Content Assessment: A SOLID Look from Europe? Legal Tech Merger and Acquisition Activity
Information - 95%
Insight - 100%
Relevance - 100%
Objectivity - 90%
Authority - 95%
A short percentage-based assessment of the qualitative benefit of the recent post highlighting an industry investing overview of industry M&A activity as shared during SOLID Europe 2021.
Editor’s Note: Prepared and presented as part of 2021 Summit on Legal Innovation and Disruption (SOLID) Europe educational programming, the following short presentation* and discussion by Knox Capital partner Mike Bryant and Marks Baughan managing member, John Jacobs, highlights information, intelligence, and insight into the legal tech investment landscape and the business of eDiscovery. The detailed overview originally shared virtually on April 29, 2021, may be beneficial for legal, business, and information technology professionals as they consider the possibilities and obstacles for legal tech industry market growth and investment opportunities both in Europe and throughout the world.
SOLID Europe 2021 Video
About Mike Bryant
Mike Bryant is an operating partner and advisor at Knox Capital, invested in HaystackID. He has decades of experience consulting on and implementing a wide range of back- and middle-office services, including accounting, risk management, IT, research, marketing and administrative support.
Before joining Knox, Mike was co-founder and CEO of nSource, a knowledge process outsourcing agency for large law firms. Prior to nSource, he served as president of legal services at Integreon, a $100 million global leader in business process services. He has held a variety of executive roles in strategy, business development and operations throughout his career.
Mike holds an executive MBA in product development from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BBA with honors from the University of St. Francis, where he played intercollegiate tennis.
About John Jacobs
John Jacobs has over 25 years of investment banking experience with a focus on capital raising and providing advisory services to emerging growth companies, primarily in the European software and technology-enabled services sectors.
Prior to joining Marks Baughan, John was Managing Director in the Global Industrials Group and European Head of Technology Investment Banking for HSBC Bank plc where he was responsible for leading HSBC’s coverage of the European Technology sector. John was previously Managing Director of the Technology Group and Head of Coverage, European IT Services, Software and Internet Infrastructure at Credit Suisse First Boston.
John is an active angel investor, bringing his experience and advice to a range of early-stage companies.
John received his BA from The University of Michigan, an MA in International Studies from the University of Vienna, and his MBA from the Ross School of Business Administration at The University of Michigan.
*The information within this presentation is not comprehensive but designed to paint a trajectory-centric picture of the legal tech investing landscape. Revenue and enterprise value estimates are based on the best available estimates.
- An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview
- A Running Overview of eDiscovery Investments