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closed 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Judicata

synopsis: Fastcase, a premiere provider of online legal research, has acquired Judicata, an innovative legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform. "
target: Judicata
Judicata is a legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for. Their Clerk software solution uncovers intelligent insights to help lawyers attack or improve a brief.
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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 5/12/2004 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired Verilaw Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leader in legal, news and e-filing information services, and Verilaw Technologies, Inc., a provider of e-service and e-filing services to courts, government agencies and law firms, announced today that LexisNexis has acquired Verilaw Technologies, Inc. and its electronic court filing and attorney-to-attorney document exchange services
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Verilaw Technologies, Inc.
Verilaw Technologies, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of customized electronic filing and related web-based systems for courts and lawyers. Verilaw is working with over 45 state, federal, trial, appellate, judicial, and administrative courts in fifteen states. Verilaw projects are running in
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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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closed 8/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Litera Microsystems, acquired Doxly, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago-based Litera Microsystems has acquired Indianapolis-based legal tech startup Doxly. Doxly transforms the complex, chaotic process of managing legal transactions into a streamlined, efficient process. Doxly's secure cloud-based platform automates workflows for diligence and closing checklists.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Litera Microsystems
Litera Microsystems is a provider of software for drafting, proofreading, comparing, repairing, cleaning, and securing documents in the legal and life sciences industries worldwide. Litera’s core products empower users to generate, review, and distribute high-quality content quickly and securely. "
target: Doxly, Inc.
Doxly transforms the complex, chaotic process of managing legal transactions into a streamlined, efficient process. Doxly's secure cloud-based platform automates workflows for diligence and closing checklists, provides transaction-specific analytics and reports, and more.
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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 1/22/2014 via AP - Associated Press

CPA Global, acquired Patrafee

synopsis: CPA Global, one of the world's top intellectual property (IP) management and software specialists, announced the acquisition of leading Nordic IP services provider Patrafee AB. Patrafee AB offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: Patrafee
Patrafee is an intellectual property (IP) services and software company. It offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide. Patrafee has more than 30 years' experience of IP management as a market leader in the Nordic countries.
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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.
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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 5/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Onit, acquired SimpleLegal

synopsis: Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management, contract management and business process automation, has acquired SimpleLegal, a leading provider of modern legal spend, matter and vendor management software.
buyer: Onit
Onit is a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management, contract management and business process automation. Their Enterprise Legal Management solution transforms the way legal departments drive operational and process improvements. "
target: SimpleLegal
SimpleLegal is a leading provider of modern legal spend, matter and vendor management software. SimpleLegal streamlines the way corporate legal departments manage their matters, track and interpret spend, and collaborate with vendors and law firms.
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closed 3/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Merrill Corporation, acquired Lextranet

synopsis: Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial, real estate and other corporate markets, acquired Lextranet, a leading provider of Web-based litigation support and case management systems.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
buyer: Merrill Corporation
Merrill Corporation is a leading provider of outsourcing solutions for complex business communication and information management. Merrill's services include document and data management, litigation support, branded communication programs, fulfillment, imaging and printing. "
target parent: Legal Computer Solutions, Inc.
target: Lextranet
Lextranet is a powerful,Internet-based litigation support and case management system designed by lawyers, for lawyers.It includes dynamic database and full-text retrieval applications, calendaring, docketing, E-mail to help you process evidence, organize your case files and streamline collaboration.
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closed 10/14/2015 via PE Hub

Hyland Software, Inc., acquired LawLogix

synopsis: Hyland, creator of OnBase, announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based LawLogix, a software company specializing in cloud-based immigration and compliance solutions. Founded in 2000, LawLogix’s solutions automate the labor and paper intensive electronic I-9 compliance, E-Verify and immigration case management processes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Hyland Software, Inc.
Hyland has helped more than 13,500 lifetime customers by providing real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. OnBase, Hyland’s core product, helps organizations manage content and streamline business operations by creating a true enterprise information hub. "
target parent: The PNC Financial Services Group
target: LawLogix
LawLogix assists millions of people every year through its innovative electronic I-9 compliance, E-Verify and immigration case management software. Founded in 2000, LawLogix is a trusted SaaS provider for many prestigious corporations that include one of the world’s top five largest banks.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Web

