Press Release

Thoma Bravo to Sell Frontline Education to Roper Technologies

August 31, 2022

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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