Like Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC

announced 1/17/2012 via BusinessWire

The Cowen Group, will acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC

synopsis: Cowen Group, Inc., a leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery, announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC, a provider of global, multi-asset class algorithmic execution trading models.
buyer: The Cowen Group
The Cowen Group is the nation's leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery from coast to coast and abroad. Since 1996, The Cowen Group has focused solely on litigation support recruiting and staffing. "
target: Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC
Founded in 2003, Algorithmic Trading Management (ATM) was one of the industry’s first providers of solutions to reduce the transactional costs of directional, high-frequency baskets.
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closed 4/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

BMO Financial Group, acquired Clearpool Group

synopsis: BMO Financial Group, a leading bank in Canada, has acquired Clearpool Group Inc., a provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer. Clearpool’s cloud-based Algorithmic Management System (AMS) provides a fully customizable suite of algorithmic trading tools that offer total visibility and control.
buyer: BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO:$18,680.79)
BMO Financial Group is a leading bank in Canada. BMO serves more than 10 million personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers in North America and internationally. Their services include personal and commercial banking, wealth management, investments, and more. "
target: Clearpool Group
Clearpool Group is a provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer. Clearpool’s cloud-based Algorithmic Management System (AMS) provides a fully customizable suite of algorithmic trading tools that offer total visibility and control.
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closed 10/16/2015 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet Research Systems Inc., acquired Portware LLC

synopsis: FactSet Research Systems Inc., a provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications to the global investment community, announced that following regulatory approval, it has completed its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding membership interests of Portware, LLC, a multi-asset execution management system.
buyer: FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS:$1,494.11)
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. "
target: Portware LLC
Portware LLC is the financial industry's leading developer of broker-neutral trading solutions for global equities, futures, options and FX. Portware Enterprise is a fully customizable trade management and execution system for single stock, portfolio, basket, automated and algorithmic trading.
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closed 7/9/2014 via BusinessWire

Bloomberg L.P., acquired RTS Realtime Systems AG

synopsis: Bloomberg announced that it has acquired RTS Realtime Systems, a global provider of low-latency connectivity and trading support services. RTS provides market connectivity and trading tools for equities, futures, options, FX and fixed income trading.
buyer: Bloomberg L.P.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. They provide real time financial information to more than 320,000 subscribers globally. "
target: RTS Realtime Systems AG
RTS Realtime Systems delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions and commodity trading houses.
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closed 5/29/2013 via BNC Analysis

Panda Trading Systems, acquired Polar IO Software LTD

synopsis: Panda Trading Systems Ltd. announced their recent acquisition of Polar IO Software Ltd., a software company specializing in front-end development interfaces for binary trading platforms and advanced pricing algorithms for a wide range of binary option types.
buyer: Panda Trading Systems
Panda Trading Systems is a leading broker technology vendor that offers advanced solutions and advisory services to the brokerage industry. Panda provides market participants with trading systems, end-to-end solutions, low latency trading tools and web technology. "
target: Polar IO Software LTD
Polar IO Software Ltd. is a software company specializing in front-end development interfaces for binary trading platforms and advanced pricing algorithms for a wide range of binary option types.
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closed 5/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Mantara, Inc., acquired UNX

synopsis: Mantara, Inc. announced that it has acquired UNX LLC, a supplier of innovative broker-neutral EMS technology. High-frequency traders and others can now benefit from access to an open and flexible EMS coupled with Mantara's flagship pre-trade risk functionality and ultra-low latency direct market access.
buyer: Mantara, Inc.
Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, Mantara, Inc. is transforming securities trading worldwide through the development and delivery of integrated ultra-low latency desktop trading and pre- at and post-trade risk solutions. "
target: UNX
UNX blends market structure expertise with open and innovative technology to create sophisticated electronic trading tools and agency brokerage services for institutional investors, hedge funds and sell-side brokerage firms.
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closed 10/17/2011 via BusinessWire

MF Global Holdings Ltd, acquired Strategy Runner Trading Ltd.

