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closed 10/6/2010 via Company Press Release

KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: KnowledgePoint360 Group, a global leader in communications and information services for healthcare professionals, has acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC, the premier provider of benchmark-based advisory services to the pharma and biotech industry.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Elysia Group

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced it has acquired Elysia Group, a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting firm operating in the United States and Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Elysia Group
Elysia Group is a health economic and outcomes research consulting firm. Elysia provides pharmaceutical and medical device clients with innovative modeling approaches to health economic strategy and evidence development using data and analytics and real-world evidence.
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closed 8/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Integrated Medhealth Communication, acquired Porterhouse Medical Group

synopsis: Porterhouse Medical Group is joining imc group with the support of Waterland Private Equity. Porterhouse Medical Group is a global strategic healthcare communications and insights research agency that provides scientific and medical expertise to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
buyer: Integrated Medhealth Communication
Founded in 2006, Integrated Medhealth Communication (IMC) provides healthcare communication and medical affairs support to over 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, device, and diagnostic companies globally, including eight of the 20 largest drug companies in the world. "
target: Porterhouse Medical Group
Porterhouse Medical Group is a global strategic healthcare communications and insights research agency that provides scientific and medical expertise to the global pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on activities that have a beneficial and measurable impact on healthcare professionals.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Pharmerit International merged with Open Health,

synopsis: OPEN Health, a leading multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group, has merged with Pharmerit International, LP, the largest independent global provider of health economics and outcomes research and strategic market access services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Amulet Capital Partners LP
buyer: Open Health
OPEN Health is a multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group, operating across three core business areas: Medical Communications; Patient and Brand Communications; and Value, Informatics and Evidence. "
target: Pharmerit International
Pharmerit International is a global, premier health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancy with 20 years of experience supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations in HEOR and market access worldwide.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Trinity Partners, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: Global life sciences consulting firm Trinity Partners announced it has acquired TGaS® Advisors, the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Trinity Partners
Trinity Partners provides state-of-the art approaches and solutions to the health care industry. They believe that accurate market assessments result from intensive data analysis and fact gathering. They believe that precise, targeted sales information gives clients a vital competitive edge. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors is the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired KMR Group

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired KMR Group, a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: KMR Group
KMR Group is a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry. KMR offers leading-edge data, products, and services in the form of reports and on-line tools that inform client strategy and productivity as well as day-to-day operations.
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closed 1/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ZS Associates, purchased BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: ZS announced it has acquired the assets of BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from Nielsen. The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
buyer: ZS Associates
ZS Associates is a global management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, operations and execution. Founded in 1983, ZS has grown into a firm of 500 professionals delivering expertise across much of the sales and marketing spectrum. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,465.00)
The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
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closed 12/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Cello Group, acquired Promedica, Inc

synopsis: Cello Group plc, the healthcare and consumer strategic marketing group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Worldwide Promedica Inc. Promedica is a San Francisco based market research firm serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
buyer: Cello Group (CLLL:$204.91)
Cello is a leading global insight and strategic marketing group with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical and health sectors in addition to deep expertise in a range of other high margin sectors. "
target: Promedica, Inc
Promedica’s mission is to provide primary marketing research in the area of new product planning with an exclusive focus on healthcare, and a client-side perspective. Their ultimate goal is to optimize client's marketing research investment and contribute to company’s success.
price ($mm)
$0.70
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$2
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1.3x
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closed 11/20/2014 via Company Press Release

TGaS Advisors, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: TGaS® Advisors, the premier provider of benchmarking and advisory services to the commercial operations organizations of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has been acquired by Trientis Vitae, a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. TGaS had been owned by ABRY Partners since 2010.
buyer parent: Geminin Investors, LLC
buyer: TGaS Advisors, LLC
Trientis Vitae is a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. The buyout was sponsored by Gemini Investors which led a consortium of investors including Triangle Capital Corporation, Tregaron Capital Company and Salem Investment Partners. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 5/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Chesapeake Research Review

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the recapitalization of Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. Chesapeake is a leading provider of independent institutional review board (“IRB”) services to major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, universities, academic medical centers, and hospital systems.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax has over $5 billion in assets under management in its Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Senior Debt businesses. "
target: Chesapeake Research Review
Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. provides human research protections services. It offers institutional review board services & human research protections consultation, including strategic & operational, IRB consultation services; ethical, scientific & applied bioethics review, education & auditing.
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closed 6/25/2012 via PR Newswire

