Chase Manhattan Corp. is doing more in mortagages than expanding its originations. It also has become the latest company to get into the business of packaging other lenders' loans as securities.

Chase is trying to sign up 20 top lenders for its "conduit" program, said Sam Cooper, president of Chase Mortgage Finance Corp.

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