Williston Financial Group, LLC was formed in late 2009 to acquire various businesses in the title insurance and real estate settlement services industry. Since then, Williston has acquired WFG Lender Services (formerly known as New Millennium Title Group, LLC), a provider of title, closing and settlement services for mortgage lenders nationwide (January 2010); WFG National Title Insurance (formerly known as TransUnion National Title Insurance Company), a title insurance underwriter incorporated in 1974 and currently licensed in 44 states and DC (February 2010); WFG Title Insurance Company (formerly known as TransUnion Title Insurance Company), a California title insurance underwriter incorporated in 1925 (March 2010); and WFG National Title Company of Washington (formerly Northpoint Escrow and Title LLC), an established title, escrow and settlement services company in Washington (July 2011).
WFG is built upon the directive to communicate, collaborate and co-exist—represented in its logo by three “C”s. WFG understands that it has no purpose without its clients, and that its success is dependent entirely upon the success of its partners and customers. Client focus manifests itself through constant communication and an unconditional willingness to collaborate at every opportunity. By exercising communication and collaboration, WFG integrates with its client processes and co-exists for the consumer’s benefit.
WFG National Title Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rating® of A’ (A prime) from Demotech, Inc. Insurers earning a Financial Stability Rating® of A’ (A prime) possess “Unsurpassed” financial stability related to maintaining positive policyholder surplus, regardless of the severity of a general economic downturn or deterioration in the insurance cycle.
Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity firm with $12 billion in capital under its management, is the principal investor in Williston Financial Group. Golden Gate Capital generates superior returns for its investors through buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries. They partner with world-class management teams to make equity investments in situations where there is a demonstrable opportunity to significantly enhance a company’s value.