Magnet Forensics Acquires DME Forensics

According to the announcement, under the terms of the agreement, Magnet Forensics’ U.S. affiliate will acquire DME for up-front cash consideration of $6,750,000 plus a $2,250,000 earn out over two years based on the achievement of certain integration-focused targets. Magnet Forensics will retain all of DME’s current employees, including its current management team.

Consilio to Acquire Legal Consulting and eDiscovery Business Units of Special Counsel from Adecco

According to Laurie Chamberlin, Head of Professional Recruitment and Solutions North America at the Adecco Group, “The combination of Consilio and Special Counsel’s legal solutions business was truly complementary, with both organizations being highly regarded for the long-standing client relationships, excellent service experience, and deep market expertise.”

Nuix Acquires Natural Language Processing Company

According to Nuix CEO Rod Vawdrey, “Topos will strengthen Nuix’s product offering by helping customers get to relevant data even faster. The potential for user-friendly dashboards and for users to easily customise the software to their specific needs also reflects Nuix’s focus on empowering our customers to search through unstructured data at speed and scale. We look forward to Christopher Stephenson [Topos CEO] and his talented team joining Nuix.”

Everlaw Moves to AWS GovCloud (US)

According to Kevin Babcock, Director of Security Engineering at Everlaw, “Providing a fast, highly secure and modern collaboration solution that meets the critical needs of government agencies is of the utmost importance to us. Our move to AWS GovCloud (US) allows our federal clients to confidently use our solution, knowing that their information is protected by the highest cloud security standards.”

UnitedLex Acquires BlackStone Discovery

According to John P. Kelly, CEO and founder of BlackStone Discovery, “We’re looking forward to joining the UnitedLex family and working to scale our offerings to meet increasing demand in the market. UnitedLex is the most innovative player when it comes to legal transformation, and we’re proud to bring our capabilities to enhance their suite of solutions.”

Hanzo Announces $10.5 Million Capital Investment

According to Brian Henley, Managing Partner, at Recurring Capital Partners “Hanzo is an exciting company in the unstructured data management space known for its history of innovation and delighting customers by making the complex simple. We are delighted to partner with the Hanzo team and supply them with growth capital to accelerate and scale their product and market initiatives.”

With Business Combination Complete, Cellebrite to Begin Trading on NASDAQ

According to to Adam Clammer, Chief Executive Officer of TWC Tech Holdings, “Cellebrite’s technology enables its customers to protect the public and safeguard assets with efficiency and transparency. We believe Cellebrite is well-positioned to capture the opportunities ahead and increase its share of the large and growing Digital Intelligence market as it transitions to the public markets.”

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine? CloudNine Acquires ESI Analyst

According to the media release, the acquisition of ESI Analyst affirms CloudNine’s recent announcement to invest in the development of additional, high value product offerings for its customers and the broader market to reduce costs and risk. The media release also shared that CloudNine will further its commitment to invest in solving customer challenges across the EDRM lifecycle through acquisition and hiring 50% more headcount.

A MEDAL for HaystackID? Company Unveils New Mobile Elite Discovery and Analysis Lab Service

According to John Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer and President of Forensics at HaystackID, “When it’s a ‘bet the company’ matter, MEDAL allows professionals to gain the most insight into the activity and usage of mobile devices when it matters the most.” The announcement goes on to share that previously restricted areas on mobile devices include the Secure Folder (Samsung), Private Space (Huawei), KeyChain (iOS), Email (Android and iOS), third-party application data, system and application logs, and deleted content, which are now accessible through MEDAL-enabled extractions. Full-file system and physical extractions from both Android and iOS devices are supported.

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