LandAmerica Strengthens Indiana Presence With Acquisition of Century Title Services Companies

April 6, 2005

RICHMOND, Va., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:LFG) has purchased Century Title Services title insurance agency companies, which operate as one of the largest independent title insurance agencies in Indiana, through its Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation subsidiary. The acquired operations will conduct business as LandAmerica Century Title Services.

Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Century Title Services began its operations with the founding of Three Rivers Title, Inc. in 1978. The family of Century Title Services companies has grown and now includes 36 offices in Central and Northeastern Indiana that provide title insurance agency and closing services throughout the entire state. "We have been partnering with LandAmerica for a long time," said Ronald W. Plassman, President of Century Title Services. "Since we both emphasize delivering outstanding service and surpassing expectations, joining forces with LandAmerica now means we can serve our customers even better in the future."

Gary L. Opper, Executive Vice President - Midwest Regional Leader for LandAmerica, added, "We are excited that Century Title Services is joining the LandAmerica family after partnering with us as an agent. Ron Plassman and his team share our commitment to superior service and this acquisition strengthens our ability to serve customers across all of Indiana."

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.


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