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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

HAYSTACKID, acquired Flex Discovery

synopsis: HAYSTACKID, an international eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions provider, announced it has acquired the privately-held company, FLEX Discovery. The company is a managed service provider focused on streamlining the discovery process during information-intensive litigation scenarios via electronic and paper discovery services.
buyer: HAYSTACKID
HAYSTACKID provides corporate customers and their counsel with low-cost predictability options that allow accurate budgeting and forecasting of their discovery expenses without the additional cost of software, hardware or implementation fees. "
target: Flex Discovery
Flex Discovery is a managed service provider (MSP) with an exclusive focus on helping corporate legal departments and law firms streamline the discovery process in information-intensive litigation matters and investigations.
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closed 6/11/2020 via BusinessWire

UnitedLex Corporation, purchased DSAI from Paul Hastings LLP

synopsis: UnitedLex, a technology and legal services company, announced the acquisition of Paul Hastings’ Data Science, Analysis, and Investigations (DSAI) team and its AI-empowered technology services group. Paul Hastings LLP is an international law firm with 22 offices worldwide.
buyer: UnitedLex Corporation
UnitedLex is a technology and legal services company committed to delivering full-scale Digital Legal Transformation. UnitedLex was founded with a singular mission to improve the performance of leading corporations, law firms, and academic institutions. "
seller: Paul Hastings LLP
The acquisition includes Paul Hastings’ Data Science, Analysis, and Investigations (DSAI) team and its AI-empowered technology services group. Paul Hastings LLP is an international law firm with 22 offices worldwide.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Kroll Inc., acquired RP Digital Security Pte Ltd

synopsis: Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, announced that it has acquired RP Digital Security, a Singapore-headquartered leader in computer forensic investigations, digital security and eDiscovery services.
buyer parent: Duff & Phelps Corp.
buyer: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance. "
target: RP Digital Security Pte Ltd
RP Digital Security is a Singapore-headquartered leader in computer forensic investigations, digital security and eDiscovery services. RP Digital Security serves some of the largest law firms, financial institutions and insurance providers in the region.
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

KLDiscovery, acquired Strategic Legal Solutions

synopsis: KLDiscovery, a company that provides tech-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges, has acquired Strategic Legal Solutions, a provider of end-to-end eDiscovery, corporate and staffing support to AmLaw 100 firms and Fortune 500 corporations across industry sectors.
buyer: KLDiscovery
KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, government agencies and consumers solve complex data challenges. The company is a global leader in delivering best-in-class eDiscovery, information governance and data recovery solutions. "
target: Strategic Legal Solutions
Strategic Legal Solutions is a global provider of end-to-end eDiscovery, corporate and staffing support to AmLaw 100 firms and Fortune 500 corporations across industry sectors.
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announced 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Driven, Inc., will acquire OmniVere

synopsis: Driven, Inc., an end-to-end eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, announces its acquisition of Omnivere. The newly-combined company offers law firms and corporate counsel one provider for software, services, consulting, and staffing across the entire data lifecycle.
buyer: Driven, Inc.
Driven has built its reputation as the top eDiscovery solutions provider by excelling in complex data challenges. The company's service line covers the full spectrum of the EDRM, including: forensics, litigation support, processing, hosting, consulting, and managed review. "
target: OmniVere
Omnivere was founded through the merger of multiple, nationally-recognized eDiscovery firms, which has led to the company becoming a leader in the industry. Omnivere is a Relativity "Best-in-Service Partner" and has built OmniPro and Omnivere Direct, its proprietary processing and ECA platforms.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

QDiscovery, acquired Evidox

synopsis: QDiscovery, a leading eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions provider, announced the acquisition of Evidox. Evidox is a high-quality provider of eDiscovery and litigation technology services including preservation, collection, processing, hosting, production and presentation of electronic evidence.
buyer: QDiscovery
QDiscovery is a premier provider of electronic discovery and digital forensic services across the entire Electronic Discovery Reference Model spectrum. Their team serves corporations, law firms and government enterprises, helping them manage complex matters and reduce the expense of litigation. "
target: Evidox
Evidox is a high-quality provider of eDiscovery and litigation technology services including preservation, collection, processing, hosting, production and presentation of electronic evidence.
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closed 10/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Consilio, acquired DiscoverReady

