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Content Assessment: An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery

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Industry Research

An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery

The abridged listing of eDiscovery merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events seeks to consolidate and highlight key eDiscovery-related investment events and corresponding event dates, company involvement, and known event investment amounts. The general consideration for inclusion in this running listing is the public announcement of an investment event by an organization that offers an eDiscovery solution as part of their overall offering portfolio regardless of their core business. While not all-inclusive because organizations may not always publicly disclose these types of activities, the listing may be useful for legal, business, and information technology professionals seeking to understand merger, acquisition, and investment events, patterns, and trends within the eDiscovery ecosystem.


Since beginning in November 2001 to track the number of publicly highlighted merger, acquisition, and investment (M&A+I) events in the eDiscovery ecosystem, ComplexDiscovery has recorded more than 530* M&A+I events. 

Overview: Merger, Acquisition, and Investment Events by Year

Running Update

Merger, Acquisition, or Investment Events vs. Year - Q422


Index: eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments

Event DateAcquired (Investee)Acquirer (Investor)Amount (Estimated $)
3-October-2023Breakwater SolutionsRepario
22-September-2023Cenza TechnologiesKLDiscoveryAnnounced Agreement to Acquire
5-September-2023Lawyers on Demand and SYKEConsilioAnnounced on 2 August 2023
29-August-2023IPRORevealFunded by K1 Management
29-August-2023LogikcullRevealFunded by K1 Management
28-August-2023Tower Legal SolutionsSurge Private EquityInvestment for Avalon (Surge Portfolio Company)
18-August-2023HBR Consulting, LAC Group, Wilson AllenHarbor (Merged Company)
17-August-2023CasetextThomson Reuters$650 Million Cash (Announced 26 June 2023)
15-August-2023PC ForensicsLegal Legal
25-July-2023Nextpoint (Investee)RF Investment Partners (Investor)
11-July-2023Fileread (Investee)Gradient Ventures and Soma Capital (Investors)$6 Million See Funding
6-June-2023eDepozeTransPerfect Legal Solutions
23-May-2023Beagle (Investee)Multiple Investors (Davidovs Venture Collective)$430,000
23-May-2023RampivaNuix
20-March-2023Teris, Elijah, Meta-e, and ModusRepario (JLL Partners)Strategic Partnership Between Repario Leadership Team and JLL Partners
20-March-2023LIGLReveal
15-March-2023iCONECT (Investee)NewField Capital Partners (Investor)Investment Conversion to Equity
13-March-2023JetExport E-DiscoveryTransperfectAcquisition of JetSuite Legal Technology Tools
6-March-2023inWhatLanguageTrustpoint.One
16-February-2023THM Partners LLPAlix Partners
2-February-2023Younts ConsultingHBR Consulting
31-January-2023Micro FocusOpenText Approximately $5.8 billion, inclusive of Micro Focus’ cash and debt, subject to final adjustments.
20-January-2023Magnet ForensicsThoma BravoApproximately $1.3B
19-January-2023ZapprovedExterro
15-November-2022HBR Consulting (Advisory Business)Renovus CapitalAcquisition of HBR Advisory Business by Renovus Capital
24-October-2022Technically CreativeReveal
24-October-22HillogicSky Discovery
30-September-2022Avalon Document Services, Inc.Surge Private Equity, LLCAnnounced on October 3, 2022. Transaction valued at approximately $36M.
7-September-2022Business Intelligence Associates, Inc. (BIA)HaystackID
29-August-2022HeretikRelativity
25-August-2022Micro FocusOpenTextIntent to Acquire Micro Focus Announced
26-July-2022Exterro (Investee)Leeds Equity Partners, Coller Capital and Glendower Capital (Investors)Recapitalization and Additional Committed Equity Capital
5-July-22Aon's eDiscovery PracticeTCDIDefinitive Agreement to Acquire Signed on June 9, 2022
16-May-22TeleMessageSmarsh
5-May-22Comae TechnologiesMagnet Forensics
2-May-22Forensic PursuitArcherHall
5-April-22Cooper Discovery SolutionsArcherHall
15-March-22Fireman & CompanyEpiq
7-March-22ModeOne Technologies (Investee)David Marroso, Esq., Dr. Andrew Langroudi, and Gregory Mazares (Investors)Seed Round funding of more than $1M. (+)
7-March-22L2 ServicesEmpire Technologies Risk Management Group
3-March-22ThoughtTraceThomson ReutersDefinitive Agreement to Acquire
24-February-22Hold360 and Request360 from Congruity 360DISCO
24-February-22Cybersecurity and Data Protection Practice of Palmeiro & PlattEmpire Technologies Risk Management Group
26-January-22U.S. eDiscovery Retreat Programs (From Sub-Four Capital)The CJK Group
19-January-22QuovantMitratech
16-December-21GoldMindEmpire Technologies Risk Management Group
16-December-21ContinuityMitratech
14-December-21LegilityConsilioNote: Reported in Moody's Investor Service Announcement on November 12, 2021. Announced as completed on December 14, 2021
1-December-21Simplex Services, inc.Epiq
23-November-21KLDiscovery (IPO Filing)IPO (Exchange TBD)Note: Filed Form S-1 with SEC for IPO.
