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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Governance Institute

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of The Governance Institute (TGI), a portfolio company of Housatonic Partners.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target parent: Housatonic Partners
target: Governance Institute
Recognized nationally as the preeminent source for unbiased governance knowledge, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases the best practices of leading healthcare boards across the country.
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closed 3/6/2012 via Company Press Release

GfK Group, acquired Bridgehead International

synopsis: GfK, one of the world’s largest market research organizations, announced the full acquisition and integration of Bridgehead International – operating henceforth as GfK Bridgehead – a leading market access consultancy serving global companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics industries.
buyer: GfK Group(DE:GFK:$1,514.67)
GfK is one of the world’s largest research companies, with more than 11,000 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think and shop, in over 100 markets, every day.
target: Bridgehead International
Bridgehead International is globally recognized for its expertise in market access strategy; pricing and reimbursement strategy; health economics and health technology assessment.
price ($mm)
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$16
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 3/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Health Sciences, acquired Windhover Information Inc.

synopsis: Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science, technical and health information, announced today that it has acquired Windhover Information Inc., a healthcare business intelligence company that provides analysis and commentary on healthcare business strategy, industry deal making, marketplace trends and medical start-ups.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier Health Sciences is the global leader in healthcare and medical publishing through imprints such as Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Harcourt and WB Saunders. It publications cover the full spectrum of primary medical research, clinical practice and allied healthcare.
target: Windhover Information Inc.
Windhover Information Inc. provides superior analysis and commentary on health care business strategy, industry dealmaking, marketplace trends, and the world of medical start-ups. Windhover's editorial goal: to clearly present objective, accurate, fundamentally valuable decision-making information.
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closed 4/27/2007 via Company Press Release

United Business Media PLC, acquired Physicians Practice, Inc.

synopsis: Healthcare media company Physicians Practice, LLC, has been acquired from parent company Med-IQ, LLC, by United Business Media, PLC, (UBM) a publicly traded global business information company based in London. Physicians Practice will be integrated into UBM's CMPMedica marketing services operations in the United States.
buyer parent:United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
CMPMedica specialises in healthcare education and information for both professionals and consumers. We produce and distribute a wide range of healthcare information including medical information systems, journals, customised communications and consumer healthcare media in print, CD and net formats.
target parent: Med-IQ
target: Physicians Practice, Inc.
Physicians Practice is America's leading practice management journal, circulated to more than 300,000 physicians nationwide through partnerships with more than 50 hospitals and medical centers, including academic, community, faith-based, and specialty hospitals.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Contexo Media, LLC, acquired Medical Management Institute

synopsis: Contexo Media, a leading provider of public health and human services data and information announced the acquisition of The Medical Management Institute. MMI is a recognized leader in the medical coding field, dedicating its efforts to improving healthcare’s administrative accuracy and effectiveness.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Contexo Media, LLC
Contexo Media is a business-to-business information provider that delivers medical coding and reimbursement books and software to the medical billing industry.
target: Medical Management Institute
The Medical Management Institute founded by Robert D. Keene Sr. and Fred F. Naus, has been dedicated to serving the medical coding industry for 20 years.
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closed 1/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Beringea Private Equity, Matrix Private Equity Partners, acquired Campden Publishing Limited

synopsis: Campden Publishing Limited ["Campden"] has been sold by private investors, including its founders to its management team in a £6 million Management Buy Out. Campden is a leading advertising-funded B2B publishing and events business operating in the healthcare and private wealth management markets.
buyer: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: Beringea Private Equity
Matrix Private Equity Partmers is a leading VCT Manager in the UK, advising £120 million VCT Funds under Management across five Income & Growth VCTs. Its MBO focus and success was recognised at the recent British Private Equity Awards 2008, where MPEP won the award for “VCT Manager of the Year”.
target: Campden Publishing Limited
Campden Publishing specialise in providing essential information in two core markets – financial and healthcare, via the combined media of print, electronic publications, conferences and exhibitions.
price ($mm)
$9.62
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, will acquire Avatar International LLC

