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closed 11/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

FRONTEO, Inc., acquired Essential Discovery

synopsis: FRONTEO, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced the acquisition of managed review provider Essential Discovery, Inc, a boutique discovery firm with specialization in document review across the United States.
buyer: FRONTEO, Inc. (TSE:2158:$110.45)
FRONTEO, Inc., is a publicly traded global technology and services company specializing in big data, artificial intelligence, information governance, managed review, and litigation consulting for the eDiscovery market. "
target: Essential Discovery
Essential Discovery’s managed document review offering integrates technology, people, and process to dramatically decrease expenses while at the same time increasing the quality and efficacy of a review project.
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closed 12/20/2019 via BusinessWire

KLDiscovery merged with Pivotal Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Pivotal Acquisition Corp., a public investment vehicle, and KLDiscovery, a global provider of electronic discovery and information governance services to Fortune 500 companies and top law firms, announced they have completed their merger. As a result of the transaction, KLD will become a publicly listed company.
buyer: Pivotal Acquisition Corp. (PVT:$0.00)
Pivotal Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company organized for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or other similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. "
target: 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.
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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 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 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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announced 11/14/2013 via GlobeNewswire

InferX Corporation, will acquire Crossfield Data Services

synopsis: InferX Corporation announced the planned acquisition of e-Discovery firm Crossfield Data Services, Inc. Crossfield has a strong track record in the e-discovery arena and specialized document discovery tools. InferX is a market leader in next generation distributed Predictive Analytics and Business Intelligence Products and Solutions.
buyer: InferX Corporation (NFRX:$1.93)
InferX is the market leader in next generation distributed Predictive Analytics and Business Intelligence Products and Solutions. InferX has pioneered and commercialized a powerful, patented suite of advanced data analytical solutions that improve corporate performance across the enterprise. "
target: Crossfield Data Services
Crossfield Data Services provides advanced data analytics in support of litigation and government investigations. By utilizing in-house developed software and industry-leading practices, Crossfield rapidly turns mountains of data into valuable information to support or disprove litigation theories.
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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 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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announced 4/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery will be merged with Consilio,

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review, risk management, and legal consulting services, and Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management, and managed review services, have agreed to a merger of the two companies.
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: JLL Partners
target: 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.
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closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

JLL Partners, acquired Xact Data Discovery

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announced that it has been acquired by JLL Partners, a middle market private equity firm based in New York.
buyer: JLL Partners
JLL Partners is a leading middle-market private equity firm with a 29-year track record of building and transforming businesses through its financial and operational expertise. Since its founding in 1988, JLL Partners has committed approximately $5 billion across seven funds. "
target: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery 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.
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closed 4/27/2016 via Market Wire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired F1 Discovery

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announced the company has acquired F1 Discovery, LLC. Based in San Francisco, F1 is a specialized provider of eDiscovery services to law firms and corporate clients.
buyer parent: Clearview Capital, LLC
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery is an international discovery and data management company that provides streamlined forensics, processing, hosting, document review, project management and paper discovery services for law firms, corporations and government agencies. "
target: F1 Discovery
F1 Discovery is a specialized provider of eDiscovery services to law firms and corporate clients. Their commitment to their clients is industry leading technology coupled with an unequivocal dedication to quality service delivery and expert project management.
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closed 1/14/2015 via PE Hub

Clearview Capital, LLC, acquired Xact Data Discovery

synopsis: Clearview Capital Fund III, LP announced the acquisition, in partnership with management, of Xcellence, Inc. and its subsidiaries, which does business as Xact Data Discovery (“XDD”). XDD provides streamlined forensic collection, processing, hosting, document review and project management services.
buyer: Clearview Capital, LLC
Clearview Capital, LLC is a private investment firm specializing in the acquisition and recapitalization of North American companies with operating profits of $4-$20 million. "
target: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery is an international Data Discovery and Management company providing streamlined Forensic, Processing, Hosting, Document Review, Project Management, Imaging & Coding and Paper Discovery services to law firms, corporations and government agencies.
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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 9/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Beyond IT

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 Beyond IT, a cybersecurity and digital forensics company based in Houshttps://cmdm.berkerynoyes.com/acquisition/Edit/71420#tab_targetton, TX.
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: Beyond IT
Beyond IT is a licensed and full service Investigations Company providing Computer Forensics, eDiscovery, Network Intrusion, Data Recovery, and Mobile Device Forensics.
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closed 7/3/2014 via PR Newswire