11-November-21Modus (Investee)J.P. Morgan (Investor)Note: Funding Secured for Working Capital
10-November-21Driven (Merger)Innovative Discovery (Merger)
3-November-21Digital Safe Product Line of Micro FocusSmarshNote: Announced with intent to close in Q1 2022
2-November-21Everlaw (Investee)TPG (Lead) with HIG Growth Partners, Capital G, Menlo Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and K9 Ventures.Series D Funding for $202,000,000
27-October-21Nextpoint (Investee)Sterling National Bank and Bigfoot Capital (Investors)Note: $4,500,000 in Growth Capital Secured ($2,500,000 from Sterling National Bank (Senior Facility) and $2,000,000 from Bigfoot Capital (Mezzanine Financing))
27-October-21WarRoomNextpointNote: WarRoom Acquired from LaunchPad Lab
19-October-21Legal Consulting and eDiscovery Business Units of Special Counsel Consilio
11-October-21Digital Clues AGCellebriteNote: Announced with intent to close in Q4 2021
6-October-21Ayfie Inspector AI Code Base from Ayfie Group, ASiCONECT
22-September-21AlyneMitratech
13-September-21DME ForensicsMagnet Forensics$6,750,000 (Closing) + $2,250,000 (Potential)
13-September-21Topos Labs, Inc.Nuix$5,000,000 (Closing) + $20,000,000 (Potential)
9-September-21Hanzo (Investee)Recurring Capital Partners (Investor)$10,500,000
30-August-21Cellebrite (Merger)TWC Tech Holdings - Special Purpose Acquisition Company (Merger)
25-August-21ESI AnalystCloudNine
17-August-21Adaptive SolutionsMorae Global Corporation
17-August-21Morae Global Corporation (Investee)BlackRock (Investor)
11-August-21H5Lighthouse
2-Aug-21Digital DiscoveryCobra Legal Solutions
30-Jul-21Semantix (Merger)TransPerfect (Merger)
26-Jul-21Gnoêsis GroupArray
21-Jul-21CS DISCONYSEIPO Filing
7-July-21ZyLABIPRO
23-Jun-21Integreon (Investee)EagleTree Capital (Investor)Note: EagleTree Acquisition from NewQuest Capital Partners
14-Jun-21CloudNine (Investee)Crest Rock (Investor)Note: Crest Rock Acquisition from Peak Rock Capital
27-May-21Text IQRelativity
17-May-2124legalSandline Discovery
10-May-21Contract RoomMitratech
6-May-21AdvanceLawMitratech
4-May-2021Sherpa SoftwareGimmal
3-May-2021Magnet Forensics - IPOToronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
28-Apr-21ParalawXact Data Discovery
26-Apr-21Proofpoint (Investee)Thomas Bravo (Investor)Note: Definitive Agreement to be Acquired for $12.3 B
20-Apr-21Xact Data Discovery (Merger)Consilio (Merger)Note: Closed on May 17, 2021
20-Apr-21Xact Data DiscoveryAquiline Capital Partners
20-Apr-21ConsilioStone Point Capital
20-Apr-21LexolutionXact Data Discovery
19-Apr-21Druva (Investee)CDPQ, Neuberger Berman, Viking Global Investors and Atreides Management (Investors)
13-Apr-21Zeledon-CastilloXact Data Discovery
7-Apr-21Cobra Legal Solutions (Investee)Blue Sage Capital (Investor)
25-Mar-21RedscanKroll
25-Mar-21CrossRealms (Joint Venture)Veristar (Joint Venture)
18-Mar-21Relativity (Investee)Silver Lake
9-Mar-21Compliance (System One) (Investee)Oaktree Capital
22-Feb-21Redpoint TechnologiesFirst Legal
9-Feb-21Planet Data SolutionsVeristar
8-Feb-21doeLEGALQuestel
26-Jan-21Reveal (Investee)K1 Investment Management (Investor)$200,000,000
26-Jan-21Brainspace (Merger)Reveal (Merger)
6-Jan-21VerQuRelativity
17-Dec-20DISCO (Investee)Comerica (Equity Investment)$40,000,000
4-Dec-20Nuix LImited (NXL) - IPOAustralian Stock Exchange (ASX)
3-Dec-20AccessDataExterro
1-Dec-20CicaydaTCDI
12-Nov-20Hyperion Global PartnersEpiq
10-Nov-20Digital ReasoningSmarsh
15-Oct-20DISCO (Investee)Georgian Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partner, The Stephens Group, Breyer Capital (Investors)
2-Oct-20RYABI Group (Merger)Rampiva Technology, Inc. (Merger) (Combined Company Now Rampiva Global LLC)
29-Sep-20Acuity ELMMitratech
28-Sep-20GlobanetVeritas
8-Sep-20HaiveAyfie
3-Sep-20IntegroInnovative Discovery