synopsis: The FTC granted early termination for Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) to sell Avatar International to Riverside Capital. Avatar International LLC is the leader in providing quality improvement services to the healthcare industry. Its product suite integrates patient surveys, HCAHPS, employee surveys, physician surveys and more.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth.
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Avatar International LLC
Avatar International LLC is the leader in providing quality improvement services to the healthcare industry. Its product suite integrates patient surveys, HCAHPS, employee surveys, physician surveys and more.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired PatientImpact LLC

synopsis: PatientImpact has joined forces with Press Ganey to pair its e-mail and kiosk survey distribution methods with Press Ganey’s robust mail and telephone methods. In addition, PatientImpact’s at-a-glance graphical reporting capabilities will be incorporated with Press Ganey’s sophisticated analytics and extensive benchmarking resources.
buyer parent:Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement for 25 years, Press Ganey Associates partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience.
target: PatientImpact LLC
PatientImpact LLC provides patient experience intelligence, comparative analysis, and strategic guidance services. It offers RealTime, Referral Physician Research, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, and Customer Service Training and Consulting Services.
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closed 6/19/2008 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, purchased a minority stake in Avatar International

synopsis: Media private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson announced that it has invested in Avatar International, a leading provider of patient-centric, quality improvement solutions for the healthcare industry.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe.
target: Avatar International
Avatar International is a provider of intelligent and customizable survey based products. Avatar is defined by a drive to lead the healthcare industry by improving the quality of patient care, outcomes and employee morale through survey based products, consulting services and innovation.
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closed 4/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Lab Manager Magazine, acquired Lab Manager Magazine

synopsis: LabX.com, the first business-to-business internet auction and marketplace for scientific products has acquired the print and digital publication Lab Manager Magazine(R) from Vicon Publishing, Inc., Amherst, NH . Vicon Publishing will continue to publish their other existing magazines.
buyer: Lab Manager Magazine
LabX has evolved as a highly specialized business-to-business marketplace where scientific equipment and supplies can be bought and sold. Over 150,000 lab professionals from all industries are members of LabX who use Labx.com to buy and sell analytical instruments and general laboratory equipment.
target parent: Vicon Publishing, Inc.
target: Lab Manager Magazine
Lab Manager Magazine strives to provide the most current thinking and trends in all areas of laboratory management. The goal of the magazine is to help lab managers of every discipline balance good administrative practices with good science in order to promote scientific analysis and discovery.
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Governance Institute

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of The Governance Institute (TGI), a portfolio company of Housatonic Partners.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target parent: Housatonic Partners
target: Governance Institute
Recognized nationally as the preeminent source for unbiased governance knowledge, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases the best practices of leading healthcare boards across the country.
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closed 8/4/2010 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Outcome Concept Systems, Inc.

synopsis: National Research Corporation announced it has acquired, via stock purchase agreement, Outcome Concept Systems, Inc. (OCS), a privately-held healthcare informatics firm, in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target: Outcome Concept Systems, Inc.
Outcome Concept Systems, Inc. (OCS) is a leading provider of clinical, financial and operational benchmarks and analytics to home care and hospice providers. OCS works with over 2,000 care providers throughout the United States and is based in Seattle, Washington.
price($mm)[EV]
$14 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2008 via BusinessWire

My InnerView, Inc. merged with National Research Corporation,

synopsis: National Research Corporation announced the completion of the merger with My InnerView, Inc., a privately-held leading provider of quality and performance improvement solutions to the senior care profession, that was previously reported on November 26, 2008.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target: My InnerView, Inc.
My InnerView works with over 8,000 senior care providers throughout the United States, housing the largest dataset of senior care satisfaction metrics in the nation. The company has customers in all 50 states and has 19 of the top 20 largest nursing home companies as clients.
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$12
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Governance Institute

