GraphPad Software LLC and Insight Venture Partners

December 2017

Madison Capital Funding closed a senior debt facility to finance the Leveraged Buyout of GraphPad Software LLC by Insight Venture Partners. Madison Capital Funding serves as the the Joint Lead Arranger and Co-Bookrunner.  Further terms were not disclosed.

GraphPad Software LLC provides statistical analysis and graphing software.  The company’s flagship product, Prism, is used in a variety of scientific settings, including early stage drug research conducted by major life science companies and academic institutions.

Founded in 2001, Madison Capital Funding is a market leader in supporting middle market private equity sponsors with cash-flow based corporate finance products. Since inception, Madison Capital Funding has invested $28.1 billion in over 1,050 middle market transactions with more than 285 private equity sponsors.

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