By Elsevier Clinical Solutions

closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Elsevier CDS, acquired ExitCare LLC

synopsis: Elsevier CDS announced the acquisition of ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education and discharge instructions. ExitCare provides peer-reviewed patient education and discharge instructions to support clinicians, empower patients and help providers meet their patients' educational needs.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier CDS
Elsevier CDS delivers actionable clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management, and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations. "
target: ExitCare LLC
ExitCare, LLC is the most integrated, enterprise-wide provider of print, video and interactive solutions for patient education and currently serves over 2,000 healthcare organizations across the United States.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

MedLife, acquired Sfatulmedicului.ro

synopsis: MedLife, the biggest private healthcare operator in Romania, announced the purchase of the medical information portal SfatulMedicului.ro, one of the biggest websites of this kind in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
buyer: MedLife (BVB:M:$165.39)
MedLife is the largest private medical operator in Romania that has been offering high quality services using state of the art technology since 1996. "
target parent: Active Soft S.R.L.
target: Sfatulmedicului.ro
SfatulMedicului.ro platform is the largest medical information hub in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
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announced 7/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire WebMD Corporation

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., the leading source of health information, and Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, announced that Internet Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebMD. Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp. is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
price ($mm)
$2,800
rev ($mm)
$709
EBITDA ($mm)
$185
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3.9x
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15.2x
announced 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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closed 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, acquired Medicitalia Srl

synopsis: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, a 100 percent subsidiary of the global leading eHealth company CompuGroup Medical AG (CGM), concluded a transaction to acquire Medicitalia Srl based in Savona/Italy. Medicitalia.it is the leading online portal for e-Health in Italy.
buyer parent: CompuGroup Medical AG
buyer: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA
CompuGroup Medical Italia Group (CGM Italia Group) is part of CompuGroup Medical AG, the multinational world leader in e-health. In Italy, it provides solutions for primary care physicians, pharmacies, dentists and medical specialists as well as for public organizations and patients. "
target: Medicitalia Srl
Medicitalia is the portal to the Italian doctors, who are confronted with the visitors, patients, students or colleagues, to deepen, expand and upgrade their knowledge and address issues on health. It has taken an important position in the Italian web dedicated to health.
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closed 6/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd., acquired 39.net

synopsis: Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese software developer founded in 1998, announced the acquisition of 39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
buyer: Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd.
Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., is is a leading edge software development-oriented national high-tech enterprises, specializing on entertainment and communities. The company was founded in 1998. "
target parent: IDG Capital Partners
target: 39.net
www.39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
price ($mm)
$104
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.9x
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closed 11/29/2012 via PR Newswire

HealthTap, purchased Avvo Health from Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: HealthTap, the premier mobile health platform that connects users with top doctors and free answers to health questions, and Avvo, Inc., the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory, announced that HealthTap has acquired the health business of Avvo, Inc.
buyer: HealthTap
HealthTap is an Interactive Health Network that connects thousands of North America's best physicians with users to provide trusted answers to health questions anytime, anywhere. "
seller: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo is the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory and the most successful lawyer marketing platform in the industry, delivering hundreds of thousands of contacts from prospective clients every month.
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Elsevier CDS, acquired ExitCare LLC

synopsis: Elsevier CDS announced the acquisition of ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education and discharge instructions. ExitCare provides peer-reviewed patient education and discharge instructions to support clinicians, empower patients and help providers meet their patients' educational needs.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier CDS
Elsevier CDS delivers actionable clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management, and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations. "
target: ExitCare LLC
ExitCare, LLC is the most integrated, enterprise-wide provider of print, video and interactive solutions for patient education and currently serves over 2,000 healthcare organizations across the United States.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
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. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
10.5x
closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

UnitedHealth Group, acquired PatientsLikeMe

synopsis: UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone, has acquired PatientsLikeMe the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions.
buyer: UnitedHealth Group (UNH:$239,671.00)
UnitedHealth is a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. They introduce innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations. "
target: PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe is the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions. PatientsLikeMe endeavors to create the largest repository of real-world disease information to help accelerate the discovery of new, more effective treatments.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brightsquid Dental Link Inc., acquired SCS Card Technology

synopsis: Brightsquid Dental Ltd. announced that it has acquired SCS Card Technology Inc. The company develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs.
buyer: Brightsquid Dental Link Inc.
Brightsquid Dental Link is a web-based dental collaboration platform that centralizes communication between dentists, office managers, specialists and dental labs. The secure, award-winning software ensures everyone can safely stay informed while working with the same data. "
target: SCS Card Technology
SCS develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs, and aggregating the partnerships that will make each program work for the maximum benefit of SCS and their clients.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

synopsis: Lee Equity Partners, LLC a growth oriented middle market buyout firm has closed the sale of PDR Network, LLC (“PDR”) to an affiliate of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital. PDR has built the largest network to engage physicians, pharmacists, and patients with clinically relevant content in a targeted and measurable way.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
target: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes.
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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 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 10/31/2013 via PR Newswire