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management, and legal consulting services, has announced it has acquired DiscoverReady, a premier eDiscovery, document review, and compliance solutions provider.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Consilio
Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services. Consilio supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: DiscoverReady
DiscoverReady is a leading Information Intelligence solution provider specializing in legal, compliance, and governance. Their innovative solutions allow global corporations and law firms to derive business value from information assets, secure and protect data, and more.
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closed 4/17/2018 via Company Press Release

GI Partners, acquired Consilio

synopsis: GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, announced that it has acquired Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, and legal consulting services. Consilio supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services, and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm. The firm has raised $16 billion in capital from leading institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners' private equity team focuses on investments in the IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services sectors. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: Consilio
Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services. Consilio supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

CertaTech Solutions, acquired Clearwater Legal

synopsis: CertaTech Solutions, a leading provider of comprehensive eDiscovery and legal consulting solutions as well as information governance, analytics and investigations, announced its acquisition of Clearwater Legal, a managed document review services and legal staffing specialist based in Washington, D.C.
buyer: CertaTech Solutions
CertaTech Solutions is a leading provider of comprehensive eDiscovery and legal consulting solutions as well as information governance, analytics and investigations. "
target: Clearwater Legal
Clearwater Legal is a nation-wide provider of document review services, integrated e-discovery and specialized legal staffing solutions. As a growth-oriented, private company, they are exceptionally responsive and flexible in meeting client demands.
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closed 10/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired D4 LLC

synopsis: Special Counsel, the leading provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions, announced the acquisition of D4, LLC, a leader in eDiscovery managed services, information governance, computer forensics and deposition solutions. Together, they will offer comprehensive eDiscovery and litigation support across an international footprint.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. "
target: D4 LLC
D4 is a national provider of electronic discovery, computer forensics, information security and management, and deposition services to law firms and corporations, and has been instrumental in helping customers realize up to a 70% cost reduction over previous eDiscovery solutions.
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closed 9/8/2016 via BusinessWire

Consilio, acquired EQD

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services, has announced the acquisition of EQD, a Houston-based eDiscovery, document review and litigation support services provider. EQD delivers a wide range of offerings for litigation and internal investigations, as well as government and regulatory requests.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Consilio
Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services. Consilio supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise. "
target: EQD
EQD provides preservation tools, forensic collections and investigations, electronic discovery, project management, managed document review services and attorney staffing. EQD’s electronic discovery software platform combines the power of advanced legal technology with cloud computing.
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closed 8/5/2015 via PE Hub

Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc., acquired Consilio

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery and Document Review Services, has announced a new partnership with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors. Under the terms of the partnership, Shamrock will take a majority position in Consilio and current owner Symphony Technology Group will divest its position.
buyer: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
Shamrock Capital Advisors is a Los Angeles based private equity firm with over $700 million of capital under management. The firm invests exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Consilio
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and Document Review Service provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests, and internal and regulatory investigations.
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closed 1/16/2014 via Market Wire

Document Technologies, Inc., acquired Applied Discovery, Inc.

synopsis: DTI, the nation's largest privately held independent provider of e-discovery, legal process outsourcing and facilities management services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Applied Discovery, one of the most established e-discovery brands in the market.
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 parent: Siris Capital Group
target: Applied Discovery, Inc.
Applied Discovery is a worldwide electronic discovery leader offering multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), data analysis, processing, review, and production services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Siris Capital Group, acquired Applied Discovery, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis has sold its Applied Discovery division to equity firm Siris Capital. Applied Discovery is a worldwide electronic discovery leader offering multinational collection, early case assessment, data analysis, processing, review, and production services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a private equity firm specializing in buyouts. It seeks to invest in companies in the healthcare, technology, and telecommunication sectors. The firm was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, New York. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Applied Discovery, Inc.
Applied Discovery is a worldwide electronic discovery leader offering multinational collection, early case assessment (ECA), data analysis, processing, review, and production services for law firms, corporations, and government agencies.
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closed 7/25/2011 via BusinessWire

