Credit Suisse First Boston, New York, has agreed to buy 100% of the outstanding stock of SPS Holding Co. and its subsidiary, Select Portfolio Servicing, for $144.4 million.SPS, a major servicer of nonprime mortgage loans, is being acquired from the PMI Group, FSA Portfolio Management, and Greenrange Partners. Under the agreement, CSFB will make future contingency payments of up to $39.9 million for mortgage loans currently serviced by SPS on behalf of third parties. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. SPS services collateral underwritten by CSFB, and CSFB said it plans to integrate SPS into its mortgage securities business. SPS was formerly known as Fairbanks Capital Corp.

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