Stewart Merges Three Underwriters

July 1, 2010

Stewart Title Guaranty Co.(STG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. announced the merger of Arkansas Title Insurance Co.(ARTICO), National Land Title Insurance Co.(NLTIC) and Stewart Title Insurance Co.of Oregon (STICO) with Stewart Title Guaranty Co.

"With the merger of these three underwriting companies into our flagship underwriter, STG, we are able to increase our operational efficiencies and greatly enhance the services to our customers," said Mike Skalka, president of STG. "It strengthens our underwriting abilities and allows us to provide our customers with shared underwriting expertise and consistent business practices needed in today's volatile market."

"Additionally, we reaffirm our commitment to homebuyers, sellers, developers and lenders to live up to the outstanding heritage and service that ARTICO, NLTIC and STICO have provided through their leadership and expertise over the past three decades," Skalka continued.

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