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Recent Legal Technology
M&A Activity

January 8, 2019. Elevate Acquires Halebury.

Elevate, a global law and legal technology company, providing litigation consulting, legal technology and legal services to law departments and law firms, has acquired Halebury, the UK NewLaw legal resourcing firm. Halebury will operate as an Elevate business, retaining its team. With UK‑regulated Halebury on board, Elevate provides both in-house legal teams and law firms with litigation resources, talent, consulting, legal technology and managed services…
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January 14, 2019. Driven Acquires Omnivere.

Driven, Inc., an eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, announces its acquisition of Omnivere. The newly-combined company offers law firms and corporate counsel one provider for software, services, consulting, and staffing across the entire data lifecycle. This includes dynamic technology and staffing solutions for information governance, eDiscovery, managed services, and managed document review…
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January 14, 2019. Trustpoint.One Acquires Kelly Legal Managed Services.

Trustpoint.One, an eDiscovery and legal solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Kelly Legal Managed Services, formerly known as “Kelly Law Registry,” making this the third in a series of Trustpoint acquisitions during the fourth quarter of 2018…
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January 14, 2019. EXTEND Resources Acquires Controlling Interest in Nighthawk Global Business Process Services, Inc.

EXTEND Resources, a provider of contract management, information security, eDiscovery, and litigation support services, has acquired a controlling interest in Nighthawk Global Business Process Services, Inc., a provider of outsourced business and legal support services headquartered in Manila, Philippines…
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January 17, 2019. HaystackID Acquires eTERA.

HaystackID, a Litigation Support and eDiscovery services company has acquired eTERA Consulting, an eDiscovery and litigation managed services company. The senior leadership teams of both organizations have reinvested in the combined business alongside additional investment from Knox Capital, ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity, Maranon Capital, L.P., and Baird Principal Group. With the acquisition, eTERA will fully integrate and operate as HaystackID….
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January 31, 2019. OpenText Acquires Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc.

OpenText, a publicly traded provider of eDiscovery Solutions and Enterprise Information Management for the Legal Industry, acquired Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc. (Catalyst), a leading provider of eDiscovery solutions for corporate legal departments and law firms…
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February 1, 2019. Xact Data Discovery Acquires QUiVX

Xact Data Discovery, a leading international provider of eDiscovery, legal technology, litigation support, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announces the acquisition of QUiVX’s forensics, review and eDiscovery services. QUiVX, an agile eDiscovery company based in northern California will continue to operate its paper discovery business under the QUiVX brand…
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About Arbor Ridge Partners, LLC.

Arbor Ridge Partners is a business broker that focuses on mergers and acquisitions for legal software, litigation support, computer forensics, and eDiscovery companies. With over 40+ years of combined industry experience, legal backgrounds, first-hand industry M&A experience, and deep relationships, we can help maximize value in the purchase and sale of Legal Technology Businesses. For additional information, please visit www.arborridgepartners.com or call 800-226-2760.