DiscoverReady, acquired ACT Litigation Services, Inc.

synopsis: The Dolan Company announced that its DiscoverReady subsidiary had completed a significant strategic expansion in the electronic discovery sector with the acquisition of the assets of ACT Litigation Services. ACT specializes in providing technology and process solutions to clients with electronic discovery needs.
buyer parent: The Dolan Company
buyer: DiscoverReady
DiscoverReady is a majority-owned subsidiary of The Dolan Company, a leading provider of professional services and business information to the legal, financial and real estate sectors. "
target: ACT Litigation Services, Inc.
ACT Litigation Services, Inc. is one of the country’s oldest and most successful complex litigation automation firms. It provides end-to-end discovery services–from collection through production, including document review–to major corporations and law firms.
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closed 7/20/2011 via BusinessWire

Navigant Consulting, acquired Ignited Discovery

synopsis: Navigant, a specialized, global expert services firm, has acquired Ignited Discovery, a leading electronic evidence and discovery services provider. The company is known for delivering consistent, cost-effective and timely work product, using proprietary intellectual property to process data more efficiently and to manage projects more effectively.
buyer: Navigant Consulting (NCI:$728.72)
Navigant Consulting is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. "
target: Ignited Discovery
Ignited Discovery is a provider of e-Discovery services specializing in integrated collections, processing, hosting and productions. It is known for delivering consistent, cost-effective and timely work product, using proprietary intellectual property to process data more efficiently.
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closed 4/4/2011 via Reuters

Epiq Systems, Inc., acquired Encore Discovery Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Epiq Systems Inc , a provider of software to legal professionals, said it acquired privately held rival Encore Discovery Solutions to strengthen its online offerings. Encore Discovery Solutions is a leading global provider of high quality and innovative electronic and paper discovery solutions to Fortune 500 corporations and AmLaw 200 law firms.
buyer: Epiq Systems, Inc. (EPIQ:$529.71)
Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession. Its solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. "
target parent: Primus Capital Funds
target: Encore Discovery Solutions, Inc.
Encore Discovery Solutions is a leading global provider of high quality and innovative electronic and paper discovery solutions to Fortune 500 corporations and AmLaw 200 law firms. The company's services include Forensics, Acquisitions & Data Analysis, Corporate Discovery, and much more.
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closed 9/20/2010 via Market Wire

Document Technologies, Inc., acquired Daticon EED

synopsis: Document Technologies, Inc. (DTI), the nation's largest independent provider of comprehensive discovery and on-site facilities management services, announces its acquisition of Daticon EED, one of the original and most widely recognized leaders in the electronic discovery services industry.
buyer: Document Technologies, Inc.
Document Technologies, Inc. (DTI) is the nation's largest independent provider of facilities management services and comprehensive discovery solutions, servicing clients through offices in more than 20 markets across the U.S. "
target: Daticon EED
Daticon EED is a global, full service provider of integrated eDiscovery services and technology. With experience in over 1,700 cases during more than 20 years, their experts work together with corporate legal departments and law firms as a partner on their Active Management teams.
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closed 1/14/2010 via BusinessWire

U.S. Legal Support, Inc., acquired Array Technology Group, LLC

synopsis: U.S. Legal Support, Inc., a leading provider of full-service court reporting, record retrieval and legal placement & staffing services has announced the completion of its acquisition of Array Technology Group LLC, a premier electronic discovery, trial consulting and training services company.
buyer: U.S. Legal Support, Inc.
U.S. Legal Support is one of the largest full-service legal support companies in the nation, incorporating Court Reporting, Record Retrieval, and Legal Placement and Staffing. All of these services are provided with speed, accuracy and advanced technological support. "
target: Array Technology Group, LLC
Array Technology Group LLC specializes in providing Litigation Support, Electronic Discovery & Trial Consulting services to the Legal Community.
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closed 5/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Integreon Managed Solutions, Inc., acquired ONSITE3

synopsis: Integreon, the global leader of Knowledge Process Outsourcing in the legal industry, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the E-Discovery assets of Washington, D.C.-based ONSITE3, a leading provider of electronic evidence solutions for law firms and corporations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Ayala Corporation
buyer: Integreon Managed Solutions, Inc.
Integreon provides high-value, complex BPO solutions, specializing in document, content and knowledge services. Integreon operates as an extension of our customers’ businesses to improve their operational controls and enhance service levels. "
target parent: Docuforce, Inc.
target: ONSITE3
OnSite E-Discovery is a leading tier-one provider of litigation support services, including paper and electronic discovery, tape restoration, computer forensics, discovery consulting and online review capabilities.
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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

