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First American Title Insurance Company's National Commercial Services Division Introduces its Energy Group

Thursday, April 05, 2012

First American Title Insurance Company's National Commercial Services Division Introduces its Energy Group08:32 EDT Thursday, April 05, 2012?Specialized Team of Examiners, Attorneys and Underwriters Work Exclusively on Energy-related Transactions ?SANTA ANA, Calif., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First American Title Insurance Company's National Commercial Services Division announced today the formalization of its Energy Group, which includes a specialized team of land title examiners, experienced attorneys, project coordinators and insurance underwriters dedicated to working exclusively on energy-related transactions. The Energy Group works in collaboration with First American offices and agents across the country to implement title-related due diligence and insurance offerings that address the unique requirements of energy transactions.  Energy projects tend to be extremely complex and require dedicated resources to analyze risks associated with mineral and water rights, encroachments, and severable and future improvements. The Energy Group, working with the Company's senior underwriters, has developed a targeted coverage approach to address the unique requirements of energy development activities. This specialized group also helps to simplify transaction processes, lowering costs and mitigating risks. Focused land title due diligence, escrow and insurance solutions are offered for national and international transactions through a proprietary electronic delivery platform that includes links to products and documents."The complexities of the energy submarket challenge the national title insurer to develop specialized products and services," said Sally French Tyler, executive vice president and divisional president of First American Title Insurance Company's Centralized Businesses.  "With the Energy Group, we've built a talented team of focused and experienced experts to meet this challenge."About First American Title Insurance CompanyFirst American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. Information about First American Financial Corporation's subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at www.firstam.com.Media Contact: Investor Contact: Carrie Navarifar Craig BarberioCorporate Communications Investor RelationsFirst American Financial Corporation First American Financial Corporation (714) 250-3619 (714) 250-5214 SOURCE First American Title Insurance Company