Corvex Management Trims Fidelity National Financial Position ~ market folly

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Corvex Management Trims Fidelity National Financial Position

Keith Meister's activist firm Corvex Management has filed an amended 13D regarding their position in Fidelity National Financial (FNF).  Per the filing, Corvex now owns 4.8% of FNF with over 13.19 million shares.

This is a decrease of over 5.93 million shares from the end of the first quarter.  They were selling at various points in June, July, and as late as August 2nd.  The bulk of their sale came at a price of $36.58.

You can view other recent activity from Corvex here.

Per Google Finance, Fidelity National Financial is "is a provider of title insurance, technology and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The Company's segments include Title, Black Knight, FNF Core Corporate and Other, Restaurant Group, and FNFV Corporate and Other. Its business is organized into groups, including FNF Core Operations and FNF Ventures (FNFV). The Company offers title insurance through its title insurance underwriters: Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Alamo Title Insurance and National Title Insurance of New York Inc., which collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary, ServiceLink Holdings, LLC (ServiceLink), provides mortgage transaction services, including title-related services and facilitation of production and management of mortgage loans."

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