Fidelity National Information Services Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has announced the acquisition of Watterson Prime LLC, a Bellevue, Wash.-based provider of due diligence services to financial institutions that invest in and securitize mortgage loans.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Fidelity said the due diligence services will be integrated with service offerings such as the FIS Hansen Quality HQ Score, a collateral risk score designed to protect clients against property valuation fraud and overvaluation risk. "This acquisition expands our product breadth and our ability to assess risk and certify the quality of mortgage portfolios," said Eric Swenson, president of the FIS Mortgage Information Services Division. "It also enables us to develop innovative products and provides us with a competitive advantage in the marketplace." The companies can be found online at http://www.fidelityinfoservices.com and http://www.wprime.com.

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