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  • Former LandCastle Title CEO Nat Hardwick found guilty of embezzling $26 million

    Hardwick accused of taking $26 million from now-bankrupt law firm’s accounts
    Nathan (Nat) Hardwick, the former chief executive officer of LandCastle Title and former managing partner of Morris Hardwick Schneider, was found guilty late last week of embezzling more than $25 million from his former companies, bringing an end to a massive scandal that destroyed a prominent real estate firm and left hundreds of people without a job.
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  • Massive title insurance merger: Fidelity National buying Stewart for $1.2 billion

    A title insurance monolith is born
    The title insurance world is about to get a whole lot smaller, as Fidelity National Financial is set to buy Stewart Information Services in a massive $1.2 billion deal. Fidelity is already one of the nation’s largest title insurance and settlement services provider, and now, it’s set to acquire one of its biggest competitors.
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  • Fidelity National Financial acquires majority interest in SkySlope

    Title insurance giant buys piece of digital transaction management platform
    Fidelity National Financial, the title insurance giant, announced this week that it acquired a majority interest in SkySlope, a provider of digital transaction management and closing solutions to real estate professionals. Tyler Smith, founder and CEO of SkySlope, said that the deal with Fidelity helps take the company to the next level.
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  • ServiceLink no longer a Black Knight company

    Unveils its new branding
    ServiceLink announced it rebranded since it is no longer a Black Knight company. However, the company still remains a member of the Fidelity National Financial family of companies. "This new logo ties us more closely with the overall FNF brand,” said Chris Azur, CEO of ServiceLink.
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  • Black Knight Financial Services rebrands as Black Knight

    NYSE ticker symbol to be BKI
    Black Knight Financial Services, a mortgage data and solutions provider, unveiled it is rebranding as Black Knight in light of Fidelity National Financial’s distribution of its equity interest in it. “Black Knight is ready to move forward as an independent company and continue producing results that exceed expectations for our clients, shareholders and employees,” said Black Knight Executive Chairman Bill Foley.
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  • Fidelity National Financial acquires Real Geeks

    Adds CRM provider for “elite” real estate agents
    It seems that late July is a time to deal making, at least when it comes to Fidelity National Financial. Nearly one year ago to the day, Fidelity, the nation’s largest title insurance company, announced that it acquired Commissions, Inc., a provider of web-based real estate marketing and CRM software for real estate agents. And Tuesday, just one day shy of the one-year anniversary of the Commissions, Inc. deal, Fidelity announced that it acquired another real estate marketing and CRM provider, Real Geeks.
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  • Fidelity National Financial acquires Hudson & Marshall

    Acquisition will power new offering: ServiceLink Auction
    ServiceLink, the provider of transaction services to the mortgage and finance industries, is getting into the auction business thanks to its parent company buying one of the country’s top auction companies. On Monday, Fidelity National Financial, the title insurance giant and parent company of ServiceLink, announced that it acquired Hudson & Marshall.
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  • Trial date set for former LandCastle Title CEO Nat Hardwick

    Stands accused of conspiring to embezzle $20 million
    Exactly one year ago, federal authorities arrested Nathan (Nat) Hardwick, the former chief executive officer of LandCastle Title and former managing partner of Morris Hardwick Schneider, on charges that he embezzled millions of dollars from his former companies. And exactly one year from now, Hardwick will stand trial for allegedly conspiring to steal more than $20 million from the attorney escrow accounts and operating accounts of Morris Hardwick Schneider and LandCastle Title.
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