Industry Briefs

First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk services for real estate transactions, and Docutech, a provider of document, eClose and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry, signed an agreement for First American’s acquisition of Docutech.

Industry Briefs

The Federal Housing Finance Agency selected Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc. as a financial advisor to assist in development and implementation of a roadmap to “responsibly end the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.”

People in the News

The Mortgage Bankers Association promoted Rob Van Raaphorst to Vice President of Communications, responsible for shaping the Association’s overall public affairs strategy as well as overseeing all aspects of media relations, member communications and video content development.