Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of Kewill

Francisco Partners, based in San Francisco, has completed its acquisition of the the London-based supply chain logistics company Kewill in a take-private deal that valued the company at 89.5 million pounds ($145.17 million). Francisco Partners announced its intention to buy Kewill in early May. The deal is Francisco Partners’ sixth take-private transaction in Europe since […]

Francisco Partners Inks Deal for Plex Systems

Francisco Partners has agreed to buy Plex Systems. The sellers were a group of shareholders that included Apax Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Plex provides cloud ERP software for manufacturers. PRESS RELEASE Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the pending acquisition of Plex Systems from a group of […]

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Francisco Partners Portfolio Co Promotes Execs

Francisco Partners portfolio company Dextrys has promoted two senior executives to lead the business. Bill Murphy, who has been serving as executive vice president of global delivery, will become president. Murphy succeeds Mike Kohlsdorf, who remains a member of the Dextrys board of directors, but returns to his operating partner role within Francisco Partners. Bob […]

Francisco Portfolio Co Acquires Concerro

Technology-focused Francisco Partners portfolio company API Healthcare has acquired Concerro. Based in San Diego, California, Concerro is a provider of software-as-a-service staffing and scheduling systems for healthcare. API Healthcare provides workforce management technology to the healthcare industry. PRESS RELEASE Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Concerro through API […]

API Healthcare Buys Concerro

API Healthcare, which is backed by Francisco Partners, has bought Concerro. Financial terms weren’t announced. San Diego-based Concero provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) staffing and scheduling systems for healthcare. Wells Fargo Securities provided financial advice to API. PRESS RELEASE Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Concerro through API Healthcare, an […]

Francisco Partners Buys Ichor Systems

Buyout shop Francisco Partners has acquired Ichor Systems, an Oregon-based designer and manufacturer of process tools, gas delivery modules and chemical delivery modules sold to capital equipment manufacturers. Terms of the deal, which closed December 30, were not released.

Grass Valley Buys PubliTronic

Grass Valley, the provider of products and solutions to television broadcasts, will acquire PubliTronic, the privately-held, provider of multichannel, integrated, automated playout solutions. Grass Valley is backed by California private equity firm Francisco Partners. Specifics of the deal were not publicized.

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