Ellie Mae States its Policy Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity

  Ellie Mae States its Policy Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity

Business Wire

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- October 22, 2012

Ellie Mae^® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand
automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, announced today
that in view of the unusual market activity in the Company’s stock, the New
York Stock Exchange (“the NYSE”) has contacted the Company in accordance with
its usual practice. The Company informed the NYSE that its policy is not to
comment on unusual market activity.

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand automation solutions for
the mortgage industry. The Company offers an end-to-end solution,
deliveredusing a Software-as-a-Service model that serves as the core
operating system for mortgage originators and spans customer relationship
management, loan origination and business management. The Company also hosts
the Ellie Mae Network™ that allows Encompass^® users to electronically conduct
business transactions with the lenders and settlement service providers they
work with to process and fund loans. The Company's offerings include the
Encompass, Encompass360^® and DataTrac^® mortgage management software systems.

Ellie Mae was founded in 1997 and is based in Pleasanton, California. To learn
more about Ellie Mae, visit www.EllieMae.com or call 877.355.4362.

© 2012 Ellie Mae, Inc. Ellie Mae^®, Encompass^®, Encompass360^®, DataTrac^®,
Ellie Mae Network™ and the Ellie Mae logoare registered trademarks or
trademarks of Ellie Mae, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Other
company and product names may be trademarks or copyrights of theirrespective
owners

Contact:

Ellie Mae, Inc.
Edgar Luce, +1-925-227-7079
Executive VP and CFO
IR@elliemae.com
or
The Blueshirt Group for Ellie Mae, Inc.
Lisa Laukkanen, +1-415-217-4967
lisa@blueshirtgroup.com