Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Names Thomas M. Hagerty to its Board of Directors

January 26, 2005

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) has appointed Thomas M. Hagerty to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Hagerty is a Managing Director with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a Boston-based private investment firm. As a Managing Director, Mr. Hagerty is responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including finding investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, arranging acquisition financing, post closing managerial oversight and ultimate investment realization. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Business School, Mr. Hagerty is currently a director of several public companies, including MGIC, Inc. and Metris Companies.

"We are fortunate to add someone with Tom's vast experience to our Board of Directors," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William P. Foley, II. "Tom's background in financial services, specifically in mortgage banking and insurance, will be a great asset to the FNF Board of Directors and we look forward to the broad perspective that he can contribute to our Board."

Source: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

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