Akin Gump Advises WMIH in Completion of Merger with Nationstar Mortgage

(New York) – WMIH Corp. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. A team from Akin Gump advised WMIH Corp. in the deal, which was announced in February of this year (click here for more details).

The combined company will offer both mortgage servicing and a fully integrated loan originations platform, supported by its Xome® business, which provides services spanning the real estate and mortgage markets. With more than three million customers, the combined company will offer customers a caring, transparent and seamless experience. As one of the largest mortgage servicers in the country, operating under its Mr. Cooper® brand, the company is uniquely positioned for growth in a highly addressable and extremely healthy housing market.

Kerry Berchem, head of Akin Gump’s corporate practice, led the team advising WMIH Corp. She was joined by corporate partner Alice Hsu and tax partner Ron Nardini, as well as corporate counsel Jon Pico and associates John Clayton, Cora Fanning, Brandon Kinnard and Alex Leitch, and tax senior counsel Aimee Adler and associate Stuart Alter

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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