LexisNexis announces its agreement to acquire MLex, a provider of exclusive insight on regulatory risk

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28 July 2015


LexisNexis200LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced the acquisition of MLex, a global legal media organization providing exclusive market insight, analysis and commentary on regulatory risk.

“Access to breaking news and expert analysis of the latest developments in regulatory risk is becoming ever more critical for our customers,” said Mike Walsh, CEO of LexisNexis Legal & Professional.

“With the addition of MLex, LexisNexis will be able to provide global in-depth coverage of key developments in regulatory risk allowing our clients to keep abreast of the changing regulatory landscape.

“MLex’s regulatory news offerings will be a great complement to our leading portfolio of news assets including Law360, Nexis and Moreover.”

MLex’s investigative reporting, analytical capabilities and track record of uncovering regulatory risk before it breaks will enable customers to have greater access in the area of legal and regulatory insight, commentary and analysis.

“We are excited to have our exclusive regulatory risk insight and analysis offering join the LexisNexis family. Access to LexisNexis’ technological leadership and global reach is a fantastic opportunity to extend and expand our coverage to more regulatory domains to the benefit of our subscribers,” said Robert McLeod, CEO and co-founder of MLex.

Robert McLeod will continue to run MLex, while leveraging the analytical resources and distribution of LexisNexis to further expand its coverage into new regulatory domains.

MLex is an innovative media organization that has a track record of uncovering regulatory risk before it breaks in other news outlets.

MLex focuses on providing insight, analysis, and commentary into key developments in regulatory risk.

They employ an investigative approach combined with in-depth, forensic coverage of cases via an unrivaled team of experienced and expert reporters, qualified lawyers and industry experts in more than a dozen bureaus around the world, including Brussels, Washington DC, Sao Paolo, Hong Kong and San Francisco.

The acquisition of MLex is part of the continuing LexisNexis commitment to provide critical legal and business content to help customers increase productivity and achieve better outcomes for their organizations and clients.



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