Press Release

Haynes Boone Represents NextGen Healthcare in Sale of QSIDental to Planet DDS

August 12, 2022
Haynes and Boone, LLP advised firm client NextGen Healthcare, Inc. in its recent sale of QSIDental to Planet DDS as part of an effort to deliver cloud-based software to dental practices across North America.

NextGen Healthcare is a software and services company based in Atlanta, Ga., that develops and sells electronic health record (EHR) software and practice management systems to the healthcare industry, while QSIDental is a cloud-based dental practice management software solution. The acquisition also includes QSIDental Web®.

Planet DDS, a leading provider of cloud-based dental software, announced the acquisition on Aug. 11, saying the move reinforces Planet DDS’s commitment to offer cloud-based solutions to help dental practices navigate and uncover new opportunities.

“With rising costs and a difficult hiring environment, these are challenging times for dental practices. Planet DDS is committed to helping our customers to be more efficient and reduce costs while delivering better patient care,” said Eric Giesecke, CEO of Planet DDS. “This acquisition enhances our ability to deliver top-rated cloud-based software to more dental practices across North America, and we are excited to welcome QSIDental team members and customers into the Planet DDS family.”

Haynes Boone Partners Megan Gess (Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions) and Simin Sun (Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions) led the team representing NextGen Healthcare in the sale of QSIDental. The cross-functional deal team also included Partners Randall Colson (Technology Transactions), Gavin George (Technology Transactions), Tamara Devitt (Labor and Employment), Randy Peak (Healthcare and Life Sciences), and Don Shiman (Tax); Counsel Scott Thompson (Employee Benefits); and Brent Duddles (Corporate and Private Equity) and Maseo Brown (Private Equity, M&A).

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.