HAYSTACKID, acquired Flex Discovery

synopsis: HAYSTACKID, an international eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions provider, announced it has acquired the privately-held company, FLEX Discovery. The company is a managed service provider focused on streamlining the discovery process during information-intensive litigation scenarios via electronic and paper discovery services.
buyer: HAYSTACKID
HAYSTACKID provides corporate customers and their counsel with low-cost predictability options that allow accurate budgeting and forecasting of their discovery expenses without the additional cost of software, hardware or implementation fees. "
target: Flex Discovery
Flex Discovery is a managed service provider (MSP) with an exclusive focus on helping corporate legal departments and law firms streamline the discovery process in information-intensive litigation matters and investigations.
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closed 10/26/2011 via BusinessWire

Flex Discovery, acquired e-DOCUPLUS

synopsis: Flex Discovery, a leading provider of managed e-discovery and attorney review services, announced the completion of the acquisition of e-DOCUPLUS, a leading service provider for document solutions as well as outsourcing of internal offices services.
buyer: Flex Discovery
Flex Discovery is a Managed Service Provider with an exclusive focus on helping corporate legal departments and law firms streamline the discovery process in information-intensive litigation matters and investigations. "
target: e-DOCUPLUS
e-DOCUPLUS is a service provider for document solutions as well as outsourcing of internal offices services. Its employees are specialists in providing clients with both paper and technology based document management services. e-DOCUPLUS serves the legal, commercial and corporate business community.
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closed 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

NightOwl Global, Inc. merged with HaystackID,

synopsis: NightOwl Global, a worldwide leader in the delivery of corporate law department enterprise data services, has merged with HaystackID, a specialized eDiscovery services firm that helps corporations and law firms find, listen to, and learn from data during complex investigations and litigation.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
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: NightOwl Global, Inc.
NightOwl helps global organizations navigate the complex landscape of enterprise data for legal, security, and compliance teams. NightOwl differentiates itself by offering proprietary technology and program management combined with industry-leading third-party software.
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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 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

HAYSTACKID, acquired Flex Discovery

synopsis: HAYSTACKID, an international eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions provider, announced it has acquired the privately-held company, FLEX Discovery. The company is a managed service provider focused on streamlining the discovery process during information-intensive litigation scenarios via electronic and paper discovery services.
buyer: HAYSTACKID
HAYSTACKID provides corporate customers and their counsel with low-cost predictability options that allow accurate budgeting and forecasting of their discovery expenses without the additional cost of software, hardware or implementation fees. "
target: Flex Discovery
Flex Discovery is a managed service provider (MSP) with an exclusive focus on helping corporate legal departments and law firms streamline the discovery process in information-intensive litigation matters and investigations.
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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

HAYSTACKID, acquired Flex Discovery

synopsis: HAYSTACKID, an international eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions provider, announced it has acquired the privately-held company, FLEX Discovery. The company is a managed service provider focused on streamlining the discovery process during information-intensive litigation scenarios via electronic and paper discovery services.
buyer: HAYSTACKID
HAYSTACKID provides corporate customers and their counsel with low-cost predictability options that allow accurate budgeting and forecasting of their discovery expenses without the additional cost of software, hardware or implementation fees. "
target: Flex Discovery
Flex Discovery is a managed service provider (MSP) with an exclusive focus on helping corporate legal departments and law firms streamline the discovery process in information-intensive litigation matters and investigations.
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closed 2/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired QUiVX

