Constellation Software handed the keys to Empower, Optimal Blue
To satisfy antitrust regulators, ICE divests itself of Black Knight's loan origination and mortgage pricing business, but gets access to mortgage loan servicers and MLSs in $11.9B merger
by Matt Carter Sep 15
Antitrust regulators move to block ICE's $11.7B Black Knight acquisition
Federal Trade Commission alleges the deal would put an end to intense competition between the companies and drive up costs for lenders and homebuyers
by Matt Carter Mar 10
Black Knight ready to sell Empower to address antitrust concerns
Deal with Constellation Software Inc. hinges on Intercontinental Exchange closing deal to acquire Black Knight, now valued at $11.7B. ICE says it's prepared to fight FTC in court
by Matt Carter Mar 7
ICE sees $13B Black Knight merger surviving antitrust concerns
Black Knight is reportedly looking to spin off its Empower loan origination system to placate regulators' antitrust concerns as critics raise market power, data privacy issues
by Matt Carter Feb 15
Fidelity paying Black Knight $225M to bring TitlePoint back into the fold
With ICE's acquisition of Black Knight pending, title insurer exercises right to buy back title search and order management solution under terms of 2014 agreement
by Matt Carter Nov 23
Backed with $10M, Buyside rebrands as Percy, expands into mortgage
Rebranding and strategic alliance with Black Knight, reflect data analytics and marketing company's ability to identify not only homebuyer, but seller leads
by Matt Carter May 31
$13B Black Knight deal still needs approval from antitrust regulators
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. envisions building a 'life of loan' mortgage platform that will produce cost saving efficiencies that benefit consumers
by Matt Carter May 5
Maxwell's Point of Sale platform integrated with Encompass eClose
Borrowers can be routed to Encompass eClose directly from Maxwell Point of Sale, streamlining closings for borrowers and maintaining a consistent closing workflow for lenders
by Matt Carter Mar 16
New Intercontinental Exchange Inc. indices track daily mortgage rates
Average interest rates and other stats are pulled from the ICE Mortgage Technology platform, which processes about half of all US mortgages applications
by Matt Carter Oct 19