eDirect Impact, LLC merged with Elijah Technologies Ltd.,

synopsis: Elijah Technologies Ltd., an industry leader in computer forensic and eDiscovery services headquartered in Chicago, has merged with eDirect Impact LLC, a Houston-based developer of eDiscovery project management software and provider of eDiscovery and SaaS hosting services.
buyer: Elijah Technologies Ltd.
Elijah Technologies, an industry leader in computer forensic and eDiscovery services, provides expert guidance regarding the most expeditious and economical manner in which to produce electronic documents, and identifying important issues relating to evidence. "
target: eDirect Impact, LLC
eDirect Impact LLC is a Houston-based developer of eDiscovery project management software and provider of eDiscovery and SaaS hosting services to law firms and corporate counsel departments. Their services include discovery workflow management solutions and litigation data hosting services.
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closed 1/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

PNC Riverarch Capital, acquired LawLogix

synopsis: PNC Riverarch Capital, one of Pittsburgh’s largest private equity firms, has acquired a controlling interest in LawLogix Group Inc., a Phoenix-based software firm. LawLogix is a multimillion dollar company that assists millions of people every year through its Electronic I-9 Compliance, E-Verify & Immigration Case Management Software.
buyer parent: The PNC Financial Services Group
buyer: PNC Riverarch Capital
PNC Riverarch Capital is a middle-market private equity group that invests in privately-held companies headquartered throughout North America. They invest across a variety of industry sectors, including business and industrial services, specialized manufacturing, and value-added distribution. "
target: LawLogix
LawLogix assists millions of people every year through its Electronic I-9 Compliance, E-Verify & Immigration Case Management Software. It’s three flagship SaaS products, Guardian, EDGE & GlobeTrotter, automate the labor and paper intensive I-9 and visa application processes.
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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 8/24/2005 via PR Newswire

Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership, acquired FoundationIP

synopsis: The world's leading IP management specialists, Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership (CPA) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Minneapolis based FoundationIP.
buyer: Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership
CPA is the world's leading IP management specialist. With over 35 years of patent and trademark experience and approximately 40,000 clients across the globe, CPA performs over one million renewals annually. "
target: FoundationIP
FoundationIP provides an intuitive, integrated, customizable environment for corporations & law firms to manage Intellectual Property matters in a collaborative manner. The system is offered in an ASP environment, meaning that there is no software to buy or equipment to purchase or maintain.
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closed 1/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

OpSec Security, Inc., acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: OpSec Security, the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions, has acquired MarkMonitor Brand Protection assets from Clarivate Analytics. MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data and insights to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
buyer: OpSec Security, Inc. (AIM:OS:$94.11)
OpSec Security is the global leader in protecting, authenticating, and enhancing their customers'​ brands, services and revenues. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies and online/e-commerce monitoring and analysis. "
target parent: Clarivate Analytics
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data, insights and 20+ years of expertise to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters Scientific, acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters has officially completed the acquisition of MarkMonitor®, a global leader in online brand protection. The acquisition of MarkMonitor, headquartered in San Francisco, will strengthen the broad portfolio of intellectual property solutions from Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Scientific (:$964.58)
Thomson Intellectual Property & Science provides integrated information solutions to researchers and librarians, physicians and pharmacists, and other professionals worldwide. It offers Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Research, Publishing & Analysis services. "
target parent: Institutional Venture Partners
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
As a global leader in online brand protection, MarkMonitor uses a SaaS delivery model to provide advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands.
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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 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Judicata

synopsis: Fastcase, a premiere provider of online legal research, has acquired Judicata, an innovative legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform. "
target: Judicata
Judicata is a legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for. Their Clerk software solution uncovers intelligent insights to help lawyers attack or improve a brief.
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closed 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Judicata

synopsis: Fastcase, a premiere provider of online legal research, has acquired Judicata, an innovative legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform. "
target: Judicata
Judicata is a legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for. Their Clerk software solution uncovers intelligent insights to help lawyers attack or improve a brief.
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closed 9/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired NextChapter