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 QUiVX’s forensics, review and eDiscovery services.
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 pristine communication between people, processes, technology and data. "
target: QUiVX
QUiVX is an agile eDiscovery company providing advanced eDiscovery, review and consulting services to law firms and corporations. QUiVX services span the entire EDRM including; eDiscovery, forensics, review, analytics, hosting, consulting, trial preparation and paper discovery services.
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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 3/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Lighthouse eDiscovery, acquired Forexus GmbH

synopsis: Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery and advisory services, announced that it has acquired Forexus, a rapidly growing provider of consulting services and chat processing software located in Zürich, Switzerland.
buyer: Lighthouse eDiscovery
Lighthouse is a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery and advisory services. Lighthouse simplifies the complexities of ediscovery and information governance by the use of their intuitive technology solutions and comprehensive service offerings. "
target: Forexus GmbH
Forexus is based in Zürich, Switzerland and offers eDiscovery, IT Forensic and Data Analytics services with the main focus on financial institutions and law companies. They help companies to solve the technical challenges in finding digital evidence.
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announced 3/21/2018 via PR Newswire

GI Partners, will acquire Advanced Discovery

synopsis: GI Partners announced that it will acquire Advanced Discovery, a global eDiscovery and risk management provider. Advanced Discovery employs leading professionals in the industry, applies defensible workflows and provides patented and industry-proven technology across all phases of the eDiscovery and risk management lifecycle.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm. The firm has raised $16 billion in capital from leading institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners' private equity team focuses on investments in the IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services sectors. "
target parent: Trivest Partners, L.P.
target: Advanced Discovery
Advanced Discovery is an award-winning and leading global eDiscovery and risk management company. They employ leading professionals in the industry, apply defensible workflows and provide patented and industry-proven technology across all phases of the eDiscovery and risk management lifecycle.
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closed 1/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Eide Bailly LLP, acquired Decipher Forensics

synopsis: Decipher Forensics of American Fork, Utah, is now part of Eide Bailly LLP, a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm. Decipher Forensics was founded in 2011 with a goal to provide expert digital forensic, eDiscovery, Incident Response and complex data recovery services to those who need it.
buyer: Eide Bailly LLP
Eide Bailly LLP is a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm with a diverse array of talents, industry experience and service specialties. They provide clients across the nation with core services of audit & assurance and tax, as well as expanded services. "
target: Decipher Forensics
Decipher Forensics was founded in 2011 with a goal to provide expert digital forensic, eDiscovery, Incident Response and complex data recovery services to those who need it.
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closed 12/12/2017 via PR Web

Business Intelligence Associates, Inc., purchased eDiscovery and Computer Forensics Division from U.S. Legal Support, Inc.

synopsis: Business Intelligence Associates, Inc., (BIA), a leading national eDiscovery service provider, announced that it has acquired the eDiscovery and Computer Forensics Division of U.S. Legal Support, Inc., a national court reporting, record retrieval and litigation services company.
buyer: Business Intelligence Associates, Inc.
Business Intelligence Associates, Inc., (BIA) is a leading national eDiscovery service provider. BIA provides the entire spectrum of eDiscovery services – including attorney document review – with minimal disruption to its clients’ daily business operations. "
seller: U.S. Legal Support, Inc.
The acquisition includes the eDiscovery and Computer Forensics Division from U.S. Legal Support, Inc., the only litigation support company that provides court reporting, record retrieval and trial services to major corporations and law firms nationwide.
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closed 10/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

DTI Global, acquired NuLegal

synopsis: DTI, a global legal process outsourcing company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, announced the acquisition of Australia-based NuLegal, a leading provider of legal technology services. NuLegal specializes in the delivery of eDiscovery and eTrial services to the Australian market.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: DTI Global
DTI is a legal process outsourcing company serving law firms and corporations around the globe. DTI helps its clients accelerate the changes they must make to remain competitive. The company manages risks and minimizes costs associated with complex litigation and compliance functions. "
target: NuLegal
NuLegal is an Australia-based legal technology company specializing in the delivery of eDiscovery and eTrial services to the Australian market. NuLegal is passionate about working with the legal profession to run litigation more efficiently and has proven success with high volume litigation.
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closed 5/22/2017 via Market Wire

Advanced Discovery, acquired ALTEP, Inc.

