June 21, 2016

WorkForce, an Insight Venture Partners portfolio company, has acquired Europe’s premier scheduling solution for retail and hospitality.

Willkie recently advised Insight Venture Partners and portfolio company WorkForce Software in connection with WorkForce’s acquisition of Workplace. Workplace is the leading cloud-based employee scheduling solution for retail and hospitality, with offices in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia.

As the leader in cloud-based workforce management, WorkForce offers tailored solutions that empower enterprise and mid-sized organizations to fully automate time, labor and workforce scheduling processes, simplify absence management and enable strategic business insight.

Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries.

The deal was handled by partners Gordon Caplan, Morgan Elwyn, Matthew Dean, William Dye and Michael Katz; UK partner Judith Harger; and associates Antonio Laino, Philip Coletto, James Tannock, Jason Pearl, Margaret McSpadden, Rose Ohanesian and Eric Neidle.