New York, NY – February 3, 2016
– Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) announced today it has
agreed to acquire Capital Markets Cooperative, LLC (CMC), subject to approval of U.S. governmentsponsored
enterprises and state regulators. The acquisition is expected to close on or around April
CMC, based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., enables a nationwide network of more than 200 “Patrons” –
financial institutions, credit unions and independent mortgage lenders – to use their collective
power to negotiate better products, services, pricing and liquidity solutions during the processing,
sale and servicing of mortgages by working with CMC’s network of preferred mortgage investors
and mortgage service partners. In turn, CMC’s Cooperative Business Solutions provides access to a
dependable loan origination stream and simplified access to the mortgage lending marketplace.
While remaining a separate, autonomous entity, CMC will be a strategic component of
Computershare’s expanding U.S. mortgage footprint, which already includes mortgage servicer
Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) and will soon also include its recently announced planned
acquisition of fulfillment provider Altavera Mortgage Services, LLC.
“The mortgage industry is an important area of future growth for Computershare,” said Bryan
Butvick, EVP and head of Computershare’s mortgage-related services. “We are pleased to be able to
expand our service offering in that marketplace to include the wide array of services CMC offers its
“We are thrilled to become part of Computershare,” said CMC president and CEO Tom Millon. “We
already have strong working relationships with Computershare and SLS, developed through
successful transactions we have executed with them in the past year. Computershare’s stability,
operational capabilities and financial backing will support us to continue to grow our business,
support our preferred investors and vendors, and provide outstanding products and services to our
About Computershare Limited
Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration,
employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in
corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other
diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management,
high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.
Many of the world’s leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the value of
relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.
Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 15,000 employees
For more information, visit www.computershare.com.
About Capital Markets Cooperative, LLC
Founded in 2003 by Tom Millon and based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Capital Markets Cooperative,
LLC (CMC), leverages the collective power of a nationwide network of mortgage bankers to
negotiate better products, services, pricing and liquidity solutions during the processing, sale and
servicing of mortgages. CMC has 200+ Patrons with combined annual production of more than
CMC Patrons choose from a wide array of mortgage services including cooperative business
solutions, servicing acquisition, servicing valuation and pipeline risk management.
Cooperative Business Solutions, Mortgage Capital Markets, Secondary Marketing, Hedging Services,
Servicing Valuation and Analytics, Servicing Acquisition.
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