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Affiliates & Memberships

Clayton is a proud member of the Radian family of companies (NYSE: RDN)

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About Radian

Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN), headquartered in Philadelphia, provides private mortgage insurance, risk management products and real estate services to financial institutions. Radian offers products and services through two business segments:

  • Mortgage Insurance, through its principal mortgage insurance subsidiary Radian Guaranty Inc. This private mortgage insurance protects lenders from default-related losses, facilitates the sale of low-downpayment mortgages in the secondary market and enables homebuyers to purchase homes more quickly with downpayments less than 20%.
  • Mortgage and Real Estate Services, through its principal services subsidiary Clayton, as well as Green River Capital, Red Bell Real Estate and ValuAmerica. These solutions include information and services that financial institutions, investors and government entities use to evaluate, acquire, securitize, service and monitor loans and asset-backed securities.
Additional information is available at: www.radian.biz 


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About Green River Capital

Green River Capital (GRC), headquartered in Salt Lake City, is wholly owned by Clayton Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), and is a leading real estate company, providing REO asset management, loss mitigation, valuation, collateral review, property management and a full suite of component real estate services. GRC also offers surveillance programs and supports investors’ single family rental strategies with pre- and post-acquisition services. GRC uses proprietary technology and a nationwide network of attorneys, brokers, appraisers, contractors and title professionals to deliver scalable, customized solutions. Additional information is available at www.greenrivercap.com.


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About Red Bell Real Estate 

Red Bell Real Estate, headquartered in Salt Lake City, is wholly owned by Clayton Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), enhances its offering of real estate brokerage services to purchasers and sellers with an array of leading-edge valuation products, including automated valuation models (AVMs) and broker price opinions (BPOs) used by major investors, lenders and loan servicers.  The company also offers advanced technology solutions that help investors monitor loan portfolio performance and direct loss mitigation activities; acquire and track non-performing loans (NPLs); and price and sell real estate owned (REO) through a secure platform. Additional information is available at: http://clayton.com/solutions-and-services/redbell-real-estate-services/

                                     

About ValuAmerica

About ValuAmerica

ValuAmerica, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is wholly owned by Clayton Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN), and is a provider of real estate information and technology services to the mortgage and real estate industry. The company provides a comprehensive suite of appraisal, title, closing, and settlement services as well as develops technology to help automate workflow and compliance processes. For more information, visit www.valuamerica.com.



Directories & Memberships:

As a market leader, in both due diligence and surveillance and a provider of a full spectrum of services for the CMBS, MBS & ABS markets, Clayton interacts with and advises a number of industry participants.  These include clients, industry associations and the rating agencies. 


Clayton Directory listings include:  

  • Housing Wire, Mortgage Services Guide 
  • Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
  • National Mortgage News Buyer’s Guide
  • National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA)
  • Secondary Marketing Executive (SME): Industry Service Provider, Mortgage Technology & Subservicing Directories

Clayton Memberships include: MBA, NRMLA & SFIG





Our partnerships with the Rating Agencies:
Clayton’s in-depth dialog with the rating agencies began in 2008 as we worked with representatives from the major rating agencies on the SIFMA Due Diligence and Reporting Standardization Working Group.  Subsequently, we’ve established a transactional relationship with all the rating agencies including S&P, Fitch, Moody’s, DBRS and Kroll as they became active in rating newly issued RMBS where Clayton supplied independent due diligence results.  

Notably, our collaboration spans many recently issued RMBS deals and Clayton has had extensive interaction with several of the rating agencies around review sampling, process, scope, materiality, loan grading and reporting.  For the RMBS deals Clayton has recently been involved with, the rating agencies have found Clayton's work to meet their pre-securitization requirements.  We are an approved S&P and DBRS RMBS third-party review (TPR) provider and meet the standards of Moody's, Fitch Ratings and Kroll Bond Ratings for pre-securitization due diligence.
 

Clayton is actively involved with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) with representation on several key committees (Capital Markets, Secondary Markets, QM, RESPA/TILA, Loan Servicing and Reverse Mortgage) and in several MBA working groups on proposed Dodd-Frank regulations.  Clayton has participated in most of the relevant MBA conferences since its inception, and is invited to present at virtually all of them.  The MBA also reaches out to Clayton for suggestion on conference topics as they develop their agendas.  

Clayton is also a member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA)  NRMLA is the national voice of the reverse mortgage industry, serving as an educational resource, policy advocate and public affairs center for lenders and related professionals.  Clayton's senior consultants have presented guidance materials, presentations on reverse mortgages, a guide to underwriting and best-in-class services and have actively participated in their annual meeting conferences since 2005.

Clayton is a founding member of the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG)  To address the challenges our industry faces currently with ever-changing regulatory rules, regulations (Dodd-Frank, QM/QRM) and rating agency requirements (Disclosure/Transparency), that will identify the impact of these changes to future securitizations, identify third-party review due diligence best practices, and help determine what it will take to rebuild the operational infrastructure that will be needed to restore market confidence and support the industry for sustainable growth.