VCs To Acquire Netsmart

Bessemer Venture Partners and Insight Venture Partners have agreed to acquire Netsmart Technologies Inc. (< ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />NasdaqSC: NTST), a Great river, N.Y.-based based provider of enterprise software for health and human services organizations. The firms will pay $16.50 per share, for an aggregate transaction value of approximately $115 million. The deal is expected to close early next year.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />