportunity to further grow the Greenlight platform. We expect Greenlight to immediately produce results for Nationstar by adding more than $0.70 of EPS on an annualized basis.”
Greenlight currently has over 700 employees with offices in Irvine, California, San Diego, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Greenlight is expected to originate more than $8 billion annually.
Based in Lewisville, Texas, Nationstar offers servicing, origination, and real estate services to financial institutions and consumers. Nationstar is one of the largest servicers in the United States, with a servicing portfolio of $312 billion in unpaid principal balance. Nationstar’s integrated loan origination business mitigates servicing portfolio run-off and improves credit performance for loan investors. Our Solutionstar business unit offers asset management, settlement, and processing services. Nationstar currently employs over 6,200 people as of April 30, 2013.
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