synopsis: Fastcase, a company that provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive, acquired NextChapter, a cloud platform for bankruptcy attorneys to prepare, manage and electronically file bankruptcy cases.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform. "
target: NextChapter
NextChapter is a cloud platform for bankruptcy attorneys to prepare, manage and electronically file bankruptcy cases. Their mission is to provide attorneys with an efficient, intuitive, and affordable software solution to help them better serve their bankruptcy clients.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Law Street Media, LLC

synopsis: Legal publisher Fastcase has acquired the Law Street Media legal news platform, working with founder John A. Jenkins, the former President and Publisher of CQ Press. Law Street Media is a free web-based platform covering law and public policy.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Law Street Media, LLC
Law Street Media is a free web-based platform covering law and public policy. It was founded as a way to provide a single essential resource to law students and young professionals in the rapidly evolving legal industry.
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closed 1/10/2018 via PR Web

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Docket Alarm

synopsis: Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Loislaw.com, Inc.

synopsis: The legal research company Fastcase has acquired one of its prime competitors among middle-market legal research providers, Loislaw. The online site covers primary legal materials for all 50 states, all federal appellate courts, the U.S. Code, the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase is the leading next-generation legal research service that provides a comprehensive national law library and powerfull searching, sorting, and visualization tools. The Fastcase collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Loislaw.com, Inc. (:$5.00)
Loislaw.com provides legal professionals access to comprehensive legal information from multiple resources in one online location. They can link to a wide variety of content to support their legal research needs including Primary Law, Federal and State Law, Treatise Libraries, and Bar Publications.
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LexisNexis, will purchase Canadian Legal Assets from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has signed an agreement to divest its Canadian legal publishing activities to LexisNexis. The Canadian legal assets to be sold include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
seller parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
seller: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
The Canadian legal assets of Wolters Kluwer include print and online information products for law firms, corporate counsel, and human resources professionals. The group has approximately 50 employees.
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closed 3/29/2019 via Company Press Release

vLex, acquired Justis Publishing Ltd

synopsis: vLex announces the acquisition of Justis Publishing Ltd., a UK-based leader in online legal publishing with clients in over 40 countries. Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence.
buyer: vLex
Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence. vLex’s intuitive platforms, tailored to the geographic, topical and functional need are powered by leading global innovations and the latest in machine learning advances. "
target: Justis Publishing Ltd
Headquartered in London, Justis is at the forefront of the digital dissemination of legal information. JustisOne, its flagship legal research platform is trusted by law institutions around the world. Their unique software brings new ways to search, interpret and analyze legal information.
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closed 1/10/2018 via PR Web

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Docket Alarm

synopsis: Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
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closed 7/21/2010 via BusinessWire

VerdictSearch, acquired Verdict Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: VerdictSearch, the nation's leading source of verdict and settlement news and research, announced the acquisition of Verdict Research Group, Inc. ("VRG"). VRG data and publications include The Connecticut Verdict Reporter, Carolina Verdict Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter, The Massachusetts Verdict Reporter and many others.
buyer parent: ALM Media Properties, LLC
buyer: VerdictSearch
The VerdictSearch online database provides 24x7 access to detailed case reports from around the nation, with hundreds of new cases added each month. The website offers full-text search or search by 15 different parameters, including injury, case type, name, date or plaintiff's criteria. "
target: Verdict Research Group, Inc.
Verdict Research Group, the parent company of verdicts.com, was founded in 1987. It was born in response to the absence of regular and reliable source of local jury verdicts. Verdict publishes; The Ohio Trial Reporter, The Michigan Trial Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter and many others.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Loislaw.com, Inc.

synopsis: The legal research company Fastcase has acquired one of its prime competitors among middle-market legal research providers, Loislaw. The online site covers primary legal materials for all 50 states, all federal appellate courts, the U.S. Code, the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase is the leading next-generation legal research service that provides a comprehensive national law library and powerfull searching, sorting, and visualization tools. The Fastcase collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Loislaw.com, Inc. (:$5.00)
Loislaw.com provides legal professionals access to comprehensive legal information from multiple resources in one online location. They can link to a wide variety of content to support their legal research needs including Primary Law, Federal and State Law, Treatise Libraries, and Bar Publications.
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closed 11/4/2013 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired LegalStudio

