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First American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Of 12 Cents Per Share

Thursday, October 25, 2012

First American Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Of 12 Cents Per Share06:55 EDT Thursday, October 25, 2012-DIVIDEND INCREASES BY 50 PERCENT-SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per common share, representing a 50 percent increase from the prior level of 8 cents per common share.The cash dividend is payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 14, 2012.  About First AmericanFirst American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries, that traces its heritage back to 1889. First American and its affiliated companies also provide title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust and investment advisory services. With revenues of $3.8 billion in 2011, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and abroad. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com.Media Contact: Investor Contact:Carrie Loranger Craig BarberioCorporate Communications Investor Relations First American Financial Corporation First American Financial Corporation (714) 250-3298 (714) 250-5214    SOURCE First American Financial Corporation