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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
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$24 [$25]
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$15
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closed 2/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Advanced Health Media, LLC, acquired Advogent Group, Inc.

synopsis: Advanced Health Media, LLC, the leading U.S. provider of pharmaceutical sales, marketing and compliance technology and services, announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Advogent Group, Inc., a provider of marketing services for the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Advanced Health Media, LLC
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Advogent Group, Inc.
Advogent delivers promotional and strategic communications, certified education and event data management services, and contract sales services to some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 2/6/2007 via

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Advanced Health Media

synopsis: Arlington Capital is near a deal to buy a majority stake in Advanced Health Media, a provider of marketing services and software to pharmaceutical companies, people familiar with the matter said.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target: Advanced Health Media
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry.
price ($mm)
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$200
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0.0x
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

synopsis: Accenture, a leading global professional services company, announced its acquisition of Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications, an international full-service digital marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical-device industries.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$44,655.80)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications
Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications provides digital marketing services, web-site development and site promotion for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They marry the art of creativity with the rigor of science to produce digital solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech clients.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising

synopsis: The Havas Group has acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising, an award-winning agency based in Germany. Bird & Schulte offers a full spectrum of services for Rx and OTC, including advertising, digital media, events and medical education. Bird & Schulte will be renamed Havas Life Bird & Schulte, part of the Havas Health global network.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health is one of the largest fully integrated, global health communications groups. With 60 health-focused offices in over 50 countries, they offer advertising, public relations, event promotion, medical education, digital marketing, direct-to-patient and consulting services. "
target: Bird & Schulte Advertising
Bird & Schulte, a full-service health and wellness communications agency, offers the complete spectrum covering advertising, medical education, events and digital media for Rx and OTC.
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closed 10/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, acquired Cadient Group

synopsis: Cognizant announced it has acquired Cadient Group, a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer health, and medical device industries.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,898.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Cadient Group
Cadient Group is a leading digital marketing agency that serves a diverse range of industry markets and stakeholders, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, hospital and healthcare systems, institutions and associations.
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announced 11/9/2012 via

Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd., will acquire Aptilon Holdings Inc

synopsis: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of R&D, commercial and marketing solutions to top global pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the multi-channel, video and e-detailing, and physician marketing services business of Aptilon Holdings Inc.
buyer: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd.
Indegene Lifesystems is a global provider of knowledge-intensive services that span a full spectrum of integrated scientific promotions, medical education, and business analytical solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care organizations. "
target: Aptilon Holdings Inc
Aptilon enables pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to effectively reach, message, connect, and interact with US physicians and healthcare professionals via multiple access channels.
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$1.51
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closed 6/5/2012 via PR Newswire

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Kazaam Interactive

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc., offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Kazaam Interactive, a full-service interactive agency providing comprehensive solutions and services for healthcare agencies and brands.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv's client roster includes more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies. "
target: Kazaam Interactive
Kazaam is a full-service digital marketing agency offering premier digital strategy and solutions to brands and organizations. The company has worked with over sixty of the world's largest brands and brings a real-world understanding for utilizing the online channels.
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closed 11/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Clanwilliam Group Ltd., acquired Obsidian Healthcare Group

synopsis: Clanwilliam Group, a Dublin-based company that develops, sells and integrates technology solutions to the Private Consultant and pharmacy communities, acquired Obsidian Healthcare, a UK full service global healthcare communications Group that delivers medical communications activities and continuing medical education programs.
buyer parent: Eli Global, LLC
buyer: Clanwilliam Group Ltd.
Clanwilliam Group, headquartered in Dublin, is an expanding healthcare, technology and services business. They develop, sell and integrate a range of technology solutions and services predominately to the GP, Private Consultant and pharmacy communities. "
target: Obsidian Healthcare Group
Headquartered in the UK, Obsidian Healthcare Group is a full service, global healthcare communications Group with two distinct firewalled divisions, allowing it to deliver collaboratively sponsored medical communications activities and medical education and continuing medical education programs.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
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$23
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3.3x
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closed 4/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Paul Werth Associates, acquired Generations Sync

synopsis: Paul Werth Associates, an integrated communications firm based in Columbus, Ohio, has acquired Generations Sync, a Chicago-based boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. Generations Sync is immediately changing its name to Paul Werth Associates.
buyer: Paul Werth Associates
Paul Werth Associates is an independent, full-service communications firm that helps grow businesses, launch brands and shape strategies for some of the Midwest's leading organizations. Its competencies include public relations, public affairs, marketing and branding, B2B advertising, and research. "
target: Generations Sync
Generations Sync is a boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. It produces stronger brands and loyal customers by integrating emerging technologies with traditional disciplines such as strategy, promotional education, and direct marketing.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PR Newswire

