Sale to TA Associates

Sale to TA Associates


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to SoftWriters


SoftWriters Group, LLC (“SoftWriters” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of DFW Capital Partners (“DFW”), was recently acquired by TA Associates (“TA”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SoftWriters is a leading provider of pharmacy management software to the long-term care (LTC) industry in the United States and is currently in use in over 380 pharmacies nationally. The Company’s technology suite, FrameworkLTC, is designed to address the unique complexity of LTC pharmacy administration through defined, streamlined, end-to-end pharmacy workflows and direct connectivity with the LTC facilities that pharmacies support. SoftWriters is headquartered in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.

DFW Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on the lower middle-market, has been investing in healthcare, business services and industrial services companies for over 25 years. DFW’s investment strategy includes active ownership of high growth, family or entrepreneur owned companies. DFW is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey and manages over $200 million in committed capital.

Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced global middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in more than 430 companies around the world and has raised $18 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA leads buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Ben Brown 414-298-7013
James Weck 312-609-4675
Randy Lyon 312-609-4931
Bill Suddath 404-264-2222
Sale to TA Associates
September 2013
SoftWriters Group, LLC
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America