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LexisNexis Canada Announces 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) -- 07/22/14 -- LexisNexis® Canada (www.lexisnexis.ca), a leading provider of information and technology solutions, announced today that LexisNexis has agreed to acquire the Canadian legal publishing assets from 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.

Wolters Kluwer Limited, formerly known in Canada as CCH Canadian Limited, is a leading Canadian provider of software, content and services to professionals in the fields of tax and accounting, financial planning, legal and business. Its legal publishing operation has approximately 50 employees.

"This acquisition is excellent news for LexisNexis Canada customers because it will strengthen the content sets they will be able to access on powerful LexisNexis platforms such as the Quicklaw® online legal information service and Lexis Practice Advisor(SM) Canada," said Loik Amis, CEO of LexisNexis Canada. "The combination of the market-leading Wolters Kluwer legal assets in corporate, commercial, securities and other areas of practice integrated seamlessly into Quicklaw creates an unmatched research experience. This agreement supports LexisNexis's strategy to provide customers with a full range of comprehensive solutions to help customers succeed in the business and practice of law."

The collection to be acquired will increase the breadth and depth of information offered through LexisNexis to legal professionals working in law firms, corporations and government agencies, while also bolstering content solutions for Quebec lawyers. New or enhanced premium LexisNexis collections will combine and integrate existing LexisNexis content-which includes the QuickCITE® Case Citator and the Halsbury's® Laws of Canada and JurisClasseur Quebec legal encyclopedias-with flagship analytical materials and annotated legislation in key areas of legal practice including corporate law; commercial law; securities law; employment and labour law; real estate law; family law; and wills, trusts and estates law, as well as with civil law monographs, manuals and other titles in French in practice areas that include criminal law, family law and administrative law for Quebec legal professionals.

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®, Concordance® Evolution, 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.

Miron Derchansky, Vice President,
Strategy and Marketing
LexisNexis Canada Inc.
+ 1 905 415 5854
[email protected]

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