A U.S. subsidiary of the Amsterdam-based Wolters Kluwer has purchased Desert Document Services Inc., an origination technology provider based in Tempe, Ariz.Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Minneapolis, has hired DDS chief executive officer Ruth Thompson and DDS chief operating officer Joe LaBonty as senior principal and director of operations, respectively, for its line of business serving wholesale and correspondent mortgage originator clients. Wolters Kluwer said it also plans to use DDS's Tempe office for that business line's home base and make it a complement to its Troy, Mich.-based VMP product line serving the retail mortgage industry. In addition, DDS's back-end document technology applications will complement Wolters Kluwer's VMP X4 front-end document preparation platform from its previous acquisition of Entyre, according to Wolters Kluwer. Wolters Kluwer can be found on the Web at http://www.wolterskluwer.com.

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