WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Capstone LLC, a leading provider of policy analysis for institutional investors and companies in the US and Europe, provided regulatory due diligence advice to mortgage company WMIH Corp. (Nasdaq: WMIH) on its acquisition of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE: NSM), a provider of mortgage servicing, origination and technology solutions across the U.S.
On February 13th, WMIH and Nationstar announced they had entered into a definitive merger agreement. Upon completion, Nationstar shareholders will receive $1.2 billion in cash and WMIH shares valued at an estimated $702 million. In addition, approximately $1.9 billion of Nationstar's existing senior unsecured notes will be refinanced at closing, for total deal consideration of $3.8 billion. Private equity firm KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR), which owns 24% of WMIH's voting shares, has agreed to support the Nationstar transaction. In its work for WMIH, Capstone conducted regulatory due diligence on mortgage policy at the federal and state levels.
Capstone is a leading policy analysis firm with offices in Washington, DC, and London, UK, providing strategic investment advice and regulatory due diligence to institutional investors and companies in the US and Europe. 2017 was a banner year for Capstone's regulatory due-diligence work, as we completed over 40 due diligence projects across the financial services, energy and healthcare verticals globally.
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