Ocwen Financial Corp is a Florida corporation organized in February 1988. The Company is a financial services holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the servicing and origination of mortgage loans. The Company originates, purchase, sells and securitize conventional and government insured forward and reverse mortgages. Its business segments are Servicing, Lending, and Corporate Items and Other. Through servicing segment, it provides residential and commercial mortgage loan servicing, special servicing and asset management services. It earns fees for providing these services to owners of the mortgage loans and foreclosed real estate. The Lending segment is focused on originating and purchasing agency-conforming residential mortgage loans mainly through its correspondent lending business. Corporate Items and Other includes items of revenue and expense that are not directly related to a business, business activities that are individually insignificant, interest income on short-term investments of cash, corporate debt and certain corporate expenses. The mortgaged properties securing the loans that it service are geographically dispersed throughout all 50 states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories. The concentrations of properties are located in California, Florida, New York, Texas and New Jersey. The Company has completed over 450,000 loan modifications since January 2008. The Company's competitors include a number of financial institutions. The Company's business is subject to regulation by federal, state and local governmental authorities and is subject to various laws and judicial and administrative decisions.
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