Trinity Hunt Partners Backs Equivalent DATA

Trinity Hunt Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has invested an undisclosed amount in Houston-based Equivalent DATA Inc. Terms of the deal were not released. Equivalent DATA provides large-scale electronic discovery services to law firms and corporate clients.

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Trinity Hunt Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm with an extensive track record of partnering with business owners to build value, today announced the firm has made an investment in Houston-based Equivalent DATA, Inc., (“ EQD”).

 

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

 

EQD provides large-scale electronic discovery services to both top-tier law firms and Global 2000 corporate legal departments nationwide. NeedleFinder®, the firm’s proprietary eDiscovery software, is recognized as one of the most comprehensive end-to-end solutions in the industry. See:  www.equivalentdata.com.

 

According to Hunter Peterson, a partner with Trinity Hunt, the two firms have similar values and share a strong desire to build EQD from a strong regional firm into the nation’s most highly regarded eDiscovery company.

 

“The EQD team has a long-standing reputation for its deep commitment to professionalism and its ability to handle enormous and complex projects,” said Mr. Peterson. “Our experience and expertise in partnering with smart entrepreneurs to drive growth will assist EQD in capitalizing on its momentum.”

 

Trinity Hunt, led by highly regarded investment professionals and sponsored by the Lamar Hunt family, typically invests in companies where it can work with management to enhance operations and drive sales and profits. The approach has created many successful partnerships over the firm’s two-decade history

 

“We have a strong management team here at EQD and a software solution that is second to none,” says Mike Medrano President and CEO of Equivalent DATA. “Trinity Hunt will provide us with patient capital that can help our firm grow into a national eDiscovery platform.”

 

Trinity Hunt typically invests in established companies that are valued between $10 million to $150 million, where the addition of invested capital and operating resources can enhance growth in sales and profits. The firm considers investment opportunities across a diverse range of industries, including industrial products and services, business services and healthcare services.

 

To learn more about Equivalent DATA, contact Mr. Peterson at 214-777-6607 or hpeterson@trinityhunt.com.

 

To learn more about Trinity Hunt Partners or to discuss a new opportunity, contact Mr. Scott Colvert at 214-777-6603 or scolvert@trinityhunt.com.

 

About Trinity Hunt

 

Trinity Hunt is a private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas. The firm has earned a reputation for working closely with entrepreneurs and family-owned businesses to provide strategic, operational, and capital expertise to help take their companies to the next level. The Trinity Hunt team has successfully invested over $1.3 billion of equity capital in more than 50 platform companies spanning a diverse array of industries and economic cycles. Known for its high integrity, respectful partnerships, and straightforward approach, Trinity Hunt’s experience and financial resources help its client firms capitalize on available opportunities.