19-Aug-20Venio Systems (Investee)Software Growth Partners (Investor)
13-Aug-20CaseLinesThomson Reuters
11-Aug-20NexLPReveal
5-Aug-20AnexsysXact Data Discovery
4-Aug-20NightOwl Global (Merger)HaystackID (Merger)
31-Jul-20Tracker CorpMitratech
14-Jul-20LightSpeedXact Data Discovery
8-Jul-20RVMXact Data Discovery
7-Jul-20NetGovernIpro
1-Jul-20Janders DeanMorae Global Corporation
22-Jun-20CMPGMitratech
17-Jun-20Onna (Investee)Series B Funding (Atomico, Glynn Capital Dawn Capital, Nauta Capital, and Slack Fund)$27,000,000
10-Jun-20Paul Hastings Data Analytics Team (DSAI)UnitedLex
21-May-20EntredaSmarsh
10-Mar-20Everlaw (Investee)Series C Funding (CapitalG, Menlo Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, K9 Ventures)$62,000,000
9-Mar-20XMediusOpenText$75,000,000
25-Feb-20TCDI (Investee)Trivest Partners, LP (Investor)
3-Feb-20HaystackID (Investee)Quad-C Management (Recapitalization)
29-Jan-20ClusterSevenMitratech
29-Jan-20MindcrestDWF (Law Firm)$18,500,000
14-Jan-20BlackBag TechnologiesCellebrite$33,000,000
10-Jan-20RP Digital SecurityKroll (A Division of Duff & Phelps)
8-Jan-20Superior Document Services, Inc.KLDiscovery
7-Jan-20InventusLegility
24-Dec-19CarboniteOpenText$1.45 Billion
20-Dec-19KLDiscovery (Merger)Pivotal Acquisition Corporation (Merger)
25-Nov-19ObserveITProofpoint$225,000,000
20-Nov-19Active Navigation (Investee)Series A Funding (Mobeus)$11,000,000
10-Nov-19INSZoomMitratech
1-Nov-19Nexem Legal (Data Management and Managed Review Services)Veristar LLC
11-Oct-19Navigant Consulting, Inc.Guidehouse$1.1 Billion
2-Oct-19X1 (Investee)Series B Funding (Palisades Growth Capital)$5,100,000
5-Sep-19Suppla's Business Process Outsourcing Unit (Columbia)Iron Mountain
4-Sep-19Beyond IT ForensicsXact Data Discovery
15-Aug-19ayfie (Investee)Second Funding Round (Initial Funding Round June 2017)$10,000,000
8-Aug-19iCONECT (Investee)NewField Capital Partners (Investor)
1-Aug-19iControlESILegility
1-Aug-19E-Connect Software, Inc.Sonasoft Corp
29-Jul-19CompiledKLDiscovery
29-Jul-19Strategic Legal SolutionsKLDiscovery
18-Jul-19HighQThomson Reuters
8-Jul-19Driven, Inc. (Investee)Capital Southwest Corporation in Recapitalization (Investor)
2-Jul-19QDiscoveryXact Data Discovery
19-Jun-19Text IQ (Investee)FirstMark Capital with Sierra Ventures (Investors)$12,600,000
17-Jun-19Elevate (Investee)Kayne Partners (Investor)$25,000,000
17-Jun-19Cellebrite (Investee)Israel Growth Partners (IGP) $110,000,000
12-Jun-19Infinnium (Investee)Sahajanand Group (Investor)
11-Jun-19Jordan LawrenceExterro
5-Jun-19Mindseye SolutionsReveal
3-Jun-19Onna (Investee)Series A Funding (Dawn Capital, Dropbox, Slack Fund, and Nauta Capital)$11,000,000
3-Jun-19Thomson Reuters Pangea3 (Managed Services) EY
1-May-19Phoenix Business SolutionsMorae Global Corporation
1-May-19LighthouseLightyear Capital LLC
25-Apr-19Hotify, Inc.Sonasoft Corp
16-April-19SaGo.ai, Inc.Congruity360
3-Apr-19H&A DiscoveryEpiq
21-Mar-19Epiq U.S. Court Reporting Business (Divestiture)Veritext Legal Solutions
11-Feb-19Propulse VideoTransPerfect
11-Feb-19QUiVX eDiscoveryXact Data Discovery
7-Feb-19Luminance (Investee)Invoke Capital, Talis Capital, and Slaughter and May (Investors)$10,000,000
31-Jan-19Catalyst Repository SystemsOpenText$75,000,000
25-Jan-19Cognatio LawElevate
24-Jan-19DISCO (Investee)Georgian Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partner, The Stephens Group, Comerica (Investors)$83,000,000
21-Jan-19Yerra SolutionsElevate
17-Jan-19Nighthawk Business Process ServicesEXTEND Resources
17-Jan-19HaystackID (Investee)Knox Capital, ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity, Maranon Capital, Baird Principal Group, Signet LLC (Investors)
17-Jan-19eTERA ConsultingHaystackID
14-Jan-19Kelly Legal Managed Services (KLMS)Trustpoint.One
14-Jan-19OmnivereDriven Inc.
