By Physicians' Education Resource

closed 5/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Physicians' Education Resource, acquired Winter Lung Cancer Conference

synopsis: Physicians’ Education Resource, a leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, has acquired the Winter Lung Cancer Conference. Winter Lung Cancer Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, hematology-oncology fellows and other allied cancer professionals involved in the treatment of lung cancer.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: Physicians' Education Resource
Since 1995, Physicians’ Education Resource, LLC® (PER®), has been the leading provider of live and online CME activities on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. "
target: Winter Lung Cancer Conference
Winter Lung Cancer Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, hematology-oncology fellows, nurse practitioners and other allied cancer professionals involved in the treatment of lung cancer.
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closed 5/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Physicians' Education Resource, acquired Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium

synopsis: PER Events, LLC, an affiliate of accredited medical education provider Physicians’ Education Resource®, (PER®), has acquired the renowned multi-tumor cancer conference, the Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow®. The event attracts over 2,000 oncology professionals to discuss advances in cancer therapy.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians' Education Resource is a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences. "
target parent: The Chemotherapy Foundation
target: Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium
The annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium meeting is recognized as one of the premier multi-tumor oncology/hematology meetings worldwide. The event attracts over 2,000 oncology professionals to discuss the cutting-edge advances in cancer therapy across solid and hematologic malignancies.
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closed 5/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Arc Mesa Educators, LLC, acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, through its medical education company, ArcMesa Educators, has acquired Physicians' Education Resource (PER), a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: Arc Mesa Educators, LLC
ArcMesa Educators is a full service content developer of continuing education programs for the professional medical community. The company has a cross-platform approach, which provides medical professionals with a variety of delivery methods. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians' Education Resource is a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., purchased Oncology Journal Portfolio from Cancer Information Group, LLC

synopsis: Elsevier announced that it acquired the oncology portfolio of journals previously published by CIG Media Group LP., (operated as Cancer Information Group). The journals publish peer-reviewed, disease specific original research and review articles that disseminate cutting-edge data to physicians, medical researchers and health care professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Medical Media Holdings
seller: Cancer Information Group, LLC
For more than ten years, CIG Media Group, LP has been the leading medical publisher dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, tumor-specific oncology/hematology journals and proceedings for clinical/medical oncologists and hematologists.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

U.S. Oncology, Inc., acquired CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: US Oncology, Inc. announced that it has acquired Dallas-based CURE Media Group. With a mission to make cancer easier to understand for patients, CURE magazine and the curetoday.com Website each provide rich, patient-focused content regarding all aspects of cancer care, research, and other patient issues.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: U.S. Oncology, Inc.
US Oncology, Inc., is the leading oncology services company uniting the nation's largest cancer treatment and research network to expand patient access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer care and advance the science of cancer care. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 6/30/2005 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Physicians’ Education Resource, L.P. ("PER") has been sold to Medical Media Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners, Inc. PER, based in Dallas, TX, is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians’ Education Resource ("PER"), is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications targeted to physicians who specialize in oncology.
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closed 5/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Arc Mesa Educators, LLC, acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, through its medical education company, ArcMesa Educators, has acquired Physicians' Education Resource (PER), a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: Arc Mesa Educators, LLC
ArcMesa Educators is a full service content developer of continuing education programs for the professional medical community. The company has a cross-platform approach, which provides medical professionals with a variety of delivery methods. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians' Education Resource is a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
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closed 6/30/2005 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Physicians’ Education Resource, L.P. ("PER") has been sold to Medical Media Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners, Inc. PER, based in Dallas, TX, is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians’ Education Resource ("PER"), is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications targeted to physicians who specialize in oncology.
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closed 10/12/2016 via PR Web

Relias Learning, acquired AHC Media

synopsis: Relias Learning expands its position as the most comprehensive training and education provider in the healthcare industry by announcing the acquisition of AHC Media. AHC Media provides continuing medical education, medical information, and publications to physicians and other healthcare professionals, aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Relias Learning
Relias Learning offers online training to post-acute care, health and human services, autism and applied behavior analysis, public safety, payers and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations. Their mission is to measurably improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society."
target: AHC Media
AHC Media provides medical information, publications and continuing education to healthcare professionals to improve patient care. They foster professional development through award-winning healthcare and clinically related content in emergency medicine, clinical medicine and hospital management.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired prIME Oncology

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, announced that it has acquired prIME Oncology, a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology.  
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: prIME Oncology
prIME Oncology is a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology. They develop educational activities that translate emerging scientific and clinical advances into insights that improve patient outcomes.
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Jobson Healthcare Information

