Fidelity National Changes InterCept DealTo All-Cash

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (10/01/04) -- Fidelity National Financial Inc.said will change the structure of its planned acquisition ofAtlanta-based payments processor InterCept Inc., to all cash.Fidelity National, the nation's largest title insurer, hadoriginally agreed to pay the $18.90 a share, or $425 million,acquisition price in either cash or a combination of cash andstock. Fidelity said it still plans to spin off its fledglingfinancial services unit, which will include InterCept, AurumTechnology, ALLTEL Information Services, VISTA InformationSolutions, and Sanchez Computer Associates, in an initial publicoffering probably next year.

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