Morgan D. Elwyn

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8981
F 212 728 9981
melwynwillkie.com

Morgan Elwyn is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Mr. Elwyn primarily focuses on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in complex transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, carve-out transactions, joint ventures, structured secondary transactions, growth equity investments and capital market transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance issues.

Highlights

Morgan Elwyn is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Mr. Elwyn primarily focuses on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in complex transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, carve-out transactions, joint ventures, structured secondary transactions, growth equity investments and capital market transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance issues.

Selected Significant Matters


Private Equity
  • Insight Partners in connection with numerous investments, including:
    • the acquisitions of Achieve3000, AMCS, Appriss, Conga, Diligent, Drillinginfo, E2open, ECi Software Solutions, Fourth, Illuminate Education, Interfolio, Jama Software, Kaseya, SmartBear, Thycotic, TeamViewer, Vela Trading Technologies, Workforce Software and Zyme Solutions 
    • growth equity investments in Academic Partnerships, Bynder, Cherwell, epignosis, nCino, PrecisionLender, Showpad, SmartSheet, TaxJar, Veeam and WalkMe
  • Insight Partners and its portfolio companies in connection with exits and recapitalizations, including:
    • the hospitality technology merger of HotSchedules and Fourth, backed by Marlin Equity Partners and Insight Partners 
    • Workforce Software’s significant equity investment received from Evergreen Coast Capital
    • Appriss in connection with Clearlake Capital’s equity investment
    • the sale of Drillinginfo to Genstar Capital
    • the sale of SmartBear Software to Francisco Partners
    • Diligent in connection with Clearlake Capital’s equity investment
    • the sale of LogicNow to SolarWinds
    • the sale of TeamViewer to Permira
    • the sale of Syncsort to Clearlake Capital
    • the sale of ECI Software Solutions to The Carlyle Group
    • the sale of AdColony to Opera Software 
  • Warburg Pincus and its portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the sale of Payscale to Francisco Partners 
    • the sale of online deal site Slickdeals to Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Hearst
    • the sale of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) to Becker Professional Education
    • the sale of Fortent Software to NICE Systems
    • the sale of Eagle Family Foods, Inc. to The J.M. Smucker Company
  • New Mountain Capital in connection with:
    • its acquisition of DRB Systems from Prairie Capital L.P.
    • its acquisition of Sparta Systems, Inc. from Thoma Bravo, LLC 
Take-Private Transactions
  • Insight Partners in connection with:
    • the acquisition of Diligent Corporation for $624 million
    • the acquisition of E2open for $273 million
    • E2open’s acquisition of Amber Road for $425 million
    • the $6.9 billion consortium acquisition of BMC Software
    • the $2 billion buyout agreement to take Quest Software private
  • MedAssets Inc. in connection with the take-private transaction with Pamplona Capital Management for $2.7 billion
  • Cablevision Special Committee in connection with the spin-off of the Madison Square Garden business and regarding proposed going-private transactions with the Dolan family
Mergers and Acquisitions – Healthcare and Healthcare IT 
  • Valtech Cardio:
    • in its acquisition by Edwards Lifesciences Corporation for up to $690 million
    • in its proposed acquisition by HeartWare International for $875 million
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in its consumer health care joint venture with The Procter & Gamble Company
  • MedAssets Inc. in connection with various transactions, including:
    • the acquisition of Sg-2, LLC
    • the acquisition of The Broadlane Group
    • the acquisition of Accuro Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
  • Insight Partners and Kinnser Software in the sale of Kinnser to Mediware Information Systems
  • Insight Partners and HealthcareSource in the sale of HealthcareSource to Francisco Partners


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