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march
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Announced $367.2 million Insurance - linked note transaction

Received upgraded rating to Positive from S&P
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June
Certified as a Great Place to Work for the sixth consecutive year
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Announced a $364 million insurance-linked notes transaction
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november
Named to Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List for the second time

2021 Great Place to Work®

National MI has been recognized as a Great Place to Work for the sixth year in a row. 90% of National MI employees described the company as a great place to work, compared to 59% at the typical U.S.-based company. Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and leadership and partners with FORTUNE to produce the annual FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, as well as lists in several other categories.
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Fortune® Best Workplaces in Financial Services & InsuranceTM 2021

National MI was recognized as a best workplace in America in Fortune’s ranking of the “30 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance.” This honor is based on anonymous survey feedback from nearly 780,000 people working in financial services and insurance in the United States and applies to companies with between 10 and 999 employees. Eighty-five percent of the evaluation is based on what employees say about their experiences of trust and reaching their full human potential as part of their organization. The remaining fifteen percent is based on an assessment of all employees’ daily experiences of innovation, the company’s values, and the effectiveness of their leaders.
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2021 Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies - #35

National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), has been ranked 35th on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for 2021. The list ranks the top-performing publicly traded companies in revenues, profits and stock returns over the three-year period ending on or before April 30, 2021. The company was also named to the Fortune list of 100 Fastest-Growing companies in 2020.
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2020 Great Place to Work®

National MI has been recognized as a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row. More than 90% of National MI employees described the company as a great place to work, compared to 59% at the typical U.S.-based company. Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and leadership and partners with FORTUNE to produce the annual FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, as well as lists in several other categories.
Source / Press Release © 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI).
Fortune's best places to work 2020

Fortune®Best Workplaces in Financial Services & InsuranceTM 2020

National MI was recognized as a best workplace in America in Fortune’s ranking of the “30 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance.” This honor is based on anonymous survey feedback from nearly 780,000 people working in financial services and insurance in the United States and applies to companies with between 10 and 999 employees. Eighty-five percent of the evaluation is based on what employees say about their experiences of trust and reaching their full human potential as part of their organization. The remaining fifteen percent is based on an assessment of all employees’ daily experiences of innovation, the company’s values, and the effectiveness of their leaders.
Source / Press Release © 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI).
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2020 Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies - #24

National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), has been recognized on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for 2020. The list ranks the top performing, publicly traded companies in revenues, profits and stock returns over a three-year period ending on April 30, 2020.
Source / Press Release © 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI).
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HousingWire’s 2019 Women of Influence – Claudia Merkle

The Women of InfluenceTM list recognizes women who are making notable contributions to both their businesses and to the housing industry at large. Claudia Merkle, our Chief Executive Officer, has once again been recognized for her leadership, guidance and 25+ years of mortgage banking expertise. She continues to help National MI grow its high-quality insured portfolio at an industry-leading rate. National MI is an innovator behind the groundbreaking underwriting model that provides lenders with competitive 12-month rescission relief protection, as well as spearheading our original approach to servicing loans and working with lenders known as Sensible Servicing®.
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2019 Great Place to Work®

National MI was recognized as a Great Place to Work for the fourth consecutive year, delivered record financial results and celebrated standout success in customer development, portfolio growth, risk management and financial performance. Great Place to Work is a global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and leadership, and partners with FORTUNE to produce the annual FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, as well as lists in several other categories.
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MReport: Top 25 Companies To Work For

National MI was named to MReport’s list of the Top Companies to Work For. National MI was one of five service providers named to the list. The company was selected for the great benefits and perks it offers employees, as well as for fostering an environment of innovation and growth. According to MReport Editor-in-Chief Rachel Williams, the Top 25 Companies list serves as a premier platform to highlight the achievements of the organizations leading the way in the mortgage and housing industries.
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HousingWire’s 2018 Insiders Award – Christina Bartning

HousingWire’s 2018 class of Insiders continues to carry the torch, lighting the way for innovation, hard work and determination. 40 professionals were selected for their ability to not only transform their companies, but the industry as a whole. HousingWire presents the Insiders award to Christina Bartning, Vice President of Marketing and Client Solutions. Christina has led National MI’s media and PR efforts, advised executives on high level strategic initiatives and helped plan and roll out new product launches.
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HousingWire’s 2018 Rising Stars – T.J. Lile and Elaine Till

