NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – November 1, 2016 – Franklin Data announced today that it has completed its acquisition of assets of Scarab Acquisition, LLC effective November 1, 2016. Terms of the transaction are confidential.
The transaction will provide Franklin Data access to Scarab’s Relativity data hosting environment along with operations in Midtown Manhattan NY and Houston TX, helping to better serve corporate, enterprise and legal customers. In addition, the acquired infrastructure, processing, analytics, and hosting environment will bolster Franklin’s current operations.
Separately, Franklin will take over Scarab’s Midtown New York offices which will be an extension to its One World Trade and Jersey City, NJ offices, and has immediate plans to expand its Houston, TX office to accommodate its newly acquired professionals and increased client operations.
“This transaction will create a stronger provider of business discovery and digital security services for the customers of both Franklin Data and Scarab Consulting,” said Matthew Blake, president and chief executive officer of Franklin Data. “Scarab has a dedicated and loyal team of professionals and clients developed over the past 16 years and our goal is to align the strengths of the companies and continue to improve workflows,” added Mr. Blake.
Scarab developed a proprietary workflow technology that provides critical insight to delivering discovery related services and Franklin has immediate plans to expand and integrate this tool to help improve workflows and provide our clients live 24×7 access to their matters.
Scarab was also ready to launch its new cyber security service brand called SecurityRenewed. Franklin has been in the digital safeguarding sector since its inception and has plans to immediately integrate this service and brand into its offerings.
About Scarab Consulting
Scarab Consulting started in San Antonio, TX in 2000 with an emphasis on legal technology services. In 2008 Scarab acquired RLS Legal Solutions, LLC, LIT Group, Inc. from Priest River Group, along with DigIT Technologies, and World Document Solutions which rapidly expanded Scarab into 20,000 SF of space in midtown Manhattan, NY along with multiple strategic locations throughout Texas. Over the course of acquiring and expanding, Scarab raised private equity and debt financing in excess of $20 Million.
About Franklin Data
Franklin Data, started in 2000, provides the technology that helps business and legal customers respond to discovery demands, incident response and cyber security threats in a hyper-connected economy. In the U.S., Franklin owns and operates one of the most reliable digital discovery and cyber security platforms that customers rely on for reducing costs related to mining and protecting digital information. Franklin Data has performed on-demand services for clients in more that 40 countries and has been trusted on some of the most notable matters. To learn more about Franklin Data, visit www.franklindata.com Franklin Data is also on Twitter and LinkedIn.