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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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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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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 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZebraWorks, Inc. merged with nQueue,

synopsis: Zebraworks, a software-as-a-service practice management provider for mid-sized legal firms, has merged with nQueue, the legal division of Australian company Reckon Limited. Reckon has acquired a 70% stake in Zebraworks, and the combined company will operate as nQueue Zebraworks moving forward.
buyer parent: Reckon Limited
buyer: nQueue
nQueue is a provider of printing, scanning, and cost recovery solutions for the legal industry. nQueue holds four patents for embedded applications in multifunction devices, and its print management, cost recovery, and state-of-the-art scanning and routing technology is in 37 Am Law 100 firms. "
target: ZebraWorks, Inc.
Zebraworks is an integration platform to move the business and practice of law to the cloud. The company's practice management platform brings together all of the tools law firms use and allows them to manage the workflow across all of their applications to automate the firm.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired DPS Software Limited

synopsis: The Access Group announced the acquisition of DPS Software (DPS), a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees. 
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: DPS Software Limited
DPS Software (DPS) is a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Linetime Limited

synopsis: PracticeEvolve, a company that develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, has acquired Linetime Ltd, a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector.
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: Linetime Limited
Based in the UK, Linetime Ltd is a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector. The Liberate software suite provides practice, case, document and matter management as well as other specialist functions including debt recovery.
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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 10/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Total Attorneys, Inc., acquired Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC

synopsis: Total Attorneys, Inc., a managed-services provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners, announced its acquisition of Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech). Based in Wilmington, N.C., VLOTech provides a secure, web-based interface that streamlines the delivery of legal services to consumers and businesses.
buyer: Total Attorneys, Inc.
Total Attorneys (www.totalattorneys.com) is a managed service provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners improve operations, save money and grow their businesses. "
target: Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC
Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech) provides a secure, software-as-a-service, web-based product that allows solo and small firm law practices to compete by expanding their client base to tap into the online consumer and the need for unbundled, online legal services.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., acquired American LegalNet, Inc.

synopsis: Aderant, a leading global provider of business software to law firms, has acquired American LegalNet, a premier provider of litigation workflow solutions. American LegalNet provides cloud-based solutions that helps legal firms to simplify their workflow. They offer solutions for docketing, calendaring, court forms, eFiling and case monitoring.
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: American LegalNet, Inc.
American LegalNet is a premier provider of litigation workflow solutions. American LegalNet provides cloud-based solutions that helps legal firms to simplify their workflow. They offer solutions for docketing, calendaring, court forms, eFiling and case monitoring.
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Clio, acquired Lawyaw

synopsis: Clio, the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has acquired Lawyaw, a provider of legal document automation solutions. Lawyaw provides cloud-based document workflow solutions that help law firms to save time and reduce errors. Their software enables users to turn their legal documents into easy-to-populate online templates.
buyer: Clio
Clio is the leader in cloud-based legal technology solutions. Clio empowers lawyers to be both client-centered and firm focused through a suite of cloud-based solutions, including practice management, CRM and client intake software. "
target: Lawyaw
Lawyaw is a provider of legal document automation solutions. Lawyaw provides cloud-based document workflow solutions that help small law firms to save time and reduce errors on routine drafting. Their software enables users to turn their legal documents into easy-to-populate online templates.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Aquiline Capital Partners, acquired SurePoint

synopsis: Aquiline Capital Partners, a private investment firm based in New York and London, has acquired a majority ownership stake in SurePoint Technologies, a leading cloud provider of practice management solutions to law firms. Aquiline will work closely with the company's management team to continue building best-in-class client solutions.
buyer: Aquiline Capital Partners
Aquiline Capital Partners, founded in 2005, is a private investment firm based in New York and London investing in businesses across financial services and technology, business services, and healthcare. The firm had $6.4 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2021. "
target parent: ParkerGale Capital
target: SurePoint
SurePoint Technologies is a leading provider of financial and practice management software to law firms nationwide. For more than 40 years, law firms have relied on SurePoint's award-winning enterprise software to drastically improve workflow and maximize financial performance.
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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 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 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 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 12/8/2003 via

