SAN DIEGO--(real estate information solutions powered by data, analytics and decisioning, announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the ATI Title Companies, dba Rels Title, one of the country's largest and most respected title and settlement entities. Rels Title is currently a subsidiary of Rels Title Services, LLC.)--DataQuick®, a provider of advanced
“Combining our expertise with Rels Title’s exceptional service capabilities, local presence and relationships, operational expertise and industry knowledge will allow us to provide a wider range of title and settlement services to the marketplace.”
“DataQuick has a long and outstanding history of delivering centralized title services to the lending community,” said John Walsh, president of DataQuick. “Combining our expertise with Rels Title’s exceptional service capabilities, local presence and relationships, operational expertise and industry knowledge will allow us to provide a wider range of title and settlement services to the marketplace.”
Rels Title offers nationwide escrow, title examinations, commitment and closing services; document preparation and recording services; and expedited ordering, processing and delivery all backed by local practice and regulation expertise.
As part of the acquisition, the Rels Title name will be used for a period of time. The current Rels Title management team, headed by Leslie Foster, will continue to lead operations, which will remain headquartered in Minnetonka, Minn.
“DataQuick delivers a wide range of real estate information solutions to their customers,” said Foster, president of Rels Title. “We are confident that our customers will not only continue to receive the same great service they have become accustomed to, but they will also benefit tremendously from the breadth of complementary solutions available from DataQuick. In addition, we look forward to offering title and closing services to lenders that are currently customers of DataQuick.”
The transaction is expected to close within 30 days. Milestone Advisors, LLC, served as financial advisor to Rels Title Services, LLC for this transaction.
San Diego-based DataQuick, a Decision Insight Information Group Company, delivers advanced information solutions powered by higher quality data, innovative analytics and automated decisioning across a national footprint. The company drives better decision making and improved profitability for the real estate, mortgage lending and secondary investor markets. DataQuick’s integrated solutions include property data and analytics, appraisals and non-appraisal evaluations, flood determinations, mortgage credit reports, automated valuation models, automated decisioning software, title insurance and property information, property research portals and marketing tools. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.dataquick.com, on LinkedIn or on Twitter at @DataQuick.
About Decision Insight Information Group
Decision Insight Information Group, located in the U.S., Canada and Europe, delivers a comprehensive range of information, infrastructure and decision support products and services for financial and legal professionals. Operating at the heart of the property industry, Decision Insight Information Group manages complex information solutions and provides clarity on decision making for buying, selling, conveyancing, financing and insurance. Decision Insight Information Group companies include MSB and DataQuick in the U.S., Access Point Information Canada, SearchFlow, xit2 and Decision Insight Hub in the UK, Millar & Bryce in Scotland, Rochford Brady Group in the Republic of Ireland, Wertweiser, a joint venture with HVB Bank, in Germany, and Decision First, a joint venture with First Title, in the UK. Decision Insight Information Group has 1,100 employees in 16 offices. For more information, visit www.decisioninsightgroup.com. Decision Insight Information Group is a TPG Capital portfolio company.