London, 24 August 2021 – Law Business Research Ltd (LBR), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, LP (LLCP), has acquired Docket Navigator, a company which offers data-driven insights to inform litigation across the IP and antitrust practice areas, and which is headquartered in Texas, United States.
LBR is a global legal information services business providing intelligence platforms, legal analysis tools and networking across multiple legal practice areas. LBR brands IAM, World Trademark Review and Global Competition Review provide unrivalled coverage and in-depth analysis across the IP and antitrust practice areas, offering subscribers insight, intelligence and networking opportunities to support decision making.
Nick Brailey, CEO of LBR, commented: “Law Business Research and Docket Navigator both provide data-driven, technology-enabled, subscription platforms that naturally complement each other. By combining the two businesses, our brands will be able to offer unparalleled coverage across patent and trademark litigation in the United States. The acquisition brings an extremely valuable content set and additional depth of data capabilities to LBR, and supports LBR’s stated ambition of becoming a world-class, data-driven, technology-enabled information services business. Darryl and the entire Docket Navigator team have built an exceptional business, and I am very excited to get the opportunity to work together and to explore the opportunities that this combination provides.”
Darryl Towell, CEO of Docket Navigator, noted: “Joining LBR positions both companies for immediate and long-term growth. LBR and Docket Navigator share a common vision and are like-minded in their core values. LBR provides access to the operational tools and resources needed to scale Docket Navigator’s unique data sets and deep data curation expertise. Going forward, Docket Navigator will be able to accelerate investment in its platforms and enhance ongoing product evolution.”