Stewart acquires First American Title Company of Southern Colorado

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HOUSTON (April 2, 2004) - Stewart Title of Pueblo, Colo., has acquired First American Title Company of Southern Colorado, located in La Veta. Key management and staff will remain with the company, which will be a branch location of Stewart Title of Pueblo and renamed Stewart Title of Huerfano County.

Stewart Title Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), has a majority interest in Stewart Title of Pueblo. First American Title Insurance Co. has no ownership interest in First American Title Company of Southern Colorado.

"Stewart Title of Pueblo now can expand our service in southern Colorado, which will be a great asset to our customers, some of whom overlap between Pueblo and Huerfano counties," said Jeff Fogg, president, Stewart Title of Pueblo. "First American Title Company of Southern Colorado has been a fixture in the La Veta community since 1981, and we are pleased that we will be working with them."

Neal J. Cocco is the company’s owner and will now serve as branch manager for Stewart Title of Huerfano County.

“This is the perfect opportunity to enhance services to our customers by joining forces with Stewart Title and adding their innovation and financial support to our title operation and escrow services,” said Cocco. "Keeping our tradition of serving our customers in this community is very important to us, and being with Stewart Title will help us do an even better job for them."

"In addition, our loyal employees will benefit from the resources and services offered by a national organization," he added.

The office is located at 225 Main St., La Veta, Colo. 81055, telephone number (719) 742-3106.

Stewart Information Services Corp. is a technology driven, strategically competitive, global real estate information company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services through more than 7,300 issuing locations in the United States and several international markets. Stewart meets the needs of the real estate and mortgage industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce. These services include title reports, flood determinations, document preparation, property reports and background checks. Stewart also supplies post-closing services to lenders, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, and GIS for governmental entities. Stewart provides expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information about Stewart can be found at http://www.stewart.com/.

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