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Polly Partners with ALM First to Offer Integrated Mortgage Pipeline Hedging

March 31, 2021

Polly, a leading provider of innovative SaaS technology for the mortgage capital markets space, recently partnered with ALM First to offer integrated mortgage pipeline hedging directly through its pricing platform.
Mortgage lenders leverage Polly's state‑of‑the‑art Product and Pricing Engine (PPE) and Loan Trading Exchange to optimize revenue on each loan, reduce costs by automating workflows, and seamlessly access the power of customized, actionable analytics at their fingertips.
"Mortgage pipeline hedging has become an increasingly important tool in the current environment," said Mike Ensweiler, Principal at ALM First. "Every basis point of profitability counts and hedging with ALM First can provide unique advantages. We are pleased to partner with Polly to provide our services to more mortgage providers."
ALM First stakeholders noted that Polly delivers efficient, customized pricing tools that enable capital markets and secondary marketing users to focus on driving revenue and efficiency. Key highlights of Polly's PPE include: dynamic margin management, the ability to generate and distribute rate sheets in under 10 minutes, real‑time pricing via Fannie Mae SMP, Freddie Mac CRX and PennyMac, as well as testing and version control and bi‑directional pricing data from buy‑side execution to the point of sale.
"We are thrilled about this new partnership, which will dramatically benefit our clients by integrating mortgage pipeline hedging," said Adam Carmel, Founder and CEO of Polly. "We look forward to bringing our revolutionary solution to even more mortgage providers, especially credit unions and other depositories, as we move forward."