Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Continuum Worldwide Acquires Focus Solutions

OMAHA, Neb. -- Continuum Worldwide, a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha and a leading provider of operational risk management services, has acquired assets of Focus Solutions, an Omaha-based provider of eDiscovery and support services to the legal and corporate community.

The acquisition broadens the scope of Continuum’s services for managing all phases of the information security and compliance lifecycle. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Going forward, Focus Solutions will operate as a branded service offering within Continuum Worldwide. Focus employees will be invited to transition to Continuum Worldwide and personnel changes are not anticipated. The acquisition will boost the company’s presence in the electronic evidence market, according to Continuum Worldwide President Jeff Schreiner.

“Our combined entity will provide legal and business customers with a unique, trusted source to deliver superior eDiscovery, digital forensics and industry-specific operational risk management services,” Schreiner said. “Our heritage, highly-skilled work force and Midwestern work ethic will also clearly differentiate us in this growing market.”

Founded in 2000, Focus Solutions is a privately held company with 64 employees and 2007 revenue of $7.9 million. The company operates nationwide with focus areas in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska, and is a Top 20 national provider of litigation support.

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