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RDC Announces New CEO Tom Walsh


Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. (RDC), the global leader in compliance
screening, announced that Tom Walsh will be its new Chief Executive
Officer, effective this week. Walsh takes over from Thomas M. Obermaier,
who served as RDC's CEO since 2009. Obermaier will continue with RDC in
the role of Senior Board Advisor.

Walsh brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software to
RDC, having served in a variety of B2B global and domestic customer
markets. Prior to joining RDC, Walsh served as CEO of the Software
Division at Kaufman Hall & Associates, where he helped establish and
scale an enterprise software business that doubled in revenue growth
during his tenure. He led the innovation and market introduction of new
data analytic solutions to compliment enterprise software workflow
solutions. Prior to Kaufman Hall, Walsh held numerous software executive
roles with Thomson Reuters in both the U.S. and abroad where he led
several global enterprise software businesses through various stages of
maturity including rapid growth, SaaS development and migration,
business re-sets, and acquisition integration.

"I'm very proud to be joining RDC," said Tom Walsh. "RDC offers
compelling and innovative solutions to combat financial crime within the
Governance, Risk, and Compliance sector and is well-positioned, with its
incredible talent and technology resources, to capitalize on the growth
of the sector and lead in customer service. I look forward to meeting
and partnering with RDC's customers globally to ensure we are providing
world class software and solutions to assist with their evolving needs."

"Over the past nine years Tom Obermaier has helped create a culture of
growth and customer service at RDC, a brand that has become a global
leader in one of the fastest-growing sectors in the tech industry," said
Rob Rogers, Vista Principal and Co-head of Vista Foundation Fund. "Tom
Walsh's strong track record and vision will help RDC drive its next
phase of growth and expand globally. He has shown throughout his career
a unique ability to engage with customers, putting their experience
first and using their input to help bring about innovations that improve
products, strengthen customer relations, and grow businesses. We look
forward to partnering with Tom and the entire RDC leadership team."

RDC is a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners ("Vista"), a private
equity firm that specializes in enterprise software. Vista acquired RDC
in 2016.

About RDC

Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.(RDC), the Smarter ScreeningTM company
prevents criminal infiltration of the world's financial systems by
delivering automated, intelligent customer screening and decision-ready
intelligence. RDC supports more than 35,000 compliance professionals
across more than 100 countries in strengthening their KYC/AML, fraud and
Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) protection, ensuring sanctions and
watchlist compliance, protecting their brand and reputation and managing
supply chain and vendor risks. RDC uniquely combines the world's largest
risk-relevant database together with an advanced machine
learning-driven, SaaS-based screening platform, capable of supporting
the largest and most complex global organizations. Founded by 20 of the
world's leading financial institutions, today RDC is a Vista Equity
Partners portfolio company. Learn more about RDC by emailing or

About Vista Equity Partners

Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in
Austin, San Francisco, Chicago, and Oakland with more than $31 billion
in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data
and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams
with long-term perspectives. Vista is a value-added investor,
contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards
companies' realization of their full potential. Vista's investment
approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in
structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management
techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity
investing. For more information, please visit

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