PRN, LLC, acquired iDklic

synopsis: STRATACACHE and PRN announced the acquisition of iDKLIC, a digital marketing and signage provider in the healthcare industry based in Brussels, Belgium. PRN currently provides interactive pharmacy displays and touchscreens for today's leading wellness retailers.
buyer parent: Stratacache, Inc.
buyer: PRN, LLC
PRN, a STRATACACHE company, is the leading digital media company specializing in digital solutions that activate shoppers along the path-to-purchase right up to the point-of-sale. "
target: iDklic
iDKLIC is a digital marketing specialist in retail pharmacy. Its technology and services are present in more than 1,250 pharmacies across Europe. With its roots in the heart of Europe, iDKLIC responded to a need from the pharmacy retail market.
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closed 2/3/2016 via PR Newswire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired AlphaImpactRx, Inc

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group announced the closing of the sale of AlphaImpactRx, a leading provider of primary research and analytics-based insight for biopharmaceutical and consumer health companies to IMS Health, a global information and technology services company serving the healthcare industry.
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with end-to-end solutions to measure and improve their performance. They connect configurable SaaS applications to complex healthcare data in the IMS One™ cloud platform. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: AlphaImpactRx, Inc
AlphaImpactRx is the leading provider of primary research-based insights, analytics and solutions to pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device companies. They provide market research to help its global healthcare clients make informed and business decisions to market their products.
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closed 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ImpactRx, Inc., acquired TargetRx, Inc.

synopsis: ImpactRx, a Symphony Technology Group company and the pioneer in measuring the impact of promotion on physician prescribing behavior, announced that it has acquired 100% of TargetRx, Inc., a leading provider of insight into the drivers of physician behavior for pharmaceutical companies.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: ImpactRx, Inc.
ImpactRx is the leading provider of consultative and analytically-based promotional effectiveness solutions to the healthcare industry. ImpactRx's ImpactData™ is the industry’s sole source of continuous-capture market promotion and physician treatment data. "
target: TargetRx, Inc.
TargetRx, Inc. is a leading provider of insight into the drivers of physician behavior for pharmaceutical companies. The company offers a suite of solutions from pipeline to patent expiry.
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closed 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired ImpactRx, Inc.

synopsis: ImpactRx, the pioneer in measuring the impact of promotion on physician prescribing behavior, announced that Symphony Technology Group (STG), has acquired a majority ownership interest in the Company. STG is a leading private equity firm with a strategic focus on data, analytics and technology-enabled services companies.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. STG also provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to its clients. "
target: ImpactRx, Inc.
ImpactRX annually captures three-million treatment decisions, fueling its unique ImpactData™ industry database. ImpactRx leverages this unprecedented intelligence with custom research and analytics to provide insightful solutions to pharmaceutical marketing and sales decision makers.
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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 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Dowden Health Media, Inc., acquired Priority Integrated Marketing

synopsis: Dowden Health Media, a private equity firm that is focused on growing niche-leading companies, has acquired Priority Integrated Marketing, a Minneapolis-based leader in healthcare and financial services marketing. Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: Dowden Health Media, Inc.
Dowden Health Media (DHM, Inc.) is a provider of pharmaceutical and hospital marketing services. DHM provides online marketing services to hospitals, also medical eduction communications services to pharmaceuticals companies, and provides health and digital marketing and technology solutions. "
target: Priority Integrated Marketing
Priority Integrated Marketing provides healthcare and financial marketing services to organizations nationwide. Founded in 1983 and located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more.
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
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$120
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
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closed 8/10/2011 via BusinessWire

