Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

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Dec 10, 2013

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Retains J.P. Morgan as Financial Advisor to Explore Strategic Alternatives with Respect to its Portfolio Company Investments

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Retains J.P. Morgan as Financial Advisor to Explore Strategic Alternatives with Respect to its Portfolio Company Investments

Jacksonville, Fla. -- (December 10, 2013) -- Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), a leading provider of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries, today announced that it has retained J.P. Morgan Securities LLC to work with FNF management to identify strategic alternatives for FNF's portfolio company investments, potentially including a tracking stock, spin-offs, sales and other potential strategic alternatives, to both monetize and highlight the value of FNF's portfolio investments for the benefit of its shareholders.

"Our energies are focused on the pending acquisition of Lender Processing Services and opportunities to grow our core businesses," said FNF Chairman William P. Foley, II. "Future free cash flow from core operations is expected to be used to pay down debt, invest in core operations, pay dividends and repurchase shares and not for acquisitions outside of our core business. The portfolio company investments have significant value which may not be fully reflected in our stock price and we believe there are attractive alternatives we can pursue to unlock the value of these investments for the benefit of FNF and our shareholders. We remain committed to continually prioritizing our resources in order to maximize total shareholder return."

About FNF
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services and diversified services. FNF is the nation's largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters - Fidelity National Title, Chicago Title, Commonwealth Land Title and Alamo Title - that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. FNF also owns a 55% stake in American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC, a restaurant owner and operator of the O'Charley's, Ninety Nine Restaurant, Max & Erma's, Village Inn, Bakers Square and Stoney River Legendary Steaks concepts. In addition, FNF also owns a 51% stake in Remy International, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer, remanufacturer, marketer and distributor of aftermarket and original equipment electrical components for automobiles, light trucks, heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles. FNF also owns a minority interest in Ceridian Corporation, a leading provider of global human capital management and payment solutions. More information about FNF can be found at www.fnf.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements regarding our expectations, hopes, intentions or strategies regarding the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. Because such statements are based on expectations as to future financial and operating results and are not statements of fact, actual results may differ materially from those projected. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The risks and uncertainties which forward-looking statements are subject to include, but are not limited to: changes in general economic, business and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; weakness or adverse changes in the level of real estate activity, which may be caused by, among other things, high or increasing interest rates, a limited supply of mortgage funding or a weak U. S. economy; our potential inability to find suitable acquisition candidates, acquisitions in lines of business that will not necessarily be limited to our traditional areas of focus, or difficulties in integrating acquisitions; our dependence on distributions from our title insurance underwriters as a main source of cash flow; significant competition that our operating subsidiaries face; compliance with extensive government regulation of our operating subsidiaries; and other risks detailed in the "Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information," "Risk Factors" and other sections of the Company's Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
CONTACT: Daniel Kennedy Murphy, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, 904-854-8120,
dkmurphy@fnf.com