synopsis: LexisNexis®, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, announced it has acquired legal information provider, LegalStudio®. LegalStudio is known throughout China for its tailor-made bilingual awareness and practice materials. They offer legal and tax news together with model contract templates, and a law and case database.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: LegalStudio
LegalStudio is a provider of comprehensive legal and tax know-how services for China. LegalStudio provides bilingual online legal and tax know-how services giving law departments and law firms, and tax departments and accounting firms, access to reliable, practical, awareness, know-how and analysis.
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closed 12/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Clarivate Analytics, acquired Darts-IP

synopsis: Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has acquired Darts-ip, the Global Intellectual Property (IP) Case Law Database. Darts-ip enables IP professionals to gain unparalleled insights into IP rights, companies, jurisdictions, legal topics and market trends.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$964.58)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target: Darts-IP
Darts-ip is the Global Intellectual Property (IP) Case Law Database. Darts-ip enables IP professionals to gain unparalleled insights into IP rights, companies, jurisdictions, legal topics and market trends. Darts-ip users can search and track nearly 5 million cases from over 3,000 courts worldwide.
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, acquired AvantIQ

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, the leading provider of legal information services and solutions, announced it has acquired Avantiq, a provider of multi-national trademark research services. Avantiq, founded in 1986, has 28 employees and has operations in Luxembourg and Australia.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services is committed to providing intelligent software and the highest quality service standards to support legal professionals in their workflows for corporate compliance and transactions, due diligence, law department management, and trademark management. "
target: AvantIQ
Avantiq specializes in multinational online and offline trademark, domain and company name search services. Avantiq was founded in 1986 and operates in Luxembourg, United States and Australia.
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$12
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announced 7/22/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, will purchase Legal Business from LexisNexis Poland

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the LexisNexis legal business in Poland from Reed Elsevier. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions. The LexisNexis legal business in Poland has approximately 120 employees.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert content, solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Poland
The LexisNexis legal business in Poland has approximately 120 employees. LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets.
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closed 10/30/2008 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Idex

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced that it has acquired IDEX, Inc. Based in Overland Park, Kansas; IDEX is a leading provider of expert witness content to the legal market. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Idex
Founded in 1984 and based in Overland Park, Kansas; Idex is the leading provider of expert witness content and information. The company serves a diverse group of clients including law firms, insurance companies, corporations and government agencies.
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closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis, acquired Florida Legal Periodicals

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading provider of information and services solutions, has acquired the assets of Florida Legal Periodicals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Law Bulletin Publishing Company of Chicago. Florida Legal Periodicals is a market leader in the collection and distribution of Florida and Alabama verdict and settlement information.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target parent: Law Bulletin Publishing Company
target: Florida Legal Periodicals
Since 1981, Florida Legal Periodicals, based in Tallahassee, has acquired and delivered verdict and settlement information in both print and electronic media, including: Alabama Jury Verdict Reporter; Florida Jury Verdict Reporter and Florida Session Law Reporter.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BusinessWire

Anaqua Inc., acquired Patent River, Inc.

synopsis: Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property management software and services, announced the acquisition of Patent River, a unique source of patent prosecution data in the intellectual property industry. Patent River data will be combined with analytics from recently acquired AcclaimIP to deliver truly differentiated intelligence.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Anaqua Inc.
Anaqua helps corporations and law firms turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. Their software platform, ANAQUA, unifies the critical tools, best practice workflows, data, documents and services into one efficient, intelligent environment. "
target: Patent River, Inc.
Patent River is a unique source of patent prosecution data in the intellectual property industry and provides unique data to patent holders, patent stakeholders, and to other companies in the patent information services industry.
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closed 3/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired Round Table Group, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters acquired Round Table Group, a leading provider of expert witness consulting services to litigators. Round Table Group will be aligned with the litigation businesses within the US Core Legal division, and will be led by Allison Guidette, vice president and general manager of Litigation.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Round Table Group, Inc.
Round Table Group provides litigators with expert witnesses on hundreds of subject matters to assist them in pleading their cases. The company features a network of over 100,000 expert witnesses and a database of proprietary expert content reaching over 750,000 records.
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closed 6/23/2014 via PR Newswire

