Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) announced the launch of Radian Mortgage Capital LLC (RMC), a mortgage conduit formed to provide residential mortgage lenders with an additional secondary-market option for high-quality loans and to provide mortgage investors with a trusted, high-quality sponsor. Consistent with Radian’s stated strategy, RMC expands the company’s capabilities to participate in the mortgage market to aggregate, manage and distribute residential mortgage credit risk.
“We view RMC’s services as a natural extension of our products, further deepening our relationships across the mortgage ecosystem with mortgage lenders and investors,” said Chief Executive Officer Rick Thornberry. “As a market leader recognized for delivering innovative mortgage products and solutions, Radian’s strong liquidity and capital base, deep market relationships, and credit risk management expertise combined with an experienced RMC team provide us with the strategic flexibility to broaden our market reach through RMC.”
RMC plans to leverage Radian’s extensive lender relationships to aggregate and distribute high-quality residential mortgage loans into the capital markets through private label securitizations and direct sales to mortgage investors, with the option to retain and manage structured components of the underlying credit risk where the company sees value.
“Our mortgage insurance customers have communicated a growing need for additional secondary market options, and we are pleased to be able to expand the products we deliver to lenders through RMC,” said Radian’s Mortgage Business President Derek Brummer. “We believe Radian’s strong track record for pricing and managing mortgage credit risk and leveraging decades of robust residential mortgage performance data through multiple cycles, together with our extensive proprietary analytics platforms, positions us to expand our position as a trusted and valued partner across the mortgage market.”
Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) is ensuring the American dream of homeownership responsibly and sustainably through products and services that include industry-leading mortgage insurance and a comprehensive suite of mortgage, risk, title, valuation, asset management and other real estate services. We are powered by technology, informed by data and driven to deliver new and better ways to transact and manage risk. Visit radian.com and homegenius.com to learn more about how Radian and its pioneering homegenius platform are building a smarter future for mortgage and real estate services.
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