Consilio Announces Acquisition of eDiscovery Services Provider EQD
Strong Texas presence and sector expertise in oil, gas and energy will bolster Consilio’s global capabilities and services
Washington, D.C. – September 8, 2016 – Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services, has announced the acquisition of EQD, a Houston-based eDiscovery, document review and litigation support services provider.
EQD delivers a wide range of offerings for litigation and internal investigations, as well as government and regulatory requests. In addition to its eDiscovery core competency, EQD provides services in data collection, managed services and attorney reviews for corporate law departments, as well as compliance and litigation support teams.
“The acquisition of EQD builds on our growth strategy of broadening our geographic coverage, bolstering our sector expertise and enhancing our service delivery capability,” said Andy Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer at Consilio. “EQD’s deep oil, gas and energy industry experience and strong regional footprint in Texas are perfect complements, and we look forward to welcoming the EQD team to Consilio.”
“Multinational corporations increasingly need the ability to collect, process and review data outside the United States, which is why we are excited to offer Consilio’s worldwide capabilities to our clients,” said Jeff Cole, Managing Director at EQD. “Joining forces lets us leverage Consilio’s investments in security infrastructure, round-the-clock services and support resources, as well as tremendous scale; which positions us well within our client accounts. This aligns very nicely with our passion to deliver service excellence to our clients.”
Consilio is a global leader in eDiscovery, document review and legal consulting services. Consilio supports multinational law firms and corporations using innovative software, cost-effective managed services and deep legal and regulatory industry expertise. The company has extensive experience in litigation, HSR second requests, internal and regulatory investigations, eDiscovery, information governance and compliance, law department management, document review, contracts management and legal analytics. ISO 27001 certified, the company operates offices and data centers across Europe, Asia and North America. For more information, please visit www.consilio.com.
Formed in 1994, EQD consults with law firms and corporations across the country. Locations include Houston, Dallas, and New York City. EQD provides preservation tools, forensic collections and investigations, electronic discovery, project management, managed document
review services and attorney staffing. To learn more about EQD, please visit http://www.eqd.com/.