Pierce International Discovery, Inc. to Acquire Texas-Based Emergisoft Holding, Inc.

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Pierce International Discovery, Inc.

    SALT LAKE CITY, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pierce International Discovery,
 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   PIDI) announced today that it has signed a
 definitive agreement to acquire Emergisoft Holding, Inc. in a stock-for-stock
 merger.  The transaction is expected to be completed on or before April 30,
 2001, by the merger of Emergisoft with EMS Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned
 subsidiary of Pierce.  The transaction will result in the issuance of
 46,155,110 (in excess of a majority) of the Pierce common stock to the
 stockholders of Emergisoft in exchange for 100% of the equity interests of
 Emergisoft.  Pierce will then change its name to Emergisoft Holding, Inc.
 after completion of the merger process and 23,364,275 presently outstanding
 shares of Pierce, owned by a single individual, will be canceled, leaving a
 total of 48,793,843 shares issued and outstanding.  Emergisoft will be a
 wholly-owned subsidiary of Pierce and the present holders of Emergisoft will
 own approximately 94.59% of the outstanding interest and voting rights of
 Pierce.
     The merger will not require approval of shareholders of Pierce.  Holders
 of a majority of the shares of stock of Emergisoft have approved the merger.
 Closing of the merger is subject to customary conditions, including various
 regulatory filings.
     The merger agreement contemplates that Richard Manley, President and Chief
 Executive Officer of Emergisoft will be appointed President, CEO and a
 director of Pierce.  The current sole officer and director will resign from
 these positions with the parent company upon Mr. Manley's appointment.
 Mr. Manley intends to appoint Dan Witte, James L. Williams, Ron Hellstern,
 Kenna Bridgmon, and Joe Eppes as officers and Dan Witte, Ron Hellstern, Kenna
 Bridgmon, Ash Huzenlaub, Jason Sear, and Cameron Ware as additional directors.
 Messrs. Manley, Witte, Williams, Hellstern, Eppes, Ware, Sear and Huzenlaub
 and Ms. Bridgmon will serve until their respective successors are elected and
 qualified.
 
     Pierce International Discovery, Inc. was organized in 1989 in the State of
 Colorado and subsequently changed domicile to Nevada in 1999.  Pierce has been
 inactive for a number of years.
 
     Emergisoft Holding, Inc., based in Arlington, Texas, is a leader in the
 design and implementation of Clinical Patient Management Systems for hospital
 Emergency Department automation across the United States.  Emergisoft
 streamlines patient documentation, protecting against errors and litigation,
 fulfilling government compliance, optimizing revenue recovery and controlling
 physicians' and nurses' costs and charges.
 
 

SOURCE Pierce International Discovery, Inc.
    SALT LAKE CITY, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pierce International Discovery,
 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   PIDI) announced today that it has signed a
 definitive agreement to acquire Emergisoft Holding, Inc. in a stock-for-stock
 merger.  The transaction is expected to be completed on or before April 30,
 2001, by the merger of Emergisoft with EMS Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned
 subsidiary of Pierce.  The transaction will result in the issuance of
 46,155,110 (in excess of a majority) of the Pierce common stock to the
 stockholders of Emergisoft in exchange for 100% of the equity interests of
 Emergisoft.  Pierce will then change its name to Emergisoft Holding, Inc.
 after completion of the merger process and 23,364,275 presently outstanding
 shares of Pierce, owned by a single individual, will be canceled, leaving a
 total of 48,793,843 shares issued and outstanding.  Emergisoft will be a
 wholly-owned subsidiary of Pierce and the present holders of Emergisoft will
 own approximately 94.59% of the outstanding interest and voting rights of
 Pierce.
     The merger will not require approval of shareholders of Pierce.  Holders
 of a majority of the shares of stock of Emergisoft have approved the merger.
 Closing of the merger is subject to customary conditions, including various
 regulatory filings.
     The merger agreement contemplates that Richard Manley, President and Chief
 Executive Officer of Emergisoft will be appointed President, CEO and a
 director of Pierce.  The current sole officer and director will resign from
 these positions with the parent company upon Mr. Manley's appointment.
 Mr. Manley intends to appoint Dan Witte, James L. Williams, Ron Hellstern,
 Kenna Bridgmon, and Joe Eppes as officers and Dan Witte, Ron Hellstern, Kenna
 Bridgmon, Ash Huzenlaub, Jason Sear, and Cameron Ware as additional directors.
 Messrs. Manley, Witte, Williams, Hellstern, Eppes, Ware, Sear and Huzenlaub
 and Ms. Bridgmon will serve until their respective successors are elected and
 qualified.
 
     Pierce International Discovery, Inc. was organized in 1989 in the State of
 Colorado and subsequently changed domicile to Nevada in 1999.  Pierce has been
 inactive for a number of years.
 
     Emergisoft Holding, Inc., based in Arlington, Texas, is a leader in the
 design and implementation of Clinical Patient Management Systems for hospital
 Emergency Department automation across the United States.  Emergisoft
 streamlines patient documentation, protecting against errors and litigation,
 fulfilling government compliance, optimizing revenue recovery and controlling
 physicians' and nurses' costs and charges.
 
 SOURCE  Pierce International Discovery, Inc.