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Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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closed 9/8/2005 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired Boucher Communication Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health announced that it has acquired the total assets of Pennsylvania-based Boucher Communications Inc.. BCI assets will become a part of Wolters Kluwer Health's Medical Research unit, a leading provider of print and electronic research information for medical and academic institutions, medical practitioners, and corporations.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks. "
target: Boucher Communication Inc.
Publishers information tech and vision care trade mags The company publishes four specialized magazines serving the informational and educational needs of vision care professionals: Eyecare Business, Contact Lens Spectrum, Optometric Management, and Ophthalmology Management, as well as numerous spe
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closed 1/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wainscot Media, LLC, acquired Imaging Technology News and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

synopsis: Wainscot Media has acquired Imaging Technology News (ITN) and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) from Scranton Gillette Communications. ITN serves healthcare professionals in the fields of radiology, radiation oncology, women’s health and nuclear medicine. DAIC serves cardiologists and cardiac cath lab personnel.
buyer: Wainscot Media, LLC
Wainscot Media is a full-service communications company specializing in print, digital and live content. Wainscot helps marketers engage audiences with best-in-class custom content. "
target parent: Scranton Gillette Communications, Inc.
target: Imaging Technology News and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology
Imaging Technology News (ITN) is a B2B trade publication that serves healthcare professionals in the fields of radiology, radiation oncology, women’s health and nuclear medicine. Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology is a magazine focused on interventional cardiology.
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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 2/7/2006 via BNC Analysis

M|C Communications, acquired Physician's Weekly, LLC

synopsis: M|C Communications, the leading provider of continuing medical education under the Pri-Med brand, has acquired Physician's Weekly, a multi-media company providing news and educational materials to both physicians and patients, the companies announced jointly today.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: M|C Communications
In only 10 years, M|C Communications has established itself as one of the premier medical education and event management companies in the United States. Innovative and effective, their unique strategy focuses on building events from the ground up, one experience at a time. "
target: Physician's Weekly, LLC
Physician's Weekly, a multi-media company providing news and educational materials to both physicians and patients. Physician's Weekly produces both physician education and patient education media.
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closed 8/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dove Medical Press Ltd., acquired Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome

synopsis: Dove Medical Press has acquired the Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome. The journal reports on updates of various types of Parkinsonian syndromes, including Parkinson's disease, atypical, drug induced, secondary Parkinsonism, heredo-degenerative diseases, as well as other movement disorders with overlapping features.
buyer: Dove Medical Press Ltd.
Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company specializing in the publication of Open Access peer-reviewed journals across the broad spectrum of science, technology and especially medicine. "
target: Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome
Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome (JPRLS) is written exclusively for the medical and scientific community wishing to read related research, policy, phenomenology, literature, history, and treatment.
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closed 10/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Touch Medical Media, acquired Heart International

synopsis: Touch Medical Media, a dynamic, ambitious and experienced publishing company in the UK, has acquired Heart International, an open access peer reviewed journal that publishes clinical protocols, original clinical research articles, case reports series focused on prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in its broadest terms.
buyer: Touch Medical Media
Touch Medical Media is a dynamic, ambitious and experienced publishing company in the UK. Touch Medical Media provides interactive digital and print media across key therapy areas, including endocrinology, neurology, oncology & haematology, ophthalmology, and cardiology & respiratory. "
target: Heart International
Heart International is an open access peer reviewed journal that publishes clinical protocols, original clinical research articles, case reports series focused on prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in its broadest terms.
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closed 1/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Neoplasia Press Inc.

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, has announced that it has acquired Neoplasia Press Inc. and assumes publication of its flagship journals, Neoplasia and Translational Oncology.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. "
target: Neoplasia Press Inc.
Neoplasia is a well-established cancer research journal that publishes the results of novel investigations in all areas of oncology research. Published monthly, Neoplasia features studies describing new molecular and genetic findings relating to the neoplastic phenotype.
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announced 8/29/2012 via Company Press Release

Oxford University Press, will acquire American Journal of Hypertension, Ltd.

