Tech M&As Expected to Slow: Report

After surging to record highs last year, mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector are expected to cool in the months ahead, with the bulk of deals driven by the corporate world’s ongoing shift to cloud computing, as well as new data management needs created by the Internet of Things, a new report says.

The slowdown comes after corporate technology buyers raced to close deals ahead of expected weaker economic growth, according to 451 Research, a New York-based tech market analysis firm.

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The Latest Major e-Discovery Acquisition

In the latest sign of consolidation in the e-Discovery space, the Carlyle Group and venture capital firm Revolution Growth on Wednesday announced the acquisition of a Virginia-based legal technology services company for an undisclosed price.

From Startup to Stalker: eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments in 2015

Provided as a non-comprehensive overview of over key and publicly announced eDiscovery related mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016, the following listing highlights key industry activities through the lens of announcement date, acquired company, acquiring or investing company and acquisition amount (if known).

Huron Consulting Group Announces Definitive Agreement to Divest Huron Legal Business

The Company will sell its Huron Legal practice to Buyer (Consilio) for minimum gross proceeds of $112 million in cash at closing, before taxes and transaction-related expenses, plus a cash post-closing payment ranging from zero to $22 million contingent upon final full year 2015 financial results, and subject to certain other adjustments set forth in the Agreement.

The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google–Who Wins/Loses

Many factors come into play when you want to win a horserace. Next to the fastest horse, there’s a need for the best team, perfect daily condition, an extraordinary rider and sometimes also a big bunch of luck. Passionate trademark analyst and L2 founder Scott Galloway highlights this race in regards to Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google and shares the race’s ramifications in his short 15 minute presentation.

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IT Due Diligence: Don’t Let IT Be Ignored

Due diligence is a fundamental stage in every M&A transaction and lays the foundation on which a deal is built. However, with so much material to review, companies sometimes don’t pay enough attention to information technology ( IT ).

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in 2020

Since beginning to track the number of publicly highlighted merger, acquisition,...

Relativity Acquires VerQu

According to Relativity CEO Mike Gamson, "It's imperative that the legal...

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q4 2020

From Nuix and DISCO to Exterro and AccessData, the following findings,...

DISCO Closes Funding Round of $100 Million

According to DISCO CEO Kiwi Camara, “Legaltech is booming now, and...

A New Era in eDiscovery? Framing Market Growth Through the Lens of Six Eras

There are many excellent resources for considering chronological and historiographical approaches...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Home or Away? New eDiscovery Collection Market Sizing and Pricing Considerations

One of the key home (onsite) or away (remote) decisions that...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for December 2020

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Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for November 2020

From market sizing and cyber law to industry investments and customer...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for October 2020

From business confidence and captive ALSPs to digital republics and mass...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for September 2020

From cloud forensics and cyber defense to social media and surveys,...

Only a Matter of Time? HaystackID Launches New Service for Data Breach Discovery and Review

According to HaystackID's Chief Innovation Officer and President of Global Investigations,...

It’s a Match! Focusing on the Total Cost of eDiscovery Review with ReviewRight Match

As a leader in remote legal document review, HaystackID provides clients...

From Proactive Detection to Data Breach Reviews: Sensitive Data Discovery and Extraction with Ascema

A steady rise in the number of sensitive data discovery requirements...

A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry...

A Lifting of the Fog? Winter 2021 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results

This is the twenty-first quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey conducted by...

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A Nebulous Outcome? The Winter 2021 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

The eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey is a nonscientific quarterly survey designed...

High Five? An Aggregate Overview of Five Semi-Annual eDiscovery Pricing Surveys

As we are in the midst of a pandemic that has...

Balancing Relevance and Reality? Winter 2021 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Based on the complexity of data and legal discovery, it is...