""Optimal Blue"":https://www2.optimalblue.com/, a cloud-based services provider headquartered in the Dallas area, announced its acquisition of ""LoanSifter, Inc."":https://www.loansifter.com/, a leading provider of product eligibility and pricing, point-of-sale, and marketing solutions for lenders.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
The acquisition adds more than 1,500 customers, 200 employees, and three nationwide offices to Optimal Blue's operations.
""Optimal Blue and LoanSifter are leaders in this industry. This is a rare opportunity to combine the strengths of two organizations with exceptional track records and capabilities and focus on the same mission, which is to more effectively provide innovative products and services to our combined investors,"" Optimal Blue co-CEOs Larry Huff and Ivan Darius said in a joint statement.
""LoanSifter's commitment to innovation has helped lenders grow their business and streamline their origination process,"" added Bruce Backer, former president of LoanSifter. ""That commitment continues with this acquisition. By becoming part of Optimal Blue, our customers and partners will benefit from the combined expertise and creativity of two highly successful, market-focused teams.""