Overture Technologies Closes $6 Million Series C Funding Led by Capital Trust Ventures


Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 19, 2008

Overture Technologies, the leading provider of decisioning software solutions that enable transparent, accurate and responsive lending processes, announced it has closed $ 6 million in Series C funding led by Capital Trust Ventures with continuing participation from CNF Investments, New Markets Growth Fund and other existing investors. Financing will be used to support market expansion to meet urgent and increasing demand for the company’s financial decisioning solutions serving the mortgage and education lending industries. In conjunction with the funding, Tim Meyers, Managing Partner at Capital Trust Ventures, has joined Overture’s board of directors.

“Today’s mortgage and student loan industries require consistent application of complex lending and pricing guidelines and thorough evaluation of ever-changing risk and asset valuation data to meet current and future regulatory requirements,” said Bill Kelvie, CEO, Overture Technologies. “This growth funding from experienced investors during a challenging time further validates our approach and will help us accelerate our reach for the markets we serve.”

Overture enables market efficiency and improves risk management in underwriting, pricing, servicing and valuing mortgage loans and assets with its Mozart suite of solutions, industry-leading automated decisioning software for originations and acquisitions, servicing, secondary marketing and the capital markets. In addition to Overture’s advanced FHA lending decisioning capabilities, its groundbreaking solution uses rules-driven decisioning for loan modifications to keep borrowers in their homes.
Overture’s education finance solutions empower colleges and universities, lenders, guarantors and other service providers to help students intelligently navigate the process of funding their education with Conductor, the leading online financial aid portal, the Student Loan Marketplace loan comparison tool and Amadeus, the premier student loan pricing and underwriting solution.
“Overture is providing business rules management systems for lending processes that can restore confidence in the credit markets and prevent the current crises in mortgage and education lending from happening again,” said Tim Meyers, Managing Partner, Capital Trust Ventures. “We’re pleased to invest in a company led by industry veterans and technology thought leaders who are enabling greater accuracy, transparency and efficiency for this significant and essential segment of the financial services sector.”

About Capital Trust Ventures:

Capital Trust Ventures provides growth-stage venture capital financing for information technology companies. We work closely to form a strong partnership with proven entrepreneurial leaders with the vision and spirit to build market-leading companies, help them to achieve scale and exit successfully. Our team of partners has extensive investing and entrepreneurial experience in multiple sectors including application software, emerging technologies, vertical software, new media, internet content, e-commerce and infrastructure software. Capital Trust Ventures is a member of the Capital Trust Group, a leading private equity and advisory firm. For additional information, visit http://www.capitaltrustventures.com.

About Overture Technologies:

Founded in 2000, Overture Technologies is the leading provider of decisioning software solutions that enable transparent, accurate and responsive lending processes for the mortgage and higher education lending industries. Overture’s customers are dedicated to providing superior mortgage underwriting, servicing and securitization services and to increasing students’ access to higher education financing alternatives. Overture’s leadership team applies decades of experience from leading financial services and technology firms including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Goldman Sachs, IBM and KPMG to help our customers achieve their goals. For further information, call (301) 492-2155 or visit http://www.overturecorp.com.

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