8-Jan-19HaleburyElevate
7-Jan-19Garretson Resolution GroupEpiq
5-Dec-18SumatiElevate
5-Dec-18EsquifyXact Data Discovery
4-Dec-18Concept SearchingNetwrix
27-Nov-18EvidoxQDiscovery
14-Nov-18LexPredictElevate
7-Nov-18LegalCometRajah & Tan Technologies
30-Oct-18DiscoverReadyConsilio (GI Partners)
19-Oct-18Confluent TranslationsTrustpoint.One
16-Oct-18Alderson Court ReportingTrustpoint.One
1-Oct-18Modus (Investee)CapStar Bank (Investor)
20-Sep-18United Lex (Investee)CVC Capital Partners (Investor)
10-Sep-18Ringtail eDiscovery Software Business (From FTI Consulting)Nuix$55,000,000
20-Aug-18Copy Source One, LTDiNSERViO3
15-Aug-18Wolfinger Forensics (Merger)Everest Technologies (Merger)
13-Aug-18Innovative Discovery (Investee) Silver Oak Services Partners (Investor)
7-Aug-18Riverview Law (Managed Services)EY
9-July-18Controle LLCEpiq
28-Jun-18Everlaw (Investee)Menlo Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz (Investors)$25,000.000
25-Jun-18Navigant (Disputes, Forensics, and Legal Technology Segment (DFLT) and Transaction Advisory Services (TAS))Ankura (Madison Dearborn Partners) (Closed August 27, 2018)$470,000,000
18-Jun-18Garden City GroupEpiq$42,000,000
13-Jun-18Summit Scanning PartnersEverest Technologies
5-Jun-18CloudRangerDruva
31-May-18Soliton Systems (eDiscovery Business)Epiq
23-May-18Exterro (Investment)Leeds Equity Partners (Investor)>$100,000,000
1-May-18Cornerstone TechnologiesSonasoft Corporation
1-May-18 RPX Corporation (Inventus)HGGC (Closing Expected in 2Q or 3Q 2018)$555,000,000
24-Apr-18Envision DiscoveryHaystackID
24-Apr-18Inspired Review HaystackID
24-Apr-18HaystackID (Haystack Holdings - Investee)Knox Capital, ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity, Maranon Capital (Investors)
23-Apri-18ThinkSmartMitratech
17-Apr-18Consilio (Advanced Discovery)GI Partners
10-Apr-18TotalDiscoveryCatalyst
3-Apr-18EradoZix Corporation
29-Mar-18ForexusLighthouse
26-Mar-18LexisNexis eDiscovery Product SuiteCloudNine
26-Mar-18CloudNine (Investee)Peak Rock Captial (Investor)
21-Mar-18Advanced DiscoveryGI Partners
13-Mar-18Kroll (Corporate Risk Holdings)Duff & Phelps
21-Feb-18Clearwater LegalCertaTech Solutions
14-Feb-18Hightail (File Sharing)OpenText$20,000,000
30-Jan-18CS Disco (Investment)Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners, The Stephens Group (Investors)$20,000,000
29-Jan-18Update LegalDriven Inc.
29-Jan-18Logikcull (Investment)New Enterprise Associates (“NEA”), OpenView Venture Partners, Storm Ventures (Investors)$25,000,000
29-Jan-18KLDiscovery (Investment)WestView Capital Partners, The Carlyle Group, Revolution Growth (Investors)
8-Jan-18Decipher Forensics (Merger)Eide Bailly LLP (Merger)
4-Jan-18Cornerstone TechnologiesSonasoft (Letter of Intent to Acquire)
2-Jan-18Xact Data DiscoveryJLL Partners
18-Dec-17Heretik (Investment)Relativity, Chicago Ventures, Corazon Capital (Investors)$2,400,000
12-Dec-17U.S. Legal Support (eDiscovery and Computer Forensics Division)Business Intelligence Associates (BIA)
5-Dec-17HAYSTACK ID LLC (Investee)TCF Capital Funding (Support Of Knox Capital Holdings and Maranon Capital) in Recapitalization (Investor)$17.800,000
30-Nov-17E-STETEY
28-Nov-17AllegoryIntegreon
31-Oct-17Avalon Document Services (Merger)C:Dox (Merger)
23-Oct-17NexLP (Investment)Method Capital and Dundee Venture Capital (Investors)$3,000,000
23-Oct-17HAYSTACKID LLC (Investee)Knox Capital (Investor)
3-Oct-17NuLegalDTI
2-Oct-17The Oliver GroupRVM
6-Sep-17DSicovery, LLCCounsel on Call
1-Aug-17inDataIpro
26-Jul-17Guidance SoftwareOpenText$240,000,000
25-Jul-17Heureka Software (Investee)NCT Ventures, Bridge Investments, JumpStart Inc.