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: Jobson Healthcare Information
Jobson Healthcare Information LLC is a leading healthcare information, education and marketing services company that can reach over one million physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals with a diversified portfolio of leading multi-channel brands.
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announced 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare

synopsis: HMP, a healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vendome Healthcare Media to acquire the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare, a provider of education for clinicians, mental health and substance use treatment center executives, public health professionals, & law enforcement.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Conversion Venture Capital
target: Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare
Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare (IABHC) is a prominent provider of education for front-line clinicians, mental health and substance use treatment center executives, public health professionals, and law enforcement officials.
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closed 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vendome Healthcare Media, acquired Ben Franklin Institute

synopsis: Vendome Healthcare announces the acquisition of the Ben Franklin Institute (BFI), a respected provider of addiction and behavioral healthcare education information. The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current.
buyer parent: Conversion Venture Capital
buyer: Vendome Healthcare Media
Vendome Healthcare produces high-quality publications and premier events for professionals in today’s healthcare industry. Vendome Healthcare is served by its leading brands such as The Mental Health & Addiction community, including Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit. "
target: Ben Franklin Institute
The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current. BFI offers these CE programs via 5 regional summits, as well as over 180 options in online courses and DVD libraries.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired National Association for Continuing Education Inc.

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc., an award-winning specialist content and information group, announced the acquisition of Plantation, FL-based National Association for Continuing Education (NACE), specialists in accredited Continuing Education programs for medical and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media, Inc. is an award-winning specialist content and information group. With 24 market-leading media brands, Haymarket offers unmatched expertise and insight through balanced, relevant, original content across a spectrum of media channels. "
target: National Association for Continuing Education Inc.
The National Association for Continuing Education is an award-winning provider of continuing education. NACE offers live conferences in over 40 cities and enduring programs in several different formats to engage learners with the most up-to-date, science-based information on a variety of topics.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Web

US HealthConnect, Inc., acquired Medtelligence LLC

synopsis: US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced the acquisition of Medtelligence LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is the newest member of the USH group of companies, becoming the eighth wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: US HealthConnect, Inc.
US HealthConnect is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. "
target: Medtelligence LLC
Medtelligence LLC is one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is dedicated to partnering in the creation and execution of the highest quality continuing medical education (CME) initiatives through multiple learning opportunities.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 9/5/2017 via PR Newswire

HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company has acquired Imedex, a privately held global medical education company. Imedex is a leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care globally.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP is a a leading healthcare education and events company with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
target: IMedex
Imedex is an industry leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care around the world. The company develops high-quality scientific programming that translates the latest research into clinically relevant information.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: An affiliate of Vesey Street Capital Partners L.L.C. (VSCP), a private equity firm dedicated to middle market health care services investments, announced the acquisition of Imedex, LLC, a provider of accredited, independent Continuing Medical Education (CME) to industry professionals via in-person conferences and online education forums.
buyer: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
Vesey Street Capital Partners (VSCP) is a private equity firm with a dedicated focus on middle market health care services. VSCP’s focused strategy is centered upon investing primarily in founder owned businesses and corporate carve-outs that create value for hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
target: IMedex
Imedex® is an industry leader in providing Continuing Medical Education to health care professionals worldwide. Founded in 1985, Imedex ® organizes over 80 conferences and projects worldwide each year. We have our own independent CME program and also collaborate with medical associations and health
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closed 11/18/2016 via PR Newswire

C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., acquired The Evolution of Addiction Treatment

synopsis: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., a globally-recognized educational leader in the addiction and substance abuse treatment arena, announced a partnership and acquisition of the California-based conference, The Evolution of Addiction Treatment. The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is a bi-annual conference focusing on drug treatment and addiction.
buyer: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc.
C4 Recovery Solutions, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting accountability-based treatment services, increasing access to treatment, and educating and training addiction treatment professionals. "
target parent: Serene Recovery Network
target: The Evolution of Addiction Treatment
The mission of The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is to bring innovative and forward thinking treatment concepts combined with experiential education methods in order to propel the efficacy of addiction treatment forward.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Healio, acquired LearntheHeart

synopsis: Healio.com, the online home of CARDIOLOGY TODAY, published by SLACK Incorporated, has acquired LearntheHeart.com in an agreement that will bolster the content and reach of an innovative, online educational resource for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in cardiology.
buyer parent: The Wyanoke Group
buyer: Healio
Healio.com is an in-depth medical website that enables health care specialists to select and tailor news, information and education to their daily practice of medicine. "
target: LearntheHeart
LearntheHeart.com is a free online cardiology resource for students seeking to increase ECG interpretation and cardiovascular disease knowledge. The site has since grown to over 5,000 pages of cardiology content containing educational quizzes, games, activities and more.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., purchased Oncology Journal Portfolio from Cancer Information Group, LLC

synopsis: Elsevier announced that it acquired the oncology portfolio of journals previously published by CIG Media Group LP., (operated as Cancer Information Group). The journals publish peer-reviewed, disease specific original research and review articles that disseminate cutting-edge data to physicians, medical researchers and health care professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Medical Media Holdings
seller: Cancer Information Group, LLC
For more than ten years, CIG Media Group, LP has been the leading medical publisher dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, tumor-specific oncology/hematology journals and proceedings for clinical/medical oncologists and hematologists.
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closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Oakstone Publishing

