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Two D.C. investment heavyweights buy Tyson legal technology firm

Jan 06, 2016 - Washington Post Blogs

Two prominent Washington ­investment firms have placed a bet of roughly $150 million on the growing litigiousness of American society.

The Carlyle Group bought a majority stake in LDiscovery, a Tysons Corner, Va., firm specializing in law firm technology and services that will be chaired by Daniel F. Akerson, the former chief executive of General Motors and former head of Carlyle's flagship global buyout group.

Carlyle has teamed in the acquisition with Revolution Growth, the lo...