整合素 report record results
整合素, the largest global provider of integrated research, legal and outsourcing business solutions to professionals, today announced record revenue growth for its 2010 fiscal year, achieving a compound annual growth rate of 52% for the last three years.
“对我们高质量服务的需求从未如此高，” said 整合素 CEO Liam Brown. “我们的客户看到了对其业务的真正影响。我们对现有客户和首次使用客户的接受程度清楚地表明，我们已经巩固了我们作为经验丰富，值得信赖的合作伙伴的角色，可以真正释放客户'专业人士专注于定义其业务的高价值活动。”
In 2010, 整合素 experienced robust revenue growth in each of its key vertical markets: legal process outsourcing (LPO), ediscovery, research and business services. Notably, demand in each of these markets continues to rapidly increase as client organizations focus more on core competencies and turn to experienced, industry-leading partners with the scale and expertise required to efficiently provide high-quality business support services.
整合素'的强劲增长得益于关键客户的赢得，包括与英国律师事务所CMS Cameron McKenna的合作，这是法律行业's largest outsourcing agreement ever, and will commence in 2011. While most of 整合素'为了赢得客户的机密，公司在2010年宣布了几项重要的合同，包括与美国领先的软件公司Microsoft提供法律支持服务，与英国法律公司Foot Anstey进行图书馆和信息服务以及与英国法律公司Lewis Silkin进行IT项目咨询。
整合素's 2010 growth was partially enabled through a $50 million investment from emerging markets private equity specialist, Actis. Overall growth was also partially driven by 整合素's strategic research group, Grail Research. Acquired by 整合素 in November 2009, Grail organically grew its revenue by 35% in 2010 while 整合素'整个研究机构的增长率超过了31％。
In addition to financial growth, 整合素 expanded its global footprint, with new offices in Tokyo and Hong Kong and an expanded facility in Bristol, UK. The company also opened a state-of-the-art electronic evidence laboratory in Los Angeles that augments its existing industry-leading labs in New York and Washington, D.C.
During 2010, 整合素 expanded its team, strategically hiring employees with deep business and legal domain experience, particularly those with MBAs and law degrees. The company made important additions to its leadership team, including the appointment of renowned business leader Richard Moran to the 整合素 board of directors and the appointment of legal industry veteran Douglas Benson as a senior advisor.
整合素 continued to unveil new technology innovations in 2010 as well. Developments included the launch of an enhanced version of its specialized, scalable document review platform, eView, which the company gained through the acquisition of e-discovery leader, ONSITE3 in 2009. In addition, 整合素 announced its innovative Seek &收集服务和支持设备，以减轻电子发现过程中的负担和自我收集的风险。
评论： Law firms might not be talking very much about outsourcing but the volume of business companies like 整合素 are generating suggests there is a demand for such services.