synopsis: MF Global, a broker-dealer providing trading and hedging solutions, has acquired Strategy Runner Trading Ltd., a multi-asset front-end trading system and algorithmic trading solutions provider that enables professional traders and retail investors the ability to access, automate, distribute and implement trading strategies.
buyer: MF Global Holdings Ltd (MF:$2,233.57)
MF Global is one of the world’s leading brokers of commodities and listed derivatives. The firm delivers trading and hedging solutions as a broker-dealer across all major markets for futures and options, commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange. "
target: Strategy Runner Trading Ltd.
The Strategy Runner trading platform provides a professional, customizable charting package, an all-inclusive analytics package complete with hundreds of technical indicators and money management features including trade-outs and scale-outs.
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closed 8/17/2011 via PR Newswire

RTS Realtime Systems AG, acquired First Futures Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: RTS Realtime Systems Group, a leading global trading solutions provider headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, announced that it has closed on its transaction to acquire First Futures Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd., a high-end technology solutions provider in Pune, India.
buyer: RTS Realtime Systems AG
RTS Realtime Systems delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions. The firm is one of the world's leading providers of ultra-low latency, high frequency, robust algorithmic trading solutions. "
target: First Futures Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
First Futures Software is a technology solutions provider with expertise in building and implementing high-performance innovative software products and solutions, with a focus on financial markets and trading workflow optimizations.
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announced 6/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Vela Trading Technologies, will acquire OptionsCity Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Vela Trading Technologies
Vela Trading Technologies is an independent global leader in high performance trading and market data technology. They provide the breadth of coverage and depth of expertise demanded by today’s multi-asset, multi-region electronic trading environment. "
target: OptionsCity Software, Inc.
OptionsCity powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume.
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closed 6/11/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired StreamBase Systems, Inc.

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc. announced it has acquired StreamBase Systems, Inc., a provider of high performance event processing and real-time analytics software. StreamBase is battle-tested for low latency algorithmic trading, real-time risk management, and a range of use cases that are especially prevalent in capital markets.
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software Inc. is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes, and applications in real time. "
target: StreamBase Systems, Inc.
StreamBase Systems, the leader in high performance Complex Event Processing (CEP) and real-time analytics, provides software for rapidly building systems that analyze and act on real-time streaming data for instantaneous decision-making.
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closed 2/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc, acquired GATElab Srl

synopsis: London Stock Exchange Group announced that it has acquired a 67% stake in GATElab, an Italian and UK based technology company supplying advanced trading and post trade services technology around the world.
buyer: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$3,186.38)
London Stock Exchange Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including the London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. "
target: GATElab Srl
GATElab is a financial software company, founded in 1989, specialising in the provision of broker trading platforms and proprietary trading technology. GATElab’s technology is MIFID compliant and supports manual, automatic and algorithmic trading, smart order routing for equities, bonds and HFT.
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closed 10/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Lime Brokerage LLC, acquired Cactus Trading Systems LLC

synopsis: Lime Brokerage has acquired Cactus Trading Systems LLC, a high performance multi-asset class trading engine, designed for efficient implementation, testing, and deployment of algorithmic trading strategies. Cactus' flagship product is Cactus Trader, a high-performance multi asset class strategy development platform.
buyer parent: WEDBUSH, Inc.
buyer: Lime Brokerage LLC
Lime Brokerage LLC integrates world-class advanced execution technology with clearing and reporting services, and 15c3-5 compliant risk controls for seamless support of the most complex, automated and high-volume electronic trading strategies. "
target: Cactus Trading Systems LLC
Cactus Trading Systems provides trading firms and hedge funds with technology solutions and services to streamline and optimize their algorithmic and quantitative trading operations. Its flagship product is Cactus Trader, a high-performance multi asset class strategy development platform.
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closed 7/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Portware LLC, acquired Aritas Group, Inc.

synopsis: Portware, the leading provider of global, broker-neutral, multi-asset trading solutions, announced it has completed its acquisition of the technology and analytical assets of Aritas Group, Inc. The acquisition also includes a portfolio of seventeen patents covering Aritas’ predictive analytics and algorithmic optimization technology.
buyer: Portware LLC
Portware LLC is the financial industry's leading developer of broker-neutral trading solutions for global equities, futures, options and FX. Portware Enterprise is a fully customizable trade management and execution system for single stock, portfolio, basket, automated and algorithmic trading. "
target: Aritas Group, Inc.
Aritas Group, Inc. operated Aritas Securities LLC, which was previously known as Pipeline Trading Systems LLC, and served institutional traders as an agency broker, using Alpha Pro, the Algorithm Switching Engine, and the Block Board to provide high quality execution of large orders.
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closed 3/20/2020 via BusinessWire

