ATLANTA and CHICAGO – July 9, 2018 — Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today announced that it acquired a majority interest in Controle, LLC, a leader in information governance services and solutions.
The acquisition allows Epiq to further enhance the comprehensive suite of solutions it delivers to clients through a talented team of information governance and GDPR experts.
“The acquisition of Controle enhances our existing expertise and technology around information governance and GDPR,” said Mike Rogalski, president of eDiscovery, Epiq. “It will increase our ability to deliver services designed to help clients take control of and manage their electronic data through the use of experts, proprietary software and unique workflows.”
“We are thrilled to be joining the Epiq family and to extend our products and services to their client base,” said Kevin Barnicle, chief executive officer of Controle. “The global presence, vision, and operations at Epiq present an exciting opportunity for our existing clients and team at Controle.”
As a result of the transaction, eDiscovery clients of both organizations will have immediate access to the deeper and broadened range of best-in-class legal technology solutions Epiq and Controle provide globally. The acquisition also provides the ability to scale investment in Controle services and technology.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com.
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