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News  |  September 15, 2016

Microsystems Announces Merger With XRef

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ –Microsystems, the leading provider of document authoring, editing, formatting, and proofreading software serving the legal and life sciences industries, today announced their merger with XRef, the company founded by lawyers to assist with document drafting and review.

The industry’s two dominant proofreading solutions will join forces to bring better technologies and an enhanced experience to the market.

“We have long admired XRef’s international and industry market expertise and success growing a great business with astute insights into the demands that lawyers face,” explained Microsystems CEO Stacey Kacek.  “This merger will expand our product functionality and result in a superior customer experience,” Kacek added.

“Our organizations are the two forces that have built this market. We recognized that working together we would better serve the market and clients’ needs,” explained XRef Director and Co-Founder Travis Leon.  “As co-founder at XRef, my objective was to help law firms around the world to better use technology in dealing with the increasing demands of the legal industry.  Working with Microsystems will accelerate the achievement of that goal by leveraging the strengths of our two organizations,” Leon concluded.

About XRef
XRef was created to bring the benefits of technology to the world of legal drafting and is intended to assist law firms in dealing with the competing pressures facing them in today’s market, namely the demand for the same continued excellence in legal drafting and for a more cost-effective service.

About Microsystems
Microsystems is the leading provider of innovative document technology solutions and cutting-edge software worldwide.  Five core products optimize all stages of the document production lifecycle, improving content quality and formatting, identifying errors and inconsistencies, mitigating risk, and enhancing document production efficiency for the legal, professional services and life sciences industries. Today, Microsystems supports more than 650 document-intensive organizations across the globe, helping them satisfy the complex demands of clients and regulators.