Roper Technologies, a technology company that produces engineered products for niche markets, has bought Frontline Education, an administration software services company for educators in K-12, from Thoma Bravo in a cash transaction of approximately $3.725 billion.

Frontline offers services for human capital management, student and special programs and business operations with analytics aiming to increase productivity and improve performance for K-12 administrators.

“We are grateful to Thoma Bravo for their invaluable partnership over the last five years which has allowed us to further expand the use of our critical solutions by educators across the country,” says Mark Gruzin, chief executive officer of Frontline. “As part of Roper, we are excited to bring enhanced innovation and value to our clients in alignment with our mission to empower K-12 schools with the technology capabilities they need to succeed.”

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Jefferies LLC and Macquarie Capital served as financial advisors and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to Thoma Bravo and Frontline Education. Cooley LLP also served as legal advisor to Frontline Education.