Fidelity National Financial acquires Western Title & Escrow Company

Fidelity National Financial (FNF), a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services, acquired Western Title & Escrow Company on July 5, 2016. The company will continue to market itself as Western Title & Escrow Company and the existing employee base will remain with the company. Former owners, George Slape and Dan Slape, will soon retire.

 “With Western Title & Escrow Company we are bringing a premier agent into the FNF family of companies, said Roger Jewkes, Co-Chief Operating Officer, and President, Fidelity National Title Group, Western Operations. “We are always looking for opportunities like this to expand our capabilities, footprint, and expert employee base. The opportunity with George and Dan and everyone at Western Title & Escrow Company was a great fit.”

The acquisition expands FNF’s reach into seven counties in Oregon: Lincoln, Lane, Douglas, Yamhill, Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes.  Western Title & Escrow Company will continue to be headquartered and managed from its offices in Bend, Oregon with Steve Eanes as President.

“FNF and Western Title & Escrow Company have joined forces to form one powerful company which I’m excited to lead and welcome into the FNF family of companies”, commented Steve Eanes, President, Western Title & Escrow Company.

Now within the FNF family of companies Western Title & Escrow Company will have access to more financial resources, marketing abilities and technological advancements to further serve client needs across Western Title’s footprint.