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Shares of the mortgage originator UWM Holdings (NYSE: UWMC) had jumped more than 22% as of 10:57 a.m. EST after the company said it had decided not to go through with a planned secondary offering. UWM also said that it would "accelerate" its previously announced share repurchase program. Earlier this week, UWM announced a secondary offering in which its controlling shareholder would sell 50 million common shares, which sent shares tumbling.
PONTIAC, Mich., November 19, 2021--UWM Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UWMC) (the "Company") announced today that SFS Holding Corp, ("SFS"), its principal shareholder, has terminated the previously announced secondary offering of Class A Common Stock and concurrent stock repurchase effective immediately (the "Offering"). The Offering was intended to increase UWMC’s public float by approximately 50%, thereby making it a more liquid, tradable stock for larger indexes and institutional investors, while