Court Square Group Acquires Validation Business Unit from QA Edge

March 3, 2009

March 3, 2009…..Springfield, MA - Court Square Group, a professional consulting firm providing strategic services and solutions in Life Sciences, information technology and network security announces the acquisition of the computer validation business unit from QA Edge of Garnet Valley, PA.

"The addition of the QA Edge computer validation team strengthens an already talented Quality consulting group within the Court Square's Life Sciences practice" notes Senior Vice President, Andy Sontag. "The QA Edge experts also add a depth of experience in support of compliance services in numerous business areas such as clinical, regulatory, manufacturing and quality systems.

"The acquisition is a key next step of a planned east coast expansion for Court Square." adds CEO Keith Parent. "We recognize as we continue to grow that it is critical to never lose sight of the importance of ensuring that our clients' needs are always met. This acquisition allows us to add a mid-Atlantic presence to our three New England offices while still offering the highest quality information technology and computer system validation services to our clients. We are also pleased that former QA Edge COO, Ken McKeown has joined the Court Square team."

.Joe Schenk, President of QA Edge is pleased with the sale. "Our customers are in good hands with Court Square Group." Schenk said. "My focus will turn to distribution and implementation services of the Rev-Trac software which supports change control within an SAP environment."

For more information about the Court Square Group, visit www.courtsquaregroup.com or join them at Interphex in March where the company will be exhibiting and speaking on cutting costs while maintaining compliance.

Court Square Group is a professional consulting firm providing strategic consulting in the areas of information technology, project management, and network security with a specialty in regulated industries. The company also provides subject matter expertise in the areas of business process optimization, quality and regulatory compliance for life sciences companies. Founded in 1995, Court Square Group has three offices in the northeast.

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