VCA Antech Inc., acquired Vetstreet

synopsis: VCA Antech, Inc., a leading animal healthcare company in the United States, and MediMedia USA, Inc., a leading innovative specialty healthcare communications, publishing and medical education company, announced that VCA Antech has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Animal Health, LLC (“Vetstreet”) from MediMedia USA.
buyer: VCA Antech Inc. (WOOF:$2,079.88)
VCA Antech, Inc. owns, operates and manages the largest networks of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country, and supplies diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Vetstreet
Vetstreet is a provider of online communications, professional education and marketing solutions to the veterinary community. Vetstreet offers a highly differentiated suite of products and services, including VetInsite and Vetstreet Pro.
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$146
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closed 12/3/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Vetstreet

synopsis: MediMedia Animal Health announced that it has acquired Vetstreet, a leading animal health communications company that specializes in strategic communications between veterinary hospitals and their clients. Vetstreet will join MediMedia Animal Health as a independently managed center of excellence in the area of veterinary communications.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Vetstreet
Vetstreet, an animal health communications company, provides solution for client communication, pet health education, and online home delivery. It offers automated client email communication services, including email reminders and pet birthday emails.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired MediMedia USA

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners together with members of MediMedia has closed the purchase of MediMedia, an innovative specialty healthcare communications, publishing and patient education company, from Cinven, The Carlyle Group and Apax Partners.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: Cinven
target: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies.
price ($mm)
$605
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$280
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$53
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11.5x
closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd (UBS), one of the leading Chinese agencies specialized in healthcare communications. UBS will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group and will be renamed UBS Saatchi & Saatchi Health.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. It manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, and more. "
target: U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd
U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd is a full-service agency specializing in pharmaceutical PR, marketing and events management. It uses in-depth market intelligence to deliver industry-leading services through brand management and marketing, creative design, and much more.
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closed 4/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired MedManage Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Physicians Interactive LLC (PI), a leader in digital sales and marketing solutions, announced the acquisition of MedManage Systems Inc., the nation's leading provider of online, on-demand prescription drug sampling. Under the agreement, MedManage is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Physicians Interactive LLC.
buyer parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive builds an electronic dialogue with healthcare professionals by utilizing technology platforms and online interactive programs to deliver valuable education and promotion about medical products and disease states. "
target: MedManage Systems, Inc.
MedManage is the leading online drug sampling provider in the industry. The company's Samples On Demand(TM) service connects pharmaceutical manufacturers' brands with their customers through a network of physician portals which provides users near ubiquitous access to medication samples.
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired MediMedia USA

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners together with members of MediMedia has closed the purchase of MediMedia, an innovative specialty healthcare communications, publishing and patient education company, from Cinven, The Carlyle Group and Apax Partners.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: Cinven
target: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies.
price ($mm)
$605
rev ($mm)
$280
EBITDA ($mm)
$53
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closed 4/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Inchord Communications, Inc., acquired Jeffrey Simbrow Associates

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisitions of Synergos, Inc., a focused clinical services provider, and Jeffrey Simbrow Associates Inc., Canada's leading healthcare marketing and communications agency. Both acquisitions were announced by inVentiv on March 13.
buyer parent: inVentiv Health, Inc.
buyer: Inchord Communications, Inc.
Westerville, Ohio-based inChord Communications is the largest privately held healthcare marketing organization in the world serving a broad range of clients including many of the world's top pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Jeffrey Simbrow Associates
Jeffrey Simbrow Associates is the largest healthcare- focused advertising and marketing agency in Canada and is internationally recognized for its expertise in marketing management training.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Arsenal Capital Partners, acquired BresMed Health Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm investing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies, announced the acquisition of BresMed Health Solutions, a pioneer in providing health economic research, communications, and consulting services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle‐market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, and completed more than 45 platform investments. "
target: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fishawack Group, acquired 2e Creative

synopsis: 2e Creative, an internationally recognized healthcare marketing strategy firm focused on launching pharmaceutical and medical device products has joined the Fishawack Group, one of UK's largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists.
buyer: Fishawack Group
UK-based Fishawack Group is one of the largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists. It comprises of Fishawack Medical Communications, offering services in medical communications, and Fishawack Creative, offering strategic planning, development, and advertising. "
target: 2e Creative
2e Creative is a launch and growth agency featuring Fortune 50 clients across pharma, medical device, and research biotech. The agency’s core competencies include branding, marketing strategy, digital marketing, sales training, and meeting/event production.
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closed 7/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Publicis Health, acquired Payer Sciences

