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Pioneer Title Co. acquires Mountain West Title & Escrow, Inc. of Bonneville County

Expansion adds Idaho's Fourth Largest Metro to the company's service areas

BOISE, Idaho – June 30, 2014 – Pioneer Title Co. today announced it has acquired Mountain West Title and Escrow, Inc. of Idaho Falls which serves Bonneville County in Eastern Idaho. As part of the acquisition, existing team members will join Pioneer Title Co. and continue offering title and escrow service together with long-term escrow servicing, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, and foreclosure services.

Pioneer Title Company’s CEO, Tim Bundgard, says that over the last 18 months, his expansion team has been heavily focused on strategic markets where the company can bring a significant value proposition. “Mountain West [Title & Escrow Inc.,] is a true success story,” said Bundgard. “The team’s ability to build a whole company from the ground up and stay competitive in adverse market conditions really drew our attention. Adding their extraordinary team of title and escrow staff to the Pioneer family is a real victory.”

“Our companies share the same DNA when it comes to focusing on the customer,” said Mike Goddard, head of Pioneer Title’s expansion team. “Pioneer Title Co. will bring new technologies and customer service offerings to Idaho Falls; at the very heart of our expansion, we want to bring outstanding customer service and the advanced technology integration initiatives that we’ve been known for throughout our 65 years in business.” Formerly established in 2006, Mountain West Title & Escrow Inc., serves Bonneville County which ranks fourth in Idaho as the most populated county. Existing staff will remain in their current positions to ensure uninterrupted service to area customers. The acquisition is to be finalized on June 30, 2014.

Founded in 1949, Pioneer Title Company is an employee-based company centered around a ‘Going Beyond’ culture which fosters the principles of family, respect, and openness. Pioneer offers title and escrow products, long-term escrows, contract purchasing, foreclosure services, and 1031 tax-deferred exchanges throughout Idaho and Eastern Washington. Pioneer Title Company was the first to offer online property profiling tools, establish a vendor management platform, and creative services that focus on marketing needs of the real estate community. Pioneer Title employs over 200 people and is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

Press Contact:
John Doria
Pioneer Title Company