(Investors)
$1,800,000
12-Jul-17Esquify (Investment)Network Ventures, Foley Ventures, and Bridge Investments (Investors)$710,000
21-Jun-17KNJ (Merger)Congruity360 (Merger)
17-May-17Altep, Inc.Advanced Discovery
17-May-17Discovia (Merger)Lighthouse eDiscovery (Merger)
16-May-17Zapproved (Investment)Vista Equity Partners (Investor)
2-May-17Morae Legal (Merger) New Entity Called Morae Global CorporationClutch Group (Merger)
26 - Apr - 17Ipro (Investment)ParkerGale Capital (Investor)
4-Apr-17Mitratech (Investment)HgCapital (Investor)
29-Mar-17Valora Technologies (Investment)DTI (Investor)
21-Mar-17CS Disco (Investment)Comerica Bank (Debt Refinancing and Expansion)
26 - Jan 17Secure DiscoveryReveal
4-Dec-16Key Discovery (eDiscovery Practice)BDO USA (BDO Consulting)
10-Nov-16Scarab ConsultingFranklin Data
7-Nov-16Essential Discovery, Inc.FRONTEO
4-Nov-16BrainspaceBC Partners, Medina Capital (Agreement to Acquire)$95,000,000
1-Nov-16Stroz FriedbergAon Risk Solutions
21-Oct-16Kroll OntrackLDiscovery LLC$410,000,000
11-Oct-16Brainspace (Investment)In-Q-Tel, Inc (Investor)
4-Oct-16D4 LLCAdecco Group
30-Sep-16Epiq Systems (Merger)DTI (Merger)
29-Sep-16Druva (Investment)Sequoia Capital, Blue Cloud Ventures, Hercules Capital, NTT Finance, Nexus Venture Partners, Tenaya Capital (Investors)$51,000,000
8-Sep-16EQDConsilio
1-Sep-16IntegreonNewQuest Capital Partners
23-Aug-16Logikcull (Investment)OpenView Ventures, Storm Ventures (Investors)$10,000,000
22-Aug-16Avalon Documents Services (Merger)Southeastern Document Services (Merger)
3-Aug-16Lighthouse eDiscovery (Investee)CIT Bank North America (Line of Credit)$23,000,000
2-Aug-16CS Disco (Investment)The Stephens Group, Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners (Investors)$18,575,000
1-Aug-16Hitec LaboratoriesMitratech
27-Jul-16Epiq SystemsOMERS Private Equity And Harvest Partners (Agreement)$1,000,000,000
20-Jul-16RecommindOpenText$163,000,000
13-Jul-16iCONECT (Investment)Fraser Mackenzie Merchant Capital (Investor)
21-Jun-16CMO SoftwareMitratech
9-Jun-16ForensiconQDiscovery
19-May-16Jurinnov Ltd.TCDI
11-May-16Adept STS, LimitedDTI
10-May-16Omega Discovery, LLCSkyline Discovery Consulting
5-May-16Elite Document SolutionsLDiscovery LLC
2-May-16RecallIron Mountain$2,000,000,000
25-Apr-16F1 DiscoveryXact Data Discovery
14-Apr-16Gotham Digital ScienceStroz Friedberg
14-Mar-16Content AnalystkCura
10-Mar-16Archyvu SystemsIron Mountain
9-Mar-16ViewabillMitratech
2-Mar-16Landmark Legal SolutionsD4 LLC
20-Jan-16Kiersted SystemsOmniVere LLC
19-Jan-16Orange Legal TechnologiesXact Data Discovery
19-Jan-16Review Less LLCInspired Review LLC
14-Jan-16Everlaw (Investment)Andreessen Horowitz (Investor)$8,100,000
7-Jan-16MillnetAdvanced Discovery
6-Jan-16LDiscovery LLCCarlyle Group, Revolution Growth$150,000,000
5-Jan-16Legal Placements, Inc.Advanced Discovery
31-Dec-15Huron Legal (Divestiture from Huron Consulting Group)Consilio$134,000,000
15-Dec-15Inventus Solutions, Inc.RPX Corporation$232,000,000
2-Dec-15Proven Legal TechnologiesConsilio
23-Nov-15DaegisOpenText$13,500,000
12-Oct-15Ditto Document Services (eDiscovery Division)Advanced Discovery
6-Oct-15eDepoze (Investee)Nova Partners, LLC (Investor)$2,800,000
16-Sep-15Kennett GroupTRU Staffing Partners
16-Sep-15BackstopConsilio
15-Sep-15Mitratech (Investment)TA Associates (Investors)
1-Sep-15OmniVere (Investee)Gibraltar Business Capital (Line of Credit)
24-Aug-15CaseTrack (EAG)Mitratech
24-Aug-15Copy SecureLDiscovery LLC
11-Aug-15Credence CorporationLDiscovery LLC
11-Aug-15Veritas (From Symantec)Carlyle Group$8,000,000
6-Aug-15Elysium DigitalStroz Friedberg
3-Aug-15Consilio (Investment)Shamrock Capital Advisors (Investor)
3-Aug-15EvD, Inc. (Evolve Discovery)UBIC, Inc.
21-Jul-15iManage (LBO From HP)iManage
8-Jul-15Heureka Software (Investee)Franklin Data (Investment)
7-Jul-15Bridgeway SoftwareMitratech
1-Jul-15VE DiscoveryFranklin Data
1-Jul-15Rittman Mead IndiaHuron Consulting Group
23-Jun-15Kooby, LLPInventus Solutions, Inc.
