First American Financial Corp.

First American Financial Corp.

First American Financial Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1889

Headquarters

1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY, SANTA ANA, CA, 92707

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

19.6K

Industries

Other Insurance Services
Insurance: Specialty

Company Description

First American Financial Corp. operates as an insurance company. It provides title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company operates its business through the following segments: Title Insurance & Services and Specialty Insurance. The Title Insurance & Services segment provides title insurance, escrow, closing services and similar or related financial services domestically and internationally in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions. It also maintains, manages and provides access to title plant records and images and provides banking, trust and investment advisory services. The Specialty Insurance segment issues property & casualty insurance policies and sells home warranty products. It also provides title plant management services, which include title and other real property records and images, valuation products and services, home warranty products, property and casualty insurance and banking, trust and investment advisory services. First American Financial was founded in January, 2008 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President

Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President

Senior Vice President & Head-Human Resources

Chief Economist

Executive Vice President

Senior Vice President of Enterprise Data Strategy

Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at First American Financial Corp.

Executive Vice President CVS Health at Aetna, Inc.

President of Vestas Americas at Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Principal at The Contrarian Group, Inc.

Senior Advisor at The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

President-Emeritus at Chapman University

Vice Chairman at AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Chief Executive Officer at First American Financial Corp.

Former Senior Executive Vice President & Head of Home & Consumer Finance at Wells Fargo & Co.

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Ariel Investments began as a small- and mid-cap value manager, and evolved strategically to offer three approaches - all of which seek out attractive intrinsic value through relatively concentrated portfolios. The firm manages investment strategies that seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity investments. Ariel Investments utilizes bottom-up, fundamental analysis to select quality company stocks. The firm offers three investment strategy approaches: traditional value, deep value, and global. The traditional value strategies include small-cap value, small/mid-cap value, mid-cap value, and focused value. The deep value strategies include micro-cap value and small-cap deep value. The global strategies include global, global concentrated, international (DM), and international (DM/EM).

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Perry Creek Capital LP seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in broad range of sectors. It provides financing for buyout transactions.

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Lakewood Capital Management Lakewood employs a fundamental investing approach that seeks to exploit inefficient pricings in equities and fixed income securities. The firm aims to capitalize on the best risk/reward opportunities across many diverse industries, geographies and securities. Their strategies include Long Equity, Short Equity and Long Fixed Income. Lakewood Capital Management invests in stressed high grade bonds, high yield/distressed bonds, convertible notes/bonds and preferred stock. These positions are typically found in companies that are out of favor, subjected to forced selling or liquidation, undergoing an industry rationalization or fixing their capital structure despite relatively healthy underlying operations.

Recent Transactions
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First American Financial Corp. purchases Docutech LLC from Serent Capital Management Co. LLC

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purchases GreenFolders, Inc. from First American Financial Corp.

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Heartland Bancorp purchases TransCounty Title Agency LLC from First American Financial Corp.

Transaction Clients

Advised on Corporate Family Solutions, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onFirst American Financial Corp. purchases Docutech LLC from Serent Capital Management Co. LLC

Investment Advisor

Advised on purchases First American Financial Corp. from The First American Corp. (California)

Legal Advisor

Advised onFirst American Financial Corp. purchases Interthinx, Inc. from Verisk Analytics Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Founder at SAIL Capital Partners LLC

Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Clients

Wells Fargo & Co. is a diversified, community-based financial services company. It is engaged in the provision of banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance. It firm operates through the following segments: Community Banking, Wholesale Banking, Wealth & Investment Management, and Other. The Community Banking segment offers complete line of diversified financial products and services for consumers and small businesses including checking and savings accounts, credit and debit cards, and automobile, student, and small business lending. The Wholesale Banking segment provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally. The Wealth and Investment Management segment includes personalized wealth management, investment and retirement products and services to clients across U.S. based businesses. The Other segment refers to the products of WIM customers served through community banking distribution channels. The company was founded by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo on March 18, 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

HomeStreet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of commercial and consumer banking and real estate lending services. It operates through the Commercial and Consumer Banking. The Commercial and Consumer Banking segment offers diversified financial products and services to its commercial and consumer customers through bank branches, and through automated teller machines (ATMs), online, mobile and telephone banking. The company was founded on August 17, 1921 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$6.53B
Total Enterprise Value
$8.37B
Earnings Per Share
$6.16
Revenue
$7.08B
Net Profit
$696M
Total Debt
$2.52B
Total Equity
$4.92B
Enterprise Value / Sales
1.18x
TEVNet Income
12.02x
Debt TEV
0.3x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.07%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1 - $250K
2018
$1 - $250K
2017
$10K - $25K
2016
Political Donations
$1,000
2013
$1,000
2012
$1,000
2012
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Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. designs constructs and sells single-family homes and condominiums. It operates through the Homebuilding and Financial Services segments. The Homebuilding segment consists of six reportable segments: Maracay Homes, consisting of operations in Arizona; Pardee Homes, consisting of operations in California and Nevada; Quadrant Homes, consisting of operations in Washington; Trendmaker Homes, consisting of operations in Texas; TRI Pointe Homes, consisting of operations in California and Colorado; and Winchester Homes, consisting of operations in Maryland and Virginia. The Financial Services segment comprises of its TRI Pointe Connect mortgage financing operations and its TRI Pointe Assurance title services operations. The company was founded in April 2009 and is headquartered in Incline Village, NV.

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Competitors
W. R. Berkley Corp. Insurance: Property & Casualty - Greenwich, Connecticut

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.

Genworth Financial, Inc. Other Insurance Services - Richmond, VA

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Stewart Information Services Corp. Insurance: Property & Casualty - Houston, TX

Stewart Information Services Corp. is a real estate services company, which engages in the provision of title insurance and settlement-related services. It operates through the Title Insurance and Related Services, and Ancillary Services and Corporate segments. The Title Insurance and Related Services segment comprises of searching, examining, closing, and insuring the condition of the title to real property. The Ancillary Services and Corporate segment includes its parent holding company, centralized administrative services departments, and ancillary service operations. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Awards & Honors
Rank #82
2017
Fortune Magazine - The 100 Best Companies to Work For
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #497
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #497
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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