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Volume 2014 - Number 26

July 3, 2014

Struggling Origination Market Causes Another Market To Stall: Initial Public Offerings of Mortgage Companies

Mortgage companies that were hoping to launch initial public offerings this year are putting their plans on hold these days thanks to a weak origination market, according to investment bankers and stock analysts who follow the industry. “It’s deader than a doornail,” said Paul Miller, a senior analyst with FBR Capital Markets. According to Miller, who tracks publicly traded mortgage companies such as Nationstar Mortgage, PHH Corp., and Walter Investment Management, the origination market has...

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