Verisk’s $160 Million Acquisition of Franco Signor


Ropes & Gray advised BV Investment Partners in the transaction.

Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, executed the acquisition of Franco Signor, a highly-regarded Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) service provider, BV Investment Partners’ portfolio company.

Franco Signor, a highly-regarded Medicare Secondary Payer service provider, will become part of Verisk’s Claims Partners business, a leading provider of MSP compliance and other analytic claim services. Publically-traded Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services.

Headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services.

The Ropes & Gray team that advised BV Investment was led by private equity partners Neill Jakobe (Picture) and Timothy Castelli (both of Chicago), private equity associates PJ Sullivan (Boston) and Emily Burke (San Francisco), tax partners Aaron Harsh and Amanda Holt (both of Boston), litigation & enforcement partner Jonathan Klarfeld (Washington D.C.), employment, executive compensation & benefits partner Matthew Jones, executive compensation & benefits associate Jennifer Cormier (Boston), IP transactions partner Violetta Kokolus (New York), debt finance partner Alexander Zeltser (New York), health care partner Michael Lampert (Boston), and mergers & acquisitions associate Taylor Gorman (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Emily Burke – Ropes & Gray; Timothy Castelli – Ropes & Gray; Jennifer Cormier – Ropes & Gray; Taylor Gorman – Ropes & Gray; Aaron Harsh – Ropes & Gray; Amanda Holt – Ropes & Gray; Neill Jakobe – Ropes & Gray; Matthew Jones – Ropes & Gray; Jonathan Klarfeld – Ropes & Gray; Violetta Kokolus – Ropes & Gray; Michael Lampert – Ropes & Gray; Paul Sullivan – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Zeltser – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: BV Investment Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti