HaystackID Recapitalized by Quad-C

Technology & Services

HaystackID, a portfolio company of Knox, strategic recapitalization by Quad-C


HaystackID, LLC (“HaystackID” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Knox Capital Holdings, LLC (“Knox”), announced the completion of a strategic recapitalization of the company by Quad-C Management, Inc. (“Quad-C”).

Baird served as the lead financial advisor to HaystackID, LLC on this transaction.


HaystackID, established in 2011, is an industry leading provider of specialized eDiscovery services that help corporations and law firms find, listen, and learn from data when they face complex, data-intensive investigations and litigation. HaystackID has earned a reputation for efficiently and rapidly mobilizing teams of computer forensics, eDiscovery, and attorney document review experts at a moment’s notice, to better serve middle market and enterprise clients in complex litigation. The Company headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Founded in 2013, Knox Capital provides capital and hands-on operating resources for founder and entrepreneur-owned middle market businesses. Knox operates under flexible investment horizons through private investors that are focused on the long-term. By utilizing an extensive executive and operating advisor network, Knox makes tailored investments across industries in partnership with owners and management. Knox Capital is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Founded in 1989, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, consumer, general industrial, healthcare, specialty distribution and transportation / logistics companies. In its nearly 30-year history, Quad-C has invested over $3 billion of equity across more than 65 companies. The Quad-C team is committed to partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams to accelerate growth and create long-term value. Quad-C is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Technology & Services

HaystackID, a portfolio company of Knox, strategic recapitalization by Quad-C

February 2020
HaystackID, LLC
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America