Press Release

Kirkland Represents Thoma Bravo and Frontline Education on $3.725 Billion Sale to Roper Technologies

Kirkland & Ellis advised Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, and Frontline Education ("Frontline"), a leading provider of administration software purpose-built for educators in K-12, on the sale of Frontline to Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) for approximately $3.725 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2022, subject to customary closing conditions.    

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Peter Stach and Ted Peto and associates Chad Rogers, Brayton Deprey, Maria Fay Karras, Austin Fregene and Andrew Marshall, tax partners Kevin Coenen and Adam Kool, debt finance partner Brian Ford and associate Matt Kita, technology & IP transactions partner Aaron Lorber and associates Nisha Chandra and RJ McLaughlin, employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associate Nate Linger, labor and employment partner Michael Schulman and associate Charlie Kassir, executive compensation partner Kate Vera and associates Deidre Kalenderian and Holly Goldsmith, environmental transactions partner James Dolphin and associate Alex Noll, real estate partner John Caruso, international trade partner Luci Hague and associate Erika Krum, government contracts partner Boyd Greene, and antitrust partners James Mutchnik, Chuck Boyars and Sally Evans and associate Kelsey Laugel.