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, announced that it has acquired Alabama-based Oakstone Publishing, LLC, a leading provider of continuing education, certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry. It provides solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges and risk compliance solutions to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Publishing, LLC, an innovative learning company, excels at providing nonbiased, multimedia continuing education and certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Boston Ventures Management, Inc., acquired Oakstone Publishing

synopsis: Boston Ventures, a leading middle market private equity firm that invests in the information and publishing, entertainment, media, and communications sectors, will build upon its expertise in the publishing industry with the acquisition of Oakstone Publishing which serves the medical education and corporate wellness industries.
buyer: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
Boston Ventures Management, LLC is a private equity firm that has been an active investor and financial partner to management teams in the media, entertainment, publishing and information and communications sectors since 1983, earning the firm a franchise position in the private equity community. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Medical provides subscription-based continuing medical education solutions for doctors and other health professionals. Oakstone Wellness provides subscription-based employee health and wellness newsletters and ancillary products that are sold to corporations in bulk.
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closed 5/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Arc Mesa Educators, LLC, acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, through its medical education company, ArcMesa Educators, has acquired Physicians' Education Resource (PER), a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: Arc Mesa Educators, LLC
ArcMesa Educators is a full service content developer of continuing education programs for the professional medical community. The company has a cross-platform approach, which provides medical professionals with a variety of delivery methods. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians' Education Resource is a continuing medical education company that is an industry leader in producing high-quality, first-rate oncology and hematology meetings and conferences.
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closed 6/30/2005 via BNC Analysis

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Physicians' Education Resource

synopsis: Physicians’ Education Resource, L.P. ("PER") has been sold to Medical Media Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners, Inc. PER, based in Dallas, TX, is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target: Physicians' Education Resource
Physicians’ Education Resource ("PER"), is a widely respected provider of fully accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences & publications targeted to physicians who specialize in oncology.
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closed 10/12/2016 via PR Web

Relias Learning, acquired AHC Media

synopsis: Relias Learning expands its position as the most comprehensive training and education provider in the healthcare industry by announcing the acquisition of AHC Media. AHC Media provides continuing medical education, medical information, and publications to physicians and other healthcare professionals, aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Relias Learning
Relias Learning offers online training to post-acute care, health and human services, autism and applied behavior analysis, public safety, payers and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations. Their mission is to measurably improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society."
target: AHC Media
AHC Media provides medical information, publications and continuing education to healthcare professionals to improve patient care. They foster professional development through award-winning healthcare and clinically related content in emergency medicine, clinical medicine and hospital management.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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closed 10/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired prIME Oncology

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, announced that it has acquired prIME Oncology, a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology.  
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: prIME Oncology
prIME Oncology is a leading provider of independent medical education in oncology. They develop educational activities that translate emerging scientific and clinical advances into insights that improve patient outcomes.
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Jobson Healthcare Information

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: Jobson Healthcare Information
Jobson Healthcare Information LLC is a leading healthcare information, education and marketing services company that can reach over one million physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals with a diversified portfolio of leading multi-channel brands.
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announced 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare

synopsis: HMP, a healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vendome Healthcare Media to acquire the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare, a provider of education for clinicians, mental health and substance use treatment center executives, public health professionals, & law enforcement.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Conversion Venture Capital
target: Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare
Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare (IABHC) is a prominent provider of education for front-line clinicians, mental health and substance use treatment center executives, public health professionals, and law enforcement officials.
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closed 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vendome Healthcare Media, acquired Ben Franklin Institute

synopsis: Vendome Healthcare announces the acquisition of the Ben Franklin Institute (BFI), a respected provider of addiction and behavioral healthcare education information. The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current.
buyer parent: Conversion Venture Capital
buyer: Vendome Healthcare Media
Vendome Healthcare produces high-quality publications and premier events for professionals in today’s healthcare industry. Vendome Healthcare is served by its leading brands such as The Mental Health & Addiction community, including Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit. "
target: Ben Franklin Institute
The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current. BFI offers these CE programs via 5 regional summits, as well as over 180 options in online courses and DVD libraries.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired National Association for Continuing Education Inc.

