Fidelity National Information Solutions Announces Closing of Acquisition of Eastern Financial Systems, Inc.

October 31, 2002

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNIS - News), a comprehensive source for real estate-related data, technology solutions and services, today announced the closing of its acquisition of Eastern Financial Systems, Inc. ("Eastern"), an industry leading mortgage loan origination software system provider. FNIS announced the signing of definitive acquisition documents on October 21, 2002.

Fidelity National Information Solutions, Inc.


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