synopsis: Advanced Discovery, a global eDiscovery and litigation support provider, announced the company has acquired Altep, Inc., a leader and innovator in eDiscovery, compliance and cybersecurity.
buyer parent: Trivest Partners, L.P.
buyer: Advanced Discovery
Advanced Discovery is an award-winning and leading global eDiscovery and litigation support provider, partnering with law firms and corporations since 2002 to find what matters, when it matters. "
target: ALTEP, Inc.
Altep, Inc. is a leader and innovator in eDiscovery, compliance and cybersecurity. For over 23 years, Altep has assisted Fortune 100 corporations and Am Law 100 firms with complex, data-driven eDiscovery initiatives.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discovia merged with Lighthouse eDiscovery,

synopsis: Lighthouse eDiscovery, a Seattle-based company that provides electronic discovery products to help lawyers quickly sift through mountains of complex documentation, has merged with San Francisco-based Discovia. Discovia is the first provider of electronic discovery services to deliver a fixed-price managed service.
buyer: Lighthouse eDiscovery
Lighthouse eDiscovery guides clients through every aspect of eDiscovery, from the simplest projects to the most complex, risky matters. Their experienced, dedicated client teams deliver with high velocity, unparalleled quality, and a pragmatic focus on lowering overall eDiscovery costs. "
target: Discovia
Discovia is the first provider of electronic discovery services to deliver a fixed-price managed service, enabling corporate legal departments and law firms to gain a world-class eDiscovery function without building it internally and with cost predictability.
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closed 7/6/2016 via BusinessWire

JND Legal Administration, acquired Alloy Group

synopsis: JND Legal Administration, a company specializing in the management and adminis announced the formation of JND eDiscovery with the acquisition of Alloy Group. Alloy Group specializes in forensics and eDiscovery including targeted discovery requests, hosting services, data analytics, opposing evidence consultation and timeline generation.
buyer: JND Legal Administration
JND Legal Administration specializes in the management and administration of class actions, bankruptcy and mass tort claims. JND has deep experience expertly navigating the intricacies of class action settlements, corporate restructuring, eDiscovery, mass tort claims and government services. "
target: Alloy Group
Alloy Group is a 100% COTS-based, Software Agnostic eDiscovery provider that is committed to price clarity, reasonable hosting charges and algorithms that drive down the cost of managed review.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

BSI Group, acquired Espion

synopsis: BSI, the business standards company, announced the acquisition of Espion Ltd, experts at managing and securing corporate information, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Espion provides information governance, eDiscovery, and business support services to legal advisers.
buyer: BSI Group
BSI (British Standards Institution) is a global organization that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. It was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization."
target: Espion
Espion provides information governance, eDiscovery, and business support services to legal advisers. The company offers information governance solutions, including information identification discovery and analysis, information risk management, information security management, and much more.
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

OmniVere, acquired Kiersted Systems

synopsis: OmniVere LLC, a global services firm responding to data risk management challenges, announced that it has acquired Kiersted Systems LP, a leader in electronic discovery and legal technology consulting.
buyer: OmniVere
OmniVere combines cutting-edge technology and world-class services to help clients manage the entire eDiscovery cycle. OmniVere is uniquely positioned to manage any organization's Legal Risk and Compliance (LRC) and big-data needs. "
target: Kiersted Systems
Kiersted Systems is a leader in electronic discovery and legal technology consulting, offering customized solutions to help businesses of all sizes manage the complexities of today’s legal environment.
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closed 1/6/2016 via PE Hub

Carlyle Group, Revolution Growth, acquired LDiscovery, LLC

synopsis: The Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth alongside management acquired LDiscovery, LLC, a technology-enabled eDiscovery services provider based in McLean, Virginia. Led by Founder & CEO Chris Weiler, LDiscovery provides a full suite of innovative information discovery and governance solutions that help Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
buyer: Revolution Growth
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $194 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 142 fund of funds vehicles. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: LDiscovery, LLC
LDiscovery provides a full range of legal and technology consulting services to law firms, corporations and government agencies. LDiscovery is a leader in delivering best in class end-to-end eDiscovery solutions.
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closed 8/12/2015 via Company Press Release

