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West Gate Bank Signs Multi-Year Renewal for Black Knight’s MSP Servicing System, Adds Other Innovative Servicing Solutions to Enhance its Operations

April 20, 2021 - Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that West Gate Bank, a family-owned, community bank based in Lincoln, Neb., has signed a multi-year contract renewal to use Black Knight’s industry-leading MSP loan servicing system, which supports first mortgages and home equity products on a single platform.

Black Knight’s Newest API Automates Bulk Bidding for Investors, Hedge Advisors and Lenders

April 19, 2021 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, recently announced the launch of a new application programming interface (API) to help investors automate bulk transaction pricing and committing in the correspondent lending process.

First United Bank Signs Long-Term Extension for Black Knight’s MSP Servicing System, Adds Servicing Digital Solution

April 15, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that First United Bank, one of the largest privately held community banks in the country, has signed a long-term contract extension to use Black Knight’s premier MSP loan servicing system, which supports first mortgages, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit, on a single platform. First United Bank will continue to use MSP to help them manage its mortgage servicing processes, payment processing, escrow administration, default management and more. In addition, the bank will implement Black Knight’s fully integrated Servicing Digital solution to further enhance the customer experience.

Black Knight’s March 2021 Originations Market Monitor

April 14, 2021 – Today Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the launch of the Originations Market Monitor, a new monthly data report that leverages daily rate lock data from Black Knight’s Optimal Blue PPE – mortgage lending’s most widely used loan product and pricing engine – to provide the industry’s earliest and most comprehensive view of origination activity. Each month, the Originations Market Monitor will publish a series of key indicators drawn from Optimal Blue PPE data as well as secondary market insight from Black Knight’s market-leading hedging platforms.

Black Knight’s Early Warning Suite Monitors Origination Pipelines for Properties Potentially Impacted by Natural Disasters

April 12, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the launch of its new Early Warning Suite to help lenders identify and avoid closing on loans affected by natural disasters, while enhancing performance management capabilities and improving communications with borrowers. The first-of-its-kind solution is available via Black Knight’s Actionable Intelligence Platform (AIP), which is seamlessly integrated with Empower, the company’s innovative loan origination system (LOS).

Second Generation of Black Knight’s Rapid Analytics Platform Significantly Expands Data Marketplace and Team Collaboration Tools; Further Streamlines Workflow

April 6, 2021 - Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the release of the second generation of its Rapid Analytics Platform (RAP), which includes a powerful new design that delivers a streamlined workflow experience for users. RAP also now includes several additional datasets that clients can leverage to address a variety of critical business needs.

Black Knight Updates Capture Solution to Help Originators Increase Production and Recapture Business as Retention Rates Hit Record Lows

March 30, 2021 - Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced an update to its Capture lead analytics platform that helps lenders and servicers identify specific loans in their servicing portfolio or lead database that could benefit from refinancing based on equity positions and/or current first-lien rates.

Cadence Bank to Implement Black Knight’s Advanced Technology Infrastructure to Support Its Entire Mortgage and Home Equity Origination and Servicing Business

March 22, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Cadence Bank, a full-service, regional bank based in Atlanta, has selected Black Knight’s integrated, end-to-end origination and servicing technology solutions to support its entire mortgage and home equity business, expand its current functionality, and boost operational efficiencies.

Black Knight Acquires Cloud-Based Mortgage Broker LOS From NexSpring Financial to Expand Offerings

March 17, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that it has acquired a cloud-based loan origination system (LOS) from NexSpring Financial, LLC to broaden Black Knight’s ability to serve mortgage brokers.

Hudson Valley Credit Union to Implement Black Knight’s Advanced, Integrated, End-to-End Suite of Mortgage Software Solutions

March 17, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Hudson Valley Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in New York with over $6 billion in assets, has signed an agreement to use Black Knight’s integrated, end-to-end origination and servicing mortgage software solutions to support its expanding business, including the industry-leading Empower loan origination system and MSP servicing system.

Black Knight’s Optimal Blue PPE Delivers Deep, System-to-System API Integration with Freddie Mac

March 16, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that it has completed integration of its industry-leading Optimal Blue PPE engine with Freddie Mac’s Loan Selling Advisor® Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

The Money Source Signs Long-Term Renewal for Black Knight’s Suite of Servicing and Default Solutions

Feb. 22, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced the expansion of its relationship with The Money Source Inc. (TMS), a leading fintech provider focused on mortgage servicing, subservicing and correspondent lending.

