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FTI Consulting Acquires Princeton Economics Group

              FTI Consulting Acquires Princeton Economics Group

Prominent Economists Peter Bronsteen, Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga and John P.
Bigelow Join Compass Lexecon

PR Newswire

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:
FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations
protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that Compass
Lexecon, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of FTI Consulting, Inc., has acquired
Princeton Economics Group, a prominent economic consulting firm based in
Princeton, N.J. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Formed in 1989, Princeton Economics Group provides economic research, data
analysis and expert testimony to law firms and corporations involved in
antitrust cases and other types of commercial litigation. The acquisition will
add 10 professionals and will further enhance the industry-leading capacity of
the firm's Economic Consulting practice.

As part of the transaction, the following world-renowned economists will join
the Compass Lexecon team:

  oPeter Bronsteen, Ph.D., will become an Executive Vice President at Compass
    Lexecon. Bronsteen is the Founder and President of Princeton Economics
    Group and is recognized as one of the nation's top competition
    economists.
  oKenneth G. Elzinga, Ph.D., will become an affiliate of Compass Lexecon and
    will serve as a Senior Consultant. Elzinga is, and will continue to be,
    the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia.
  oJohn P. Bigelow, Ph.D., will become an Executive Vice President at Compass
    Lexecon. Bigelow previously taught at Yale University, among other
    academic institutions. He brings extensive experience analyzing antitrust
    and intellectual property matters and has served as an expert witness on
    various litigation matters.

"We have worked extensively with Princeton Economics Group over the years on a
variety of high-profile antitrust matters. As a result, this transaction is a
marriage of two organizations that share the same values and commitment to
cutting-edge economic analyses," said Jon Orszag, Senior Managing Director of
Compass Lexecon. "We are thrilled to welcome such an elite group of renowned
economists to our team, and we look forward to working with each of them."

Bronsteen added, "I have known key members of the Compass Lexecon team for
more than 20 years. I cannot think of a better home for Princeton Economics
Group. We hope our expertise on antitrust and other commercial litigations
deepens Compass Lexecon's already top-notch team."

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,900 employees
located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
Company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More
information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.

Website: http://www.fticonsulting.com
Contact: Mollie Hawkes, +1.617.747.1791, mollie.hawkes@fticonsulting.com
 
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