22-Jun-15NRC Inc.Myriad Technologies
12-Jun-15FLEX DiscoveryHAYSTACKID
1-Jun-15Merrill Corporation (Legal Solutions Group)DTI
14-May-15Resolution1 Security (AccessData Group)Fidelis Cybersecurity
13-May-15Actiance (Investment)Golub Capital (Investor)$28,000,000
4-May-15Iris Data ServicesEpiq Systems$134,000,000
30-Mar-15Lightbox TechnologiesStroz Friedberg
26-Mar-15Unified OS Ltd.Inventus, LLC
24-Mar-15KofaxLexmark$1,000,000,000
24-Mar-15Logikcull (Investment)Storm Ventures, Private (Investors)$4,000,000
16-Mar-15Platinum Legal GroupPwC Canada
12-Feb-15Lighthouse eDiscovery (Investee)Spire Capital (Investor)$30,000,000
3-Feb-15kCura (Investment)Iconiq Capital (Investor)$125,000,000
2-Feb-15Zapproved (Investment)K1 Investment Management (Investor)$15,000,000
20-Jan-15EquivioMicrosoft$200,000,000
14-Jan-15Xact Data DiscoveryClearview Capital
6-Jan-15Decisiv Email (From Recommind)NetDocuments
5-Jan-15Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC)OpenText
31-Dec-14Image Engine (Investment)BeyondRecognition (Investor)
22-Dec-14Turnstone SolutionsLDiscovery LLC
20-Nov-14CS Disco (Investment)Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners, Private Investors$10,000,000
17-Nov-14RenewData (Merger) (Investment)LDiscovery LLC (Merger) (Investor)$40,000,000
10-Nov-14Hudson Global, Inc. (eDiscovery Assets)DTI$23,000,000
3-Nov-14Evidence ExchangeAlixPartners
17-Oct-14Strategic Document SolutionsD4 LLC
16-Oct-14TrialGraphixResonant Legal Media
16-Oct-14Falcon DiscoveryDTI
9-Oct-14Discovery Services LLCeTERA Consulting
8-Oct-14Flash Data SolutionsLDiscovery LLC
7-Oct-14Responsive Data SolutionsAdvanced Discovery
2-Oct-14Fontis InternationalIron Mountain
24-Sep-14Rand Secure Data (Zovy)Alta Equity Partners
17-Sep-14DW Legal (Investment)BeyondRecognition (Investor)
28-Aug-14TechLaw SolutionsUBIC, Inc.$8,400,000
19-Aug-14DTI (Recapitalization)OMERS Private Equity
16-Aug-14DruvaSeries D Funding (Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners,Tenaya Capital)$25,000,000
16-Aug-14Advanced Discovery (Investment)Trivest Partners
8-Aug-14C2C SystemsBarracuda Networks
16-Jun-14Clarity Litigation Support LLCIris Data Services
12-Jun-14DiscoverReady (Chapter 11 Reorg/Investment)Bayside Capital
11-Jun-14Commonwealth LegalRicoh Canada
9-Jun-14TeamConnect Legal Hold (Kiersted)Mitratech
27-May-14C:DOX (Investment)Xact Data Discovery
12-May-14AccessData Litigation Support Services (LSS)OmniVere LLC$18,000,000
7-May-14CaliforensicsCapital Digital Document Solutions
7-May-14PartnerJDTrustPoint International
18-Apr-14Smart Data ConsultingXerox
11-Feb-14Cicayda (Investment)Private$2,200,000
31-Jan-14Cicayda (Investment)Private$3,800,000
20-Jan-14ATD Legal Services Professional CorporationDeloitte
16-Jan-14Applied DiscoveryDTI
15-Jan-14CS Disco (Investment)Live Oak Venture Partners$2,000,000
14-Jan-14LT OnlineMitratech
13-Nov-13DataCluesPrecision Discovery, Inc.
24-Oct-13TERIS (Washington and California Offices)Inventus Solutions
15-Oct-13Schiefelbein Analytics LLCTechLaw Solutions
18-Sep-13RecommindSeries C Funding (SAP Ventures)$15,000,000
12-Sep-13PureDiscoverySeries C Funding (Medina Capital)$9,000,000
28-Aug-13H5Series A Funding$395,000
14-Aug-13LDiscovery LLC (Merger)AlphaLit (Merger)
21-Jun-13PLA-Litigation Solutions GroupD4 LLC
20-Jun-13In Demand Document Services, LLC (IDDS)Xact Data Discovery
20-Jun-13Inventus, LLCClearlake Capital Group, L.P.
11-Jun-13Modus eDiscovery (Investment)Harbert Management Corporation and Azalea Capital (Investment)$10,000,000
16-May-13UBIC Inc. (Investment)Initial Public Offering-NASDAQ (Investment)$104,500,000
4-Apr-13Taylor WoodingsFTI Consulting
18-Mar-13Altep, Inc. (Merger)eLitigation Solutions (Merger)
15-Mar-13AccessData (Investment)Sorensen Capital$20,000,000
15-Mar-13AccessData (Investment)Silicon Valley Bank$20,000,000
14-Mar-13Wolters Kluwer (25% Minority Interest in AccessData)AccessData
6-Mar-13Resonate KTOpenText
4-Mar-13eDirect Impact LLC (Merger)Elijah Ltd. (Merger)
19-Feb-13First to FileCPA Global (Cinven)
6-Feb-13Preferred ImagingQuantum Discovery
9-Jan-13Everlaw (Investment)Ulu Ventures, K9 Ventures, Monumental Venture Partners$850,000
19-Dec-12StoredIQIBM
29-Nov-12Fios, Inc.DTI
28-Nov-12IdeaPlan Ltd.Workshare (SkyDox Ltd.)
