Like World Events Group, Ltd.

closed 12/1/2010 via Company Press Release

United Drug plc, acquired World Events Group, Ltd.

synopsis: United Drug, plc has acquired WorldEvents® Group, the global group of event management companies headed by WorldEvents® Group Limited. WorldEvents® is one of the UK’s top five event management businesses, specialising in the healthcare/pharmaceutical sector.
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: World Events Group, Ltd.
WorldEvents® is an international event agency. WorldEvents® is ranked in the top ten event management agencies in Europe and has won numerous industry awards for the work it has conducted for its clients.
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$21
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announced 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, will acquire Nucleus Global

synopsis: Huntsworth, an international healthcare and communications group, will acquire UK-based Nucleus Global, one of the world’s largest medical specialist communications groups. The addition of Nucleus Global to Huntsworth creates one of the largest high science teams in the world to meet the needs of next-generation prescription drug development.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
UK-based Huntsworth is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal areas of focus are marketing, medical, and immersive communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target: Nucleus Global
UK-based Nucleus Global is a medical communications group that provides strategic communications, publications planning, experts and patients engagement, scientific events management, medical education, internal communications, trainings, and more for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

C2events, acquired Five Hats International

synopsis: C2events in Wakefield has acquired Five Hats International. Based in the UK, Five Hats International creates bespoke corporate events designed around their customers' objectives. They provide the most complete delegate experience from the first communication to the last, including inventive delivery of information and content throughout the event.
buyer: C2events
C2events is an Event Management company. C2events provides a full range of event management services including venue finding, travel management and communications and onsite delivery supported by event software and apps all under pinned by contract negotiation and strict budget management. "
target: Five Hats International
Based in the UK, Five Hats International creates bespoke corporate events designed around their customers' objectives. They provide the most complete delegate experience from the first communication to the last, including inventive delivery of information and content throughout the event.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Company Press Release

Banks Sadler, acquired Medical Projects International

synopsis: Event management agency Banks Sadler has completed the acquisition of Medical Projects International (MPI), the Windsor based event and communications agency for an undisclosed sum. MPI offers medical communications and event logistics for a range of clients in the pharmaceutical sector.
buyer: Banks Sadler
Banks Sadler delivers global meeting management services. Operating out of London, York, Dusseldorf, Paris and New York every year, it handles over 15,000 venue find bookings and 400 event management projects for a range of corporations, SMEs, government departments and associations. "
target: Medical Projects International
With over 30 years in pharmaceutical marketing, Medical Projects International (MPI) has been involved in many exciting and innovative communications programmes. MPI runs several patient support and disease management programmes that have been achieving impressive results for over 6 years now.
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$6.97
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd (UBS), one of the leading Chinese agencies specialized in healthcare communications. UBS will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group and will be renamed UBS Saatchi & Saatchi Health.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. It manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, and more. "
target: U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd
U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd is a full-service agency specializing in pharmaceutical PR, marketing and events management. It uses in-depth market intelligence to deliver industry-leading services through brand management and marketing, creative design, and much more.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

Eclipse Incentive Marketing Corporation merged with The Hub, LLC,

synopsis: The Hub, LLC, owner of the Philadelphia-based The Hub Meeting and Event Centers, has merged with Eclipse Incentive Marketing Corporation, a 16 year-old strategic meeting services and marketing solutions company that provides global meeting logistics and incentive travel initiatives to major national and international pharmaceutical companies.
buyer: The Hub, LLC
The Hub is the foremost destination for off-site corporate meetings and events, offering comfortable, stylish, convenient, private and reasonably priced meeting space, top-level service and exclusive catering by STARR Events. "
target: Eclipse Incentive Marketing Corporation
Eclipse Incentive Marketing Corporation (EIM), a 16 year-old strategic meeting services and marketing solutions company that provides global meeting logistics and incentive travel initiatives to major national and international pharmaceutical and related healthcare companies.
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closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Graphite Capital, acquired Hanson Wade

synopsis: Graphite Capital, a UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed the management buy-out of Hanson Wade, a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer: Graphite Capital
Graphite is a specialist provider of private equity finance to mid-market companies in the UK. Graphite focuses on management buy-outs and also invests in replacement capital, expansion finance and turnaround opportunities. It backs companies with enterprise values of £25 million to £200 million. "
target: Hanson Wade
Hanson Wade is a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. They are based in London, but generate the overwhelming majority of its revenues in the US, where the addressable market is estimated at over $700 million.
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$27
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closed 11/23/2016 via Market Wire

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), announces the acquisition of the Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference and the European Neurotech Investing and Partnering Summit, two of the industry's premier business and investment conferences for commercial neuroscience.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences
The Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference is the premier partnering and investing conference for the neurotechnology industry, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software and diagnostics for thebrain and nervous system.
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closed 3/25/2015 via Company Press Release

easyFairs, acquired Northeral

synopsis: Easyfairs, a leading organiser of trade shows, has acquired Northeral, organiser of Algiers based Maghreb Pharma Expo, the largest pharmaceutical technology trade show in Africa. Since its launch in 2012, Maghreb Pharma Expo has grown to attract 167 international exhibitors and over 1600 visitors.
buyer parent: Artexis Easyfairs
buyer: easyFairs
easyFairs is one of the leading organisers of trade shows. It runs time & cost-effective trade shows in Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target: Northeral
Northeral is an Exhibition organiser specialised in the Middle-East & North African region. It organises top level industrial & scientific events to boost B2B opportunities. Its Maghreb Pharma Expo is the largest pharma technology tradeshow in Africa.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired BioWorld

synopsis: BioWorld and its companion publication Medical Device Daily (MDD) have been acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. BioWorld covers news on public companies and hard-to-find information on private companies.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Thompson Media Group LLC
target: BioWorld
BioWorld covers news on public companies and hard-to-find information on private companies. This news coverage of the biotechnology industry is 100 percent original and available only at BioWorld.
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closed 2/6/2008 via Company Press Release