Black Knight Launches Innovative MLS Paragon Regional Data Server to Support Data Sharing Between ValleyMLS.com and the Greater Alabama MLS

February 22, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced the launch of the Paragon Regional Data Server, an innovative solution that enables multiple listing service (MLS) organizations across Alabama to share data regardless of the MLS systems they use.

Arvest Bank to Use Black Knight’s Full Suite of Servicing and Default Solutions

February 16, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Arvest Bank, which offers a variety of financial services and operates in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, will use Black Knight’s full suite of servicing and default solutions to support its expanding servicing business.

Black Knight Announces the Availability of Extensive, Highly Predictive Rate Lock Data Within its Rapid Analytics Platform

February 11, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), an award-winning software, data and analytics company driving innovation in the mortgage and real estate industries, announced that its extensive, highly predictive Optimal Blue PPE mortgage rate lock data is now available within the company’s Rapid Analytics Platform (RAP).

Flat Branch Home Loans Moves to Black Knight’s Integrated Suite of Servicing Solutions

February 2, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Flat Branch Home Loans has signed an agreement to implement several of Black Knight’s innovative servicing solutions, including its premier MSP loan servicing system.

Black Knight Successfully Completes Year-End Processing for MSP Loan Servicing System Clients

January 28, 2021 – Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced the successful completion of year-end loan processing for its mortgage and home equity servicing clients.

Guardian Mortgage to Use Black Knight’s Suite of Best-in-Class Mortgage Servicing and Default Solutions

January 21, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Guardian Mortgage, a division of Sunflower Bank, N.A., has signed an agreement to use Black Knight’s suite of best-in-class servicing and default solutions to enhance its operations and support its growing business.

Black Knight Delivers Next Generation of its Loansifter Product, Pricing and Eligibility Engine for Mortgage Brokers

January 19, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, recently deployed the next generation of its industry-leading Loansifter Product, Pricing and Eligibility engine (Loansifter PPE).

Seller Digital Platform Uses AI and Decisioning to Help Correspondent Lenders Easily Originate and Sell Loans

January 14, 2021 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced the launch of Seller Digital, a new correspondent lending platform that helps lenders track commitment pipelines, manage conditions and validate pricing to register and lock Best Efforts loans and allocate Mandatory loans to commitments.

Fully Digital, Contactless Real Estate Transactions a Step Closer as Black Knight Expands Its Expedite Close Platform

January 11, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that it has delivered new capabilities in the company’s Expedite Close digital closing solution to more easily facilitate fully digital real estate transactions.

Black Knight Launches Webhooks Automation Component for Its Optimal Blue API Platform

January 4, 2021 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, recently announced the launch of a new webhooks component for its Optimal Blue application programming interface (API) platform.

Black Knight Launches Mandatory Analytics, an Interactive Dashboard for Mandatory Investor Bid Pricing and Execution Analysis

December 16, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) recently announced the availability of Mandatory Analytics, a dynamic and interactive data dashboard developed by Black Knight, allows investors to analyze and benchmark mandatory commitments on the secondary mortgage market.

Black Knight’s Optimal Blue Product, Pricing and Eligibility Engine Enhanced to Fully Support First- and Second-Lien HELOCs

December 2, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), recently announced that its industry-leading Optimal Blue Product, Pricing and Eligibility engine (Optimal Blue PPE) has been enhanced to fully support the pricing of Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) for the secondary mortgage market.

Black Knight’s Optimal Blue Mortgage Market Indices Now Available on Refinitiv Eikon, Enabling Access to Financial Professionals Worldwide

November 19, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), recently announced the real-time distribution of its Optimal Blue Mortgage Market Indices™ (OBMMI™) on Refinitiv Eikon. This data collaboration is another step forward to make the Optimal Blue proprietary rate indices more easily accessible to a broader market segment.

Black Knight Appoints Ryan Hallett as Chief Risk Officer

November 17, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Ryan Hallett, CISSP, CISM, has been appointed the company’s Chief Risk Officer. Hallett will assume this position from Peter Hill, who served as Chief Risk Officer for six years and recently retired.

FirstBank Puerto Rico Signs Multi-Year Extension for MSP Servicing System

November 9, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that FirstBank Puerto Rico, a state-chartered commercial bank with operations in Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Florida, has signed a multi-year contract extension for MSP, Black Knight’s industry-leading servicing system.

Catherine Burke Joins Black Knight Board of Directors

October 29, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Catherine (Katie) L. Burke, Chief Strategy Officer at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings, Inc. (Edelman), a global communications firm, has been elected to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.

