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Stewart Strengthens Its Footprint in the Greater Nashville Area with Southland Title and Escrow Co


Stewart, a global real estate services company, announced its
acquisition of Southland Title and Escrow Co's business, a move that
will strengthen its footprint and bolster Southland in the area with
enormous growth potential. Located in Brentwood, Tennessee, Southland
Title has served as one of Middle Tennessee's leading title agencies for
more than 20 years.

Stewart and Southland Title have enjoyed a long-standing relationship in
the community for more than two decades. Both have built their stellar
reputation by supporting clients with years of expertise and knowledge,
navigating complicated transactions with honesty and integrity to offer
them peace of mind.

"We are excited to add the Southland Title team to the Stewart Title
family," said Buddy Barrett, Division President, Tennessee Direct
Operations. "Southland Title's reputation is unequaled in the Greater
Nashville community, and joining our teams together further establishes
Stewart as the market leader of title and settlement services."

"Stewart was our first underwriter when we opened our company 22 years
ago. We could not be happier to join the Stewart family of companies as
they bring to us their depth of expertise and support," said Judy S.
Wells, CEO of Southland Title and Escrow Co.

Stewart provides policy support and title expertise through a nationwide
network of direct operations and independent agency partners providing a
personalized experience for agencies, lender partners and borrowers on a
local level. Stewart enables its network to support digitizing the
closing process for purchase, refinance, home equity and cash

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE-STC) is a global
real estate services company, offering products and services through our
direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of
companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing
and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage
industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and
solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At
Stewart, we believe in building strong relationships – and these
partnerships are the cornerstone of every closing, every transaction and
every deal. Stewart. Real partners. Real possibilities.™ More
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