System C Healthcare’s Acquisition of WellSky International

Ropes & Gray has advised WellSky Corporation on the transaction.

WellSky Corporation, a portfolio company of TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, has completed the sale of WellSky International to System C Healthcare, a provider of information technology implementation software and services to the health sector.

Headquartered in Essex, UK, WellSky International is a UK-based medicines management company best known for clinical software in Pharmacy and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA). Its product portfolio encompasses critical care, emergency care, theatres, controlled drugs and mobile solutions for provision of bedside closed loop solutions and are used by a large number of NHS Trusts and Health Boards across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in addition to a number of international clients. 

Its chemotherapy software is widely used internationally, particularly in Benelux and Scandinavia. Its pharmacy solutions also have an international footprint, with a large-scale solution covering some six million people deployed across 45 hospitals and 80 clinics in Western Cape, South Africa. 

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity transactions associate Matthew Martindale working alongside associate Ashleigh Morton, counsel Victoria McGrath and partner John Newton (Picture), all based in London.  Other members of the team included: privacy, data protection and cybersecurity partner Rohan Massey and counsel Clare Sellars (London); tax partner Andrew Howard (London); executive compensation & employee benefits partner Danna Kivell (New York); private equity real estate associate Nick Steynberg (London), litigation & enforcement counsel Sean Seelinger (London) and associate Brendan Kearney (Washington DC) and trainees Chad Parkinson, Emilio Fabrizi and William Radcliffe (London). 

Involved fees earner: Andrew Howard – Ropes & Gray; Brendan Kearney – Ropes & Gray; Danna Kivell – Ropes & Gray; Matthew Martindale – Ropes & Gray; Rohan Massey – Ropes & Gray; Victoria McGrath – Ropes & Gray; Ashleigh Morton – Ropes & Gray; John Newton – Ropes & Gray; Sean Seelinger – Ropes & Gray; Clare Sellars – Ropes & Gray; Nick Steynberg – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: WellSky;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler