Opus 2 International, a London, UK-based provider of a collaborative legal technology platform, received a minority investment from Five Arrows Principal Investments, the corporate private equity business of Rothschild Merchant Banking which is the investment arm of Rothschild & Co.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Founded in 2008 by Graham Smith, CEO, Opus 2 provides a range of collaborative software and services for use throughout the litigation and arbitration lifecycle. Its patented, cloud-based Opus 2 Magnum platform streamlines legal proceedings, facilitating secure collaboration throughout litigation and arbitration matters and enables hearings to be conducted electronically. The latest products – Forum and Annotate – are beginning to establish themselves in the areas of corporate due diligence and verification. Opus 2 Forum offers the latest in mergers and acquisition technology, providing a virtual data room equipped for streamlined due diligence.
The company, which employs 150 staff worldwide with offices in London, Edinburgh, San Francisco, New York and Singapore, has expanded internationally, providing the Opus 2 Magnum platform and additional hearing room services on cases across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.