CT Corporation System, acquired TyMetrix Inc.

synopsis: CT Corporation System, a leading corporate legal service provider and a Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax and Business North America company, today announced the acquisition of TyMetrix.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CT Corporation System
Over 90 percent of the Fortune 500 companies and the nation’s top law firms partner with CT to manage their vital corporate compliance issues. Having pioneered the industry itself in 1892, CT has consistently delivered the highest quality customer service and innovative technology solutions. From s "
target: TyMetrix Inc.
TyMetrix empowers corporate law and claim departments to reach new levels of partnership and performance with outside counsel by delivering law firm performance metrics and financial data analysis for decision-makers nationwide. As the pioneer in developing legal e-billing and collaborative matter
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Do Process Software Ltd., acquired NoticeConnect

synopsis: DoProcess, Canada's #1 provider of practice specific software for legal professionals, announced that it has purchased Toronto-based Lex Cortex Ltd. Lex Cortex's flagship product, NoticeConnect®, modernizes the estates administration process of advertising for creditors. 
buyer: Do Process Software Ltd.
DoProcess has been proudly supporting legal professionals with software solutions since 1989. DoProcess is the #1 provider of practice specific software for law firms in Canada, providing increased efficiency and profitability to over 15,000 practitioners. "
target: NoticeConnect
NoticeConnect is a web platform for publishing, accessing, and managing legal information. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in downtown Toronto, NoticeConnect effectively and affordably connects public legal notices with their intended audiences.
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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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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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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Linetime Limited

synopsis: PracticeEvolve, a company that develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, has acquired Linetime Ltd, a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector.
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: Linetime Limited
Based in the UK, Linetime Ltd is a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector. The Liberate software suite provides practice, case, document and matter management as well as other specialist functions including debt recovery.
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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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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 10/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Neosperience, acquired Myti

synopsis: Neosperience, an Italian leader in digital customer experience solutions, has acquired a 51% stake in Myti, an Italian software company that specializes in developing complex custom applications. Myti offers solutions for product management, law firm management, and enterprise search. The company is also an official reseller of Dundas BI.
buyer: Neosperience (BIT:NSP:$23.14)
Neosperience is an Italian leader in digital customer experience solutions. Neosperience helps organizations engage, understand and grow their customer base. Their Neosperience Cloud platform enables businesses to deliver relevant experiences that drive loyalty and increase value. "
target: Myti
Myti is an Italian software company that specializes in developing complex custom applications. Myti offers solutions for product management, law firm management, and enterprise search. The company is also an official reseller of Dundas BI.
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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 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZebraWorks, Inc. merged with nQueue,

synopsis: Zebraworks, a software-as-a-service practice management provider for mid-sized legal firms, has merged with nQueue, the legal division of Australian company Reckon Limited. Reckon has acquired a 70% stake in Zebraworks, and the combined company will operate as nQueue Zebraworks moving forward.
buyer parent: Reckon Limited
buyer: nQueue
nQueue is a provider of printing, scanning, and cost recovery solutions for the legal industry. nQueue holds four patents for embedded applications in multifunction devices, and its print management, cost recovery, and state-of-the-art scanning and routing technology is in 37 Am Law 100 firms. "
target: ZebraWorks, Inc.
Zebraworks is an integration platform to move the business and practice of law to the cloud. The company's practice management platform brings together all of the tools law firms use and allows them to manage the workflow across all of their applications to automate the firm.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired DPS Software Limited

synopsis: The Access Group announced the acquisition of DPS Software (DPS), a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees. 
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: DPS Software Limited
DPS Software (DPS) is a UK leader in SaaS based Practice Management software for Legal Practices and In-House Legal departments, with a focus on firms with between 10 and 200 employees.
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announced 6/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Access Group, will acquire Eclipse Legal Systems

