First American Financial Corporation Named One Of The Most Trustworthy Companies In America
April 23, 2013, Santa Ana, Calif.,
First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced today that it was included on Forbes® list of the 100 most trustworthy companies in America.
The list includes 100 companies traded on American exchanges, chosen from thousands of contenders.
Companies with market caps of more than $250 million were considered for the list, with each assigned a score correlating to its accounting practices and level of governance risk. First American received a score of 97 out of 100; a score of 99 was the highest assigned to any company on the list.
"To see third-party firms taking note of what companies are doing right, especially when it comes to corporate governance and accounting, is affirming," said Dennis Gilmore, CEO of First American Financial Corporation. "Our employees, customers and shareholders value our strength in these areas, but it’s good to see others recognizing it as well."
About First American
First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries, that traces its heritage back to 1889. First American also provides title plant management services; 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. With revenues of approximately $4.5 billion in 2012, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents throughout the United States and abroad. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com.