4Discovery, acquired CyberControls, LLC

synopsis: Chicago-based computer forensics advisory firm 4Discovery announced they will immediately assume exclusive service to CyberControls, LLC clients. CyberControls is a Barrington, IL based competitor.
buyer: 4Discovery
4Discovery is a Chicago-based computer forensics advisory firm. Their EnCe certified forensics experts have years of experience in recovering data from computers and mobile devices. Their expert testimony in the courtroom has led to victories in the, as well as convictions of criminals. "
target: CyberControls, LLC
CyberControls is one of the earliest independent computer forensics and electronic discovery firms in the Chicago area.
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closed 6/30/2010 via BusinessWire

DAEGIS merged with Unify Corp.,

synopsis: Unify Corp., a global information management company, and Daegis, a leading eDiscovery solutions provider, announced they have merged. The companies will deliver industry-first solutions that integrate information archiving with electronic discovery management to bring organizations flexibility across the entire litigation lifecycle.
buyer: Unify Corp. (DAEG:$23.67)
Unify is an information management software company with industry-leading solutions for developing, migrating, and archiving applications and business data. Over 10,000 of the world’s most demanding companies trust Unify to help them preserve the information assets necessary to run their business. "
target: DAEGIS
Daegis is an electronic discovery and litigation support solutions provider with service offerings that span the litigation lifecycle. DocHunter, is the technological backbone of the company and offers an array of tools for early case assessment and culling, processing and document production.
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closed 3/30/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Data Recovery Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Data Recovery Services, Inc., a national provider of business and consumer data recovery services, headquartered in Dallas.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Data Recovery Services, Inc.
Data Recovery Services offers professional, fast, economical data recovery caused by hard drive crash, software corruption, human error, or a natural disaster.
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closed 2/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Avalon Document Services, acquired Digits LLC

synopsis: Avalon Document Services, a national provider of eDiscovery, managed services, and traditional litigation support services to law firms and corporations, announced that it has joined forces with Buffalo-based DIGITS LLC, a national provider of digital forensics and cyber security services.
buyer: Avalon Document Services
Avalon Document Services, Inc. provides document services to law firms, architects, engineers, and the general business community. It offers business printing and copying services, such as manuals and booklets, marketing materials, business cards, graphic design and direct mail services. "
target: Digits LLC
DIGITS LLC offers digital forensic solutions designed to help their clients take full advantage of today's information technologies while guarding against the ever-changing threats posed by those very technologies.
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announced 5/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Clutch Group LLC will be merged with Morae Legal Corporation,

synopsis: Clutch Group, a leading legal, risk and compliance analytics and managed services firm that is dedicated to helping companies in the financial services, life sciences and energy industries, will merge with Morae Legal Corporation, a full-service legal consulting and solutions provider that helps law firms improve business performance.
buyer: Morae Legal Corporation
Morae Legal helps law firms improve business performance by developing strategy, creating processes, deploying people, leveraging technology and measuring with data in order to deliver results. Their offerings include management consulting and discovery management for the legal industry. "
target: Clutch Group LLC
Clutch Group is a leading legal, risk and compliance analytics and managed services firm. The firm is dedicated to helping companies in the financial services, life sciences and energy industries solve complex problems presented by the exponential growth of data and regulation.
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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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closed 11/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

FRONTEO, Inc., acquired Essential Discovery

synopsis: FRONTEO, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced the acquisition of managed review provider Essential Discovery, Inc, a boutique discovery firm with specialization in document review across the United States.
buyer: FRONTEO, Inc. (TSE:2158:$110.45)
FRONTEO, Inc., is a publicly traded global technology and services company specializing in big data, artificial intelligence, information governance, managed review, and litigation consulting for the eDiscovery market. "
target: Essential Discovery
Essential Discovery’s managed document review offering integrates technology, people, and process to dramatically decrease expenses while at the same time increasing the quality and efficacy of a review project.
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closed 11/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

