Cognito bought up

Legal software supplier Cognito Software Ltd has been bought by Microvitec plc. Cognito joins accountancy software supplier CSM Ltd as part of Microvitec's vertical market software strategy. The new trust and probate accounting software, Custodiens, will be the first product to benefit from the relationship. CSM head Peter Mart says: "Microvitec is committed to Cognito becoming a major force in the legal market."