Primus Capital Sells Encore Discovery

Cleveland-based private equity firm Primus Capital is selling its Encore Discovery Solutions to a strategic buyer in EPIQ Systems Inc., which is based in Kansas City. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and advisors were not publicized.


Primus Announces the Sale of Encore Discovery Solutions to EPIQ Systems
CLEVELAND, OH – Primus Capital (“Primus”) is pleased to announce the sale of Encore Discovery Solutions to EPIQ Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ). Encore is a provider of eDiscovery and associated web hosting services to law firms and corporate legal departments. Primus made its initial investment in Encore alongside Frontenac Company in 2003, and a follow-on investment as part of an acquisition financing in 2004. Headquartered in Kansas City, KS, EPIQ Systems is a global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession.

About Encore Discovery Solutions
Encore provides a broad range of discovery services to major law firms and corporate legal departments across the U.S. According to independent industry surveys, Encore is ranked as one of the leading providers of electronic data discovery and related services, including data collections, forensics and analytics; data minimization; data processing; Web hosting and document production.

About Primus Capital
Founded in 1983, Primus Capital is a private equity firm that invests in profitable growth companies in the lower middle market. With a flexible investment approach, Primus provides expansion capital and leads buyout and minority recapitalization transactions in the healthcare, business services, and for-profit education industries. For more information, please visit the Primus web site