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of The Governance Institute (TGI), a portfolio company of Housatonic Partners.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target parent: Housatonic Partners
target: Governance Institute
Recognized nationally as the preeminent source for unbiased governance knowledge, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases the best practices of leading healthcare boards across the country.
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closed 9/19/2005 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Geriatric Health Systems, LLC

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Geriatric Health Systems, LLC (GHS), a healthcare survey research and analytics firm specializing in measuring health status, health risk and member satisfaction for health plans in the United States.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target: Geriatric Health Systems, LLC
GHS is a healthcare survey research firm specializing in quality improvement. Our turnkey survey and reporting systems are used by health plans, physician organizations and healthcare purchasers nationwide.
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closed 5/31/2006 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Governance Institute

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of The Governance Institute (TGI), a portfolio company of Housatonic Partners.
buyer: National Research Corporation(NRCI:$0.00)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry.
target parent: Housatonic Partners
target: Governance Institute
Recognized nationally as the preeminent source for unbiased governance knowledge, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases the best practices of leading healthcare boards across the country.
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closed 3/6/2012 via Company Press Release

GfK Group, acquired Bridgehead International

synopsis: GfK, one of the world’s largest market research organizations, announced the full acquisition and integration of Bridgehead International – operating henceforth as GfK Bridgehead – a leading market access consultancy serving global companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics industries.
buyer: GfK Group(DE:GFK:$1,514.67)
GfK is one of the world’s largest research companies, with more than 11,000 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think and shop, in over 100 markets, every day.
target: Bridgehead International
Bridgehead International is globally recognized for its expertise in market access strategy; pricing and reimbursement strategy; health economics and health technology assessment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Health Sciences, acquired Windhover Information Inc.

synopsis: Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science, technical and health information, announced today that it has acquired Windhover Information Inc., a healthcare business intelligence company that provides analysis and commentary on healthcare business strategy, industry deal making, marketplace trends and medical start-ups.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier Health Sciences is the global leader in healthcare and medical publishing through imprints such as Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Harcourt and WB Saunders. It publications cover the full spectrum of primary medical research, clinical practice and allied healthcare.
target: Windhover Information Inc.
Windhover Information Inc. provides superior analysis and commentary on health care business strategy, industry dealmaking, marketplace trends, and the world of medical start-ups. Windhover's editorial goal: to clearly present objective, accurate, fundamentally valuable decision-making information.
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closed 4/27/2007 via Company Press Release

United Business Media PLC, acquired Physicians Practice, Inc.

synopsis: Healthcare media company Physicians Practice, LLC, has been acquired from parent company Med-IQ, LLC, by United Business Media, PLC, (UBM) a publicly traded global business information company based in London. Physicians Practice will be integrated into UBM's CMPMedica marketing services operations in the United States.
buyer parent:United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
CMPMedica specialises in healthcare education and information for both professionals and consumers. We produce and distribute a wide range of healthcare information including medical information systems, journals, customised communications and consumer healthcare media in print, CD and net formats.
target parent: Med-IQ
target: Physicians Practice, Inc.
Physicians Practice is America's leading practice management journal, circulated to more than 300,000 physicians nationwide through partnerships with more than 50 hospitals and medical centers, including academic, community, faith-based, and specialty hospitals.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Beringea Private Equity, Matrix Private Equity Partners, acquired Campden Publishing Limited

synopsis: Campden Publishing Limited ["Campden"] has been sold by private investors, including its founders to its management team in a £6 million Management Buy Out. Campden is a leading advertising-funded B2B publishing and events business operating in the healthcare and private wealth management markets.
buyer: Matrix Private Equity Partners
buyer: Beringea Private Equity
Matrix Private Equity Partmers is a leading VCT Manager in the UK, advising £120 million VCT Funds under Management across five Income & Growth VCTs. Its MBO focus and success was recognised at the recent British Private Equity Awards 2008, where MPEP won the award for “VCT Manager of the Year”.
target: Campden Publishing Limited
Campden Publishing specialise in providing essential information in two core markets – financial and healthcare, via the combined media of print, electronic publications, conferences and exhibitions.
price ($mm)
$9.62
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, will acquire Avatar International LLC

synopsis: The FTC granted early termination for Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) to sell Avatar International to Riverside Capital. Avatar International LLC is the leader in providing quality improvement services to the healthcare industry. Its product suite integrates patient surveys, HCAHPS, employee surveys, physician surveys and more.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth.
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Avatar International LLC
Avatar International LLC is the leader in providing quality improvement services to the healthcare industry. Its product suite integrates patient surveys, HCAHPS, employee surveys, physician surveys and more.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired PatientImpact LLC

synopsis: PatientImpact has joined forces with Press Ganey to pair its e-mail and kiosk survey distribution methods with Press Ganey’s robust mail and telephone methods. In addition, PatientImpact’s at-a-glance graphical reporting capabilities will be incorporated with Press Ganey’s sophisticated analytics and extensive benchmarking resources.
buyer parent:Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement for 25 years, Press Ganey Associates partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience.
target: PatientImpact LLC
PatientImpact LLC provides patient experience intelligence, comparative analysis, and strategic guidance services. It offers RealTime, Referral Physician Research, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, and Customer Service Training and Consulting Services.
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closed 6/19/2008 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, purchased a minority stake in Avatar International

synopsis: Media private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson announced that it has invested in Avatar International, a leading provider of patient-centric, quality improvement solutions for the healthcare industry.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe.
target: Avatar International
Avatar International is a provider of intelligent and customizable survey based products. Avatar is defined by a drive to lead the healthcare industry by improving the quality of patient care, outcomes and employee morale through survey based products, consulting services and innovation.
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closed 6/9/2006 via Company Press Release

Contexo Media, LLC, acquired Medical Management Institute

synopsis: Contexo Media, a leading provider of public health and human services data and information announced the acquisition of The Medical Management Institute. MMI is a recognized leader in the medical coding field, dedicating its efforts to improving healthcare’s administrative accuracy and effectiveness.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Contexo Media, LLC
Contexo Media is a business-to-business information provider that delivers medical coding and reimbursement books and software to the medical billing industry.
target: Medical Management Institute
The Medical Management Institute founded by Robert D. Keene Sr. and Fred F. Naus, has been dedicated to serving the medical coding industry for 20 years.
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closed 4/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Lab Manager Magazine, acquired Lab Manager Magazine

synopsis: LabX.com, the first business-to-business internet auction and marketplace for scientific products has acquired the print and digital publication Lab Manager Magazine(R) from Vicon Publishing, Inc., Amherst, NH . Vicon Publishing will continue to publish their other existing magazines.
buyer: Lab Manager Magazine
LabX has evolved as a highly specialized business-to-business marketplace where scientific equipment and supplies can be bought and sold. Over 150,000 lab professionals from all industries are members of LabX who use Labx.com to buy and sell analytical instruments and general laboratory equipment.
target parent: Vicon Publishing, Inc.
target: Lab Manager Magazine
Lab Manager Magazine strives to provide the most current thinking and trends in all areas of laboratory management. The goal of the magazine is to help lab managers of every discipline balance good administrative practices with good science in order to promote scientific analysis and discovery.
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Web

BLR, purchased HCPro & HealthLeaders from HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announced the acquisition of the HCPro and HealthLeaders Media brands and certain assets. HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education and training in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance.
buyer: BLR
BLR is the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions. Its award-winning information products—including training programs, events, web portals, reports and subscription services—give businesses of all sizes and industries the best tools available.
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. HealthLeaders Media is a media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare professionals.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Quality Indicator Project

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired the Quality Indicator Project® division (QI Project®) from the Maryland Hospital Association. Launched in 1984, QI Project is among the earliest pioneers in the clinical performance measurement arena.
buyer parent:Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives.
target parent: Maryland Hospital Association
target: Quality Indicator Project
Healthcare executives, clinicians and quality professionals throughout the U.S. rely on the Quality Indicator Project’s best-in-class clinical performance measurement, reporting, and analytical solutions to meet their performance measurement and improvement goals for core measures and more.
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closed 1/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Cegedim Dendrite, acquired SK&A Information Services, Inc.

