M&A Deal Summary

Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe Acquires Electronic Evidence Discovery

On January 1, 2005, private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe acquired business services company Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe’s 6th transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe’s 32nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe’s 1st transaction in Washington.
Investment Fate
  • Electronic Evidence Discovery was sold to a strategic buyer in 2010.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-01-01
Target Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc.
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Electronic Evidence Discovery, Inc.

Kirkland, Washington, United States
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Electronic Evidence Discovery provides integrated eDiscovery services and technology. It advises law firms and corporations on record retention, evidence preservation, and electronic discovery.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

New York, New York, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1979
PE ASSETS 27.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) is a mega-sized, specialist private equity firm focused on investments in growth-oriented companies operating within the healthcare and technology/tech-enabled services industries. WCAS will consider small and large transactions; including venture investments, growth equity investments, buy-and-build transactions, public-to-private acquisitions, and corporate carve-outs. The Firm prefers control situations and generally seeks opportunities in the US. Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe was formed in 1979 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 33 of 87
Sector (Business Services) 6 of 9
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 17 of 35
State (Washington) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 32 of 82
Year (2005) 1 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-12-06 Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Dallas, Texas, United States

Accuro Healthcare Solutions Provider of claims reimbursement and contract management solutions

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-05-01 Renal Advantage, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Renal Advantage Inc., is a national provider of high-quality dialysis services. RAI has more than 150 outpatient dialysis centers across the United States and has quickly become the third largest provider of dialysis and home dialysis services in the country.

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