HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 4, 2018--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 transactions.

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 information is available at stewart.com, subscribe to the Stewart blog at blog.stewart.com, or follow Stewart on Twitter ®@stewarttitleco.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TENNESSEE TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES REIT INSURANCE OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

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