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Equity Offering Announcement: Opendoor Priced an Upsized $886 Million Follow-On Offering

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Zelman served as Senior Co-Manager for Opendoor Technologies (Nasdaq: OPEN) in connection with its successful upsized $886 million primary share follow-on equity offering. Opendoor is a tech-enabled online platform that streamlines the process of buying, selling, and trading-in residential properties.

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Debt Financing Announcement: Realogy Holdings Corp. Priced Upsized $305 Million of Senior Notes

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Zelman served as Co-Manager for Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) in connection with its successful upsized $305 million offering of 5.750% Senior Notes due 2029. Realogy Holdings Corp. is the leading and most integrated provider of U.S. residential real estate services, encompassing franchise, brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement businesses. Realogy's diverse brand portfolio includes some of the most recognized names in real estate: Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, Corcoran®, ERA®, and Sotheby's International Realty®.

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Forbes - Housing Is Miles Away From Being Affordable, These Builders Are Changing The Game

Monday, February 1, 2021

Ivy's expectations for home prices were reflected in this article.

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M&A Announcement: American Southern Homes acquired Dorn Homes

Monday, February 1, 2021

Zelman served as exclusive sell-side investment banker to Dorn Homes on its successful company sale to American Southern Homes. Dorn has been in business for over 50 years and specializes in constructing award-winning new homes in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Sedona, Wickenburg, and Tubac, Arizona. Dorn is one of the most decorated homebuilders in Arizona, having received over 50 awards over its five decades of homebuilding.

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IPO Announcement: Home Point Capital Priced a $94 Million Initial Public Offering

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Zelman served as Co-Manager for Home Point Capital (NASDAQ: HMPT) in connection with its successful initial public offering. Home Point successfully sold 7.25 million shares at $13.00 per share resulting in $94 million of gross proceeds and a $1.8 billion market value of equity at time of IPO. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Home Point works with a nationwide network of more than 5,500 mortgage brokers and correspondent partners. Home Point is the nation's third largest wholesale mortgage originator and the tenth largest non-bank originator overall.

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The Wall Street Journal - Home-Financing Startup Knock Names First CFO

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Ryan provided his perspective on the evolving real estate technology sector.

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IPO Announcement: Dream Finders Homes Priced a $144 Million Initial Public Offering

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Zelman served as Lead Manager for Dream Finders Homes (NASDAQ: DFH) in connection with its successful initial public offering. Dream Finders sold over 11 million shares at $13.00 per share resulting in $144 million of gross proceeds and a $1.2 billion market value of equity at time of IPO. Dream Finders Homes was founded in Jacksonville, FL in 2008 by CEO Patrick Zalupski. DFH is one of the nation’s fastest growing homebuilding companies, having increased closings 54% in 2020. Dream Finders builds homes in Florida, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Colorado, Virginia and Maryland.

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Elevate with Tyler Chesser

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Ivy was a guest on the podcast, Elevate with Tyler Chesser. Their discussion focused on identifying, balancing and leveraging drivers of success. Ivy shared the traits she developed from being on her own at age 18, how fear and insecurities have driven her, how she leverages inquisitiveness, reframing her weaknesses, and how she managed to succeed in Wall Street without the "ideal" pedigree.

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Debt Financing Announcement - Empire Communities Priced US$400 Million & C$150 Million of Sr. Notes

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Zelman served as Financial Advisor and Lead Manager for Empire Communities on its succesful debut dual-tranche public notes offering. The Company priced US$400 million of 7.000% Senior Notes due 2025 and CAD$150 million of 7.375% Senior Notes due 2025. Founded in 1993 in Toronto, Canada, Empire Communities is one of North America's largest private homebuilders. Empire has built and sold more than 21,000 homes generating over $7.2 billion in revenues since inception. The Company operates in the following business segments: Canadian Low-Rise, Canadian High-Rise, U.S. Low-Rise, and U.S. Land. Empire holds market-leading positions in the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the Greater Toronto Area in Canada and has a growing presence in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio in the United States.

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International Mass Timber Conference

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Ivy Zelman will be a keynote speaker at the March 2021 event. She will provide a macro housing overview incorporating all aspects of the market including forecasts for 2021-22. The International Mass Timber Conference is the largest gathering of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber experts in the world, with a special focus on manufacturing and construction.

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