Three acquired companies together represent the largest independent RIM industry service provider in the Jacksonville market

[NEWS] Livermore, CA, December 18, 2012 – Rob Alston, CEO of Access Information Management, announced today the company’s acquisition of Filing Source, Inc., Shredding Source, Inc. and Imaging Source of Florida, Inc. The three combined records and information management companies represent the largest independent industry provider in the Jacksonville market serving many of the area’s most prominent government, healthcare, financial and legal organizations.

With the acquisition, Access now serves three Florida markets including Orlando and Tallahassee. As the largest privately-held records and information management services provider in the United States, Access now serves 27 markets across the nation and can offer a single-provider advantage to clients operating in those same markets. Access also has a presence in Costa Rica.

“The acquisition of the Filing Source group adds significantly to our strength in both in Florida and overall in the southeast,” said Alston. “These companies have illustrated a commitment to outstanding service very similar to our own which make them a welcome addition to Access.”

Peter Berndt, who has led the Filing Source group for three years, will continue in his leadership role. He shared, “This is an exciting new chapter in our companies’ growth. With the increased support and new service and technological capabilities that Access brings to Jacksonville, our continued success, benefiting both our clients and every team member, is assured. I am pleased to have the opportunity to offer our clients this dramatically-improved level of service.”

About Access Information Management (

Access Information Management is the largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country, Access’ complete suite of services includes records management, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, and digital formatting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Summit Partners.

About the Filing Source Group (

Founded as “Tab of Northeast Florida” in July 1980, Filing Source provides product and service solutions for paper, microfilm and microfiche, magnetic media, and electronic documents. The company’s record center facility, a 108,000 square foot building complex, is located on a 7½-acre campus in Jacksonville, Florida.

About Summit Partners (

Summit Partners is a growth equity firm that invests in rapidly growing companies. Founded in 1984, Summit has raised nearly $15 billion in capital and provides equity and credit for growth, recapitalizations, and management buyouts. Summit has invested in more than 350 companies globally in technology, healthcare and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 125 public offerings, and in excess of 130 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales. Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Palo Alto, London and Mumbai. Summit’s notable business services investments include Bartlett Holdings, Central Security Group, EMED Co. and LiveOffice Holdings.

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