The 2018 Rising Stars represent the best young leaders under age 40 in the mortgage industry including lending, servicing, investing and real estate, whose efforts and accomplishments are influencing the present and future course of the industry. T.J. Lile, Vice President of National Accounts, has had a rapid ascent in Sales at National MI, and his national accounts team has been recognized as “team of the year” due to its overall sales volume in mortgage insurance policies. He credits his adaptability to almost any environment or situation as a key factor in his success. Elaine Till, Account Manager for Oregon and Hawaii, was one of the first employees hired at National MI in 2013 and has grown alongside the company moving from a senior specialist in the Solution Center, to nurturing customer accounts in Sales in Washington and Oregon as an Account Representative until her recent promotion. She credits her success to being open to unexpected opportunities and trying something new.
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2018 Great Place to Work® – Financial Services & Insurance – #9

Fortune Magazine partners with Great Place to Work® to come up with the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance. The rankings considered input from more than 76,000 employees in the financial services and insurance sectors, and Great Place to Work evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. National MI garnered a ranking of 9th on the list of small and medium-sized companies, making the list for the third straight year.
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2018 Great Place to Work® – Best Workplaces in the Bay Area – #12

Fortune Magazine partners with Great Place to Work® to identify the best workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the second consecutive year, National MI was named to Fortune’s list of top small and medium-sized companies, achieving a ranking of #12 on the list. This recognition illustrates the company’s strong commitment to a positive work environment, support for employee work-life balance, and maintaining an innovative culture that encourages employee creativity and contribution.
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HousingWire 2017 Vanguard Award – Claudia Merkle

The HW Vanguard Award recognizes C-level and business unit executives who have become leaders in their respective fields within housing and mortgage finance — those whose leadership is moving markets forward. The 2017 Vanguard Awards honored 45 executives selected by the HousingWire editorial staff based on tangible leadership within their companies and the industry at large.
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2017 Great Place to Work® – Best Medium Companies – #46

National MI was named 46th best place to work in America in Fortune Magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.” Selected from medium-sized companies based on our high employee ratings, this ranking illustrates National MI’s commitment to creating an outstanding work environment with exceptional support, development, and benefits delivered to everyone on the team. This level of employee satisfaction with the camaraderie, leadership, fairness, rewards, and career opportunities offered at the company contributes to our ability to deliver great value to clients, which has been critical to the company’s success.
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MReport: Women of Impact “Leading Ladies” – Mary Lee Sharp

The MReport Women of Impact List features influential female leaders in the housing and mortgage industries. Mary Lee Sharp, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at National MI was named to the category of “Leading Ladies,” which recognizes top executives and managers. Mary Lee was selected for her critical role in developing National MI’s HR department and programs, fostering our strong corporate culture, and using her voice to promote diversity and inclusion at National MI. With Mary Lee heading HR, National MI has received many “great company to work for” awards including Fortune Magazine, Great Place to Work and the San Francisco and Silicon Valley Business Journal.
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HousingWire’s 2017 Rising Stars Program – Julie Norberg

Housing Wire recognizes young industry professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their respective fields. Julie Norberg, Controller at National MI has been named to HousingWire’s Rising Stars recognition program, among the first to recognize young mortgage and housing industry professionals. Julie has been instrumental in the company’s growth and helped build the company’s finance department from the ground up, establishing the early accounting policies and financial protocols necessary for the company’s successful public offering.
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Markie Award – Best Emerging Company Marketing Campaign 2017

The Markie Awards honor excellence in data-driven marketing, and recognizes innovation and marketing organizations that deliver the best of their brand using Oracle Marketing Cloud solutions. National MI was awarded Best Emerging Company Marketing Campaign for its L.O.A.N. (Loan Officer Automated Nurture) email campaign recognizing the company for increasing click through rates by 235% and using online creativity, compelling content, and marketing automation to make a tangible impact.
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2017 Great Place to Work® – Best Workplaces in the Bay Area – #2

Fortune Magazine partners with Great Place to Work® to develop a comprehensive survey to identify the best workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area. The rankings considered surveys from more than 220,000 workers who assessed their organizations’ fairness, management, camaraderie and other factors crucial to a high-performance workplace. National MI came in #2 out of 25 small and medium-sized companies.
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2017 Great Place to Work® – Financial Services and Insurance – #39

Fortune Magazine partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to develop a comprehensive team member survey to identify the 40 Best Companies to Work For in financial services and insurance. The ranking is based on feedback from more than 62,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector who completed Great Place to Work’s Trust Index© Employee Survey. National MI came in 39 of 40 top companies.
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HousingWire 2016 Vanguard Award – Brad Shuster