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc., an award-winning specialist content and information group, announced the acquisition of Plantation, FL-based National Association for Continuing Education (NACE), specialists in accredited Continuing Education programs for medical and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media, Inc. is an award-winning specialist content and information group. With 24 market-leading media brands, Haymarket offers unmatched expertise and insight through balanced, relevant, original content across a spectrum of media channels. "
target: National Association for Continuing Education Inc.
The National Association for Continuing Education is an award-winning provider of continuing education. NACE offers live conferences in over 40 cities and enduring programs in several different formats to engage learners with the most up-to-date, science-based information on a variety of topics.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Web

US HealthConnect, Inc., acquired Medtelligence LLC

synopsis: US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced the acquisition of Medtelligence LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is the newest member of the USH group of companies, becoming the eighth wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: US HealthConnect, Inc.
US HealthConnect is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. "
target: Medtelligence LLC
Medtelligence LLC is one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is dedicated to partnering in the creation and execution of the highest quality continuing medical education (CME) initiatives through multiple learning opportunities.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 9/5/2017 via PR Newswire

HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company has acquired Imedex, a privately held global medical education company. Imedex is a leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care globally.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP is a a leading healthcare education and events company with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
target: IMedex
Imedex is an industry leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care around the world. The company develops high-quality scientific programming that translates the latest research into clinically relevant information.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: An affiliate of Vesey Street Capital Partners L.L.C. (VSCP), a private equity firm dedicated to middle market health care services investments, announced the acquisition of Imedex, LLC, a provider of accredited, independent Continuing Medical Education (CME) to industry professionals via in-person conferences and online education forums.
buyer: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
Vesey Street Capital Partners (VSCP) is a private equity firm with a dedicated focus on middle market health care services. VSCP’s focused strategy is centered upon investing primarily in founder owned businesses and corporate carve-outs that create value for hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
target: IMedex
Imedex® is an industry leader in providing Continuing Medical Education to health care professionals worldwide. Founded in 1985, Imedex ® organizes over 80 conferences and projects worldwide each year. We have our own independent CME program and also collaborate with medical associations and health
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closed 11/18/2016 via PR Newswire

C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., acquired The Evolution of Addiction Treatment

synopsis: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc., a globally-recognized educational leader in the addiction and substance abuse treatment arena, announced a partnership and acquisition of the California-based conference, The Evolution of Addiction Treatment. The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is a bi-annual conference focusing on drug treatment and addiction.
buyer: C4 Recovery Solutions, Inc.
C4 Recovery Solutions, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting accountability-based treatment services, increasing access to treatment, and educating and training addiction treatment professionals. "
target parent: Serene Recovery Network
target: The Evolution of Addiction Treatment
The mission of The Evolution of Addiction Treatment is to bring innovative and forward thinking treatment concepts combined with experiential education methods in order to propel the efficacy of addiction treatment forward.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Healio, acquired LearntheHeart

synopsis: Healio.com, the online home of CARDIOLOGY TODAY, published by SLACK Incorporated, has acquired LearntheHeart.com in an agreement that will bolster the content and reach of an innovative, online educational resource for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in cardiology.
buyer parent: The Wyanoke Group
buyer: Healio
Healio.com is an in-depth medical website that enables health care specialists to select and tailor news, information and education to their daily practice of medicine. "
target: LearntheHeart
LearntheHeart.com is a free online cardiology resource for students seeking to increase ECG interpretation and cardiovascular disease knowledge. The site has since grown to over 5,000 pages of cardiology content containing educational quizzes, games, activities and more.
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., purchased Oncology Journal Portfolio from Cancer Information Group, LLC

synopsis: Elsevier announced that it acquired the oncology portfolio of journals previously published by CIG Media Group LP., (operated as Cancer Information Group). The journals publish peer-reviewed, disease specific original research and review articles that disseminate cutting-edge data to physicians, medical researchers and health care professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Medical Media Holdings
seller: Cancer Information Group, LLC
For more than ten years, CIG Media Group, LP has been the leading medical publisher dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, tumor-specific oncology/hematology journals and proceedings for clinical/medical oncologists and hematologists.
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closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Oakstone Publishing

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, announced that it has acquired Alabama-based Oakstone Publishing, LLC, a leading provider of continuing education, certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry. It provides solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges and risk compliance solutions to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Publishing, LLC, an innovative learning company, excels at providing nonbiased, multimedia continuing education and certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Boston Ventures Management, Inc., acquired Oakstone Publishing

synopsis: Boston Ventures, a leading middle market private equity firm that invests in the information and publishing, entertainment, media, and communications sectors, will build upon its expertise in the publishing industry with the acquisition of Oakstone Publishing which serves the medical education and corporate wellness industries.
buyer: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
Boston Ventures Management, LLC is a private equity firm that has been an active investor and financial partner to management teams in the media, entertainment, publishing and information and communications sectors since 1983, earning the firm a franchise position in the private equity community. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Medical provides subscription-based continuing medical education solutions for doctors and other health professionals. Oakstone Wellness provides subscription-based employee health and wellness newsletters and ancillary products that are sold to corporations in bulk.
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