Epiq Systems Goes Private Upon Acquisition

Epiq Systems, Inc. the Kansas City, Kansas-based provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, announced today that shareholders have approved the company’s acquisition by OMERS Private Equity.

The transaction—$16.50 in cash for each share of Epiq’s common stock—is expected to close on or shortly after September 30, 2016.

Upon completion of the transaction, Epiq, which currently trades publicly on the NASDAQ exchange, will become a privately-held company and will be combined with DTI, a legal process outsourcing company in which OMERS owns a majority.