The SPAC, which carries the name Foley Trasimeme Acquisition Corp. II, has a stated goal of effecting mergers and/or buying capital stock in the “financial technology space.” Asset acquisitions are also part of the plan.
However, there’s a catch to the Ginnie number. Servicers of government product, especially depositories with a balance sheet, increasingly are buying delinquent FHA and VA loans out of MBS pools as a way to save money and possibly rehabilitate them down the road.
So why release yet another preliminary figure? “Today’s announcement was made in connection with financial disclosures the company was required to provide to bondholders,” Rocket said in a statement. The bonds, however, are privately held.
Meanwhile, the tightening bug is loose again. The broker division of PennyMac Financial Services just told its outside loan officers, “Effective for all conventional loans with applications received on or after August 14, 2020, PennyMac is limiting self-employed borrowers to a maximum of 70% LTV/CLTV for all transactions”…