PHH Corporation (NYSE: PHH) (“PHH” or the “Company”) announced today an update on its proposed merger with Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN) (Ocwen).
PHH and Ocwen have been working diligently to meet all closing conditions to the merger, including obtaining the requisite consents from governmental agencies and state regulatory and licensing entities. The parties have now received all state regulatory and governmental entity consents in order to be in a position to close and intend to consummate the merger within the next 10 days.
As previously announced on February 27, 2018, if the merger is consummated, Ocwen will acquire all of the Companys outstanding shares of common stock in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $360 million or $11.00 per fully diluted share.
About PHH Corporation
PHH Corporation (NYSE: PHH), through its subsidiary PHH Mortgage, is one of the largest subservicers of residential mortgages in the United States. PHH Mortgage provides servicing and portfolio retention solutions to investors of mortgage servicing rights, financial and wealth management institutions, regional and community banks, and credit unions. Headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, the Company has been providing mortgage lending and servicing solutions since 1984 and is dedicated to responsible and ethical practices while delivering an exceptional customer experience. For additional information, please visit www.phh.com.
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