Monday, April 07, 2008

Epiq Systems Acquires London Based E-Discovery Firm, Pinpoint Global, Ltd.

Kansas City, KS (April 7, 2008) - Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIQ), a leading provider of technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced further expansion of its London office with the acquisition of Pinpoint Global, Ltd., an emerging provider of proprietary electronic discovery / electronic disclosure solutions.

Epiq Systems is developing its international e-discovery business aggressively with significant organic growth augmented by select strategic investments. Epiq recently introduced DocuMatrix 12.0, the international version of our document review software, that supports 60+ foreign languages. In March, Epiq announced self-certification to the U.S. Department of Commerce "Safe Harbor" privacy principles for superior support of international engagements, and in February, the staff of Effective Case Management Ltd. (ECM), a UK professional services company specializing in document management for the UK legal profession since 1999, joined Epiq Systems' U.K. organization.

Pinpoint Global Ltd. has developed advanced proprietary software for electronic disclosure that has been used as "software as a service" to "Magic Circle" law firms. The Pinpoint founding shareholders have significant experience in electronic disclosure and will join Epiq's U.K. organization in senior positions. Pro forma 2007 revenue for Pinpoint's business approximated £1.1mm.

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