The HW Vanguard Award recognizes C-level and business unit executives who have become leaders in their respective fields within housing and mortgage finance — those whose leadership is moving markets forward. The 2016 Vanguard Awards honored 40 executives selected by the HousingWire editorial staff based on tangible leadership within their companies and the industry at large.
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MarCom Awards – MBA 2016

The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition for any individual or company involved in the concept, writing and design of print, visual, audio and web materials and programs. National MI was awarded as a Platinum Winner in the Strategic Communications/Special Event category for its Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) 2016 entry. The submission included a die-cut printed customer invitation to our cocktail party, and our public signage/banners hanging from Boston street lamps in a 3 block radius around the convention center that generated buzz and presence for National MI at the event.
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2016 Great Place to Work® – Best Medium Companies – #41

National MI was named 41st best place to work in America in Fortune Magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.” Selected from medium-sized companies based on our high employee ratings, this ranking is a testament to National MI’s collaborative environment, and an innovative culture that fosters employee creativity and contribution. This level of employee satisfaction contributes to our ability to deliver enormous value to clients, and is key to our company’s success.
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2016 Great Place to Work® – 100 Best Workplaces For Women – #54

Fortune’s second annual list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women highlights companies with generous benefits, flexible schedules, and an emphasis on balancing work and life. Rankings are determined by employee surveys and the representation of women within the organizations.
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HW Insiders AwardTM Program – Michelle Schuchart

National MI congratulates Michelle Schuchart on winning an Insiders Award™ from HousingWire. A Sales Support Specialist, she was recognized for her dedication to our 60+ sales people across the country, and for being the de facto go-to person on the team due to her leadership and strategic thinking. A National MI Pinnacle award winner, we are proud of our “operational all-star” and her recognition by HousingWire.
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HousingWire’s 2016 Women of Influence – Claudia Merkle

The Women of Influence awards recognize the outstanding efforts of women in driving the U.S. housing economy forward, and are given to women who are making notable contributions to their businesses and to the industry at-large – with a specific focus on contributions made in the most recent 12 months. Our Chief Operating Officer, Claudia Merkle, was recognized as the innovator behind our groundbreaking 12 month rescission relief offering, sparking a trend in the industry, and for the value she brings to our company and employees through her leadership and mentorship.
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2016 Great Place to Work® – Financial Services and Insurance – #15

Fortune Magazine partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to develop a comprehensive team member survey to identify the 30 Best Companies to Work For in financial services and insurance. The ranking is based on feedback from more than 41,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector who completed Great Place to Work’s Trust Index© Employee Survey. National MI came in 15 of 30 top companies.
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HousingWire’s 2016 Rising Stars – Brian Maryo and Farrah Panetta

HW’s Rising Stars program recognizes young industry professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their respective fields. Those who are helping move markets forward, each and every day.
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Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list, as well as lists in several other categories. “These ratings measure National MI’s capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace — critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with National MI should take into account as an indicator of high performance,” said Kim Peters, vice president of Great Place to Work’s Recognition Program.
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HW Fast50 #1 Fastest Growing Company in 2015

National MI secured the top spot on the 2015 HW Fast50 with year-over-year growth of 299.5%, according to HousingWire. Last year, National MI was ranked by HousingWire as the second fastest-growing company in the housing economy.
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MReport’s Women in Housing – Leading Ladies – National MI’s Claudia Merkle

This award highlights the accomplishments and achievements of the women working within the housing and mortgage industries and is also dedicated to the issues women face in trying to obtain the dream of homeownership and a mortgage loan.
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2015 Best Places to Work

The rankings celebrate outstanding companies whose employees rate them as the best in the Greater Bay Area. National MI ranked ninth among the top 25 finalists in the mid-sized companies in the Bay area, a category comprised of companies with 100 to 249 employees.
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HW Fast50 #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2014

HousingWire’s list ranks the 50 fastest-growing companies focused on the residential mortgage lending, servicing, investments and/or real estate sectors. The results are based on FY 2012 and FY 2013 revenue.
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Web Marketing Association – Mobile Web Award 2014

The MobileWebAwards annual competition has set industry benchmarks for the best mobile web awards around the world. National MI was honored as one of the best mobile apps in the insurance industry.
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HousingWire’s 2014 Rising Stars – Christina Bartning

HousingWire’s Rising Stars program recognizes young industry professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their respective fields. Those who are helping move markets forward, each and every day.
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Web Marketing Association – Outstanding Website Award 2013

Since 1997, the WebAwards annual competition has set industry benchmarks for the best web sites around the world. National MI was honored as one of the best websites in the insurance industry.
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