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Investments

11

Portfolio Exits

1

Partners & Customers

10

About First American

First American offers real estate information services for mortgage, banking, and other financial companies.

First American Headquarter Location

One First American Way

Santa Ana, California, 92707,

United States

714-250-3000

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Latest First American News

First American Financial Corporation Appoints Marsha A. Spence to Board of Directors

May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SANTA ANA, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF ), a premier provider of title, settlement and risk solutions for real estate transactions and the leader in the digital transformation of its industry, announced today that Marsha A. Spence has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Over the course of her distinguished 45-year career in title and settlement, Spence’s skillful leadership has consistently produced high-performing teams and profitable growth at Mother Lode Holding Company, a California-based provider of title insurance, underwriting and escrow services for residential and commercial real estate transactions known for its strong employee-centric culture. Spence has played a key role in driving Mother Lode Holding Company’s substantial growth, expanding its number of offices from 35 when she was named CEO in 2001 to 92 offices across multiple states today. “I’m very pleased to welcome Marsha to First American’s board,” said Dennis J. Gilmore, chairman of First American Financial Corporation. “Her deep industry knowledge and experience leading a highly successful, forward-looking title business will further augment our strong board, providing valuable insight as the company leads the digital transformation of the title and settlement industry.” Spence currently serves as chairman of the board of Mother Lode Holding Company. Spence previously held the combined role of chairman and chief executive officer at Mother Lode for 15 years, after ascending to the roles of chief executive officer in 2001 and president in 1997. She joined Placer Title Company, which is now Mother Lode’s principal subsidiary, in 1977. First American acquired Mother Lode and its 17 operating subsidiaries on May 2. Spence also served on the California Land Title Association Board of Governors for 10 years and was president of the board from 2005-2006. About First American First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a premier provider of title, settlement and risk solutions for real estate transactions. With its combination of financial strength and stability built over more than 130 years, innovative proprietary technologies, and unmatched data assets, the company is leading the digital transformation of its industry. First American also provides data products to the title industry and other third parties; valuation products and services; mortgage subservicing; home warranty products; banking, trust and wealth management services; and other related products and services. With total revenue of $9.2 billion in 2021, the company offers its products and services directly and through its agents throughout the United States and abroad. In 2022, First American was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine for the seventh consecutive year. More information about the company can be found at www.firstam.com . Contacts

First American Investments

11 Investments

First American has made 11 investments. Their latest investment was in Knock as part of their Series D on March 3, 2022.

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First American Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

3/16/2022

Series D

Knock

$70M

Yes

4

3/10/2022

Series E

Roofstock

$240M

Yes

20

1/26/2022

Series B

Polly

$37M

Yes

14

10/20/2021

Corporate Minority - II

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$99M

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10

9/9/2021

Series D

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$99M

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10

Date

3/16/2022

3/10/2022

1/26/2022

10/20/2021

9/9/2021

Round

Series D

Series E

Series B

Corporate Minority - II

Series D

Company

Knock

Roofstock

Polly

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Amount

$70M

$240M

$37M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

20

14

10

10

First American Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

First American has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was CoreLogic on June 02, 2010.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/2/2010

IPO

2

Date

6/2/2010

Exit

IPO

Companies

Valuation

Acquirer

Sources

2

First American Acquisitions

16 Acquisitions

First American acquired 16 companies. Their latest acquisition was Mother Lode Holding Company on January 12, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/12/2022

$99M

Acquired

3

7/1/2021

$99M

Acquired

3

10/26/2020

$99M

Acquired

1

2/13/2020

Private Equity

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$99M

$99M

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10

1/2/2020

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$99M

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10

Date

1/12/2022

7/1/2021

10/26/2020

2/13/2020

1/2/2020

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

3

3

1

10

10

First American Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

First American has 10 strategic partners and customers. First American recently partnered with Australis Capital on December 12, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

12/14/2021

Partner

United States

AUDACIOUS To Enter New York Cannabis Market Through Partnership with First Americans of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe - AUSA Corporation

The partnership with First Americans , LLC aligns with the AUDACIOUS commitment to support New York 's cannabis social and economic equity plan , including encouraging applications from and awarding the majority of licenses to those communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition , as well as to individuals/groups that promote racial , ethnic , and gender diversity .

1

3/19/2021

Client

United States

HousingWire Recognizes First American Docutech For Innovations in eClosing and Document Solutions with HWTech100 Award

HousingWire selected First American on the strength of its Solex eClosing platform , which saw a 768 % increase in eClosings in 2020 over the previous year .

2

1/20/2021

Vendor

United States

First American inks insurance book transfer agreements with Safeco, Heritage

The property and casualty insurance subsidiaries of First American Financial have signed book transfer agreements with Safeco .

1

10/6/2020

Partner

United States

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10

6/15/2020

Vendor

United States

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10

Date

12/14/2021

3/19/2021

1/20/2021

10/6/2020

6/15/2020

Type

Partner

Client

Vendor

Partner

Vendor

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

AUDACIOUS To Enter New York Cannabis Market Through Partnership with First Americans of Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe - AUSA Corporation

The partnership with First Americans , LLC aligns with the AUDACIOUS commitment to support New York 's cannabis social and economic equity plan , including encouraging applications from and awarding the majority of licenses to those communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition , as well as to individuals/groups that promote racial , ethnic , and gender diversity .

HousingWire Recognizes First American Docutech For Innovations in eClosing and Document Solutions with HWTech100 Award

HousingWire selected First American on the strength of its Solex eClosing platform , which saw a 768 % increase in eClosings in 2020 over the previous year .

First American inks insurance book transfer agreements with Safeco, Heritage

The property and casualty insurance subsidiaries of First American Financial have signed book transfer agreements with Safeco .

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First American Team

21 Team Members

First American has 21 team members, including current Managing Director, Paul Hurst.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Paul Hurst

Endpoint, BCG Digital Ventures, The Boston Consulting Group, Wolfson College, and University of Cambridge

Managing Director

Current

Frank McMahon

Lehman Brothers, and Merrill

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Randall E. Poliner

Chief Executive Officer, President

Former

Scott Brinkley

ARMA Acquisition, LOGS Network, and CoreLogic

President, Executive Vice President

Former

James J. Court

President

Former

Name

Paul Hurst

Frank McMahon

Randall E. Poliner

Scott Brinkley

James J. Court

Work History

Endpoint, BCG Digital Ventures, The Boston Consulting Group, Wolfson College, and University of Cambridge

Lehman Brothers, and Merrill

ARMA Acquisition, LOGS Network, and CoreLogic

Title

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, President

President, Executive Vice President

President

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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