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15 July 20213 minute read

DLA Piper advises Abry Partners in US$400 million sale of Sentry Data Systems

DLA Piper represented private equity investment firm Abry Partners in its US$400 million sale of Sentry Data Systems, Inc., a leading pharmacy procurement, compliance and utilization management company, to Craneware plc.

Founded in 1989, Abry Partners has completed over US$90 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the firm manages over US$5 billion of capital across its active funds.

“It was a pleasure to support Abry Partners in this transaction, bringing together our extensive technology private equity capabilities and healthcare sector experience to facilitate its sale of Sentry Data Systems,” said Joe Alexander, DLA Piper’s US vice chair and the partner who led the firm’s deal team.

In addition to Alexander, the DLA Piper team representing Abry Partners included partners Daniel Rollman, Jamie Konn (both of Atlanta), William Bartow (Philadelphia), Julia Kovacs, Jennifer Kashatus (both of Washington, DC), Paolo Morante, Drew Young (both of New York) and Russell Sass (Miami).

DLA Piper’s Private Equity practice includes more than 100 US lawyers who provide strategic counsel to private equity funds and the industry-leading companies they invest in. Pitchbook has repeatedly recognized DLA Piper as one of the most active private equity law firms globally, further solidifying the strength of the firm’s team and its depth of experience executing private equity transactions. 

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