FRONTEO, Inc., acquired Essential Discovery

synopsis: FRONTEO, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced the acquisition of managed review provider Essential Discovery, Inc, a boutique discovery firm with specialization in document review across the United States.
buyer: FRONTEO, Inc. (TSE:2158:$110.45)
FRONTEO, Inc., is a publicly traded global technology and services company specializing in big data, artificial intelligence, information governance, managed review, and litigation consulting for the eDiscovery market. "
target: Essential Discovery
Essential Discovery’s managed document review offering integrates technology, people, and process to dramatically decrease expenses while at the same time increasing the quality and efficacy of a review project.
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closed 12/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Esquify

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, acquired Esquify, a cutting-edge software company that provides powerful AI automation workforce management solutions for legal review.
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: Esquify
Esquify is a cutting-edge software company that provides powerful AI automation workforce management solutions for legal review. They are based in Chicago, IL.
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closed 1/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Legility, LLC, acquired Inventus, LLC

synopsis: Legility, a leading provider of legal operations services, announced the acquisition of Inventus, a leading global legal services provider focused on reducing the costs and risks associated with discovery and compliance processes.
buyer: Legility, LLC
Legility, a leader in Legal Operations, provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and flexible legal talent to corporations and law firms. They have more than 1,000 experts serving more than one-third of the Fortune 100 and one-quarter of the Am Law 200. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Inventus, LLC
Inventus is a leading global legal services provider focused on reducing the costs and risks associated with discovery and compliance processes.
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closed 2/1/2019 via PR Newswire

OpenText, acquired Catalyst Repository Systems

synopsis: OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced it has acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, a leading provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and top law firms.
buyer: OpenText (OTEX:$2,934.81)
OpenText enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on-premises or in the cloud. They are committed to delivering differentiated content solutions in the cloud that enable marketers to produce and securely collaborate on digital content. "
target parent: FTV Capital
target: Catalyst Repository Systems
Catalyst designs, builds and supports the world’s fastest and most powerful e-discovery platform. For 20 years, Catalyst has helped global corporations and their law firms reduce the total cost of discovery and take control of complex, large-scale discovery and regulatory compliance.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Market Wire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Orange Legal Technologies

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery, a leading international provider of e-discovery, data management and managed review services for law firms, corporations and government agencies, announces its acquisition of Orange Legal Technologies, a premier provider of litigation, audit and investigation support services with local, domestic or international requirements.
buyer parent: Clearview Capital, LLC
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery is an international discovery and data management company that provides streamlined forensics, processing, hosting, document review, project management and paper discovery services for law firms, corporations and government agencies. "
target: Orange Legal Technologies
Orange Legal Technologies is a respected, premier provider of litigation, audit and investigation support services with local, domestic or international requirements. They offer a complete suite of discovery services, from forensic data collection to document review.
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announced 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

RPX Corporation, will acquire Inventus, LLC

synopsis: RPX Corporation, the leading provider of patent risk management solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire privately-held Inventus Solutions, Inc., a leader in discovery management. Inventus is one of the leading providers of technology-based services to locate, secure, organize and search electronic data for corporations and law firms.
buyer: RPX Corporation (RPXC:$286.80)
RPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk solutions, offering defensive buying, acquisition syndication, patent intelligence, insurance services, and advisory services. RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: Inventus, LLC
Inventus is one of the largest Discovery Management Practices in the country focused on helping clients reduce the costs and risks associated with the discovery process. They have been providing litigation support services to law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies.
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closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired Inventus, LLC

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Inventus, LLC announced that Clearlake has acquired Inventus, a leading electronic data discovery (“EDD”) solutions provider to global law firms, Fortune 1000 corporations, and government agencies.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group is a private investment firm focused on private equity and special situation transactions. Having committed approximately $3 bn over 50 investments, Clearlake's professionals have a history of long-term strategic partnership with management to transform and grow companies. "
target: Inventus, LLC
Inventus is a leading national provider of eDiscovery and litigation support services focused on streamlining data processing and review via a suite of bundled, best-of-breed technologies.
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Newswire

TCDI, acquired Cicayda, LLC

synopsis: Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a leading provider of legal services, software and cybersecurity, has acquired Cicayda LLC, a provider of eDiscovery solutions for complex legal discovery. Cicayda's cloud-based iDiscovery platform enables legal professionals to control their data, review documents, and automate legal holds.
buyer: TCDI
Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI) is a provider of eDiscovery, litigation management, forensics, cybersecurity and document review services. TCDI offers eDiscovery and Litigation Management software. Their cybersecurity services include penetration testing, virtual CISO, and more. "
target: Cicayda, LLC
Cicayda is a provider of eDiscovery solutions for complex legal discovery. Cicayda's cloud-based iDiscovery platform enables legal professionals to control their data, review documents, and automate legal holds. Their solutions drive greater efficiency and lower costs for clients.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BusinessWire

