Wednesday, March 05, 2008

FTI Consulting, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Brazilian Forensic Consulting Firm

Baltimore, MD - February 28, 2008, FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that it has acquired TSC Brasil Limitada (TSC), the leading systems integrator and computer forensic and IT security consultant in the Brazilian and greater South American marketplace. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1999, TSC is headquartered in Sao Paulo. TSC is a leading provider of a full suite of digital risk management services, including IT security, computer forensics, and consulting services. The firm has developed an innovative new approach, “Digital Risk Management”, which leverages its expertise across its various service areas to provide clients with a complete end-to-end solution to their computer risk management needs. TSC’s client base includes a number of the region’s leading companies, as well as multi-nationals doing business in Brazil and greater South America. TSC will be integrated into FTI’s global business intelligence and investigations group, reporting directly to Frank Holder, Senior Managing Director in FTI’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting (FLC) practice. Rinaldo Angelicola, Paulo Araujo and Eduardo Sanches of TSC have joined FTI as Managing Directors in the Company’s FLC practice.

“TSC represents another excellent acquisition for FTI that further enhances our ability to help our clients in South America manage their enterprise risks,” said Jack Dunn, President and CEO of FTI. “It will extend our eDiscovery platform into this large and dynamic market where we are experiencing dramatic growth driven by accelerated anti-money laundering and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) activity plus a growing number of cross-border assignments from domestic clients expanding into foreign markets. It will also complement the services we provide in our FLC practice, and will further enhance our dedication to providing our customers with the market leading technology to address their risk management and mitigation needs. TSC has excellent long-term growth prospects, a strong reputation in its market and domain expertise in the financial services sector.”

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