Adheris, Inc., purchased Catalina Health from Catalina Marketing Corporation

synopsis: inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Catalina Health, and combined the organization with Adheris, an inVentiv Health company. Both Adheris and Catalina Health work through pharmacies across the country to deliver adherence communications to millions of people.
buyer parent: inVentiv Health, Inc.
buyer: Adheris, Inc.
Adheris, Inc. is the leading provider of patient adherence programs in the U.S. Through its expansive retail pharmacy network of over 20,000 stores and proprietary technology, Adheris has developed a strong market position in the battle against patient pharmaceutical non-compliance. "
seller parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
seller: Catalina Marketing Corporation
Catalina Health Resource, LLC operates a personalized health media network in the United States. It delivers patient-driven educational support and information designed to empower patients to make better health care decisions.
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announced 9/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Endexx, will acquire THCFinder.com

synopsis: Endexx Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire THCFinder.com and its parent company Herbal Care LLC. THCFinder.com is a leading player in Social Media and Cultural content in the Medical Marijuana industry, providing both relevant content and educational material to its user base related to the Medical Marijuana arena.
buyer: Endexx
Endexx Corporation is a micro-cap publicly traded company, representing the interest of its shareholders and collaborating with independent software developers, scientists, engineers, and other companies to build businesses that can thrive collectively in the equity markets. "
target: THCFinder.com
THCFinder.com provides information about local medical marijuana dispensaries, smoke shops, seed banks to medical marijuana patients. Medical marijuana patients from coast to coast (and Alaska and Hawaii) can go to THCFinder.
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closed 11/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., acquired LupusCorner

synopsis: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. (Progentec), a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics, has acquired LupusCorner, a health management platform for people living with lupus. LupusCorner provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications.
buyer: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc.
Progentec Diagnostics is a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics. The company's mission is to develop patented non-invasive and easy to use diagnostic solutions that target difficult to diagnose diseases. "
target: LupusCorner
LupusCorner is a health management platform for people living with lupus. The platform provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications. Their mobile app provides people with the tools they need to manage their lupus.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

MedLife, acquired Sfatulmedicului.ro

synopsis: MedLife, the biggest private healthcare operator in Romania, announced the purchase of the medical information portal SfatulMedicului.ro, one of the biggest websites of this kind in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
buyer: MedLife (BVB:M:$165.39)
MedLife is the largest private medical operator in Romania that has been offering high quality services using state of the art technology since 1996. "
target parent: Active Soft S.R.L.
target: Sfatulmedicului.ro
SfatulMedicului.ro platform is the largest medical information hub in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
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announced 7/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire WebMD Corporation

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., the leading source of health information, and Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, announced that Internet Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebMD. Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp. is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
price ($mm)
$2,800
rev ($mm)
$709
EBITDA ($mm)
$185
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
15.2x
announced 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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closed 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, acquired Medicitalia Srl

synopsis: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, a 100 percent subsidiary of the global leading eHealth company CompuGroup Medical AG (CGM), concluded a transaction to acquire Medicitalia Srl based in Savona/Italy. Medicitalia.it is the leading online portal for e-Health in Italy.
buyer parent: CompuGroup Medical AG
buyer: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA
CompuGroup Medical Italia Group (CGM Italia Group) is part of CompuGroup Medical AG, the multinational world leader in e-health. In Italy, it provides solutions for primary care physicians, pharmacies, dentists and medical specialists as well as for public organizations and patients. "
target: Medicitalia Srl
Medicitalia is the portal to the Italian doctors, who are confronted with the visitors, patients, students or colleagues, to deepen, expand and upgrade their knowledge and address issues on health. It has taken an important position in the Italian web dedicated to health.
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closed 6/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd., acquired 39.net

synopsis: Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese software developer founded in 1998, announced the acquisition of 39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
buyer: Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd.
Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., is is a leading edge software development-oriented national high-tech enterprises, specializing on entertainment and communities. The company was founded in 1998. "
target parent: IDG Capital Partners
target: 39.net
www.39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
price ($mm)
$104
rev ($mm)
$18
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EV / rev
5.9x
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closed 11/29/2012 via PR Newswire

