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Lighthouse Completes Acquisition of H5

August 11, 2021

SEATTLE, Wash.

Company adds seasoned review and analytics leader to executive team.

Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery, compliance and information governance services, today announced it has completed its acquisition of H5, the industry’s leader in advanced search, review, and data analytics products and services. The intent to acquire H5 was announced on July 8.

H5 offers innovative solutions that combine human expertise, linguistics and highly-advanced technologies to meet the growing challenges of the modern legal ecosystem.

“Our technology-first focus on helping clients find relevant electronic information with unparalleled speed and accuracy, at a fraction of the cost of manual linear review is at the heart of everything we do at Lighthouse,” said Brian McManus, CEO of Lighthouse. “ Together with H5, we will accelerate the modernization of document review by leveraging a combination of linguistics, data science, machine learning, and AI to create far superior outcomes for our clients.”

The acquisition will strengthen Lighthouse’s ability to modernize the ediscovery and information governance space with a technology-first focus. H5’s approximately 250 employees will join Lighthouse to help meet accelerated demand for technologies and services that span the entire client data life cycle, and fully embrace the rapid shifts to cloud and hybrid environments.

The Company also announced that Dr. Lon Troyer has joined Lighthouse’s executive leadership team as the vice president of Review and Advanced Analytics. Troyer was formerly the executive managing director and head of Professional Services for H5 and brings a diverse background in technology-assisted review, linguistic modeling linguistic modeling, advanced information retrieval strategies and project management to his role with Lighthouse.

For more information, please contact info@lighthouseglobal.com.

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About Lighthouse

For 25 years, Lighthouse has provided software and services to manage the increasingly complex landscape of enterprise data for compliance and legal teams. Lighthouse leads by developing proprietary technology that integrates with industry-leading third-party software, automating workflows, and creating an easy-to-use, end-to-end platform. Lighthouse also delivers unique proprietary applications and advisory services that are highly valuable for large, complex matters, and a new SaaS platform designed for in-house teams. Whether reacting to incidents like litigation or governmental investigations, or designing programs to proactively minimize the potential for future incidents, Lighthouse partners with multinational industry leaders, top global law firms, and the world’s leading software provider as a channel partner. For more information, visit lighthouseglobal.com.

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients. In the United States, Deloitte refers to one or more of the US member firms of DTTL, their related entities that operate using the “Deloitte” name in the United States and their respective affiliates. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms.

About H5

H5 helps corporations and law firms find and manage the documents that matter in litigation and investigations by providing expert-driven, technological solutions to address the complex challenges created by electronic data. With expertise in eDiscovery, technology-assisted review and search, H5 is committed to helping clients find and manage the information they need to win cases, meet regulatory requirements and address risks by providing creative solutions that ensure fast, accurate, cost-effective results. This commitment has resulted in the development of H5 Matter Intelligence® and H5 Matter Analytics®, advanced eDiscovery products that streamline review and enhance the user experience for Relativity® and Relativity®One hosted matters. Visit us at www.H5.com.

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients. In the United States, Deloitte refers to one or more of the US member firms of DTTL, their related entities that operate using the “Deloitte” name in the United States and their respective affiliates. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms.

H5 is now Lighthouse

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