1-Nov-12Peritia Data DiscoveryElite Document Technology
19-Oct-12Flash DiscoveryXact Data Discovery
9-Oct-12iEnvision TechnologyDuff & Phelps
5-Oct-12Digital ReefTransPerfect
18-Sep-12ProvidusDTI
17-Sep-12Arkovi BackupsRegEd
13-Sep-12Market Counsel (MailBanc Messaging Unit)Global Relay
11-Sep-12WorkshareSkyDox Ltd.
6-Aug-12StoredIQ (Investment)Private (12 Investors)
2-Aug-12On Target Litigation SolutionsD4, LLC
1-Aug-12K&B Document TechnologiesXACT Data Discovery
19-Jul-12OrcaTec (Investment)Private
2-Jul-12Lateral DataXerox$30,000,000
26-Jun-12AdamsGraysonHuron Consulting Group$31,500,000
25-Jun-12IE DiscoveryDeloitte Financial Services
13-Jun-12Black Letter DiscoveryTrustpoint International
13-Jun-12Data ForteDocument Technologies, Inc.
12-Jun-12AscertusHuron Consulting Group
6-Jun-12Landmark Legal SolutionsFlex Discovery
4-Jun-12Sanction SolutionsLexisNexis
29-May-12Sight, Sound & SelectionSuperiorGlacier
23-May-12Intelligent Discovery Management (IDM)SuperiorGlacier
16-May-12Equivalent Data (Investment)Trinity Hunt
15-May-12N-Tier DiscoveryRVM Enterprises, Inc.
10-May-12Excelerate (Merger)TrustPoint International (Merger)
1 - May - 12RenewData (Investment)ABS Capital Partners, CIBC (Investor)
1-May-12EasyLinkOpenText$310,000,000
18-Apr-12Omega Legal TechnologiesAderant
10-Apr-12Catalyst Repository Systems (Investment)FTV Capital$37,000,000
6-Apr-12CRGTransPerfect Legal Solutions
28-Mar-12Ediscover-eRVM
22-Mar-12Lighthouse eDiscovery (Investee)Union Bay Capital (Investor)$3,000,000
20-Mar-12DLR LegalFirst Advantage Litigation Consulting
19-Mar-12ISYS SearchLexmark$35,000,000
19-Mar-12NolijLexmark$35,000,000
15-Mar-12Detroit Legal ImagingD4, LLC
14-Mar-12CaselawgNavigant
13-Mar-12Applied Technology Group LLCAderant
6-Mar-12Ivize (Merger)Modus, LLC
6-Mar-12Modus, LLCAzalea Capital
13-Feb-12AptaraiEnergizer Limited
7-Feb-12CaseCentralGuidance Software$17,100,000
20-Jan-12NextPageProofPoint
18-Jan-12CPA GlobalCinven$1,450,000,000
16-Jan-12LiveOfficeSymantec$115,000,000
6-Jan-12Applied DiscoverySirus Capital$95,000,000
28-Dec-11De Novo LegalEpiq Systems
2-Dec-11Document Technologies, Inc. (Recapitalization)Harvest Partners
26-Oct-11e-DocuplusFlex Discovery
12-Oct-11RiverGlassAllen Systems Group (ASG)$68,000,000
30-Sep-11LDiscovery (Recapitalization)Westview Capital Parters
8-Sep-11Firefly DataworksiControl ESI
1-Sep-11CP Document TechnologiesAdvanced Discovery Services
1-Sep-11Bridge City LegalDTI
18-Aug-11AutonomyHP$11,700,000,000
25-Jul-11ACT Litigation ServicesDiscoverReady$65,000,000
19-Jul-11Ignited DiscoveryNavigant
25-Jun-11United Lex (Investment)Sequoia Capital, Helion Venture Partners, Canaan Partners$17,000,000
9-Jun-11eDiscovery ForensicsMcCann Investigations
7-Jun-11ProdianceMicrosoft
31-May-11CataphoraE&Y
19-May-11Clearwell SystemsSymantec$390,000,000
17-May-11Nuix (Investment)Maquarie Capital Group
16-May-11Iron MountainAutonomy$380,000,000
4-Apr-11Encore Discovery SolutionsEpic Systems$100,000,000
1-Apr-11LECG Legal Technology PracticeHuron Consulting Group
22-Mar-11Vertica SystemsHP
15-Feb-11Everlaw (Investment)K9 Ventures$655,000
31-Jan-11iFrameworkWave Software
23-Dec-10First AdvantageSymphony Technology Group$265,000,000
18-Dec-10Pangea3Thomson Reuters
7-Dec-10Unlimited Discovery GroupDTI
6-Dec-10Capitol Discovery ServicesIris Data Services
4-Nov-10Trilantic InternationalHuron Consulting Group