Black Knight Introduces Highly Advanced Customer Service Solution; Enables Staff to Deliver Superior One-Call Resolutions

October 15, 2020 - Today, Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the availability of a highly advanced Customer Service solution that provides an enhanced customer service experience for both customer service representatives and consumers.

Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. to Use Black Knight’s Suite of Servicing Solutions to Expand Its Servicing Operations

October 7, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), a nationwide, multibillion-dollar mortgage lending and servicing operation, has chosen Black Knight’s full suite of servicing solutions to support its expanding servicing business.

Black Knight Delivers a Major Enhancement to Its CompassPoint Pool Optimizer Solution to Solve Agency Pool-Level Constraints

October 5, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that it has delivered enhanced capabilities within its CompassPoint solution to help simplify the often complex and critically important process of determining the most profitable loan pool composition.

TIAA Bank Expands Digital Mortgage Capabilities with Black Knight’s Mortgage Origination Suite

October 1, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that TIAA Bank will be implementing Black Knight’s fully integrated suite of mortgage origination solutions.

Intercap Lending to Use Black Knight’s Advanced Servicing Solutions Suite, Including MSP Servicing System

September 28, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Intercap Lending, a direct Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae lender based in Utah, has signed an agreement to use Black Knight’s suite of servicing solutions to help improve operational efficiency, reduce risk and enhance its customer service.

Black Knight’s Industry-Leading Paragon MLS Platform Now Available to RMLS Members

September 23, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) is offering its members the option to use Black Knight’s innovative, next-generation Paragon MLS platform.

Black Knight’s TitlePoint Now Provides Direct Access to Nationwide Property Tax Data

September 22, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced that its industry-leading title production platform, TitlePoint, now includes direct access to the company’s comprehensive, nationwide property tax data.

Black Knight’s Suite of Servicing Solutions Now Being Used to Support Fidelity Bank’s Operations

September 22, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Fidelity Bank, N.A., a family-owned financial institution based in Wichita, Kansas, has successfully completed its implementation of Black Knight’s suite of servicing solutions – including the industry-leading MSP loan servicing system.

KeyBank Successfully Adds Home Equity Portfolio to Black Knight’s Industry-Leading MSP Servicing System

September 21, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that KeyBank, one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies, has successfully transferred its home equity portfolio onto the industry-leading Black Knight MSP servicing system, where its first mortgage loan portfolio is currently being serviced.

Black Knight Introduces Digital Origination Suite

September 17, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced the launch of two new digital solutions to advance the loan application and approval process for both consumers and loan officers. The suite of user-centric, responsive web-designed solutions includes Borrower Digital and LO Digital.

Black Knight Completes Acquisition of Optimal Blue

September 15, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of software, data and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, announced the completion of its acquisition of Optimal Blue, a leading provider of secondary market solutions and actionable data services.

Franklin Credit Management Signs Contract for Black Knight’s Servicing Solutions, Including MSP System

September 9, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Franklin Credit Management Corporation, also known as Franklin Credit, a specialty mortgage servicer for nonperforming residential mortgage loans, has signed a contract with Black Knight to implement its full suite of servicing solutions to support its growing business.

NorthstarMLS Offers Members Black Knight’s Innovative Paragon MLS Platform

September 2, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that NorthstarMLS is offering Black Knight’s innovative Paragon MLS technology as an option for its broker and agent members. Paragon is Black Knight’s comprehensive multiple listing service (MLS) software used by over 200 MLSs and associations across the U.S. and Canada.

Black Knight Acquires DocVerify, Expanding Fully Digital, Contactless Real Estate and Mortgage Solutions

August 27, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that it has acquired DocVerify, a privately held company committed to delivering solutions that provide proof of the integrity of digital documents, enabling organizations across a wide range of industries to streamline processes, safeguard sensitive information and reduce costs.

Top Subservicer Dovenmuehle Mortgage Extends Use of Black Knight’s Industry-Leading MSP System

August 25, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Dovenmuehle Mortgage, Inc. (“Dovenmuehle”), one of the largest mortgage subservicing companies in the U.S., has signed a contract renewal for MSP, Black Knight’s industry-leading loan servicing system.

Black Knight Integrates CA Value AVM Into Its Leading ValuEdge AVM Cascade

August 19, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) has updated its leading ValuEdge AVM Cascade with its CA Value AVM, which was developed by Collateral Analytics, a Black Knight company.

Black Knight to Acquire Optimal Blue to Expand Its Origination Offerings

July 27, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced it has entered into a definitive equity purchase agreement with affiliates of private equity firm GTCR, LLC, to purchase Optimal Blue, a leading provider of secondary market solutions and actionable data services, for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.

