Thoma Bravo to Sell Frontline Education to Roper Technologies

Boston – August 31, 2022 – Cooley advised Frontline Education, a leading provider of administration software purpose-built for K-12 educators, on its agreed upon sale by Thoma Bravo to Roper Technologies in an all-cash transaction that values Frontline at approximately $3.725 billion. Lawyers Miguel Vega, Michael Rohr and Nick Kenyon led the Cooley team advising Frontline.

The exit follows a five-year partnership between Thoma Bravo and Frontline to drive the company’s profitable growth and expand its market leadership in the K-12 education sector.

Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Frontline connects solutions for human capital management, student and special programs, and business operations with powerful analytics to empower educators. The company partners with school systems to deliver tools, data and insights that support greater efficiency and productivity, enabling school leaders to spend more time and resources executing strategies that drive educator effectiveness, student success and district excellence.

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Related Contacts
Miguel J. Vega  Partner Boston
Michael Rohr  Partner Boston
Nick Kenyon  Associate Boston
Sam Bombaugh  Associate Boston
Erin Hilliard  Associate San Francisco
Kelley Harrington  Associate Palo Alto
Thomas Connors  Partner Boston
David Navetta  Partner Colorado
Stephanie McFarland  Associate Boston
Akiyah B. Francis  Associate Washington, DC
Ryan Montgomery  Special Counsel Boston
Heather Harrington  Special Counsel Boston
Shannon Noonan  Associate Washington, DC
Wyatt Kernell  Associate New York
Cristina DeBiase  Associate Washington, DC
Megan Coneeny  Associate Boston
Brian Focarino  Associate Boston
Stacey A. Bradford  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Jennifer Shanley  Special Counsel New York
Steven A. Zuckerman  Associate New York
Christian Lee  Associate San Francisco
Phil Mitchell  Partner New York
Rebecca Ross  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Related Practices & Industries

Mergers & Acquisitions  Education