Bexil American Mortgage Acquires Castle Mortgage

  Bexil American Mortgage Acquires Castle Mortgage

  Regional Mortgage Lender Serves Retail Customers throughout the Southeast

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- January 10, 2013

Bexil American Mortgage Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Bexil Corporation
(BXLC), today announced the close of the acquisition of Castle Mortgage
Corporation, a full service mortgage lender operating throughout the
Southeast. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Bexil American Mortgage and its wholesale channel American Mortgage Network
have been expanding rapidly across the United States. Founded in October 2011,
the company is now licensed in 17 states. Castle is approved in nine states.

“Castle Mortgage adds significant depth and flexibility to our capabilities as
we grow our company,” noted John M. Robbins, CEO and President of Bexil
American Mortgage. “Their seller-servicers approvals with Fannie Mae, Freddie
Mac, and Ginnie Mae will accelerate our entrance into the retail market and
provide a competitive advantage for our mortgage broker customers. We’re
delighted to welcome the Castle Mortgage team.”

“We’re excited to be joining the Bexil American team,” added George Hawkins,
President of Castle Mortgage Corp. “Like us, they have deep roots in the
mortgage business and we share a culture and tradition focused on providing
the right loans for our customers.”

About Bexil American Mortgage Inc. and American Mortgage Network

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Bexil American Mortgage is an
independent mortgage banking company formed by the Robbins Group and Bexil
Corporation. Its wholesale channel, American Mortgage Network, is focused on
serving the specific needs of the mortgage broker community. For more
information, please visit or

About Bexil Corporation

Bexil Corporation (BXLC) is a holding company engaged through subsidiaries in
investment management, securities trading, and mortgage banking. To learn
more, please visit:

About Castle Mortgage Corporation

Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, Castle Mortgage Corporation is a full
service mortgage lender operating throughout the Southeast. Castle's founders
have over 100 years of experience in all phases of mortgage banking, with
roots dating back to 1966.


Bexil American Mortgage
Corinne Forti
Corporate Communications
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