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08.28.17

HomeEquity Bank announces its inaugural $120 million syndicated credit facility

Toronto, August 28, 2017 – HomeEquity Bank (the “Bank”) announced that it has arranged a $120 million senior revolving credit facility (the “Facility”), secured by a portfolio of reverse mortgages. This Facility has been provided by a syndicate of five leading lenders and is renewable annually. CIBC served as Sole Lead Arranger and Sole Bookrunner, and will act as Administrative Agent under the Facility. The other syndicate members are ICICI Bank Canada, The Bank of Nova Scotia, National Bank of Canada and Raymond

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06.08.17

HomeEquity Bank Posts Record Growth For May 2017

TORONTO, June 8, 2017 – HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™, continued its steady growth and performance in the five months of fiscal 2017. Record reverse mortgage originations of $60MM for the month of May resulted in a year-to-date increase of 35 per cent compared with the same period a year ago. “Canadian seniors are releasing the equity they’ve built in their homes, transforming it from passive to active,” said Steven Ranson, HomeEquity Bank’s president and CEO. “We’ve seen a shift

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05.15.17

HOMEEQUITY BANK RELEASES DEBT AND HOMEOWNERSHIP STUDY

TORONTO, May 15, 2017 – HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™, today published the findings of its proprietary research study “The Home Stretch: A Review of Debt and Home Ownership Among Canadian Seniors.” The results of the national study outline increasingly troubling trends: as Canada’s population ages, the ability to retain and maintain a home is progressively compromised by record household debt levels, modest long-term savings, the decline of defined-benefit pensions and extended life exp

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11.10.16

HomeEquity Bank Achieves Gold Ranking in AON’s 2017 Best Employers Survey

TORONTO, November 10, 2016 -- HomeEquity Bank, Canada’s provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™ and the only Schedule 1 bank dedicated solely to mature Canadian homeowners, has placed Gold in AON’s 2017 Best Employers survey. The recognition reflects HomeEquity Bank’s high employee-satisfaction rating, significant growth and revenue and a unique corporate culture that motivates employees to succeed. The company’s first-rate benefits packages and community initiative sponsorships have also contributed to its ranki

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09.15.16

HomeEquity Bank Listed on the 2016 PROFIT 500

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and PROFIT today placed HomeEquity Bank on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. HomeEquity Bank, the only national provider of reverse mortgages in Canada, placed 475 on the 2016 PROFIT 500 list, thanks to a five-year revenue growth of 80%. The company's total revenu

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09.22.21

Ontario Teachers’ announces agreement to acquire HomeEquity Bank

TORONTO, [Wednesday, September 22, 2021] /CNW/ - Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (“Ontario Teachers’”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire HomeQ Corporation (“HomeQ”), the parent company of HomeEquity Bank, from Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. (“Birch Hill”) and the other minority shareholders of HomeQ. The completion of the acquisition is subject to receipt of required regulatory approvals, which the parties expect to occur in the first half of 2022. HomeEq

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06.17.21

HomeEquity Bank’s reverse mortgage portfolio surpasses $5 billion in valuation

TORONTO, June 17, 2021 /CNW/ – HomeEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage, announced today that its portfolio of reverse mortgages under administration has recently surpassed $5 billion for the first time, further cementing the bank as Canada’s undisputed market leader. “This milestone is a testament to the tireless work our entire organization and our partners do every day. Since our founding, the goal has always been to help Canadian homeowners enjoy retirement on their terms through lending solutions

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05.17.21

Nearly 80% of Canadians 55+ say registered savings and pension plans leave them short-changed for retirement

HomeEquity Bank-commissioned Ipsos survey finds 45% of Canadians 55+ believe accessing the equity in their homes should be part of retirement planning. 28% of Canadians 55+ would consider using their home’s equity to help fund retirement. New national advertising campaign drives home the message that older Canadians don’t want to downsize, despite 76% of them saying their demographic sometimes feels pressured to sell. May 17, 2021 (TORONTO, ON) – A large majority of Canadians 55 and up say government-run r

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03.10.21

Six-in-10 Canadians 55+ Can’t Fully Cover the Costs of In-Home Care

HomeEquity Bank-commissioned Ipsos survey finds 88% of Canadians 55+ can’t fully pay for in-home care for their aging parents. Almost half of Canadians 55+ are now considering in-home care because of the pandemic. New book Home Run: The Reverse Mortgage Advantage outlines the product’s many benefits as study finds 75% of Canadians 55+ are concerned about their financial well-being. March 10, 2021 (TORONTO, ON) — Over 20% of Canadians 55 and up are considering tapping into their home’s equity to pay for

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11.12.20

HomeEquity Bank Completes 2020 Reverse Mortgage Loan Sale Program, with $100 Million Sold to Concentra Bank

Program highlights HomeEquity Bank's ability to find attractive liquidity sources to support growth TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - HomeEquity Bank today announced that it has sold about $100 million of reverse mortgages to Concentra Bank. This is only the second time that HomeEquity Bank has completed its annual program for sale of reverse mortgages to another financial institution, highlighting the company's consistent leadership in Canada's reverse mortgage sector. "The success of this program speaks to ou

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