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, announced the acquisition of Payer Sciences, an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: Payer Sciences
Payer Sciences is an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

MTS Health Investors, LLC, acquired Medical Knowledge Group LLC

synopsis: MTS Health Investors, LLC the NY-based healthcare private equity firm, announced that funds managed by MTS have completed a recapitalization of Medical Knowledge Group, LLC. Medical Knowledge Group is an analytics-driven and technology-enabled multi-channel healthcare marketing and communications provider servicing the biopharmaceutical industry.
buyer: MTS Health Investors, LLC
MTS Health Investors, LLC, located in New York, is a healthcare private equity firm that makes investments in operating companies within the healthcare industry. MTS focuses on companies that deliver greater value for every dollar spent in healthcare. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group is a New York based, independent analytics-driven and technology-enabled multi-channel marketing solutions provider serving marketing, medical affairs, and stakeholder relations teams at biopharmaceutical companies throughout the entire product lifecycle.
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closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Carling Communications

synopsis: The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the largest independent medical communications organizations, has acquired the Carling Group of Companies, including Carling Communications and MCME Global. Carling Communications is an agency focused entirely on healthcare marketing, while MCME Global specializes in medical education.
buyer: Fishawack Group
The Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications specialists, with offices in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and India. For over 16 years, they have been partnering with global and regional pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients. "
target: Carling Communications
The Carling Group of Companies is comprised of Carling Communications, a full-service creative agency specializing in award-winning work for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, and MCME Global, which specializes in medical education.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WPP Group, plc, acquired Communications Media Inc.

synopsis: CMI (Communications Media Inc.), a specialist healthcare media agency, has been acquired by WPP, the world’s largest marketing communications services group. CMI is the leading provider of media investment management and non-sales force promotional strategy, planning, customer insights and data solutions to the healthcare industry.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,123.10)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: Communications Media Inc.
CMI (Communications Media Inc.) is the leading provider of media investment management and non-sales force promotional strategy, planning, customer insights and data solutions to the healthcare and life sciences industries.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Strategic Pharma Solutions merged with MicroMass Communications, Inc.,

synopsis: MicroMass Communications, Inc., a Cary-based healthcare communications agency, and Strategic Pharma Solutions, Inc. (SPS), a Raleigh-based healthcare communications agency, announced that the two companies have merged. The new company will operate as MicroMass Communications, Inc., at the existing MicroMass location in Cary, NC.
buyer: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers. "
target: Strategic Pharma Solutions
Strategic Pharma Solutions, Inc. is a Raleigh-based healthcare communications agency focused on bringing clients tailor-made, strategic solutions for their marketing and communications needs.
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closed 3/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of digital health and wellness solutions, acquired Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC, the leader in strategic launch and marketing solutions for orphan and rare disease products.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health, Inc. is a provider of digital health and wellness solutions. They attract consumers and healthcare professionals to their health and wellness properties, and utilize their data and analytics to deliver personalized content experiences and marketing and engagement solutions. "
target: Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC
Cambridge BioMarketing is the leader in marketing solutions for orphan and rare disease products. Having launched some of the most successful orphan products ever, the Cambridge culture reflects its clients' extraordinary drive to deliver life-changing medicines to those who need them most.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 1/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Dohmen Life Science Services, acquired Siren Interactive

synopsis: Dohmen Life Science Services, a provider of outsourced business services for biopharma and medtech innovators, announced it has acquired Siren Interactive Corporation, a rare disease relationship marketing company located in Chicago, IL. The acquisition will further expand Dohmen's market leading direct to patient service model.
buyer parent: Dohmen Company
buyer: Dohmen Life Science Services
Dohmen Life Science Services provides outsourced insight and infrastructure to entrepreneurs seeking speed, scale and certainty as they bring their biopharma or medical device products to market. "
target: Siren Interactive
Siren Interactive is a rare disease marketing agency with unmatched expertise in addressing the challenges and unmet needs of patients, caregivers, and physicians dealing with the over 7,000 rare diseases affecting over 300 million people worldwide.
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closed 3/26/2014 via PR Newswire

