CorporateInvestorsSeptember 01, 2011

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services completes acquisition of NRAI

Wolters Kluwer CLS strengthens its position as a leading provider of legal compliance and corporate governance solutions.

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services (CLS), the originator of the legal compliance services industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the stock of National Registered Agents, Inc. (“NRAI”), which was initially announced on June 14. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Through this acquisition, Wolters Kluwer CLS strengthens its position as a leading provider of legal compliance and corporate governance solutions. The Princeton, N.J.-based NRAI has a rich, 16-year history of providing registered agent services to small and mid-sized businesses and the legal community that supports them.
The acquisition of NRAI extends CLS's comprehensive portfolio of brands for the legal services market, including [CT Corporation], a leading provider of Corporate Business Compliance solutions, and BizFilings, a leading online incorporation service provider for entrepreneurs and small-business owners.

“We are pleased to welcome NRAI's employees and partners to Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services,” said Richard Flynn, president and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services. “This acquisition expands the range of CLS's offerings to small and mid-sized businesses, creating the most comprehensive spectrum of products and service to serve our corporate and law firm customers.”

About Wolters kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

About Wolters kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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Annemarije Dérogée-Pikaar
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Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications
Global Branding & Communications
Erica Glass
Erica Glass, Global Corporate Communications - Legal Solutions, Governance, Risk & Compliance
Global Corporate Communications - Legal Solutions
Governance, Risk & Compliance
Meg Geldens
Meg Geldens
Vice President, Investor Relations
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