synopsis: Access, a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market, is acquiring Eclipse Legal Systems from Capita plc. Eclipse is the leading provider of Case Management, Practice Management, Matter Management and Process Management Software.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target parent: Capita PLC
target: Eclipse Legal Systems
Eclipse is the leading provider of Case Management, Practice Management, Matter Management and Process Management Software. Their Proclaim system is in use by over 25,000 professionals in a vast range of sectors, and is the only solution of its type to be Endorsed by the Law Society.
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closed 2/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Linetime Limited

synopsis: PracticeEvolve, a company that develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, has acquired Linetime Ltd, a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector.
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: Linetime Limited
Based in the UK, Linetime Ltd is a leading provider of case management, practice management, and debt recovery software and services in the legal sector. The Liberate software suite provides practice, case, document and matter management as well as other specialist functions including debt recovery.
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closed 8/9/2018 via Company Press Release

STP Informationstechnologie AG, acquired WinJur

synopsis: STP Informationstechnologie AG, one of the top-selling and leading providers of lawyer software in continental Europe, announces the acquisition of WinJur, the Swiss market leader in the field of law firm software.
buyer: STP Informationstechnologie AG
Based in Germany, STP Informationstechnologie AG is one of the top-selling and leading providers of lawyer software in continental Europe. Its core competence is the development of software solutions and information systems. "
target: WinJur
Based in Switzerland, Winjur provides software solutions for lawyers and law firms. They pay attention to the changing needs of lawyers including client and contact management, fees and expenses, invoicing and payments, dates and deadlines, document management including document versions, and more.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Dye & Durham Corporation, acquired ESI Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dye & Durham Corporation, Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals, has acquired ESI Software, a company that provides law firm practice management and financial accounting and billing tools that maximize productivity for law firms.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$234.31)
Dye & Durham Corporation is Canada’s leading provider of legal software and data solutions to professionals. They offer e-Market, which seeks to be a complete cloud-based all-in-one solution to help professionals automate the collection, file data and the automation of routine document production. "
target: ESI Software, Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, ESI Software is focused on delivering the feature-rich and truly easy to use software solutions that help law firms build a stronger foundation. Their latest product, ESILAW 360, brings clients all the tools they need for legal practice management and accounting.
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closed 5/2/2018 via BusinessWire

ParkerGale Capital, acquired Rippe & Kingston LLC

synopsis: Rippe & Kingston (RK), a provider of financial and practice management software for law firms in the U.S., announced it has received a majority investment from technology-focused private equity firm ParkerGale Capital. RK's Legal Management System provides law firms with the necessary technology to make firms more efficient and profitable.
buyer: ParkerGale Capital
ParkerGale Capital is a small private equity fund that buys profitable, founder-owned technology companies and corporate carve-outs where the firm’s operating resources can have a meaningful impact on the outcome. "
target: Rippe & Kingston LLC
Rippe & Kingston is recognized as the industry leader in providing Tier 1 financial management software to any size law firm. Their Legal Management System provides law firms with the necessary technology to make firms more efficient and profitable.
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closed 7/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Needles merged with TrialWorks,

synopsis: TrialWorks, a company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes TrialWorksTM software for the legal profession, has merged with Needles, a company that has been developing and supporting the Needles software product specifically for the legal community for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: Ridge Road
buyer: TrialWorks
Trialworks develops, manufactures, markets and distributes TrialWorksTM software for the legal profession. TrialWorks is a practical, efficient and economical case management solution for litigation firms that want to expedite and improve effectiveness in handling the many tasks of litigation. "
target: Needles
Needles, Inc. has been developing and supporting the Needles software product specifically for the legal community for more than 30 years. This case management software for law firms allows attorneys and staff members to operate more efficiently, handle more cases, and streamline their law practice.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Ridge Road, acquired TrialWorks

