Integreon Managed Solutions, a knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) firm it has acquired Datum Legal, a New York-based litigation support and Electronic Data Discovery (EDD) company.
Chris Egan, Datum Legal's founder and CEO, has been named an Integreon senior vice-president and will oversee the company's discovery solutions business.
Phillipines-based Ayala Corporation, Integreon's majority shareholder, provided funding to finance the acquisition and future expansion capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Integreon has over 400 offshore professionals reviewing litigation documents for law firms. With the addition of Datum Legal's capabilities, Integreon now offers an integrated discovery management solution with a guaranteed fixed-price per document.
Furthermore, this acquisition will help corporations and law firms deal with a single point of contact for all the key elements of an e-discovery case: professional services, data reduction through analytics, processing, hosting, and attorney review. Integreon performs all services at its wholly owned facilities, both onshore and offshore.
"Law firms and corporate legal departments want a single provider to efficiently handle all their litigation support needs at a lower, more predictable cost," said Liam Brown, CEO of Integreon. "Our acquisition of Datum Legal means we now offer a single discovery management solution that includes best of breed processing, hosting and review tools and world-class document review teams in the US, India and the Philippines, to deliver faster review at a predictable per-document price."