MoFo News Item

MoFo Advises Accela, Inc. in Sale to Berkshire Partners

02 Oct 2017

Morrison & Foerster LLP advised Accela, Inc., a leading provider of civic engagement software solutions for state, county and municipal governments, in its sale to Boston-based private equity firm, Berkshire Partners LLC.  ABRY Partners, a private equity firm that is one of Accela’s existing shareholders, will remain an investor in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The MoFo team advising Accela was led by San Francisco partners Dario Avram (Finance) and Patrick Huard (M&A/Private Equity), with assistance from San Francisco associate Nick Doran (Finance).

See the related press release here.

Select media coverage:

  • PE Hub Network: “Berkshire Partners Buys Accela” (October 2, 2017)
  • Daily Journal: “Dealmakers” (October 10, 2017)



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