Kirkland Guides Thoma Bravo In $195M Mediware Buy

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 11:50 AM EDT) -- Clinical software provider Mediware Information Systems Inc. will go private in a $195 million deal with private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC, Mediware said Wednesday, marking the latest addition to the firm's growing software portfolio.

Under the transaction's terms, Mediware investors will receive $22 for each of their shares, representing a 40 percent premium over Tuesday's close. The Lenexa, Kan.-based company said it expects the all-cash deal to close by the end of the year, subject to a shareholder vote.

With the support of Chicago-based Thoma...
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