Elsevier Acquires Interfolio from Insight Partners

June 9, 2022

Willkie advised Insight Partners and portfolio company Interfolio on the transaction.

On June 7, Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, announced that it closed its acquisition of Interfolio, a provider of advanced faculty information solutions for higher education, from Willkie client Insight Partners.

Interfolio is an education technology company that supports over 400 higher education institutions, research funders and academic organizations in 25 countries. Interfolio will be part of Elsevier’s Research Intelligence portfolio, which delivers analysis and insights to help academic researchers, research leaders, institutions and funders achieve their strategic goals.

Willkie previously advised Insight Partners in its acquisition of Interfolio in 2018.

Elsevier, headquartered in Amsterdam, is a leader in information and analytics and part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

Insight Partners is a global software investor partnering with high-growth technology, software, and Internet startup and ScaleUp companies. The recent close of the firm's Fund XII brings Insight Partners’ regulatory assets under management to over $90 billion.

The Willkie team was led by partners Morgan Elwyn and Sarah B. Wong.