RPX Corporation, acquired PatentFreedom

synopsis: RPX Corporation, the leading provider of patent risk management solutions, announced its acquisition of PatentFreedom, the first provider of data, intelligence, and consulting on non-practicing entities (NPEs).
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: PatentFreedom
PatentFreedom offers information and services to help companies and their outside counsel reduce the costs and risks associated with NPEs. PatentFreedom generates distinctive, actionable insight to help companies better assess and respond to the growing number of NPE enforcement actions.
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closed 7/18/2019 via PR Web

IDScan.net, acquired IDScanningLaws.com

synopsis: IDScan.net, a leading developer of identity verification and information-gathering technologies, has acquired IDScanningLaws.com, a legal resource website that tracks and provides analysis on laws and legislation related to ID scanning and the storage of personal information in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
buyer: IDScan.net
IDScan.net is a leading developer of identity verification and information-gathering technologies. Their technology anticipates the evolving needs of leaders in all industries, developing more than 300 custom applications and the industry’s leading and most up-to-date library of global ID formats. "
target: IDScanningLaws.com
IDScanningLaws.com helps companies stay compliant with the ever-changing restrictive state laws around scanning IDs. The company allows customers to stay informed without a dedicated legal team on newly enacted laws for all 50 states and track ongoing legislation.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lawyered, acquired InCourt News Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: United by a common business culture, Lawyered has acquired InCourt News. The acquisition now makes Lawyered the forerunner in legal-tech services sector, enhancing the company’s future growth and performance. InCourt News (IC) is a legal news app that selects relevant news from multiple sources and judgments from different Courts of India.
buyer: Lawyered
Lawyered is a legal tech initiative designed to change the way people interact with and within the legal industry. Lawyered believes that access to critical services like legal should be just a click away. "
target: InCourt News Pvt Ltd.
InCourt News (IC) is a legal news app that selects relevant news from multiple sources and judgments from different Courts of India. The app summaries news and judgments in 60 words or less. All summarised stories contain headlines, a brief description along with its background and relevant images.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Law Street Media, LLC

synopsis: Legal publisher Fastcase has acquired the Law Street Media legal news platform, working with founder John A. Jenkins, the former President and Publisher of CQ Press. Law Street Media is a free web-based platform covering law and public policy.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Law Street Media, LLC
Law Street Media is a free web-based platform covering law and public policy. It was founded as a way to provide a single essential resource to law students and young professionals in the rapidly evolving legal industry.
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closed 3/20/2012 via Market Watch

LexisNexis, acquired Law360

synopsis: LexisNexis has acquired Portfolio Media, the parent company of Law360, an online provider of speedy and trusted legal news and analysis for business lawyers, primarily in the United States. Law360 publishes breaking news and analysis with a particular focus on high-stakes litigation across more than 30 practice areas.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Law360
Law360, the newswire for business lawyers, serves more than 100,000 attorneys every day with late-breaking news on litigation and government policy. Founded in 2004, Law360 produces more than 30 daily newsletters covering major practice areas and regulated industries.
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closed 2/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Collexis, Inc., acquired Lawriter Corp.

synopsis: Collexis Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of high definition search and knowledge discovery software, announced that the company has acquired Lawriter LLC, which owns nationally acclaimed legal research service Casemaker®.
buyer: Collexis, Inc. (:$0.00)
Collexis Holdings, Inc. is a leading developer of High Definition Search and Discovery software. Collexis’ proprietary technology builds conceptual profiles of text and matches them with a comprehensive list to make research results more relevant and efficient. "
target: Lawriter Corp.
Casemaker is a Web-based legal research service that provides affordable legal information to government agencies, law firms, law schools, judges, and lawyers across the country. Casemaker has taken the lead in providing content that is comprehensive; tools that are reliable, fast and easy to use.
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$1.92 [$1.24]
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$3
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$0
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8.3x
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128.4x
closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Chambers & Partners, acquired Top 3 Legal

synopsis: Chambers and Partners, the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Top 3 Legal, an emerging online platform that assists businesses in managing their relationships with external lawyers and law firms.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Chambers & Partners
Chambers and Partners is the world’s leading provider of legal research and analysis, delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empowers organisations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services. "
target: Top 3 Legal
Top 3 Legal is an online platform that allows businesses to manage their relationships with external lawyers and law firms. It enables inhouse legal departments to instruct the right lawyer for each matter, informed by their knowledge and experience of those external lawyers.
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