The cause of paperless lending just got a helping hand. Capsilon has received an investment from Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm. The growth investment will provide Capsilon with a capital partner to support product innovation and keep pace with growing demand from mortgage lenders, investors, and servicers.
“We are extremely excited to announce this investment by Francisco Partners, and we look forward to their support as we advance our vision of dramatically reducing the cost of loan production through automation,” said Sanjeev Malaney, CEO of Capsilon. “Capsilon will use the capital to expand our product portfolio, and we will leverage Francisco Partners’ technology and financial services end-market expertise to expand our customer footprint.”
Capsilon partners with companies that originate, analyze, and trade mortgage loans to understand their process workflows and deliver award-winning technology that solves critical business challenges. Capsilon’s flagship product, Capsilon DocVelocity, helps mortgage companies reduce costs and ensure compliance by automating key steps along the mortgage lifecycle.
“Sanjeev Malaney and his team are transforming the mortgage industry from labor-based to technology-driven,” said Jason Brein of Francisco Partners. “We are thrilled to back Capsilon as it automates the process of accepting, organizing, and extracting intelligence from mortgage documents.”
GCA Savvian Advisors, LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor and Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, LLP acted as legal advisor to Capsilon Corporation. Raymond James & Associates acted as exclusive financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis, LLP acted as legal advisor to Francisco Partners. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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Tony Garritano is chairman and founder at PROGRESS in Lending Association. As a speaker Tony has worked hard to inform executives about how technology should be a tool used to further business objectives. For over 10 years he has worked as a journalist, researcher and speaker in the mortgage technology space. Starting this association was the next step for someone like Tony, who has dedicated his career to providing mortgage executives with the information needed to make informed technology decisions. He can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.