EPAM Systems, acquired Deltix, Inc.

synopsis: Deltix, Inc. announced that it has been acquired by EPAM Systems, Inc. Deltix provides software and services to buy-side and sell-side firms for quantitative research and algorithmic trading. They cover data collection and aggregation, advanced analytics, model development, back-testing, simulation and live trading.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,788.89)
EPAM Systems, Inc. leverages its software engineering expertise in product development, digital platform engineering, and top digital and product design agency. EPAM, through its 'Engineering DNA' and innovative strategy, helps customers with consulting and design capabilities to deliver solutions. "
target: Deltix, Inc.
Deltix provides software and services to buy-side and sell-side firms for quantitative research and algorithmic trading. They cover data collection and aggregation, advanced analytics, model development, back-testing, simulation and live trading.
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
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$2,528
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announced 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Investview, Inc, will acquire mPower Trading Systems

synopsis: Investview, Inc., announced that they will acquire MPower Trading Systems LLC, the developer and owner of Prodigio, a proprietary software-based trading platform with applications within the brokerage industry.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$25.68)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: mPower Trading Systems
mPower Trading Systems (MTS) is a privately owned financial software solutions provider of customizable trading systems. MTS specializes in providing a wide range of customizable high performance trading solutions to broker-dealers, and more. Their product is the trading software Prodigia.
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announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. from international private equity group Bridgepoint and global growth investor Summit Partners. Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
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announced 11/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, will acquire NBTrader Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Infront ASA, a Norway-based financial technology company, will acquire a key local partner in the United Kingdom; NB Trader Solutions Ltd. NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
buyer: Infront AS (:$142.28)
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target: NBTrader Solutions Ltd
NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

List S.p.A., acquired IT Software S.p.A.

synopsis: LIST SpA, an Italian developer of software solutions for the financial industry, has acquired Milan-based IT Software SpA, a fintech company providing solutions for global financial institutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
buyer: List S.p.A.
Italy-based LIST is a leader in designing and developing innovative software solutions for the financial world. The company has conceived, designed, developed, and produced software and cutting-edge systems for capital markets, helping to create the first electronic Monetary and Financial markets. "
target: IT Software S.p.A.
Milan-based IT Software is a leading global provider in fintech and regulatory technology services and solutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Shadow Financial Services Corporation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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announced 1/17/2012 via BusinessWire

The Cowen Group, will acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC

synopsis: Cowen Group, Inc., a leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery, announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC, a provider of global, multi-asset class algorithmic execution trading models.
buyer: The Cowen Group
The Cowen Group is the nation's leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery from coast to coast and abroad. Since 1996, The Cowen Group has focused solely on litigation support recruiting and staffing. "
target: Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC
Founded in 2003, Algorithmic Trading Management (ATM) was one of the industry’s first providers of solutions to reduce the transactional costs of directional, high-frequency baskets.
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announced 1/17/2012 via BusinessWire

The Cowen Group, will acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC

synopsis: Cowen Group, Inc., a leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery, announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC, a provider of global, multi-asset class algorithmic execution trading models.
buyer: The Cowen Group
The Cowen Group is the nation's leading search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting for Litigation Support, Practice Support and Electronic Data Discovery from coast to coast and abroad. Since 1996, The Cowen Group has focused solely on litigation support recruiting and staffing. "
target: Algorithmic Trading Management, LLC
Founded in 2003, Algorithmic Trading Management (ATM) was one of the industry’s first providers of solutions to reduce the transactional costs of directional, high-frequency baskets.
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closed 7/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired LightSpeed Legal

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, has acquired LightSpeed Legal, an eDiscovery services company. The acquisition of LightSpeed further bolsters XDD's physical presence in the DC market.
buyer parent: JLL Partners
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. "
target: LightSpeed Legal
LightSpeed is an eDiscovery partner that provides leading law firms and corporations with high quality, and defensible strategic solutions. LightSpeed has worked with eDiscovery consulting and digital forensics for over 15 years and has experience in multiple cross-border internal investigations.
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closed 3/28/2012 via BusinessWire