synopsis: Oxford University Press announced that the esteemed American Journal of Hypertension will be joining the publisher’s journal collection. Established in 1988, the American Journal of Hypertension is a highly regarded title providing a forum for scientific inquiry in the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease.
buyer parent: University of Oxford
buyer: Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: American Journal of Hypertension, Ltd.
The American Journal of Hypertension is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scientific inquiry of the highest standards in the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease.
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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 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Edra S.p.A, acquired Grupo Asís Biomedia SL

synopsis: LSWR Group announces that on February 28, 2017, through its subsidiary Edra SpA, they have concluded the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Grupo Asís Biomedia SL, a Spanish company based in Zaragoza and international leader in training, information and communication activities aimed at veterinary professionals.
buyer parent: LSWR Group
buyer: Edra S.p.A
Edra S.p.A. publishes scientific & medical content in the form of books, journals, & drug databases for the healthcare & pharmaceutical sectors in Italy. They operate magazines for Italian pharmacists, as well as a drug information portal for pharmaceutical company professionals. "
target: Grupo Asís Biomedia SL
Grupo Asís Biomedia SL is an international leader in training, information and communication activities aimed at veterinary professionals. Grupo Asís offers its content and services in 61 countries located in five continents, with special attention to Latin America, North America and Europe.
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closed 9/25/2013 via PR Newswire

OMICS Group, acquired African Journal of Psychiatry

synopsis: OMICS Group, an Open Access publication model, has acquired African Journal of Psychiatry. The African Journal of Psychiatry is an Open access scholarly Health Science journal, which is known for its quality research articles in the field of Psychology, Neurology, Depression and Anxiety and on mental healthcare practices.
buyer: OMICS Group
OMICS Group is an Open Access publication model that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community. Thus, all articles published under Open Access can be accessed by anyone. It hosts more than 300 journals under its vast umbrella. "
target: African Journal of Psychiatry
The African Journal of Psychiatry is an Open access scholarly Health Science journal with an ISSN No: 1994-8220. This journal is known for its quality research articles in the field of Psychology, Neurology, Depression and Anxiety and on mental healthcare practices.
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closed 1/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Informa Healthcare, purchased 3 medical journals from American Brands Corp

synopsis: Informa Healthcare announced the acquisition of Postgraduate Medicine, Hospital Practice and The Physician and Sportsmedicine from American Brands Corp. The three journals are all peer-reviewed and focus on the latest research, hopsital treatment protocol and sportsmedicine research respectively.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Healthcare
Informa Healthcare is a medical and scientific publisher whose goal is to connect librarians, scientists, professionals and other medical practicioners with information they can trust and see through a comprehensive portfolio of journals, print and online books, encyclopedias and directories. "
seller: American Brands Corp
Postgraduate Medicine, Hospital Practice and The Physician and Sportsmedicine are peer-reviewed medical journals that publishes research for primary care physicians, coverage of hospital patient protocol and drug discoveries respectively.
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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 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Galilee, purchased French Healthcare Publishing Activities from Wolters Kluwer NV

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer announced that it has completed the disposal of its French healthcare publishing activities to Galilée. Their French healthcare publishing activities are part of the Legal & Regulatory portfolio, and encompass healthcare magazines and journals for pharmacists, veterinarians, dentists, nurses and physicians.
buyer: Galilee
Editions Galilee is a publishing house based in Paris and founded in 1971 by Michel Delorme. They specialize in philosophy, French literature, the arts and humanities. "
seller: Wolters Kluwer NV (ENXTAM:WKL:$4,931.20)
Wolters Kluwer is a global information services company. Their French healthcare publishing activities are part of the Legal & Regulatory portfolio, and encompass healthcare magazines and journals for pharmacists, veterinarians, dentists, nurses and physicians.
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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 5/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, acquired rs media GmbH

synopsis: The Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, one of the most innovative medical specialist publishers in the field of oncology and part of the specialist information section of Süddeutsche Verlag, acquires rs media GmbH. rs media GmbH is a medical scientific publisher and operator of password-protected medical online services.
buyer parent: Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH
buyer: Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
The Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of the most innovative medical specialist publishers in the field of oncology and part of the specialist information section of Süddeutsche Verlag. "
target: rs media GmbH
rs media GmbH is a medical scientific publisher and operator of password-protected medical online services. With their online portals, as well as the trade journals and the accompanying supplement, they provide general practitioners, internists, and oncologists information on current topics.
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closed 6/10/2015 via PR Web

BLR, acquired Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare

synopsis: BLR®—Business & Legal Resources—announces the acquisition of the Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH) from Lionheart Publishing. Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH) is a bimonthly magazine written by those directly involved in improving patient safety and the quality of healthcare.
buyer: BLR
BLR®—Business & Legal Resources helps U.S. businesses simplify compliance with state and federal legal requirements. BLR’s award-winning information products include training programs, events, web portals, reports and subscription services. "
target parent: Lionheart Publishing, Inc.
target: Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare
Launched in 2004, Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH) is written for and by those directly involved in improving patient safety and the quality of healthcare, including clinicians, patient safety officers, risk managers, business leaders, policy makers, educators, and commercial vendors.
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announced 11/23/2012 via Company Press Release