Precision for Medicine, acquired Hobart Group

synopsis: Precision for Medicine, Inc., formed in 2012 to support next generation approaches to drug development and commercialization, announces the acquisition of Hobart Group Holdings, LLC (Hobart), a leading market access firm. The company supports more than 60 biopharmaceutical brands with extensive experience in supporting successful product launches.
buyer: Precision for Medicine
Precision for Medicine are a specialized scientific services partner that helps life science innovators develop and commercialize next generation medical products. "
target: Hobart Group
Hobart is the leading payer-focused strategic communications firm in the United States. The company's services include value message development, payer market research, health economics and outcomes research support, managed markets sales training, and strategic contracting and pricing support.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG, acquired Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications agency, announced that, as part of its continued commitment to building the agency of the future and expanding its global imprint, it has acquired Refreshed Wellbeing, a pan-European, digitally-based communications and marketing agency specializing in health and pharmaceutical brands.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd
Refreshed Wellbeing specialises in innovative marketing communications programs, with particular expertise in digital strategy and communications in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and wellbeing arena.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Company Press Release

Banks Sadler, acquired Medical Projects International

synopsis: Event management agency Banks Sadler has completed the acquisition of Medical Projects International (MPI), the Windsor based event and communications agency for an undisclosed sum. MPI offers medical communications and event logistics for a range of clients in the pharmaceutical sector.
buyer: Banks Sadler
Banks Sadler delivers global meeting management services. Operating out of London, York, Dusseldorf, Paris and New York every year, it handles over 15,000 venue find bookings and 400 event management projects for a range of corporations, SMEs, government departments and associations. "
target: Medical Projects International
With over 30 years in pharmaceutical marketing, Medical Projects International (MPI) has been involved in many exciting and innovative communications programmes. MPI runs several patient support and disease management programmes that have been achieving impressive results for over 6 years now.
price ($mm)
$6.97
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closed 12/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Physicians Interactive, acquired InfoMedics, Inc.

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, the leading provider of online, point of care and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of InfoMedics, the industry expert in the design and delivery of interactive patient communications platforms.
buyer parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that fit within the medical professional workflow to provide better patient care. "
target: InfoMedics, Inc.
InfoMedics develops strategic patient-physician communications programs which improve brand awareness, patient adherence and physician acceptance and brand preference. Customized solutions are developed to address brand challenges throughout the product lifecycle.
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closed 9/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Draftfcb Healthcare, acquired Hudson Global

synopsis: Draftfcb has acquired Hudson Global, a Tarrytown, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical marketing company that offers integrated marketing solutions encompassing the entire pharmaceutical brand management spectrum, and aligning it under its Draftfcb Healthcare umbrella. The merger will create a top 5 healthcare offering in the U.S.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Draftfcb Healthcare
With more than 30 years of experience marketing to healthcare professionals, Draftfcb Healthcare produces work that is both strategically relevant and creatively compelling. Under its network umbrella, Draftfcb Healthcare has other full-service healthcare agencies, including Area 23 and NeON. "
target: Hudson Global
Hudson Global is a leading full-service provider of strategic marketing, scientific communications, interactive educational services, and postmarketing research for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
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closed 1/2/2008 via Company Press Release

CIVC Partners, LP, acquired Medical Knowledge Group LLC

synopsis: CIVC Partners recently teamed with management to invest in Medical Knowledge Group, LLC, a provider of medical communications and health care education services based in New York City. As part of the transaction, key managers reinvested a portion of their proceeds, retaining a significant ownership in the Company.
buyer: CIVC Partners, LP
CIVC Partners manages $1.3 billion in private equity capital and currently invests from a $650 million fund. CIVC provides growth and buyout capital to middle-market companies and executives with a focus on business services, financial services, and media & information services. "
target: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group is comprised of several best-in-class organizations dedicated to addressing the unmet education needs of physicians and other health care professionals. MKG companies specialize in distinct areas of health care marketing and/or communications across all media platforms.
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