RVM, Inc, acquired EDiscover-E

synopsis: RVM, a leading provider of litigation support and corporate solutions, announced its acquisition of litigation consulting firm, EDiscover-e. This acquisition will enhance RVM's services, adding a best practice section concentrating on corporate litigation readiness, e-Discovery response process, and individual case management.
buyer: RVM, Inc
RVM provides litigation support worldwide and has offices in New York, NY, Chicago, IL and Cleveland, Ohio. RVM’s proprietary e-Data processing tool, Revelation™ tackles challenging data sources such as Bloomberg, Lotus Notes with enhanced functionality where others fall short. "
target: EDiscover-E
EDiscover-E, an electronic discovery consulting firm based in Columbus, Ohio concentrates on in-depth analysis of corporate and law firm e-Discovery current processes and procedures. They specialize in individual forensic collecitons, data filtering management, and litigaiton review methodology.
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closed 5/29/2012 via Market Wire

SuperiorGlacier, acquired Sight Search & Selection

synopsis: SuperiorGlacier announced that its SRM Legal division has acquired Sight Search & Selection, a premier legal technology staffing company. The acquisition uniquely positions SRM Legal to provide a broad spectrum of legal technology staffing, from document review to critical litigation support departmental positions.
buyer: SuperiorGlacier
SuperiorGlacier is the most trusted and relied upon expert for end-to-end litigation support. The company has provided consulting and a wide range of services to manage information, data, and documents. "
target: Sight Search & Selection
Since its inception in 2006, Sight Search & Selection has specialized in providing highly experienced legal technology professionals to law firms and corporate legal departments. Headquartered in New York City, SRM Legal also runs operational centers in Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Miami; and Dallas.
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closed 4/28/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Paralaw UK Limited

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, acquired Paralaw, a UK-based legal outsourcing company providing managed review staffing, eDiscovery and contracts management services to law firms and corporations.
buyer parent: JLL Partners
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. "
target: Paralaw UK Limited
Paralaw is a UK-based legal outsourcing company providing managed review staffing, eDiscovery and contracts management services to law firms and corporations.
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closed 11/11/2010 via BusinessWire

UnitedLex Corporation, acquired LawScribe, Inc.

synopsis: UnitedLex, a global full service provider of technology powered legal and business solutions, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of LawScribe, a leading Legal Process Outsourcing company based in Los Angeles, California.
buyer: UnitedLex Corporation
UnitedLex is a global leader in providing technology powered legal and business solutions. The company delivers success in the fields of litigation, electronic data discovery, document review, contract review and management, intellectual property, immigration and law firm support. "
target: LawScribe, Inc.
Founded in 2004, LawScribe provides legal services in eDiscovery and document review, intellectual property, corporate transactions, legal research and support. LawScribe serves Am Law 100 law firms, Fortune 500 companies and national legal organizations around the globe.
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closed 11/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired E-STET

synopsis: Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has acquired E-STET, a creator of custom technology solutions to enhance the litigation strategy of corporations and law firms. E-STET specializes in creating forward-looking solutions and making the entire spectrum of eDiscovery services more efficient.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: E-STET
E-STET creates custom technology solutions to enhance the litigation strategy of corporations, AmLaw 100 firms, and boutique law firms. E-STET specializes in creating forward-looking solutions for their clients and making the entire spectrum of eDiscovery services more efficient.
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announced 12/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Consilio, will acquire Huron Legal

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery and Document Review Services, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Huron Legal practice of Huron Consulting Group. Huron Legal offers a variety of services to law firms and corporate law departments including eDiscovery, document review, information governance and compliance, and more.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Consilio
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and Document Review Service provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests and internal and regulatory investigations. The company supports law firms and corporations with innovative software and end-to-end litigation services. "
target parent: Huron Consulting Group Inc.
target: Huron Legal
Huron Legal is the premier provider of comprehensive solutions for electronic discovery and litigation management, information governance and compliance, law department management, and legal analytics. They help reduce legal spend, minimize risks, and create efficiencies.
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closed 10/15/2013 via Market Wire