Black Knight to Acquire Optimal Blue to Expand Its Origination Offerings

July 27, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced it has entered into a definitive equity purchase agreement with affiliates of private equity firm GTCR, LLC, to purchase Optimal Blue, a leading provider of secondary market solutions and actionable data services, for an enterprise value of $1.8 billion, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.

Boston National Title to Use Black Knight’s Expedite Suite of eSign and Document Fulfillment Solutions

July 20, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Boston National Title will use Black Knight’s Expedite suite of innovative, web-based electronic signature and document fulfillment capabilities to enhance the title services company’s digital title and settlement experience.

Boston National Title to Use Black Knight’s Expedite Suite of eSign and Document Fulfillment Solutions

July 20, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that Boston National Title will use Black Knight’s Expedite suite of innovative, web-based electronic signature and document fulfillment capabilities to enhance the title services company’s digital title and settlement experience.

Black Knight Introduces New CA Property Condition AVM for More Accurate Valuations

July 15, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the launch of CA Property Condition AVM, a new automated valuation model (AVM) developed by Black Knight Collateral Analytics that factors in the condition of real estate properties to help determine more accurate property values.

Black Knight Introduces New CA Property Condition AVM for More Accurate Valuations

July 15, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced the launch of CA Property Condition AVM, a new automated valuation model (AVM) developed by Black Knight Collateral Analytics that factors in the condition of real estate properties to help determine more accurate property values.

Black Knight Expands Relationship with Truist Mortgage for Origination and Servicing Technologies

July 7, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Truist, the sixth largest commercial bank in the U.S. following the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, has signed an agreement to expand its use of Black Knight’s comprehensive suite of solutions across mortgage originations and servicing.

Black Knight’s CompassPPE and Ernst Fee Service Now Integrated With Blend’s Digital Lending Platform

June 8, 2020 - Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that its dynamic CompassPPE product, pricing and eligibility engine and comprehensive Ernst Fee Service solution are now integrated with Blend’s digital lending platform for mortgages and consumer banking.

Black Knight Announces Two Strategic Hires in Data & Analytics Business

May 11, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of integrated software, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, announced today that industry veterans Richard Lombardi and Kevin Hughes have joined the company’s Data & Analytics organization.

Black Knight Introduces CompassCapture to Help Mortgage Originators Capture and Retain Business

March 19, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), in light of the most recent retention data showing that the business of four out of five borrowers is being lost when those borrowers refinance, has introduced CompassCapture to help lenders identify specific loans within their portfolio or book of leads that could benefit from a refinance based upon equity positions and/or current first-lien rates.

Black Knight Announces Acquisition of Collateral Analytics, a Leading Provider of Analytic Technology for the Mortgage, Capital Markets and Real Estate Markets

March 3, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI), a leading provider of software, data and analytics solutions to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, announced that it has acquired Collateral Analytics, a provider of real estate analytic products and tools to support appraisers, appraisal management companies, lenders, investors and government agencies.

Gateway First Bank Chooses Black Knight’s Suite of Origination Technologies to Support Both Retail and Correspondent Growth

March 2, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced that Gateway First Bank, one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States, has signed a contract to use Black Knight’s Origination Technologies Suite.

Black Knight and Quicken Loans Broaden Partnership

February 12, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) and Detroit-based Quicken Loans, today announced the companies have broadened their relationship as Quicken Loans extended its contract for Black Knight’s MSP servicing system and is adding multiple Black Knight solutions.

Fulton Bank Signs Agreement for Black Knight’s Suite of Servicing and Default Solutions, Including the MSP Servicing System

February 11, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Fulton Bank, N.A., a full-service commercial bank operating under Fulton Financial Corporation based out of Lancaster, Pa., has signed a contract to use the Black Knight MSP servicing system to support both first mortgages and home equity loans on one system.

Black Knight Delivers New Enhancements to CompassPPE and CompassPoint

February 10, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced new releases of its CompassPPE and CompassPoint solutions that deliver enhancements to help improve accuracy, efficiency and automation in origination and secondary marketing.

Keesler Federal Credit Union to Use Black Knight’s Full Suite of Mortgage and Home Equity Origination and Servicing Solutions

February 10, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Keesler Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Mississippi with more than $3 billion in assets, has signed an agreement to implement a comprehensive suite of Black Knight solutions, including the Empower loan origination system (LOS) and the MSP servicing system, to manage both its first mortgage and home equity portfolios.