SAGE Publications, will purchase Medicine journals from RSM Press

synopsis: SAGE, a world-leading independent academic and professional publisher, announced a landmark agreement with the Royal Society of Medicine to acquire its journal program. With immediate effect, 28 titles formerly published by the Royal Society of Medicine Press will be published by SAGE.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
seller parent: Royal Society of Medicine
seller: RSM Press
RSM Press is the publishing division of The Royal Society of Medicine. RSM Press publishes a range of sponsored publications for healthcare professionals and academics in medicine, from medical history to symposia proceedings and short guides on clinical topics.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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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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closed 5/5/2010 via Company Press Release

Kenneth Getz, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: Ken Getz, the founder of CenterWatch—an industry-leading clinical trials information services company—along with private equity investors has purchased the company from Jobson Medical Information.
buyer: Kenneth Getz
Ken Getz founded CenterWatch in 1994 and established the company as a leading provider of operating and business information on the $40 billion global clinical trials industry. Getz sold the company to the Thomson Corporation in 1998. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global destination of clinical trials information for both professionals and patients. CenterWatch provides a wide variety of information services including grant leads for investigative sites, data about the global clinical trials industry and more.
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closed 2/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Cengage Learning, acquired Concept Media

synopsis: Textbook publisher Cengage Learning, backed by Apax Partners and Omers Capital Partners, has acquired Concept Media, which provides health-care education materials on DVD, CD and VHS formats.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,593.70)
Cengage Learning, formerly Thomson Learning, delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, reference centers, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Concept Media
Concept Media produces and distributes award winning education media for colleges, healthcare institutions, social service agencies and counseling centers throughout North America, Europe, and the South Pacific.
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closed 2/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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closed 12/31/2007 via Berkery

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced the sale of CenterWatch to Jobson Medical Information, a portfolio company of The Wicks Group, LLC. CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
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closed 2/2/2004 via BusinessWire

Nursing Spectrum, Inc., acquired Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated

synopsis: Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek, two industry leaders in the nursing recruitment, information, and education industry, announced today an agreement in which Nursing Spectrum, a division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), has acquired NurseWeek from Jobson Publishing, LLC.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: Nursing Spectrum, Inc.
Gannett Healthcare Group (formerly Nursing Spectrum) is a nursing and healthcare-oriented communications company. The company promotes the recognition and support of the healthcare community by providing timely, relevant, and compelling information through its award winning publications. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated
Every nurse makes a difference, which is why for more than 15 years NurseWeek has committed to serving all registered nurses with an array of high-quality, informative, motivating products and services. This long history of award-winning editorial and dedication to the nursing community is what mak
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Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired Gerber Communications

synopsis: Jobson Medical Information LLC, a leading healthcare information and marketing services provider, announced that it has acquired Gerber Communications and Practice Advancement Associates.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target: Gerber Communications
Gerber Communications is a marketing communications firm that produces magazines, newsletters, advertising, advertorials and other editorial materials in the health care field.
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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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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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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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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 5/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Nexus Health Media, acquired Nexus Oncology

synopsis: M2 Health Media, an Austin, Texas-based health and medical education delivery company, has acquired Nexus Oncology and renamed itself Nexus Health Media. The company will serve as a one-stop-shop for unbiased, scientific and non-promotional health and medical education, and clinical and scientific updates.
buyer: Nexus Health Media
Nexus Health Media is disrupting the status in how medical education is delivered and received by informing physicians with up-to-the-minute scientific treatment advances in different diseases right at their fingertips. "
target: Nexus Oncology
Nexus Oncology is disrupting medical education by offering unbiased, non-promotional clinical treatment advances, data results, and innovative insights at your fingertips. They offer detailed perspective reports, private interviews, video vignettes, seminars, and conferences.
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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 5/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Silverchair Learning Systems, acquired Care2Learn.com

synopsis: Relias Learning, parent of Silverchair Learning Systems announced that it has completed the acquisition of Care2Learn, from VectorLearning. The acquisition results in an expanded suite of e-learning content and establishes Relias as the preeminent provider of training to the senior care industry in North America.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Silverchair Learning Systems
Silverchair Learning strives to be the superior source of education and information programs in the senior care industry. Silverchair's mission is to support the best care for seniors by providing comprehensive programs that improve their way of living. "
target parent: VectorLearning
target: Care2Learn.com
Care2Learn is more than just the leading provider of online education in the senior care industry. They are a company founded by experienced caregivers with a background in long-term and post-acute care.
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closed 5/17/2007 via BusinessWire

