Inovalon (Nasdaq: INOV), a leading provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare, today announced the completion of its acquisition by an equity consortium led by Nordic Capital, and joined by Insight Partners, as lead co-investor, 22C Capital, and Inovalon founder and chief executive officer Keith Dunleavy, M.D. and certain Class B stockholders of Inovalon. The acquisition was previously announced on August 19, 2021, and was approved by Inovalon’s stockholders on November 16, 2021. In accordance with the terms of the agreement, Inovalon stockholders will receive $41.00 in cash for each share of Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock. As a result of the transaction, Inovalon is now a privately held company and shares of Inovalon Class A Common Stock are no longer listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
“The closing of this transaction is a significant milestone for Inovalon, and we are excited to begin our company’s next chapter with our partners at Nordic Capital, Insight Partners, and 22C Capital,” said Keith Dunleavy, M.D., Inovalon’s founder and chief executive officer. “I am tremendously proud of what Inovalon and our associates have accomplished over more than two decades empowering data-driven improvements across the healthcare ecosystem. We look forward to working together with our new partners to advance Inovalon’s mission, expand our reach, and further expand the value that we bring to our customers and the patients they serve.”
“Nordic Capital is pleased to complete this compelling transaction and look forward to the partnership with Inovalon, whom we have long admired for their industry leadership, cloud-based technologies, and commitment to customers,” said Fredrik Näslund, partner, Nordic Capital Advisors. “Our commitment to accelerating innovation that delivers meaningful value and measurable results for all stakeholders across the healthcare landscape is steadfast. Nordic Capital looks forward to building upon Inovalon’s strong foundation and the significant opportunities ahead.”
“The importance of leveraging data and advanced analytics to drive improved healthcare outcomes and economics continues to grow,” said Deven Parekh, managing director at Insight Partners. “As new partners to Inovalon, we look forward to supporting the leadership team and exceptional associates across the organization as they continue to empower customer success through data-driven healthcare.”
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC served as financial advisor to Inovalon, and Latham & Watkins LLP served as legal advisor to Inovalon and the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Inovalon. Evercore served as financial advisor to the Special Committee. Goldman Sachs acted as lead financial advisor to Nordic Capital and Insight Partners. Citigroup also advised Nordic Capital and Insight Partners, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to Nordic Capital. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as legal advisor to Insight Partners.