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Stenograph, LLC, acquired Reporter Suite

synopsis: Stenograph, LLC, a leading supplier of productivity tools for the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market for 80 years, announced its acquisition of Reporter Suite, a robust invoicing and expense and time tracking application for the court reporting industry.
buyer parent: The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: Stenograph, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois, Stenograph has been a leading supplier of machine writers, software and other productivity tools and services to professional court reporters, CART providers, captioners, scopists, and transcriptionists in the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market. "
target: Reporter Suite
Established in 2016, Reporter Suite provides software to the legal services market, allowing court officials, court reporters, and agencies to track job time, produce and manage electronic invoices and collect and process payments.
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closed 9/22/2020 via BusinessWire

ASG LegalTech, acquired Headnote

synopsis: ASG LegalTech, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired Headnote, a novel online payments platform providing compliant ePayments and AR management for law firms of all sizes. Headnote is the latest addition to ASG LegalTech’s platform of rapidly growing legal SaaS products, including PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: ASG LegalTech
ASG LegalTech is a novel and rapidly growing legal technology business that offers a suite of product solutions to allow lawyers to automate their firms, get more done in less time, and focus on practicing law. "
target: Headnote
Headnote is an industry leader for compliant ePayments and Accounts Receivables Automation. Headnote replaces outdated and cumbersome manual tracking with personalized AR dashboards operating in real-time to manage payments, analytics, and automated collections.
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closed 3/9/2016 via Market Wire

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Viewabill

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management solutions, announced it has acquired Viewabill, a company that provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is the most trusted, market-leading provider of fully-integrated Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for over 750 global legal departments of all sizes, representing 7 of the Fortune 10, almost 40% percent of the Fortune 500, and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target: Viewabill
Viewabill provides corporate clients with real-time insight into their law firms' activities and time entries through web and mobile app access by integrating with law firm time and billing systems.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PE Hub

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Abacus Data Systems

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners made a majority investment in Abacus Data Systems Inc ., a provider of management software for legal firms. Founded in 1983, Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence has become the leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries. "
target: Abacus Data Systems
Abacus provides automation software for law practices. Its cloud-based platform, AbacusLaw, assists with case management, time, billing and accounting operations. Abacus also provides remote access and mobile synchronization as well as conflict-of-interest checking, reporting and data capture.
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closed 10/17/2011 via Market Wire

TyMetrix Inc., acquired LEDESense

synopsis: TyMetrix has acquired the software assets of RORA Client Systems, including the LEDESense software suite. LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: TyMetrix Inc.
TyMetrix is the market leader in Web-based legal performance management solutions for corporate law departments, law firms and claims organizations. It provides clients with quality legal management software -- including eBilling, matter management and performance metrics. "
target parent: RORA Client Systems
target: LEDESense
LEDESense helps law firms translate unformatted electronic invoices into the many different Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) formats accepted by various legal eBilling systems across the globe.
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closed 8/24/2022 via Company Press Release

BigHand, acquired Digitory Legal

synopsis: BigHand, a leading provider of operational and financial products for law firms, announced it has acquired Digitory Legal. Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: BigHand
Based in the UK, BigHand is a leading provider of workflow software and tools that help law firms optimize their productivity and profitability. Its offerings include voice and task delegation workflow, document creation, business intelligence and pricing tools. "
target: Digitory Legal
Digitory Legal is a cost analytics platform designed to help law firms and in-house legal departments better leverage their timecard data. The analysis unlocks information below the surface of the billing data, delivering actionable cost data to predict and refine future pricing and proposals.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired BEC Legal Systems

synopsis: Jonas Software is pleased to announce the acquisition of BEC Legal Systems. BEC develops enterprise solutions to help law firms organize and streamline their day-to-day tasks and cases. Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management and automation.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: BEC Legal Systems
Focusing exclusively in the legal market, BEC Legal Systems provides network services, training and consulting for document management, document automation, time and billing, and digital dictation systems. BEC develops software solutions that help law firms organize their cases.
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announced 3/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, will acquire Allegient Systems

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies has agreed to acquire Allegient Systems, a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Allegient’s proprietary Software as a Service (SaaS) platform and value-added turnkey solutions will complement and extend Bottomline’s Legal eXchange™ portfolio.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$482.64)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes involving payments, invoicing, global cash management and more. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Allegient Systems
Allegient Systems is a provider of advanced capabilities for legal e-billing, bill review and analytics. Its web based offering delivers collaboration, efficiency and productivity to the litigation management process.
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$14
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$3
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Acuity ELM

synopsis: Mitratech, a leading global provider of legal and compliance software, has acquired Acuity ELM, a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows and reduce legal spend. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal, risk, and compliance professionals, offering a proven portfolio of end-to-end solutions that spread operational best practices throughout the enterprise, standardizing processes, and accelerating time-to-value. "
target: Acuity ELM
Acuity ELM is a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows, reduce legal spend, and improve their collaboration with outside counsel. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired CaseTrack

synopsis: Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions, announced that it has acquired the CaseTrack product line from Economic Analysis Group, Ltd. (EAG). CaseTrack is a powerful, yet simple to use matter management and electronic billing software service (SaaS) for in-house legal departments.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is the most trusted, market-leading provider of fully-integrated Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) solutions for over 750 global legal departments of all sizes, representing 7 of the Fortune 10, almost 40% percent of the Fortune 500, and over 100,000 users in over 150 countries. "
target parent: Economic Analysis Group Ltd.
target: CaseTrack
CaseTrack is a powerful, yet simple to use matter management and electronic billing software service (SaaS) for in-house legal departments.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BusinessWire