synopsis: Cegedim Dendrite, the Business Unit of the Cegedim Group dedicated to CRM solutions for the Life Sciences industry, announced the acquisition of leading U.S. healthcare data provider, SK&A Information Services, Inc.
buyer parent:Cegedim Group S.A.
buyer: Cegedim Dendrite
Cegedim Dendrite is the Life Sciences industry’s leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. Designed specifically for Life Sciences, the company’s innovative business solutions incorporate a thorough understanding of local, regional and worldwide trends.
target: SK&A Information Services, Inc.
SK&A researches and maintains contact profiling information for over two million healthcare practitioners, including 800,000-plus prescribers. SK&A offers the only database of 100% telephone-verified email addresses for US prescribers and professionals working at an active healthcare business site.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Halyard Capital, acquired HCPro, Inc.

synopsis: Berkery Noyes announced that the firm represented The Riverside Company on the sale of its portfolio company HCPro Holdings, Inc. to Halyard Capital. The management team will continue to have an investment in the new entity. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments.
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry.
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closed 5/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Passport Health Communications, Inc., acquired Healthworks Alliance, Inc.

synopsis: Passport Health Communications, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Healthworks Alliance, Inc., a leading provider of front and back-end software applications designed to assist healthcare providers in identifying and eliminating denied claims and related wri
buyer parent:Primus Capital Funds
buyer: Passport Health Communications, Inc.
Passport Health Communications, Inc. is focused on delivering innovative, transaction-based healthcare solutions that help providers manage the balance between patient access, quality of care and getting paid.
target: Healthworks Alliance, Inc.
Healthworks Alliance, Inc. develops and markets application software and specialized databases which are used by healthcare providers to validate orders and claims for compliance with applicable reimbursement edits, and to manage the appeal of denied claims.
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closed 2/14/2011 via PR Newswire

StaffMD, Inc. merged with Generation Zero Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Generation Zero Group, Inc. has announced that its newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary MedicalWork, LLC has merged with StaffMD, Inc. As a result of the merger, the Company acquired StaffMD's business known as PhysicianWork.com, which is a leading online job-posting website for physicians.
buyer: Generation Zero Group, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Generation Zero Group, Inc. is focused on having controlling or significant ownership interests in Premium Domain names, next-generation Technologies and Businesses with strong growth potential.
target: StaffMD, Inc.
StaffMD a leading online job posting website in the physician staffing industry. StaffMD operates primarily under the name www.physicianwork.com, but it has other operating assets as well.
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cancelled 2/26/2010 via

MedCAREERS GROUP, cancelled an acquisition of MedCareers.com

synopsis: MedCAREERS GROUP, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the business operations and assets associated with the website MedCAREERS.com including the domain name.
buyer: MedCAREERS GROUP(MCGI:$0.00)
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
target: MedCareers.com
MedCAREERS.com began operation as a comprehensive online job searching and recruiting web site designed exclusively for the healthcare industry. Besides creating a broad-based online healthcare staffing site, MedCAREERS.com has co-branded over 350 online career centers.
price ($mm)
$0.68
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/11/2009 via PR Newswire

Dice Inc., acquired AllHealthcareJobs.com

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of AllHealthcareJobs.com, a leading online career site dedicated to matching healthcare professionals with available career opportunities.
buyer parent:General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Inc.(DHX:$213.48)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is the leading provider of specialized career sites and career fairs for high growth vertical sectors. Our specialty focus enables employers to reach hard-to-find qualified technology and engineering, accounting and finance, capital markets, and security-cleared candidates.
target: AllHealthcareJobs.com
AllHealthcareJobs.com is a leading online career site dedicated to matching healthcare professionals with available career opportunities.
price ($mm)
$3.69
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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