13-Oct-10PSS SystemsIBM$65,000,000
5-Oct-10Serengeti LawThomson Reuters
30-Sep-10Stroz Friedberg (Investment)New Mountain Capital Group$115,000,000
20-Sep-10Daticon EEDDTI
13-Jul-10CaseLogistixThomson Reuters
29-Jun-10DaegisUnify Corporation$37,500,000
9-Jun-10CA (Information Governance)Autonomy
7-Jun-10KrollAltegrity$1,130,000,000
10-May-10Tableau LLCGuidance Software$12,300,000
9-May-10CT SummationAccessData
4-May-10American Data ServicesAdvanced Discovery Services
26-Apr-10Inference DataDOAR Litigation Consulting
22-Feb-10Mimosa SystemsIron Mountain$112,000,000
14-Jan-10Array Technology Group LLCU.S. Legal Support
6-Nov-09DiscoverReadyDolan Media
1-Oct-09Anacomp (France)Techtrek Limited
1-Sep-09Kazeon SystemsEMC
1-Aug-09Digital MandateRenewData
5-May-09InBoxerSafecore
16-Apr-09AXS-OneUnify Corporation$8,000,000
5-Apr-09Anacomp (UK)Formscan
24-Feb-09LuciData, Inc.Juritek.net LTD
10-Feb-09Black Letter DiscoveryCallidus Holdings (Milestone Partners)
5-Feb-09ONSITE3Integreon
22-Jan-09InterwovenAutonomy$775,000,000
5-Jan-09OrchestriaCA
5-Jan-09Focus SolutionsContinuum Worldwide
17-Nov-08MessageLabsSymantec
29-Aug-08Access LitigationEdmond Scientific
27-Jul-08Lexalytics, Inc.Infonic
24-Jul-08Discovery MiningInterwoven
8-Jul-08DaticonElectronic Evidence Discovery
24-Jun-08FortivaProofpoint
10-Jun-08Attenex (Merger)FTI Consulting$88,000,000
3-Jun-08Datum LegalIntegreon
2-Jun-08Midnight RunOrange Legal Technologies
25-Apr-08Message OneDell
31-Mar-08Tower SoftwareHP
7-Mar-08DocuityStroz Friedberg
14-Jan-08Barrasso ConsultingDeloitte
12-Feb-08Lighthouse Global TechnologiesAtempo
12-Feb-08EstorianTeraCloud
6-Dec-07MetaLINCSSeagate Technology
3-Dec-07VontuSymantec$350,000,000
31-Oct-07StratifyIron Mountain$158,000,000
18-Sep-07TrialGraphixKroll Ontrack
3-Jul-07ZANTAZAutonomy$375,000,000
25-Jun-07Accutrac Software, Inc.Iron Mountain
18-Jun-07Intralinks (Investment)TA Associates (Investor)
6-Jun-07Image Capture Engineering, Inc.Lexis Nexis
1-Jun-07DolphinSearchXiotech
31-May-07SyngencePrivate Investment Group
30-May-07CaseLogistixAnacomp
1-Mar-07LextranetMerrill Corporation
20-Nov-06EngeniumKroll Ontrack
6-Oct-06CaseDataOce Business Services
28-Sep-06LiveNoteThomson
18-Sep-06Whitmont Legal TechnologiesTechbooks
10-Aug-06FileNetIBM$1,600,000,000
1-Aug-06Document Review Consulting ServicesHuron Consulting Group
1-Aug-06Aaxis TechnologiesHuron Consulting Group
24-Jul-06DataflightLexisNexis
24-Jul-06CaseSoftLexisNexis
12-Jul-06D-M Information SystemsEsquire Litigation Solutons
9-Jul-06MDY GroupCA
14-Jun-06AmiciXerox$174,000,000
25-May-06SPI TechePLDT
4-Apr-06Ibis ConsultingPitney Bowes$67,000,000
31-Jan-06IbasKroll Ontrack$45,000,000
24-Jan-06BowneIntegreon
18-Jan-06DaticonXiotech
17-Nov-05nMatrixEpiq Systems$125,000,000
17-Oct-05IluminCA
1-Jul-05RealLegal Litigation Technology DivisionLiveNote, Inc.
10-Jun-05NikuComputer Associates$350,000,000
23-Feb-05Ringtail Solutions GroupFTI Consulting$35,000,000
16-Dec-04VERITAS SoftwareSymantec$13,500,000
1-Dec-04Summation Legal TechnologiesWolters Kluwer
18-May-04KrollMarsh & McLennan
24-Feb-04KVSVERITAS Software$225,000,000
1-Nov-03Lex Solutio (Phoenix)Frontenac (Chicago)$23,000,000
11-Jul-03Applied DiscoveryLexisNexis$95,000,000
2-Apr-02ONTRACK Data InternationalKroll$121,000,000
5-Nov-01CourtLinkLexisNexis

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