Paradigm Software, acquired TrustBooks

synopsis: Paradigm, a market-leading provider of legal practice management and payments software, has acquired TrustBooks, a cloud-based accounting software built specifically for law firms. TrustBooks’ easy-to-use platform provides users the ability to do all of their accounting, including operating and trust, in one place.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Paradigm Software
Paradigm offers a suite of legal software solutions to help lawyers manage, automate and grow their firms. With three legal practice management platforms — PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase – Paradigm empowers lawyers across the spectrum of practice area, geography, and business needs. "
target: TrustBooks
TrustBooks provides cloud based legal accounting software. Their specialty is helping attorneys maintain compliance with their state bar related to trust accounting. They do this by providing simple software that is intuitive to use with built in workflows based on conversations with attorneys.
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closed 12/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired Netlex srl

synopsis: TeamSystem, a developer and provider of software and services, acquired a 51% stake of NetLex, a Rome, Italy-based based legaltech startup. Launched in late 2013 and led by Giorgio Pallocca, CEO, and Roberto Magnifico, CFO, NetLex provides lawyers with a cloud solution to manage their activity and documents.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target: Netlex srl
NetLex is a cloud-based Legal Practice Management Software, #SaaS for the legal profession. Currently developing and serving the Italian market, with approximately 250,000 lawyers, with plans to expand internationally.
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closed 8/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

vLex, acquired Quolaw

synopsis: Online legal research platform vLex has acquired Argentine firm Quolaw, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company aimed at legal professionals. Quolaw is a SaaS business that enables lawyers to manage their legal practice anywhere.
buyer: vLex
vLex.com is the most advanced provider of legal information, offering access to contents from more than 140 countries in 13 different languages. The company has agreements with global publishers such as ProQuest, Oxford University Press and more than 940 independent publishers worldwide. "
target: Quolaw
Founded in 2011 and based in Argentina, Quolaw is a SaaS business that enables lawyers to manage their legal practice anywhere. The company was accelerated at Wayra, Telefonica's tech accelerator, and Plug and Play Spain.
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closed 9/15/2022 via BusinessWire

ActionStep Software Ltd., acquired LawMaster

synopsis: Actionstep, the cloud-based practice management platform for law firms, announced that it has acquired the legal software business, LawMaster. The LawMaster group has developed and supports two leading legal practice software products - LawMaster® and mattero™, which provide management solutions for different practice needs.
buyer: ActionStep Software Ltd.
Actionstep is a fast-growing, dynamic SaaS business with a global customer base and team. Actionstep provides an adaptable, all-in-one legal practice management platform for modern mid-market law firms. "
target: LawMaster
The LawMaster group has developed and supports two leading legal practice software products - LawMaster® and mattero™, which provide management solutions for different practice needs.
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announced 8/9/2022 via BusinessWire

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., will acquire viGlobal, Inc

synopsis: Aderant, an industry leader of Business of Law and Practice of Law technology solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of viGlobal, which ranks number one amongst law firms, and is a leading provider of people management software in the professional services market.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global industry leader which provides comprehensive business management software for law firms and other professional services organizations. Aderant offers a suite of legal business solutions that enable agility within law firms of all sizes around the globe. "
target: viGlobal, Inc
viGlobal is a leading people management software company focused on serving the professional services vertical market. The company has a wide range of strategic people management products including recruitment, new hire integration, performance management, and learning management solutions.
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announced 6/9/2022 via BusinessWire

LawPay LLC, will acquire MyCase Inc.

synopsis: AffiniPay, the parent company of LawPay, announced that it will acquire legal practice management software company, MyCase, from funds advised by Apax. MyCase covers the entire client lifecycle with lead management, case management, billing and invoicing, and robust reporting.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: LawPay LLC
LawPay was developed specifically to help law firms streamline billing and collections, providing a simple, secure solution for legal clients to pay their bills. LawPay is the industry leader in legal payments, providing a cost-effective solution for more than 50,000 law firms around the country. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: MyCase Inc.
MyCase is complete legal practice management software designed for the modern law firm. MyCase covers the entire client lifecycle with lead management, case management, billing and invoicing, and robust reporting.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