synopsis: Ridge Road Capital Partners LLC, along with its principals, Adam Jiwan and Michael Mager, have acquired majority control of TrialWorks LLC, one of the leading providers of case management software for law firms in the US. Ridge Road is a owner-operated investment holding company that buys and builds great businesses.
buyer: Ridge Road
Ridge Road is an owner-operated investment holding company. They invest in both private and public companies across developing and developed markets globally, with a focus on control positions and special situations. "
target: TrialWorks
Created in 1996 by trial attorney Robb Steinberg, TrialWorks offers products, services, and solutions designed to help law firms better manage their business and automate the handling of their caseloads.
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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 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Capita PLC, acquired Eclipse Legal Systems

synopsis: Capita plc announces that it has acquired Eclipse Legal Systems for an undisclosed sum. Eclipse provides case management software and services to over 20,000 legal professionals in law firms, Alternative Business Structures, claims departments and commercial organisations.
buyer: Capita PLC (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
Capita PLC is the UK's leading provider of BPO and integrated professional support service solutions, at the leading edge of redefining and transforming services. They deliver back office administration and front office customer services to private and public sector organizations. "
target: Eclipse Legal Systems
Eclipse is the leading provider of Case Management, Practice Management, Matter Management and Process Management Software. Eclipse is also the legal IT sector’s largest independently-owned vendor. Their Proclaim system is in use by over 20,000 professionals in a vast range of sectors
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Advanced Computer Software plc, acquired Computer Software Holdings Limited

synopsis: Computer Software Holdings (CSH) has been acquired from its private equity owner, HgCapital, by Advanced Computer Software plc. CSH provides accountancy software to small and medium-sized businesses as well as back office software to UK professional services firms.
buyer: Advanced Computer Software plc (GB:ASW:$333.60)
Advanced Computer Software Group plc is the leading supplier of software and IT services to the health, care and commercial sectors with a primary focus on delivering high quality products and services to enable first class delivery of care in the community. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Computer Software Holdings Limited
Computer Software Holdings Limited, doing business as CSH, provides software solution and services to the Not-For-Profit, Legal, Accounting and other sectors. They offer accounting and ERP systems to UK business and are a provider of project, field service, and hire management software.
price ($mm)
$164
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$100
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$21
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7.7x
closed 4/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

ARTS ET BIENS, acquired Prenax Global

synopsis: The owners of Prenax Global AB have sold their shares in the company to ARTS ET BIENS, an investment firm based in France founded by the Lévy family.
buyer: ARTS ET BIENS
ARTS ET BIENS is an investment company focused on Private Equity investments, with around Euro 40 millions of assets under management. "
target: Prenax Global
The Prenax Group is a global business-to-business subscription management company. It offers Prenax Online, a Web-based administrative system for renewals, claims management, management reporting, product database, cost centre management, address changes, and communication with account manager.
price ($mm)
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$102
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closed 10/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Total Attorneys, Inc., acquired Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC

synopsis: Total Attorneys, Inc., a managed-services provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners, announced its acquisition of Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech). Based in Wilmington, N.C., VLOTech provides a secure, web-based interface that streamlines the delivery of legal services to consumers and businesses.
buyer: Total Attorneys, Inc.
Total Attorneys (www.totalattorneys.com) is a managed service provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners improve operations, save money and grow their businesses. "
target: Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC
Virtual Law Office Technology, LLC (VLOTech) provides a secure, software-as-a-service, web-based product that allows solo and small firm law practices to compete by expanding their client base to tap into the online consumer and the need for unbundled, online legal services.
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closed 4/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Bridgeway Software, acquired Law Manager, Inc.

synopsis: Bridgeway Software, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Law Manager, Inc., a Philadelphia-based company. Law Manager's premier product is a comprehensive legal matter management solution that enables corporate and government legal departments to achieve peak performance.
buyer: Bridgeway Software
Bridgeway Software, Inc. is dedicated to providing software and professional services to implement best practices for general counsel and corporate secretaries. Bridgeway's integrated technology approach reduces risk, maximizes efficiency, and helps clients meet today's compliance challenges. "
target: Law Manager, Inc.
Law Manager, Inc. provides practice management software products, including advanced case management, docketing, records management and e-commerce systems, as well as high-end custom implementation services, to corporate and government agency legal departments.
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