Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:

March 2021
Vista Equity Partners
Strategic Investment in ESO Solutions, Inc.
Technology & Services
Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Vista Equity Partners on this transaction

Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) has entered into a definitive agreement to make a significant strategic investment in ESO Solutions, Inc. (“ESO” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Accel-KKR. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is subject to various regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity and permanent capital strategies, bringing an approach that prioritizes creating enduring market value for the benefit of its global ecosystem of investors, companies, customers and employees. Vista’s investments are anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions and proven, flexible management techniques that drive sustainable growth. Vista believes the transformative power of technology is the key to an even better future – a healthier planet, a smarter economy, a diverse and inclusive community and a broader path to prosperity. Vista is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

ESO is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data. Since its founding in 2004, the Company continues to pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, hospitals and state EMS offices. ESO currently serves thousands of customers throughout North America with a broad software portfolio, including the industry-leading ESO Electronic Health Record (EHR), the next generation ePCR; ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE), the first-of-its-kind healthcare interoperability platform; ESO Fire RMS, the modern fire Record Management System; ESO Patient Registry (trauma, burn and stroke registry software); and ESO State Repository. ESO is headquartered in?Austin,?Texas.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

James Weck +1-312-609-4675
John Moriarty +1-303-270-6325
Chris Weaver +1-312-609-7047
Chase Sanders +1-703-394-1807
Alex Sevilla +1-703-394-1833
Andrew Nicholson +44-20-7667-8509