HealthTap, purchased Avvo Health from Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: HealthTap, the premier mobile health platform that connects users with top doctors and free answers to health questions, and Avvo, Inc., the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory, announced that HealthTap has acquired the health business of Avvo, Inc.
buyer: HealthTap
HealthTap is an Interactive Health Network that connects thousands of North America's best physicians with users to provide trusted answers to health questions anytime, anywhere. "
seller: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo is the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory and the most successful lawyer marketing platform in the industry, delivering hundreds of thousands of contacts from prospective clients every month.
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Elsevier CDS, acquired ExitCare LLC

synopsis: Elsevier CDS announced the acquisition of ExitCare, LLC, an enterprise-wide solution for patient education and discharge instructions. ExitCare provides peer-reviewed patient education and discharge instructions to support clinicians, empower patients and help providers meet their patients' educational needs.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier CDS
Elsevier CDS delivers actionable clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision support, learning and performance management, and data mining and outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations. "
target: ExitCare LLC
ExitCare, LLC is the most integrated, enterprise-wide provider of print, video and interactive solutions for patient education and currently serves over 2,000 healthcare organizations across the United States.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
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. "
target: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$62]
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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2.4x
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10.5x
closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

UnitedHealth Group, acquired PatientsLikeMe

synopsis: UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone, has acquired PatientsLikeMe the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions.
buyer: UnitedHealth Group (UNH:$239,671.00)
UnitedHealth is a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. They introduce innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations. "
target: PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe is the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions. PatientsLikeMe endeavors to create the largest repository of real-world disease information to help accelerate the discovery of new, more effective treatments.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brightsquid Dental Link Inc., acquired SCS Card Technology

synopsis: Brightsquid Dental Ltd. announced that it has acquired SCS Card Technology Inc. The company develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs.
buyer: Brightsquid Dental Link Inc.
Brightsquid Dental Link is a web-based dental collaboration platform that centralizes communication between dentists, office managers, specialists and dental labs. The secure, award-winning software ensures everyone can safely stay informed while working with the same data. "
target: SCS Card Technology
SCS develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs, and aggregating the partnerships that will make each program work for the maximum benefit of SCS and their clients.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

synopsis: Lee Equity Partners, LLC a growth oriented middle market buyout firm has closed the sale of PDR Network, LLC (“PDR”) to an affiliate of San Francisco based private equity firm Genstar Capital. PDR has built the largest network to engage physicians, pharmacists, and patients with clinically relevant content in a targeted and measurable way.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating executives and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
target: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes.
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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 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 10/31/2013 via PR Newswire

Adheris, Inc., purchased Catalina Health from Catalina Marketing Corporation

synopsis: inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services, announced that it has acquired Catalina Health, and combined the organization with Adheris, an inVentiv Health company. Both Adheris and Catalina Health work through pharmacies across the country to deliver adherence communications to millions of people.
buyer parent: inVentiv Health, Inc.
buyer: Adheris, Inc.
Adheris, Inc. is the leading provider of patient adherence programs in the U.S. Through its expansive retail pharmacy network of over 20,000 stores and proprietary technology, Adheris has developed a strong market position in the battle against patient pharmaceutical non-compliance. "
seller parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
seller: Catalina Marketing Corporation
Catalina Health Resource, LLC operates a personalized health media network in the United States. It delivers patient-driven educational support and information designed to empower patients to make better health care decisions.
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announced 9/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Endexx, will acquire THCFinder.com

synopsis: Endexx Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire THCFinder.com and its parent company Herbal Care LLC. THCFinder.com is a leading player in Social Media and Cultural content in the Medical Marijuana industry, providing both relevant content and educational material to its user base related to the Medical Marijuana arena.
buyer: Endexx
Endexx Corporation is a micro-cap publicly traded company, representing the interest of its shareholders and collaborating with independent software developers, scientists, engineers, and other companies to build businesses that can thrive collectively in the equity markets. "
target: THCFinder.com
THCFinder.com provides information about local medical marijuana dispensaries, smoke shops, seed banks to medical marijuana patients. Medical marijuana patients from coast to coast (and Alaska and Hawaii) can go to THCFinder.
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closed 11/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., acquired LupusCorner

synopsis: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. (Progentec), a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics, has acquired LupusCorner, a health management platform for people living with lupus. LupusCorner provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications.
buyer: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc.
Progentec Diagnostics is a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics. The company's mission is to develop patented non-invasive and easy to use diagnostic solutions that target difficult to diagnose diseases. "
target: LupusCorner
LupusCorner is a health management platform for people living with lupus. The platform provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications. Their mobile app provides people with the tools they need to manage their lupus.
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