Mediware to Acquire Kinnser Software

May 31, 2017

Willkie represents Kinnser Software, Inc., the leading provider of software solutions for home health and hospice providers, and Insight Venture Partners in the transaction.

On May 30, it was announced that Mediware Information Systems, Inc. has finalized an agreement to acquire Kinnser Software, Inc., the leading provider of software solutions for home health and hospice providers, from Insight Venture Partners. Willkie represented Kinnser and Insight in the transaction. The deal enables Mediware to expand its portfolio in the home health and hospice space, creating an integrated, high-growth software provider for the alternate care market.

Based in Austin, TX, Kinnser Software serves more than 4,000 home health, hospice, therapy, and private duty home care providers nationwide. Mediware, backed by TPG Capital, has provided software solutions to healthcare providers and has since expanded to serve many state and federal agencies.

Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth software and internet-enabled companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. In recent months Willkie has represented Insight in its acquisitions of Resolve Systems and Zyme and its investment in Tricentis, as well as in the completion of its $1.4 billion acquisition of Ministry Brands, among other transactions.

The Willkie team for the current deal was led by partners Gordon Caplan, Morgan Elwyn and Danielle Scalzo, and included partners Michael Katz, Christopher Peters, Eugene Chang and William Dye; associates Thomas Cantore, Stephanie Moran, Rose Ohanesian, Matthew Makover, Rachel Dooley and Jason Pearl; and law clerks Tai Fukumoto.