Ropes & Gray Advises WellSky in its Acquisition of Careport From Allscripts
Ropes & Gray advised WellSky, a portfolio company of TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, in its agreement with Allscripts to acquire Careport, a leading care coordination software company that connects acute and post-acute providers and payers. The transaction was announced on Oct. 13 The press release is here.
WellSky is a global health and community care technology company that serves more than 15,000 client sites around the world. Publically-traded Allscripts is a leader in healthcare information technology solutions.
The Ropes & Gray team that represented WellSky was led by private equity partners Jay Freedman and Chau Le (both of San Francisco), and included private equity partner Michael Lee (Boston), tax partner Benjamin Rogers (San Francisco), mergers & acquisitions partner Matthew Jacobson (San Francisco), employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Douglas Brayley (Boston), data, privacy & cybersecurity partner Edward McNicholas (Washington D.C.), mergers & acquisitions counsel Erica Han (Boston), employment, executive compensation & benefits counsel Ellen Sueda (San Francisco), health care partner William Knowlton (Boston).