Techlaw Solutions, Inc., acquired Schiefelbein Analytics, LLC

synopsis: TechLaw Solutions, Inc., a leading e-Discovery and Managed Review service provider, announced the acquisition of Schiefelbein Analytics LLC, a prominent e-Discovery and information governance consulting firm.
buyer: Techlaw Solutions, Inc.
TechLaw Solutions provides trusted e-discovery and hardcopy document services to efficiently and effectively manage litigation, regulatory, and archival applications. TechLaw Solutions has one of the longest track records in litigation support, working on complex and critical matters since 1983. "
target: Schiefelbein Analytics, LLC
Schiefelbein Analytics, LLC is an expert services and business advisory firm that delivers electronic discovery, management consulting, expert testimony, litigation support, document and data analytics, regulatory compliance, and risk management services to law firms,
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closed 6/1/2015 via Market Wire

DTI Global, acquired Merrill Corporation Legal Solutions

synopsis: DTI, a global legal process outsourcing company providing eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support, acquired Merrill Corporation's Legal Solutions business. The acquisition expands the DTI platform in both scope and geographic reach while adding legal service operations in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Aus.
buyer: DTI Global
DTI is the largest privately held legal process outsourcing (LPO) company in the U.S. serving law firms and corporations. DTI helps its clients accelerate the changes they must make to remain competitive. DTI is a preeminent leader in the management of information and processes. "
target parent: Merrill Corporation
target: Merrill Corporation Legal Solutions
Merrill Corporation Legal Solutions business is a provider of litigation support and information management solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments.
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closed 3/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Inventus, LLC, acquired Unified OS Ltd.

synopsis: Inventus Solutions, Inc.’s has acquired London based Unified OS Ltd. Unified OS Ltd. is a leading provider of eDiscovery and managed review services to Fortune 1000 corporations, global law firms, and government agencies operating across Europe. Inventus Solutions, Inc. is a leading U.S. eDiscovery and managed services provider.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Inventus, LLC
Inventus, LLC is one of the largest discovery management practices in the US, focused on helping clients reduce the costs and risks associated with the discovery process. Since 1991, it has been providing litigation support services to law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. "
target: Unified OS Ltd.
Founded in 2009, Unified OS Ltd. is a leading provider of eDiscovery and managed review services to leading corporations, law firms and government agencies operating across Europe. Unified is headquartered in London, England.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

ElevateServices, acquired Yerra Solutions AG

synopsis: Law company Elevate  announced it has acquired Yerra Solutions. Elevate and Yerra will fully integrate their respective service offerings, which closely parallel each other in consulting, technology and tech-enabled managed services for law departments and law firms.
buyer: ElevateServices
Elevate is a global law company, providing consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company’s team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts extend and enable the resources and capabilities of customers worldwide. "
target: Yerra Solutions AG
Based in Switzerland, Yerra serves the operational and technology needs of in-house legal and IP, eDiscovery, investigations and compliance organizations. The company’s offerings include consulting and technology-enabled managed services that drive operational efficiency and improved outcomes.
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closed 1/17/2019 via PR Web

HaystackID, acquired eTera Consulting

synopsis: HaystackID, a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when facing complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation, announced that it has acquired eTERA Consulting, a leading eDiscovery managed services company.
buyer: HaystackID
HaystackID is a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation. "
target: eTera Consulting
eTERA Consulting is an international, award-winning organization selected by clients to help solve the challenges of complex, big data projects in the areas of information governance, investigations, litigation, regulatory compliance, and security breach response.
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closed 4/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Lexolution LLC

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announced the acquisition of Lexolution, a legal staffing and managed review services company headquartered in New York, NY.
buyer parent: JLL Partners
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. "
target: Lexolution LLC
Lexolution is a leading provider of temporary contract attorney staffing and managed review services for law firms and corporations.
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closed 4/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Noor, Inc., acquired Integral Resources

synopsis: Noor Inc., a holding company within the staffing industry, has acquired Integral Resources, an established staffing and recruiting firm based in New York, NY that has specialized in servicing top-tier legal and financial services clients for the past 10 years.
buyer: Noor, Inc.
Noor, Inc. is a holding company within the staffing industry, across all sectors, from health care and telecommunications to food & beverage, and human resources. Noor, Inc. empowers recruiters and companies alike to maximize their growth potential and net worth by providing top-notch expertise. "
target: Integral Resources
Integral Resources is a boutique legal recruiting firm serving the legal community since 1976. They are an established staffing and recruiting firm based in New York, NY that has specialized in servicing top-tier legal and financial services clients for the past 10 years.
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closed 9/18/2012 via Market Wire

