Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners and HealthcareSource in Pending Sale to Clearlake-Backed symplr

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, on its sale of HealthcareSource HR Inc. to symplr, a global leader in enterprise healthcare operations including governance, risk management and compliance SaaS solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group LP and SkyKnight Capital. HealthcareSource is the leading software provider of talent management solutions and services specifically for the healthcare industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Sean Kramer and associate Ankur Sharma, tax partner Devin Heckman, technology & IP transactions partner John Lynn, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, employee benefits partner Adria Crowe, employment & labor partner Sydney Jones, and antitrust & competition partner Andrea Murino. Corporate partner Adam Phillips, cybersecurity & data privacy partner Sunil Shenoi and intellectual property partner Gianni Cutri also counseled HealthcareSource.