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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Termination of Proposed Merger with Stewart Information Services Corporation

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Termination of Proposed Merger with Stewart Information Services Corporation

PR Newswire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) today announced that FNF and Stewart Information Services Corporation (“Stewart”) have agreed to terminate FNF’s proposed merger with Stewart due to the Federal Trade Commission’s issuance of an administrative complaint seeking to block the merger. Under the terms of the merger agreement, FNF will make a payment of $50 million to Stewart in connection with the termination of the proposed merger.

About Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries. FNF is the nation’s largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters – Fidelity National Title, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title, Alamo Title and National Title of New York – that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. More information about FNF can be found at fnf.com.


Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements regarding our expectations, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. Because such statements are based on expectations as to future financial and operating results and are not statements of fact, actual results may differ materially from those projected. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The risks and uncertainties which forward-looking statements are subject to include, but are not limited to: changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; weakness or adverse changes in the level of real estate activity, which may be caused by, among other things, high or increasing interest rates, a limited supply of mortgage funding or a weak U. S. economy; our potential inability to find suitable acquisition candidates, acquisitions in lines of business that will not necessarily be limited to our traditional areas of focus, or difficulties in integrating acquisitions; our dependence on distributions from our title insurance underwriters as a main source of cash flow; significant competition that our operating subsidiaries face; compliance with extensive government regulation of our operating subsidiaries; and other risks detailed in the “Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information,” “Risk Factors” and other sections of the Company’s Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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SOURCE Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

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