Document Technologies, Inc., acquired Providus

synopsis: Document Technologies, Inc., the nation's largest independent provider of discovery services, facilities management, and knowledge process outsourcing, announced the acquisition of Texas-based Providus, a leading provider of legal staffing, recruiting, and document review services.
buyer parent: Harvest Partners Inc.
buyer: Document Technologies, Inc.
Document Technologies, Inc. is the nation's largest independent provider of e-discovery, managed document review, facilities management and knowledge process outsourcing. The company serves the nation's leading law firms and Fortune 500 corporations through its 28 highly secure service centers. "
target: Providus
Providus provides attorneys, paralegals and other legal professionals on a contract and direct-hire basis to law firms and corporate legal departments. The Providus suite of services is strongly aligned with DTI's e-discovery and review service strategy.
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closed 9/16/2004 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired Legal Network Ltd.

synopsis: Special Counsel(R), the legal solutions unit of MPS Group, Inc. MPS, today announced the acquisition of Legal Network Ltd., the leading legal workforce solutions firm in Pittsburgh with a national reputation in supporting legal project work.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide, including 90% of the largest law firms in the United States. "
target: Legal Network Ltd.
Legal Network assists law firms and corporate legal departments by providing the most qualified lawyers and support staff at fair rates and less overhead.
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closed 6/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Huron Consulting Group Inc., acquired AdamsGrayson Corporation

synopsis: Huron Consulting Group Inc., a leading provider of business consulting services, announced the acquisition of AdamsGrayson, a managed review and legal staffing firm based in Washington, D.C. AdamsGrayson will become part of Huron Legal, the Legal Consulting segment of Huron Consulting Group.
buyer: Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN:$878.05)
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. "
target: AdamsGrayson Corporation
AdamsGrayson has a team of project managers who, under the supervision of lawyers, provide document review services at the client site or at the AdamsGrayson facility. AdamsGrayson also provides strategic consulting on information risk management, litigation readiness, and e-discovery management.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2009 via BusinessWire

Continuum Worldwide, acquired Focus Solutions

synopsis: Continuum Worldwide, a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha and a leading provider of operational risk management services, has acquired assets of Focus Solutions, an Omaha-based provider of eDiscovery and support services to the legal and corporate community.
buyer parent: Mutual of Omaha
buyer: Continuum Worldwide
Continuum Worldwide is a leading independent provider of Operational Risk Management solutions engaged in all phases of the information security and compliance lifecycle. "
target: Focus Solutions
Founded in 2000, Focus Solutions is a privately held company with 64 employees and 2007 revenue of $7.9 million. The company operates nationwide with focus areas in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska, and is a Top 20 national provider of litigation support.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2010 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Pangea3 LLC

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Pangea3, a fast-growing legal process outsourcing (LPO) provider serving corporate legal departments and law firms worldwide.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Pangea3 LLC
Pangea3 is the established leader in legal outsourcing services to international corporations and law firms. Headquartered in New York City, NY and Mumbai, India, Pangea3 was founded in 2004 and has since grown to become the largest legal process outsourcing company globally.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Elevate Services, Inc., acquired Sumati Group

synopsis: Law company Elevate Services announced the acquisition of Sumati Group, a leading provider of contract lifecycle management (CLM) managed services. Sumati Group is the leading global provider of contract analysis, review and migration and CLM technology managed services.
buyer: Elevate Services, Inc.
Elevate Services is a global law company, providing consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company’s team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts extend and enable the resources and capabilities of customers worldwide. "
target: Sumati Group
Sumati Group is the leading global provider of contract analysis, review and migration and CLM technology managed services. Providing support across all industries, contract types and CLM platforms, Sumati has substantively analyzed and reviewed over six million contract documents.
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