LexisNexis Canada



LexisNexis Canada

September 02, 2014 11:00 ET

LexisNexis Completes Acquisition of Canadian Legal Publishing Operation of Wolters Kluwer

Addition will enable LexisNexis Canada to expand the breadth and coverage of its national legal content collection on the Quicklaw information service with a focus on corporate, securities, real estate, French-language content and other areas of practice

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2014) - LexisNexis® Canada (www.lexisnexis.ca), a leading provider of information and technology solutions, announced today that LexisNexis has completed the acquisition of the Canadian legal publishing assets of Wolters Kluwer. The acquisition will reinforce LexisNexis Canada's comprehensive portfolio to provide access to key analytical content for legal professionals working in corporate, commercial and securities law; employment and labour law; real estate; family law; and wills, trusts and estates, as well as to key French-language content from Quebec.

The collection that LexisNexis has acquired will strengthen the content sets that customers will be able to access on LexisNexis® platforms such as the Quicklaw® online legal information service and Lexis Practice Advisor(SM) Canada. For details, please see the July 22 press release announcing the acquisition agreement.

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

At LexisNexis Canada, offerings include the Quicklaw® online legal research service; Butterworths® print and e-book titles; JurisClasseur French-language content for practitioners in Quebec; Quicklaw® for Microsoft® Office; the PCLaw® practice management solution; Lexis Practice Advisor(SM) Canada, and leading e-discovery and litigation solutions such as CaseMap®, LAW PreDiscovery™ and LexisNexis® Early Data Analyzer.

About Wolters Kluwer Limited

Wolters Kluwer is Canada's premier provider, and the leading global provider of authoritative tax, accounting, legal, business and audit compliance tools. Since 1946, Wolters Kluwer, which formally operated under CCH Canadian Limited, has produced information and software products that help customers take command of complex regulatory issues in tax, accounting, law, financial planning and human resources. Among its market-leading solutions are Taxprep®, Cantax®, ProSystem fx Practice Management, CCH Engagement, CCH Document, Global Integrator and the CCH Online research platform. Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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