McCann Health, acquired Double Helix

synopsis: McCann Health announced the acquisition of Double Helix. Double Helix is a leading, global provider of Market Research and Market Access services to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Dr. Wayne Phillips, who founded and runs Double Helix, will continue as CEO of Double Helix, reporting to John Cahill, CEO of McCann Health.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Health
Comprising the world's most connected health and wellness experts, McCann Health is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 35 countries and 61 offices. "
target: Double Helix
Double Helix is an independent healthcare consultancy with headquarters in London and offices in the US and Singapore. Established in 1995, they have been providing pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients of all sizes with the knowledge to evolve their brands and businesses.
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$55
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closed 5/14/2012 via Market Wire

ImpactRx, Inc., acquired Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group announced that it has acquired Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC. STG will combine Source Healthcare Analytics with ImpactRx to form Symphony Health Solutions, which will be focused on delivering high-value data, analytics, and technology based solutions for clients across life science manufacturers, payers, and providers.
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 parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC
Source Healthcare Analytics is a leading provider of information and analytics to the pharmaceutical, biotech and financial industries. The company's brands include Source®, ProMetis™ and inThought™.
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announced 3/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Diversified Agency Services, will acquire Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Diversified Agency Services announced an agreement with ITOCHU Corporation and a number of venture capital funds to acquire a majority stake in Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd., a highly respected Japanese online medical communications agency.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing disciplines. DAS includes more than 190 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations. "
target parent: Itochu Corporation
target: Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.
Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd. ("MCI") is a highly respected and well-known Japanese online medical communications agency. Based in Tokyo, MCI operates a Marketing Research division and a Detailing Solutions division, both focused on the healthcare industry.
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closed 1/24/2012 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: IMS Health has acquired PharmARC, an India-based company specializing in commercial analytics and services for the life sciences industry. The acquisition adds significant scale to a world-class services delivery platform, strengthens IMS’s business process outsourcing capabilities.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is the leading provider of information services for the healthcare industry around the world. The company draws on its global technology infrastructure and unique combination of in-depth, analytics, and consulting platforms to help clients better understand the value of medicines. "
target: PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
PharmARC is a leading provider of analytic solutions for the efficient commercialization of drugs and medical products. The firm’s analytics and services enable its life sciences customers to make informed decisions related to their sales and marketing strategies and implementation.
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announced 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Campbell Alliance Group, Inc., will purchase Promotional and Medical Audit Businesses from SDI Health LLC

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain promotional and medical audit businesses of SDI Health, which IMS Health has committed to divest in connection with obtaining regulatory approval of its acquisition of SDI.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Campbell Alliance Group, Inc.
Campbell Alliance is the Consulting business segment of inVentiv Health, a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial, and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: SDI Health LLC
SDI Health is a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
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closed 11/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Market Probe, acquired Richard Day Research Inc.

synopsis: Market Probe has announced the acquisition of Richard Day Research Inc. (RDR), a specialist in financial services and pharmaceutical research based in Evanston, IL. RDR employs a range of methods from quantitative surveys of clients and prospects, to internal analyses of customer databases.
buyer: Market Probe
Market Probe is a global market research firm providing full-service strategic guidance and business solutions to major international companies. It specializes in customer satisfaction, employee and brand stakeholder marketing research, with in-house facilities for field services by Web and phone. "
target: Richard Day Research Inc.
Richard Day Research Inc. is a specialist in financial services and pharmaceutical research based in Evanston, IL. Its specialties include advanced analytics, brand support, data collection, general public surveys, marketing effectiveness & win/loss, qualitative research, and more.
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announced 11/4/2011 via BNC Analysis

LA-SER Alpha Group Sarl, will acquire Analytica International, Inc.

synopsis: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the assets of its non-strategic business unit, Analytica International, Inc., a healthcare economics consulting firm to LA-SER, a London-based pharma research company.
buyer: LA-SER Alpha Group Sarl
LA-SER was founded in 2004, with a mission to bring cutting-edge scientific methodology to evaluate the real-world impact of medicines. Their goal is to find for whom and under which conditions of use the drugs will demonstrate best benefit to patients, with minimal harm. "
target parent: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
target: Analytica International, Inc.
Analytica Group, Inc., a healthcare consultancy firm, provides pharmaceutical research and analysis solutions.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BNC Analysis

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired SDI Health LLC

synopsis: IMS Health has completed its acquisition of SDI, a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is the world’s leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. IMS offers leading-edge market intelligence products and services that are integral to clients’ day-to-day operations. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SDI Health LLC
SDI is a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