Paradigm Software, acquired LollyLaw

synopsis: Paradigm, a leading provider of legal software, has announced its acquisition of LollyLaw, an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Paradigm Software
Paradigm offers a suite of legal software solutions to help lawyers manage, automate and grow their firms. With three legal practice management platforms — PracticePanther, Bill4Time, and MerusCase – Paradigm empowers lawyers across the spectrum of practice area, geography, and business needs. "
target: LollyLaw
LollyLaw is an award-winning cloud-based practice management solution built for immigration law firms. LollyLaw is consistently rated as one of the easiest-to-use legal case management platforms and serves law firms across family and business immigration.
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announced 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Dye & Durham Corporation, will acquire GlobalX Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals, is to acquire GlobalX, a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$234.31)
Dye & Durham is a Canadian provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity. The company provides critical information services and workflow, which clients use to manage their process, information, and regulatory requirements. "
target: GlobalX Pty Ltd
GlobalX is a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
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closed 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Solicitors Own Software

synopsis: Solicitors Own Software (SOS) has been acquired by PracticeEvolve Group. Since 1987, SOS Legal has delivered practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
buyer: PracticeEvolve
Based in Australia, PracticeEvolve develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, internationally. PracticeEvolve is comprised of a dedicated team of industry experts, who have decades of experience in the design and development of innovative software solutions. "
target: Solicitors Own Software
Solicitors Own Software (SOS) delivers practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
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announced 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Apax Partners, will acquire MyCase Inc.

synopsis: AppFolio, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, services and data analytics, will sell 100% of the equity interest of its wholly-owned subsidiary, MyCase, which provides legal practice and case management software solutions, to Funds advised by Apax Partners.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: AppFolio
target: MyCase Inc.
Founded in 2010, MyCase is a leading provider of cloud-based legal practice management software and payment services to law firms serving over 11,000 customers. MyCase has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and San Diego, CA.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stenograph, LLC, acquired Reporter Suite

synopsis: Stenograph, LLC, a leading supplier of productivity tools for the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market for 80 years, announced its acquisition of Reporter Suite, a robust invoicing and expense and time tracking application for the court reporting industry.
buyer parent: The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: Stenograph, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois, Stenograph has been a leading supplier of machine writers, software and other productivity tools and services to professional court reporters, CART providers, captioners, scopists, and transcriptionists in the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market. "
target: Reporter Suite
Established in 2016, Reporter Suite provides software to the legal services market, allowing court officials, court reporters, and agencies to track job time, produce and manage electronic invoices and collect and process payments.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stenograph, LLC, acquired Reporter Suite

synopsis: Stenograph, LLC, a leading supplier of productivity tools for the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market for 80 years, announced its acquisition of Reporter Suite, a robust invoicing and expense and time tracking application for the court reporting industry.
buyer parent: The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: Stenograph, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois, Stenograph has been a leading supplier of machine writers, software and other productivity tools and services to professional court reporters, CART providers, captioners, scopists, and transcriptionists in the shorthand and manual speech-to-text market. "
target: Reporter Suite
Established in 2016, Reporter Suite provides software to the legal services market, allowing court officials, court reporters, and agencies to track job time, produce and manage electronic invoices and collect and process payments.
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closed 8/2/2017 via GlobeNewswire

IPRO Tech, acquired inData Corporation

synopsis: Ipro Tech, a global leader in the development of advanced eDiscovery software solutions, announced that it has acquired inData Corporation, creator of TrialDirector, a market leader in trial presentation.
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. "
target: inData Corporation
Founded in 1984, inData creates software applications to aid in the trial preparation and presentation process. In addition to developing useful software, inData also responds to litigators for urgently needed training and consulting services.
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announced 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

Astorg, will acquire Opus 2 International

synopsis: Astorg, a global private equity firm, will acquire a majority stake in UK-based Opus 2, the leading provider of integrated software and services for the global legal disputes market. Astorg’s investment will enable Opus 2 to continue to develop its UK market and expand internationally in litigation, arbitration, and other legal practice areas.
buyer: Astorg
Paris-based Astorg is a leading independent private equity firm with over €10 billion of assets under management. Astorg works with entrepreneurs and management teams to acquire market leading global companies and provide them with strategic guidance, governance, and capital. "
target: Opus 2 International
Based in the UK, Opus 2 provides game-changing, cloud-based legal technology and services to connect people, case information, analysis, and data throughout the lifecycle of a dispute. Its secure platform, tailor-made for lawyers, provides a connected and flexible way of working.
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closed 3/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

BigHand Digital Dictation, acquired Verdatum, LLC

synopsis: BigHand Inc., a digital dictation workflow software provider, acquired Verdatum. With the acquisition, BigHand will incorporate Verdatum's dictation workflow software, Voice-Flow, into its product platform while continuing to support Verdatum's software and customer base.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: BigHand Digital Dictation
BigHand digital dictation workflow software enables professionals to get more done at work using their voice. With over 150,000 users and 1,450 customer organizations, BigHand is a global leader in delivering dictation and speech technologies. "
target: Verdatum, LLC
Verdatum provides a digital dictation management solution to law firms which use dictation and transcription as an integral part of their business process. Its solution offers the ability to automate the workflow of dictation and transcription, as well as manage and control it.
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