Electronic Data Systems is seriously looking at making a major entry into the mortgage subservicing market by purchasing one of the sector's largest companies, Wendover Funding Inc., sources said.

Wendover has been the subject of persistent acquisition rumors in the last few months. Michael A. Hyman, senior vice president of Wendover, said that questions about its sale would be addressed by its parent, State Street Boston Corp. A spokeswoman for State Street Boston would not comment.

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