RedVector.com, acquired Care2Learn.com

synopsis: RedVector.com Inc., a leading provider of online education for the Architectural, Engineering, and Contractor markets, has expanded into the healthcare arena with the acquisition of Care2Learn.com, an online continuing education company for professionals in long-term care, home health, hospice and rehabilitation.
buyer: RedVector.com
RedVector.com is the global leader in online continuing education, certification, licensing exam preparation and corporate training for professional engineers, architects, contractors, interior designers, land surveyors, building inspectors and landscape architects. "
target: Care2Learn.com
Care2Learn provides customized learning management systems and content with engaging, affordable, easy-to-use online continuing education.Care2Learn has over 2100 hours of accredited continuing education and 100+ inservices for 16 healthcare disciplines in its content library for its 165,000 users.
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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 7/8/2015 via PR Web

Relias Learning, acquired Academy Medical

synopsis: Relias Learning, the leader in online training and compliance solutions for the healthcare market, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Academy Medical. Academy Medical provides education content for physical, occupational, respiratory therapies, in addition to content designed for dietitians, diabetes educators, and nurses.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Relias Learning
Relias Learning offers online training to senior care, health and human services, corrections, and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations. They help clients achieve the highest quality practice and accreditation standards with online learning and compliance programs. "
target: Academy Medical
Academy Medical Systems has been on the leading edge of healthcare continuing education since 1979. Their accredited programs are presented by practicing clinicians who are experts in their fields, offering practical knowledge and experience for current professional and administrative challenges.
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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 12/29/2014 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Gannett Healthcare Group

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced it has sold Gannett Healthcare Group to OnCourse Learning, an online education and training provider. GHG is a leading provider of continuing education, certification test preparation, online recruitment, digital media, publications and related services for nurses and other healthcare professionals in the United States
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning is an education and compliance solutions provider for individuals, companies, educators, and government agencies seeking educational excellence, professional compliance, occupational tools, customized training solutions, and new careers. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: Gannett Healthcare Group
Gannett Healthcare Group is a premier healthcare media company that advances the professional development of registered nurses and allied health professionals. They provide employment opportunities, continuing education and news.
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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 9/25/2014 via PR Web

TargetSolutions, acquired CentreLearn Solutions

synopsis: VectorLearning, a leader in online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, TargetSolutions, and CiNet-RedVector brands, announced it has acquired Pennsylvania-based CentreLearn Solutions, a pioneer in online education for emergency responders.
buyer parent: VectorLearning
buyer: TargetSolutions
TargetSolutions is the pioneer and leader in web-based training services for public entities under the name TargetSafety. They serve emergency responders and other public safety officials who serve their communities. "
target: CentreLearn Solutions
The CentreLearn Training System is the fastest and easiest way to start and maintain online training programs for emergency service organizations, state health departments, and individuals. CentreLearn makes online education, course building, tracking, and reporting easier than ever.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

MA Healthcare, will acquire Optician Magazine

synopsis: Mark Allen Group, through its subsidary MA Healthcare, is to acquire Optician Magazine from Reed Business Information. The deal is due to complete in September 2015. Optician is a weekly journal, website and provider of continuing education and training for eye care professionals, including ophthalmologists and dispensing opticians.
buyer parent: Mark Allen Group
buyer: MA Healthcare
MA Healthcare, part of Mark Allen Group, is a leading publisher of nursing and medical information. It publishes 29 peer-reviewed journals for healthcare professionals working in nursing, midwifery, hospital and emergency medicine, allied health, health economics and animal health. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Optician Magazine
Optician magazine is the leading independent, weekly, UK journal for eye care professionals. It publishes news, views and analysis on all aspects of the optical profession and business. Optician is a leading provider of Continuing Education and Training for eye care professionals.
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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 12/10/2008 via Crain's BtoB

The Riverside Company, acquired JSL Communications LLC

synopsis: Private equity firm The Riverside Co. has made its 32nd acquisition of the year with the purchase of a Washington company that publishes continuing education training material for first-responders and emergency medical services.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $150 million. "
target: JSL Communications LLC
JSL Communications specializes in the design and creation of workplace training. Our principals have produced hundreds of successful blended learning programs. We have the proven ability to integrate cutting edge educational design and technical information to create the highest quality products.
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