Trinity Hunt in the News

Trinity Hunt Invests In E-Discovery Company ‘Equivalent Data’ May 15, 2012

New Partnership Looks To Capitalize On Growing Demand For Discoverable Data

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.