LDiscovery, LLC, acquired Credence Corporation

synopsis: LDiscovery, LLC, a leading provider of eDiscovery services and Information Governance solutions, announced its acquisition of Credence Corporation, a Fort Lauderdale based eDiscovery and managed services provider.
buyer: LDiscovery, LLC
LDiscovery provides a full range of legal and technology consulting services to law firms, corporations and government agencies. LDiscovery is a leader in delivering best in class end-to-end eDiscovery solutions. "
target: Credence Corporation
Credence Corp. is a pioneer in fixed-price managed eDiscovery services for corporations and law firms, with solutions designed to substantially reduce the spend associated with eDiscovery, create complete cost predictability and maintain defensibility.
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closed 8/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Stroz Friedberg LLC, acquired Elysium Digital, LLC

synopsis: Stroz Friedberg, a global cybersecurity, digital forensics, investigations and risk management company, announced it has acquired Boston-based Elysium Digital, a leader in IP litigation consulting, digital forensics, and expert testimony. Elysium Digital has worked with law firms, in-house counsel, and government agencies nationally.
buyer: Stroz Friedberg LLC
Stroz Friedberg is a global leader in cybersecurity, investigations, and risk management services. Working at the intersection of technology, leadership, regulation, governance and behavioral science, the company is driven by seeking the truth so clients can find the assurance and answers they need."
target: Elysium Digital, LLC
Elysium Digital provides an array of world-class services—including expert testimony, IP litigation consulting, eDiscovery, digital forensics and security and privacy consulting—to help in-house counsel, law firms, and government agencies succeed in technology-related legal proceedings.
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closed 5/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Epiq Systems, Inc., acquired IRIS Data Services, LLC

synopsis: Epiq Systems, Inc, a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately-held, Kansas City-based Iris Data Services, the market leading provider of managed services for electronic discovery (eDiscovery).
buyer: Epiq Systems, Inc. (EPIQ:$529.71)
Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession. Its solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. "
target: IRIS Data Services, LLC
Iris Data Services is the leader in eDiscovery managed services. Iris’ suite of products includes Horizon, managed services processing that seamlessly integrates best-in-class applications, and Arc, a private Relativity environment for a fixed monthly fee.
price ($mm)
$134
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
16.3x
closed 12/22/2014 via Company Press Release

LDiscovery, LLC, acquired Turnstone Solutions

synopsis: LDiscovery, LLC, a leading provider of eDiscovery services, announced its acquisition of Turnstone Solutions, a Manhattan based eDiscovery services provider. Turnstone’s clients include large regulated corporations, non-regulated companies and law firms.
buyer: LDiscovery, LLC
LDiscovery, LLC provides a full range of legal and technology consulting services to law firms, corporations and government agencies. They provide data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, electronic discovery and data processing, and more. "
target: Turnstone Solutions
Turnstone Solutions provides eDiscovery services for law firms and corporate accounts. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.
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closed 11/10/2014 via GlobeNewswire

DTI Global, purchased Legal eDiscovery Business from Hudson Global, Inc.

synopsis: Hudson Global, Inc., a leading global talent solutions company, announced that it has completed the sale of its Legal eDiscovery business to DTI, the largest privately-held legal process outsourcing (LPO) company in the U.S. providing eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
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. "
seller: Hudson Global, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Legal eDiscovery is a leader in the provision of managed document review to law firms and corporations. Hudson is a global talent solutions company with expertise in leadership and specialized recruitment, recruitment process outsourcing, talent management and contracting solutions.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 10/16/2014 via Market Wire

DTI Global, acquired Falcon Discovery

synopsis: DTI, the largest privately held legal process outsourcing company in the U.S. providing eDiscovery, managed services and litigation support, announced the acquisition of Colorado-based Falcon Discovery, a legal and technology consulting and services firm specializing in discovery and litigation management.
buyer parent: Harvest Partners Inc.
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: Falcon Discovery
Falcon Discovery is a legal and technology consulting and services firm specializing in discovery and litigation management. Falcon Discovery manages the entire eDiscovery lifecycle in-house, from preservation, collection and early case analysis through review, production and trial.
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