WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arch Credit Risk Services Inc. today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Munich Re to provide mortgage credit assessment and underwriting advisory services related to Munich Re’s involvement in Credit Risk Transfer programs offered by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Arch Credit Risk Services Inc. was founded in 2017 to help clients leverage the significant mortgage underwriting and analytical expertise of Arch Capital Group’s Global Mortgage Group, which includes Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (“Arch MI”), the largest provider of mortgage insurance in the U.S.
Andrew Rippert, CEO of Arch’s Global Mortgage Group said, “This partnership with Munich Re further leverages Arch’s position as the industry leader in mortgage credit risk assessment.” Rippert added, “By offering our deep understanding of the U.S. mortgage credit market, we’re supporting Munich Re’s efforts to participate in the U.S. housing finance system. Importantly, this extension of our business model adds a fee-based revenue stream to Arch’s Global Mortgage Group.”
Doris Höpke, a member of the board of management of Munich Re said, “We look forward to working with Arch and leveraging their expertise in order to expedite our participation in the U.S. Credit Risk Transfer space.” Höpke added, “Arch’s knowledge of the market is well-known and we believe we have found an excellent partner for this endeavor.”
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