Royal Philips’ $635 Million Acquisition of Capsule Technologies

Royal Philips' $635 Million Acquisition of Capsule Technologies

Kirkland & Ellis advised Capsule Technologies and Francisco Partners on the deal.

Royal Philips executed the acquisition of Capsule Technologies, Inc. for $635 million.

Capsule Technologies is a leading global provider of medical data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations. Capsule Technologies is a portfolio company of Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and healthcare businesses. Founded in 1997, Capsule Technologies has grown to serve over 2,800 hospitals and healthcare organizations in 40 countries, impacting over 20 million patients annually.

Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Since its launch more than 20 years ago, Francisco Partners has raised over $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies.

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Sean Kramer (Picture) and Austin Pollet with support from partner Adam Phillips and associates Philip Castagnozzi Bush and Michelle Pang, and included tax partner Devin Heckman, technology and IP transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, and antitrust partners Ian John and Katherine Rocco, along with partners Adam Phillips, Christopher Kirkham and Brian Ford.

Involved fees earner: Philip Castagnozzi Bush – Kirkland & Ellis; Brian Ford – Kirkland & Ellis; Devin Heckman – Kirkland & Ellis; Ian John – Kirkland & Ellis; Vladimir Khodosh – Kirkland & Ellis; Christopher Kirkham – Kirkland & Ellis; Sean Kramer – Kirkland & Ellis; Rohit Nafday – Kirkland & Ellis; Michelle Pang – Kirkland & Ellis; Adam Phillips – Kirkland & Ellis; Austin Pollet – Kirkland & Ellis; Katherine Rocco – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Capsule Technologie S.A.; Francisco Partners;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti