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December 2016

DU Validation Service and Property Inspection Waivers

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Please see the updated announcement dated December 9

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August 2015

Encompass Enhancements

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April 2015

Essent Guaranty First to Market with MI Integration on LendingQB's Loan Origination System

Company News

Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI) and LendingQB, announced today that Essent MI is the first mortgage insurance provider available to lenders through LendingQB’s 100% web‐based mortgage loan origination system (LOS).

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November 2014

Essent Guaranty, Inc. CEO Mark Casale Named National Financial Services Winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award

Company News

Radnor, Pa., November 21, 2014 – Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of private mortgage insurance (MI) and a subsidiary of Essent Group Ltd.

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October 2014

Essent Guaranty and ISGN Announce Access to MI through MORvision Plug-In Partner Network

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Essent Guaranty, Inc., announced today that it is now offering lenders access to Essent MI for delegated and non‐delegated loans and rate quotes through ISGN’s MORvision Plug‐In Partner Network.

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September 2014

Essent Guaranty Approved to Provide Mortgage Insurance on Mortgages Sold to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

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Essent Guaranty announced today the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (“FHLB Boston”) approved Essent Guaranty as an eligible mortgage insurer for loans purchased under its Mortgage Partnership Finance® program, which provides member institutions a competitive secondary market alternati

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September 2014

Essent Guaranty Announces Access to MI through INTEGRA’s Destiny LOS Platform

Company News

Essent Guaranty announced today that it is now offering lenders access to Essent MI for delegated and non‐delegated loans and rate quotes through INTEGRA’s Destiny Loan Origination System (LOS) Platform.

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August 2014

Essent Guaranty Announces Interface with D+H’s Mortgagebot L O S™, Offering Streamlined MI Experience

Company News

RADNOR, PENNSYLVANIA – August 19, 2014 – Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), announced today that it is now offering lenders access to Essent MI for delegated and non‐delegated loans as well as rate quotes through an interface with D+H’s Mortgagebot L O S™.

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June 2014

Essent Guaranty, Inc. CEO Mark Casale Named Regional Winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award

Company News

Radnor, Pa., June 17, 2014 – Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of private
mortgage insurance (MI) and a subsidiary of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE: ESNT),   today
announced that Chief Executive Officer Mark Casale was named as the regional winner

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June 2014

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April 2014

Essent Guaranty Announces Document Integration With Black Knight Financial Services' Empower Loan Origination System

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RADNOR, PENNSYLVANIA – April 15, 2014 — Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), announced today that it is now offering lenders access to Essent MI for non-delegated loans through an integration with Empower, Black Knight F

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November 2013

Essent Guaranty And Optimal Blue Join Forces On Streamlined Point Of Sale Workflow Platform

Company News

RADNOR, PA and PLANO, TX – November 14, 2013 — Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), and Optimal Blue, award-winning provider of the industry-leading, enterprise level, end-to-end product, pricing and secondary marketing automation platform, announced today that

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November 2013

Essent Guaranty And Wipro Gallagher Solutions Form Strategic Alliance - Provides web portal integration; seamless workflow for mortgage originators

Company News

RADNOR, PA and FRANKLIN, TN – November 13, 2013 — Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), and Wipro Gallagher Solutions (WGS), a Wipro Technologies company (NYSE: WIT), and a provider of end-to-end lending solutions for financial institutions, announced today that

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August 2013

Essent Guaranty And ASC's PowerLender Announce Enhanced Integration To Serve More Customers And Benefit More Borrowers

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RADNOR, PA and MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH, August 28, 2013— Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), and Associated Software Consultants, Inc.

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July 2013

Essent Guaranty And Mortgage Builder Announce Web Portal Integration And Streamlined Workflow

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RADNOR, PA and SOUTHFIELD, MI – July 31 , 2013 — Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), and Mortgage Builder Software, Inc., a leader in end-to-end residential lending softwar

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July 2013

Essent Guaranty Announces FICS® LOAN PRODUCER® Integration, Utilizing The Mismo Mortgage Insurance Interface, Offering Easier Access For Lenders To Order MI Online

Company News

RADNOR, PENNSYLVANIA – July 29, 2013 — Essent Guaranty, Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance (MI), announced today its recent integration with FICS® Loan Producer®, which will make it easier for lenders to order MI from Essent, underwrite loans, and pr

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June 2013

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April 2013

Essent Guaranty Announces Integration With Ellie Mae’s Encompass360 Mortgage Management Software System

Company News

PLEASANTON, Calif., and RADNOR, Pa., April 22, 2013 — Ellie Mae®, Inc.

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January 2013

Essent And LoanSifter Streamline Mortgage Lending By Integrating Mortgage Insurance Eligibility With Loan Pricing

Company News

RADNOR, PA and APPLETON, WI – January 23, 2013 — Essent Guaranty Inc., a nationwide provider of mortgage insurance, and LoanSifter, the supplier of the mortgage industry’s leading web-based mortgage product eligibility and pricing engine, announced today that lenders now have access to Essent mor

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July 2011

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March 2011

Clarification to Underwriting Guidelines for Condominium Project Eligibility Effective Date: March 25, 2011

Announcements & Bulletins

Revision to EGI-Announcement dated February 18, 2011. See Underwriting Guideline Clarification on Page 3 in red

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March 2011

Essent Guaranty Announces Clarity of Coverage

Company News

Radnor, Pennsylvania – March 1, 2011 – Essent Guaranty, Inc., a mortgage insurer founded to provide private capital to America’s housing finance system, announced that their MI coverage will be enhanced by Clarity of Coveragesm.

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July 2010

Essent Raises $100 Million in Additional Capital; Company Issues First Mortgage Insurance Policies

Company News

Radnor, Pennsylvania – July 13, 2010 –Essent Guaranty, Inc., a mortgage insurer founded to provide private capital to America’s housing finance system, announced that its parent company, Essent Group Ltd., has secured an additional $100 million in capital commitments from new and current investor

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February 2010

Essent Guaranty, Inc. Approved by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as Qualified Mortgage Insurance Company

Company News

Radnor, PA – February 18, 2010 – Essent Guaranty, Inc. (“Essent”), a mortgage insurer founded to provide private capital to America’s housing finance system, today announced that it has been approved as a qualified mortgage insurer by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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December 2009

Triad Guaranty and Essent Guaranty Announce Completion of Sale of Operating Platform

Company News

Winston-Salem, NC – December 1, 2009 – Triad Guaranty Inc. (NASDAQ: TGIC) (“Triad Guaranty”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Triad Guaranty Insurance Corporation (collectively, “Triad”), together with Essent Guaranty, Inc.

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July 2009

Essent Receives Approval to Write Mortgage Insurance from Pennsylvania Insurance Department; Company Also Approved to Participate in National Licensing Program

Company News

Radnor, PA – July 29, 2009 – Essent Guaranty, Inc. (“Essent”), a new mortgage insurer founded to bring private capital to support America’s housing finance system, today announced that it has received approval from the Pennsylvania Insurance Department to write mortgage insurance.

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May 2009

Essent Group Raises $500 Million in Initial Capital from Leading Investors; New Mortgage Insurer Will Bring Private Capital to US Housing Finance System

Company News

Radnor, Pennsylvania – May 27, 2009 – A new mortgage insurer founded to provide private capital to America’s housing finance system today announced that it has secured $500 million in equity funding from a group of experienced financial services investors. Essent US Holdings, Inc.

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