""Attorneys Title Agency"":http://www.atatitle.com/ (ATA), a full-service title company providing comprehensive services in Michigan, acquired Bayview Title Agency.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
The transaction closed at the end of May, Farmington Hills-based ATA announced.
Bayview Title, which operates out of Petoskey, Michigan, will function as an ATA office.
""We saw Bayview as a great opportunity to further strengthen our presence in northern Michigan, complementing our Harbor Springs office,"" said ATA president Bill Robinson ""We're taking the next step in expanding our footprint with the acquisition of this well established and respected operation.""
Tim Murphy, former Bayview Title owner, will serve as the north Michigan area manager for ATA.
""For more than 30 years, we've worked to establish Bayview as a leader in the northern Michigan market, and this acquisition will further help us in accomplishing our goal,"" said Murphy. ""Under the ATA name, we will be armed with a strong financial backing, operational advancements, innovative and impactful technology, and a proven approach to sales and marketing that Attorneys Title is renowned for throughout the state of Michigan.""