Press Release

Kirkland Represents Francisco Partners and Capsule Technologies on Sale to Philips

Kirkland & Ellis advised Capsule Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of medical data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations, on its sale to Royal Philips for $635 million. 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. 

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Sean Kramer 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.