United Drug plc, acquired InforMed Direct

synopsis: United Drug Plc, an Ireland-based healthcare services provider, has acquired the entire share capital of InforMed Direct Plc, a UK-based healthcare communications and market research agency, for a consideration of GBP11.4 million in cash.
buyer: United Drug plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
United Drug is a leading international healthcare services provider, employing 6,000 people in 35 businesses across Europe and the US. United Drug operates through 4 divisions. United Drug is a provider of services to pharmaceutical retailers and manufacturers. "
target: InforMed Direct
InforMed offers healthcare communications at every stage of the product lifecycle – from development and consultancy to tactical delivery. Its market research and business analysis division delivers quant and qual research, as well as forecasting and market simulation models.
price ($mm)
$18
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$16
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closed 1/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources, Inc., acquired BioTrends Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced that it acquired BioTrends Research Group, the leader in providing specialized, syndicated market research in clinically complex, small to mid-size pharmaceutical markets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit. "
target: BioTrends Research Group, Inc.
BioTrends Research Group, Inc. provides syndicated and custom market research to pharmaceutical manufacturers competing in clinically evolving, specialty pharmaceutical markets.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Trinity Partners, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: Global life sciences consulting firm Trinity Partners announced it has acquired TGaS® Advisors, the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Trinity Partners
Trinity Partners provides state-of-the art approaches and solutions to the health care industry. They believe that accurate market assessments result from intensive data analysis and fact gathering. They believe that precise, targeted sales information gives clients a vital competitive edge. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors is the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
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closed 11/20/2014 via Company Press Release

TGaS Advisors, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: TGaS® Advisors, the premier provider of benchmarking and advisory services to the commercial operations organizations of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has been acquired by Trientis Vitae, a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. TGaS had been owned by ABRY Partners since 2010.
buyer parent: Geminin Investors, LLC
buyer: TGaS Advisors, LLC
Trientis Vitae is a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. The buyout was sponsored by Gemini Investors which led a consortium of investors including Triangle Capital Corporation, Tregaron Capital Company and Salem Investment Partners. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 10/6/2010 via Company Press Release

KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: KnowledgePoint360 Group, a global leader in communications and information services for healthcare professionals, has acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC, the premier provider of benchmark-based advisory services to the pharma and biotech industry.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 2/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired KnowledgePoint360

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare services, announced that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360. The deal, agreed at a total cash consideration of $144 million. KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries provides supply chain, packaging, medical, regulatory, and sales and marketing services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmacies operating in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and continental Europe. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: KnowledgePoint360
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions.
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$144
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$106
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$20
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closed 10/6/2010 via Company Press Release

KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: KnowledgePoint360 Group, a global leader in communications and information services for healthcare professionals, has acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC, the premier provider of benchmark-based advisory services to the pharma and biotech industry.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 4/3/2007 via BusinessWire

SpineUniverse.com, acquired BroadWater

synopsis: SpineUniverse.com, an online resource for spine focused health care providers and consumers, has merged with BroadWater, a leading provider of spine-related medical meetings and educational resources for physicians, to form SpineUniverse LLC. The combined company will be the premier educational and information resource on back pain.
buyer: SpineUniverse.com
SpineUniverse is dedicated to the mission of being the most comprehensive Internet portal for information on the spine. We seek to educate the public to the full range of technologies, services, treatments and research available on the subject of spinal disorders. "
target: BroadWater
Since the early 1990’s our staff has run more than 150 medical meetings worldwide, from the US to Africa, and from Europe to Asia. The courses have included every teaching format and unexpected challenge imaginable, from cadaver courses in Latin America, to didactic courses in South Africa.
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Jobson Healthcare Information

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: Jobson Healthcare Information
Jobson Healthcare Information LLC is a leading healthcare information, education and marketing services company that can reach over one million physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals with a diversified portfolio of leading multi-channel brands.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
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$8.00
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closed 2/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired KnowledgePoint360

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare services, announced that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360. The deal, agreed at a total cash consideration of $144 million. KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries provides supply chain, packaging, medical, regulatory, and sales and marketing services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmacies operating in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and continental Europe. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: KnowledgePoint360
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions.
price ($mm)
$144
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$106
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$20
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closed 8/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Alta Communications, acquired HMP Communications, LLC

synopsis: Berkery Noyes announced today that the firm represented BG Media Investors on the sale of its portfolio company HMP Communications to Paul Mackler, Ken Fisher, and Alta Communications. Terms of the transaction, were not disclosed.
buyer: Alta Communications
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target parent: BG Media Investors LP
target: HMP Communications, LLC
HMP Communications is a medical information provider dedicated to ensuring the availability and affordability of excellence in healthcare education. Our readers and customers range from physicians/clinicians recognized for their expertise to influential industry leaders.
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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 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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announced 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Wilmington plc, will acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ)

synopsis: Wilmington plc has reached an agreement to acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ) from Ascential plc. HSJ is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Ascential plc
target: Health Service Journal (HSJ)
Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
price ($mm)
$23
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$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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1.9x
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6.8x
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 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 1/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capital Croissance SAS, acquired Spas Organisation de Salons, SA

synopsis: Capital Croissance and BPI France have co-invested in French events organiser Spas Organisation, taking over from previous majority owner Socadif. The deal sees Socadif, which had been invested in the group since 2010, reduce its stake, replaced by Capital Croissance as new majority shareholder. BPI will enter the group as a minority.
buyer: Capital Croissance SAS
Capital Croissance has a strong entrepreneurial aspect: five founding partners have brought together a community of over 110 private investors sharing the same values and who provide their financial contributions, experience and networks to help French SMEs to become successful mid-cap companies. "
target parent: Crédit Agricole SA
target: Spas Organisation de Salons, SA
Spas Organization is the largest organizer in France of general and professional fairs dedicated to Wellness, Bio, Natural Health and Sustainable Development.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Company Press Release

MCI Group SA, acquired AB Eventos

synopsis: MCI Group SA, the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions, announced the exciting acquisition of AB Eventos, a provider of event management services with a focus in organizing medical science events.
buyer: MCI Group SA
MCI Group SA is the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and has been a key driver of innovation in the meetings, events, association and congress industries since 1987. "
target: AB Eventos
AB Eventos provides event management services with a focus in organizing medical science events. The company is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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closed 11/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Rapid News Communications Group, acquired Med-Tech Innovation

synopsis: Rapid News Communications Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Med-Tech Innovation brands from MedTech Communications Ltd. The Med-Tech Innovation brand was established in 2010 and is now firmly positioned as the leading medical device magazine and exhibition for the UK and Irish medical sector.
buyer: Rapid News Communications Group
Rapid News Communications Group is a leading international magazine publisher, trade event organiser and digital media company focused on B2B communications for the design, sales, manufacturing, plastics, medical and pharmaceutical sector. "
target: Med-Tech Innovation
Med-Tech Innovation is a specialist communications company serving the medical device manufacturing community. The Med-Tech Innovation magazine, Med-Tech Innovation EXPO and their associated websites are the leading media platforms for the UK and Ireland medical device industries.
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announced 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare

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

Vendome Healthcare Media, acquired Ben Franklin Institute

synopsis: Vendome Healthcare announces the acquisition of the Ben Franklin Institute (BFI), a respected provider of addiction and behavioral healthcare education information. The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current.
buyer parent: Conversion Venture Capital
buyer: Vendome Healthcare Media
Vendome Healthcare produces high-quality publications and premier events for professionals in today’s healthcare industry. Vendome Healthcare is served by its leading brands such as The Mental Health & Addiction community, including Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit. "
target: Ben Franklin Institute
The Ben Franklin Institute (BFI) provides mental health professionals with high-quality continuing education programs that allow them to keep their professional licenses current. BFI offers these CE programs via 5 regional summits, as well as over 180 options in online courses and DVD libraries.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Schofield Media Ltd., acquired Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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closed 11/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Inventiv Health, acquired Maxwell Group Inc.

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of The Maxwell Group, Inc. and its MedConference brand of services. MedConference, a pioneer in the field of on-line events, e-learning and web conferencing, was founded in 1989 and is a leading provider of live and on-demand virtual event services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Inventiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Maxwell Group Inc.
Maxwell supports both live web events and on-demand events on most platforms in a variety of verticals. We deliver the highest quality turnkey web event services and support tools pre-event, live event and post event.
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$7.00
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closed 8/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Thompson Publishing Group, acquired American Health Consultants

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Group, a leading provider of subscription based information services, has acquired American Health Consultants, a leading provider of healthcare information products, from The Thomson Corporation . The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2006.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: American Health Consultants
American Health Consultants is the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world. We began in 1974 with a single title, Hospital Infection Control. We have grown in the quarter century since to more than 80 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
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closed 7/5/2005 via Company Press Release

Cygnus Business Media, acquired Summer Communications, Incorporated

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, which currently owns the fire service market’s top trade shows, magazine and website, announced it has acquired EMS Magazine, EMS Expo, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying websites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: Summer Communications, Incorporated
Summer Communications & Expo Productions, publish the leading magazines for EMS professionals & operate the largest standalone educational conference & trade show in the world for EMS professionals. Their flagship magazine is EMS Magazine, the Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue & Transportation.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$5
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EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired The Care Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its wholly-owned, UK-based subsidiary CMP Information has acquired The Care Show for a total cash consideration of GBP450,000 plus a further performance based deferred payment of up to GBP350,000 over the next year.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites. "
target: The Care Show
The Care Show is the market-leading, twice-yearly tradeshow for the UK independent care market, attracting more than 150 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors at its March 2006 event.
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