TransPerfect Legal Solutions, acquired Digital Reef, Inc.

synopsis: TransPerfect Legal Solutions, a leading global provider of legal support services, announced the acquisition of Boston-based Digital Reef, Inc. Digital Reef is a leading eDiscovery software provider for corporations, law firms, and litigation support service providers with complex discovery requirements.
buyer parent: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
buyer: TransPerfect Legal Solutions
TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) is an industry leader in global legal support. Founded in 1992, TLS offers a full suite of services, including digital forensics and e-discovery, web-based hosting and review, legal staffing, language services, court reporting, and paper discovery and production. "
target: Digital Reef, Inc.
Named a Market Leader in IDC’s 2011 MarketScape of stand-alone ECA applications, Digital Reef is a leading eDiscovery software provider helping corporations, law firms, and litigation support service providers with their largest and most complex eDiscovery matters.
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Exterro Inc., acquired AccessData Corporation

synopsis: Exterro Inc., the preferred provider of Legal GRC software and the Association of Corporate Counsel’s exclusive Alliance Partner for E-Discovery, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Compliance, announced it has acquired AccessData, the industry’s leading provider of digital forensic investigation technology.
buyer: Exterro Inc.
Exterro®, Inc. is the leading provider of e-discovery and privacy software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations. Exterro software helps organizations address their regulatory, compliance and litigation risks more effectively. "
target: AccessData Corporation
AccessData makes the world's most advanced and intuitive incident resolution solutions. Their technology delivers real-time insight, analysis, response and resolution of data incidents, such as cyber threats, insider threats, mobile and BYOD risk, Governance Risk & Compliance and eDiscovery events.
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closed 8/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Reveal Data Corporation, acquired NexLP

synopsis: Reveal acquired NexLP, the leading artificial intelligence software in the legal industry. With the acquisition, Reveal becomes the market-leader in AI-powered, end-to-end eDiscovery. Founded by a team of data scientists, programmers, and eDiscovery experts, NexLP uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to derive actionable insights.
buyer: Reveal Data Corporation
Reveal is a provider of cloud-based eDiscovery software solutions and services. Its eDiscovery software platform offers processing, early case assessment, review and AI capabilities, combining an intuitive user interface with a robust Software as a Service platform designed for scale and speed. "
target: NexLP
Founded by a team of data scientists, programmers, and eDiscovery experts, NexLP uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to derive actionable insight from unstructured and structured data.
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closed 7/8/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

IPRO Tech, acquired NetGovern

synopsis: Ipro Tech, LLC, the leader in eDiscovery, case management, and trial technology, is excited to announce the acquisition of NetGovern, a leader in Information governance, risk, and compliance software. Joining these two global companies and their technologies will provide an innovative workflow in the legal industry.
buyer: IPRO Tech
Founded in 1989, Ipro is a global leader in the development of advanced software solutions used by legal professionals to streamline the discovery process. Ipro offers proven eDiscovery to Trial software, services, and support – bundled as a solution and deployed on Cloud, On-Prem, or Desktop. "
target: NetGovern
NetGovern is a leader in Information governance, risk, and compliance software. NetGovern's information archiving and governance software helps mid-sized organizations solve data compliance, safeguard personal information, simplify eDiscovery and protect their reputation.
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closed 3/26/2018 via Company Press Release

CloudNine Discovery, purchased eDiscovery Product Lines from LexisNexis

synopsis: LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, and CloudNine, a leader in simplifying and automating legal discovery, announced the sale of the LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite to CloudNine. The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes software and solutions for the legal discovery process.
buyer: CloudNine Discovery
Founded in 2002, and based in Houston, Texas, CloudNine is a legal discovery technology company with expertise in simplifying and automating the discovery of data for audits, investigations, and litigation. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The LexisNexis eDiscovery product suite includes the LAW PreDiscovery, Early Data Analyzer (EDA) and Concordance products. LAW PreDiscovery software works as an all-in-one “eDiscovery engine” to scan, import, and produce all of the potential evidentiary documents needed during legal discovery.
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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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announced 4/26/2010 via PR Newswire

DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC, will acquire Inference Data

synopsis: DOAR Litigation Consulting and Inference Data announced that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which DOAR will acquire Inference Data, a leader in analytics and electronic discovery software.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: DOAR Litigation Consulting, LLC
DOAR Litigation Consulting, the nation's preeminent litigation services company, provides Discovery Management and Trial Consulting services. DOAR supports its clients at every level in any aspect of an engagement from discreet consulting assignments to full-scale, long-term engagements. "
target: Inference Data
Inference Data provides corporations and law firms with next-generation software for analytics-driven assessment, meet-and-confer preparation, and accelerated legal review. Inference applies conceptual search and analysis to prioritize datasets and find key documents.
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closed 2/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Veristar LLC, acquired Planet Data

synopsis: Veristar, a premier legal services delivery firm, announced the acquisition of Planet Data, a company that addresses today’s eDiscovery and contract management challenges with a combination of cutting-edge technology, forward thinking and a team of subject matter experts.
buyer: Veristar LLC
Veristar is a premier legal services delivery firm that offers services in e-discovery, forensics, document review and legal staffing. Legal teams in corporations and law firms trust Veristar to help them navigate even the most complex data projects. "
target: Planet Data
Planet Data addresses today’s eDiscovery and contract management challenges with a combination of cutting-edge technology, forward thinking and a team of subject matter experts.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired doeLegal, LLC.

synopsis: Questel, a world leader in intellectual property and innovation management solutions, has acquired doeLEGAL, an enterprise legal management and eDiscovery legal technology company. doeLEGAL offers cloud-based enterprise legal management, litigation management, and eDsicovery solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Questel
Questel is a worldwide leading provider of intellectual property solutions. Questel offers a comprehensive suite of SaaS for searching, analyzing, and managing invention and IP asset, as well as a unique collection of IP databases. "
target: doeLegal, LLC.
doeLEGAL is an enterprise legal management and eDiscovery legal technology company. doeLEGAL offers cloud-based enterprise legal management, litigation management, and eDsicovery solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms. Their solutions help reduce costs and drive successful outcomes.
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closed 11/29/2012 via Market Wire

Document Technologies, Inc., acquired Fios, Inc.

synopsis: DTI, the nation's largest independent provider of discovery services, facilities management, and knowledge process outsourcing, announced its acquisition of Fios, Inc., a pioneering firm in electronic discovery and one of the industry's most recognized brands. Effective immediately, the company will be known as "Fios, A DTI Company."
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: Fios, Inc.
Fios, Inc. provides legal teams with flexible electronic discovery services and technologies that deliver the speed and the quality necessary to cull, analyze, review and produce electronically stored information with confidence.
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announced 2/8/2012 via BusinessWire

Guidance Software, will acquire CaseCentral, Inc.

synopsis: Guidance Software, Inc., the industry leader in digital investigative solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held CaseCentral, Inc., a leader in the electronic discovery (e-discovery) market for Cloud-based review and production software.
buyer: Guidance Software (GUID:$111.51)
Guidance Software is the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® platform provides the foundation for government, corporate and law enforcement organizations to conduct thorough, network-enabled, and court-validated computer investigations of any kind. "
target: CaseCentral, Inc.
Founded in 1994, CaseCentral is the leader in secure, cloud-based eDiscovery software for corporations and law firms to simplify electronic discovery (e-Discovery) in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries and internal investigations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$22]
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$20
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$2
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38.3x
closed 6/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Reveal Data Corporation, acquired Mindseye Solutions

synopsis: Reveal Data Corporation, a provider of cloud-based eDiscovery software solutions and services, has acquired Mindseye Solutions, a complimentary software solution. Mindseye delivers an eDiscovery management platform that enables organizations to simultaneously manage all of their legal, regulatory and investigative matters within one application.
buyer: Reveal Data Corporation
Reveal is a provider of cloud-based eDiscovery software solutions and services. Its eDiscovery software platform offers processing, early case assessment, review and AI capabilities, combining an intuitive user interface with a robust Software as a Service platform designed for scale and speed. "
target: Mindseye Solutions
Mindseye Solutions delivers the industry's leading enterprise-class eDiscovery management platform that enables organizations to simultaneously manage all of their legal, regulatory and investigative matters with a single application.
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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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