Sunquest is in play again (see: Huntsman Gay Purchases Sunquest Information Systems). The Huntsman Gay purchase was announced in December, 2010. The early details about Roper just announced (see: Roper Industries buying Sunquest for about $1.42B):
Medical and industrial equipment maker Roper Industries is buying hospital software company Sunquest Information Systems Inc. for approximately $1.42 billion. Sunquest, based in Tucson, Ariz., provides diagnostic and laboratory software to more than 1,700 hospitals globally....Roper says Sunquest will continue to operate under its own name and market products and services under their current brand names. Privately held Sunquest is owned by a group that includes Huntsman Gay Global Capital and Vista Equity Partners. Sunquest President and CEO Richard Atkin says that the deal will supply the company with the finances and strategic resources needed to bolster its product offerings and expand into new areas. The buyout is expected to close within 30 days.