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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 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 12/23/2020 via BusinessWire

CapVest Partners LLP, acquired Datasite LLC

synopsis: Datasite®, the leading SaaS technology provider for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals, has completed its agreement to be acquired by funds managed by CapVest Partners LLP, an international private equity firm.
buyer: CapVest Partners LLP
Based in the UK, CapVest is a leading international private equity investor. CapVest has established a strong record of success in delivering attractive returns by transforming the size and scale of its portfolio companies through a combination of organic and acquisition led growth. "
target: Datasite LLC
Datasite is a leading SaaS provider for the M&A industry. Datasite empowers dealmakers around the world with the tools they need to succeed across the entire deal lifecycle through its Datasite Diligence, Datasite Prepare, Datasite Outreach, and Datasite Acquire applications.
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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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closed 6/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Stretto, acquired the525group

synopsis: the525group, the NY-based restructuring-focused recruitment firm, announced that it has been acquired by Stretto, a market-leading case administration and deposit management partner in the bankruptcy space.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Stretto
For more than 30 years, Stretto has served as a trusted administrative partner, providing consumer-bankruptcy and corporate-restructuring solutions to fiduciaries. The company leverages deep-industry expertise to manage case administration and ensure fiduciaries are prepared for anything. "
target: the525group
the525group provides recruitment services to a variety of professional services firms in the bankruptcy, turnaround and restructuring space, including, but not limited, to law firms, financial consulting and investment banking firms.
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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 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 5/5/2016 via PR Web

LDiscovery, LLC, acquired Elite Document Solutions, LLC

synopsis: LDiscovery, LLC, a leading provider of eDiscovery services and Information Governance solutions, announced its acquisition of Elite Document Solutions, LLC, a Fairfax, Virginia-based full-service litigation support company providing reprographics and eDiscovery services.
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: Elite Document Solutions, LLC
Elite Document Solutions, LLC is a Fairfax, Virginia-based full-service litigation support company providing reprographics and eDiscovery services. Founded in 2007, the company serves some of the largest law firms in the DC/Metro area and around the world.
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closed 9/16/2015 via Market Wire

TRU Staffing, acquired Kennett Group

synopsis: TRU Staffing Partners, a nationally recognized, award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in the legal technology, e-discovery and litigation support space, announced the acquisition of the Kennett Group, a boutique search firm with laser-like focus on privacy, cybersecurity, data analytics and legal technology.
buyer: TRU Staffing
TRU Staffing Partners is a nationally recognized, award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in the legal industry, with an emphasis on e-discovery, legal project management, data analytics, cybersecurity, information governance, legal sales and litigation support staffing. "
target: Kennett Group
Kennett Group is a boutique search firm with focus on privacy, cybersecurity, data analytics and legal technology. Kennett Group has helped Global 2000 and leading consulting firms add significant subject matter expertise, management and business development strength to their organizations.
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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 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 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 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 5/15/2012 via BusinessWire

RVM, Inc, acquired N-Tier Discovery

synopsis: RVM, a leading provider of litigation support and corporate data solutions, announced that it has acquired the business and assets of N-Tier Discovery, a leading-edge managed document review, staffing, and consulting firm specializing in the application of advanced analytics in document review.
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: N-Tier Discovery
N-Tier Discovery is a managed document review, staffing, and consulting business specializing in the application of advanced technologies in document review. It assists Am Law 200 law firms and Fortune 500 companies with strategies accelerating discovery, reducing total document review spend, etc.
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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 10/26/2011 via BusinessWire

System One Holdings LLC, acquired Compliance LP

synopsis: System One, the leader in technical outsourcing solutions, announced the acquisition of Randstad Professionals’ Compliance division, a premiere national legal staffing and managed review business. Compliance will operate as a division of System One Holdings, LLC.
buyer: System One Holdings LLC
System One is the leader in technical outsourcing and careers. The company supports a wide range of technical disciplines, specializing in the energy, engineering, information technology, commercial and scientific sectors. "
target parent: Randstad Holding NV
target: Compliance LP
Compliance LP is a premiere national legal staffing and managed review business which specializes in providing comprehensive legal project outsourcing solutions to a wide range of clients, including large law firms, major corporations and government.
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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 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 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 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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announced 10/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

USI Holdings Corporation, will acquire Findley, Inc.

synopsis: USI Insurance Services is to acquire Findley, an independent human resources and employee benefits consulting firm that provides services related to retirement plans, ESOPs, health and group benefits, change management, compensation and rewards, talent acquisition, compliance and mergers and acquisitions.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: USI Holdings Corporation
USI is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals. "
target: Findley, Inc.
Findley is an independent human resources and employee benefits consulting firm that provides services related to retirement plans, ESOPs, health and group benefits, change management, compensation and rewards, talent acquisition, compliance and mergers and acquisitions.
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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 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 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 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 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 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 1/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Forensic Access Ltd., acquired IntaForensics Ltd

synopsis: UK-based Forensic Access, a leader in the provision of forensic science and support services to the UK criminal justice system, has acquired IntaForensics. Headquartered in Nuneaton, UK, IntaForensics specialises in digital forensics and cyber security while also developing LIMA, the leading digital casework management software in the market.
buyer parent: Limerston Capital
buyer: Forensic Access Ltd.
UK-based Forensic Access is a leading international criminal justice services provider. The company offers the best of British forensic science, criminal justice, and national security expertise to police forces, legal professionals, and governments worldwide. "
target parent: CYBER1
target: IntaForensics Ltd
UK-based IntaForensics specializes in digital forensics and cyber security. The company's Lima software solution enables Digital Forensic, Cyber Security, Incident Response, and eDiscovery practices to operate efficiently and effectively through its comprehensive End-to-End Case Management system.
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announced 3/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

CYBER1, will acquire IntaForensics Ltd

synopsis: UK-based Cyber Security 1 AB, an international leader in Cyber Security, has acquired IntaForensics. IntaForensics owns and developed the award-winning LIMA Forensic Case Management solution, enabling digital forensic, incident response and eDiscovery practices.
buyer: CYBER1 (OM:CYB1:$50.28)
CYBER1 is UK's multi-product and multi-jurisdictional leader in cyber security advisory and solutions. They deliver services and technology licenses to enhance their clients' protections against unwanted intrusions, improve their cyber resilience, and to prevent various forms of information theft. "
target: IntaForensics Ltd
IntaForensics provides Digital Forensic and Cyber Security Services from the UK. They developed the LIMA Forensic Case Management solution. The system's digital forensic, incident response and eDiscovery practices, enables organisations to operate efficiently and effectively.
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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 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 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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA

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