TCDI Receives Private Equity Investment from Trivest Partners

“We are excited to partner with TCDI and Bill Johnson to accelerate TCDI’s solid foundation and impressive track record of innovation and client retention. Trivest will assist the leadership team with an aggressive but thoughtful add-on acquisition program aimed at increasing the Company’s size, scale, presence, and capabilities in the coming years,” shared Jamie Elias, Partner at Trivest.

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Press Announcement From TCDI

TCDI® Secures Private Equity Investment from Trivest Partners, LP

Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a pioneer in legal technology, announced today [February 25, 2020] their partnership with Trivest Partners, LP (“Trivest”). Trivest, a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with founder based businesses in the United States and Canada, has made a growth investment in TCDI.

For over 30 years, TCDI has been a pioneer in legal technology, specializing in large-scale litigation case management, eDiscovery, managed document review, computer forensics, and cybersecurity. TCDI has developed long-lasting client relationships, which fuel their commitment to continue adapting their products and services to meet the ever-evolving market changes. The Trivest partnership is key to expanding the business through both acquisition and organic growth. In recent years, TCDI has acquired businesses that expanded their footprint in eDiscovery, cybersecurity and computer forensics. In 2018, TCDI added managed document review to their service offerings to support the evolution of their technology and offer clients several document review models, including onsite centers, law student review and a rapidly growing attorney military spouse program.

Bill Johnson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TCDI said, “We are excited for our partnership with Trivest, as it aligns with our growth trajectory without compromising our integrity, client-focused business strategies or overall day-to-day management. Trivest’s experience with non-control, growth investments in founder-owned businesses made them an ideal partner. We are confident that this partnership will propel us forward, specifically in regards to further developing our product base.”

Jamie Elias, Partner at Trivest, commented, “We are excited to partner with TCDI and Bill Johnson to accelerate TCDI’s solid foundation and impressive track record of innovation and client retention.”

“We are committed to continuing to build innovative, client-driven technology solutions while creating an exceptional and differentiated customer experience. We are excited about the partnership and how it will support us in this mission going forward,” said Johnson.

About TCDI

Specializing in large-scale litigation case management, eDiscovery, managed document review, computer forensics and cybersecurity, our team of experts understands our clients’ specific data challenges. For more information, please visit www.tcdi.com.

About Trivest Partners

Trivest Partners, LP, with offices in MiamiLos AngelesPhiladelphiaChicago, and Toronto is a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with founder/family-owned businesses in the United States and Canada in both control and non-control transactions. For more information, please visit www.trivest.com

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Press Announcement from Trivest Partners

Trivest Partners Announces TCDI, a New TGIF Platform Investment

Trivest Partners, LP (“Trivest”) announces it has made a growth investment in Technology Concepts & Design Inc. (“TCDI”), headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. The TCDI transaction is the most recent platform investment from the Trivest Growth Investment Fund (“TGIF”), a $225 million fund dedicated to making growth and non-control investments in founder and family-owned businesses.

For over 30 years, TCDI has been a pioneer in the legal market empowering law firms and corporate legal departments to secure, discover, analyze and defend critical data. Specializing in large-scale litigation case management, eDiscovery, managed document review, computer forensics, and cybersecurity, TCDI’s team of experts understands their clients’ specific needs and challenges. The Company’s clients span Fortune 500 companies and large national law firms across North America.

TCDI builds innovative, client-driven technology solutions to efficiently organize and securely manage large volumes of data through various tools, including their proprietary CV Suite software (CVLynx, CVFox, and CVOnyx). They understand the importance of data security and privacy and apply advanced security techniques as a standard throughout their organization to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of client data and critical systems. The Company’s client-oriented focus has created a differentiated customer and end-user experience.

Jamie Elias, Partner at Trivest, commented, “We are excited to partner with TCDI and Bill Johnson to accelerate TCDI’s solid foundation and impressive track record of innovation and client retention. Trivest will assist the leadership team with an aggressive but thoughtful add-on acquisition program aimed at increasing the Company’s size, scale, presence and capabilities in the coming years.”

“Trivest is really the ideal partner for TCDI given our current growth trajectory. Their deep understanding of the eDiscovery space and the tools they bring to the table as a partner to founder-owned businesses was the optimal outcome for me,” said, Bill Johnson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TCDI. “We are tremendously excited about the partnership and path ahead.”

About Trivest Partners

Trivest Partners, LP, with offices in Miami, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Toronto is a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with founder/family-owned businesses in the United States and Canada in both control and non-control transactions. Since its founding in 1981, Trivest has completed over 350 transactions, totaling approximately $6 billion in value, and has significant experience in assisting tech-enabled business service companies scale through market share capture and add-on acquisitions. For additional information, please visit www.trivest.com

About TCDI

TCDI is a leading provider of eDiscovery, litigation management, forensics, cybersecurity and document review services. The Company offers a range of customer and user-oriented solutions for its clients including its proprietary software (CV Suite), specialized teams of cybersecurity experts, dedicated support teams and scalable document review teams, which includes their Military Spouse Managed Review (MSMR) program. For additional information, please visit www.tcdi.com.

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