Canon Communications, Inc., acquired Pharmapack

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC, the leading producer of trade events, publications, and electronic media for the $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, today announced its acquisition of the Pharmapack trade show from French organizer Oriex which begins today in Paris.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets. "
target parent: Oriex
target: Pharmapack
Pharmapack serves Europe’s $9 Billion pharmaceutical packaging marketplace with a focus on the sectors fastest growth area—drug delivery packaging. While the overall European pharmaceutical packaging industry is expanding at 6% per year, advanced packaging is experiencing double-digit increases.
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closed 2/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired CBI Research, Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications, Inc. - a leading worldwide media company - today acquired CBI Research, Inc., a provider of live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. "
target: CBI Research, Inc.
CBI (aka The Center For Business Intelligence) is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic issues in domestic and international markets.
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closed 3/2/2006 via Company Press Release

Cambridge Heathtech Institute, acquired Bio-IT World

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute of Newton today announced the acquisition of Bio-IT World, Inc.’s media and events properties. The flagship publication, Bio-IT World magazine, introduced in March 2002, has grown from a 10-times-per-year publication to include a range of online and event businesses.
buyer: Cambridge Heathtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s renowned conferences are the underpinning for all our other information resources. Each year, CHI organizes over 80 conferences held throughout the US. including The Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, Beyond Genome, PepTalk and the World Pharmaceutical Congress. "
target parent: International Data Group
target: Bio-IT World
Bio-IT World, Inc., publishes information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT, life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical and regulatory professionals.
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closed 11/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Veeva Systems, acquired Physicians World Communications Group

synopsis: Veeva Systems, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, announced it has acquired Physicians World, a company that provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs.
buyer: Veeva Systems (VEEV:$968.71)
Veeva Systems Inc. is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 775 customers, ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. "
target: Physicians World Communications Group
Physicians World provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs. Physicians World provides end-to-end logistical services and workflow software to support the needs of speakers and other client stakeholders.
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announced 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Infinix Global Meetings & Events, Inc., will acquire Meetings In Medicine, Inc.

synopsis: MSR Group, Inc., better known as Infinix Global Meetings & Events, Inc. and Rx Worldwide Meetings, Inc., is to acquire MIM Meetings & Events, Inc. (also known as Meetings in Medicine), a meeting and event planning company, in business since 1987, that provides innovative meeting and event solutions for healthcare and consumer brands.
buyer: Infinix Global Meetings & Events, Inc.
Infinix Global and Rx Worldwide Meetings, Inc. is a premium boutique meeting and events company with global offices in Dallas, London and Singapore. "
target: Meetings In Medicine, Inc.
MIM Meetings & Events, Inc. (Meetings in Medicine) is a privately-owned full-service meeting and event planning company, in business since 1987, that provides innovative meeting and event solutions for healthcare and consumer brands.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired The Creative Engagement Group Limited

synopsis: Huntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC. TCEG has a total of 260 staff across three event, experiential and digital marketing companies with an international blue-chip client base across a range of sectors, with a particular strength in healthcare.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth is an international public relations and healthcare communications group operating from 57 principal offices in 27 countries. Huntsworth acquires, creates and develops specialist agencies that deliver marketing and communication services. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is a group of creative agencies focused on engaging audiences through the creation and delivery of live experiences, film, immersive and interactive content. They create a deeper engagement with audiences by delivering experiences and content that drive brand memory.
price ($mm)
$32
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$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
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1.0x
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6.5x
closed 12/30/2011 via BNC Analysis

Informed Medical Communications, acquired Pharmakon

synopsis: PDI, Inc. entered into an agreement to sell certain of the assets of its Pharmakon, LLC business unit to Informed Medical Communications, Inc. Pharmakon, with revenues of approximately $6 million in 2011, is engaged in the creation, design and implementation of peer to peer interactive programs targeted at healthcare professionals.
buyer: Informed Medical Communications
Informed Medical Communications is an interactive medical marketing group of companies providing services to the biopharmaceutical industry. The companies include The Peer Group and RxDialogue, leaders in conducting peer-to-peer medical programs and delivering integrated medical communications. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Pharmakon
Pharmakon, L.L.C., a healthcare communications company, engages in the creation, design, and implementation of interactive peer persuasion programs. It offers its programs through various venues, including teleconferences, dinner meetings, lunch and learns, and Web casts.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 11/30/2010 via BNC Analysis

MaryAnne McAdam, purchased The Event Planning Consulting Operations from MedCAREERS GROUP

synopsis: MaryAnne McAdams completed the acquisition of the event planning consulting operations from MedCareers Group, Inc. on November 30, 2010.
buyer: MaryAnne McAdam
MaryAnne McAdams completed the acquisition of the event planning consulting operations from MedCareers Group, Inc. (OTCPK: MCGI.E) on November 30, 2010. "
seller: MedCAREERS GROUP (OTCPK:MCGI:$0.03)
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
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announced 5/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Comexposium SA, will acquire Europa Group

synopsis: France-based global events organiser Comexposium has acquired Europa Group, a leading healthcare and scientific congress organiser in Europe. Europa Group creates tailor-made congresses and events that allow professionals from around the world to meet, learn, and exchange ideas.
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium is one of the world’s leading event organizers. Globally, it hosts more than 177 B2B and B2C events across many different sectors, including food, agriculture, retail, e-commerce, fashion, security, digital, construction, high-tech, optics and transport. "
target: Europa Group
Europa Group is a leading healthcare and scientific congress organiser in Europe. Europa Group creates tailor-made congresses and events that allow professionals from around the world to meet, learn, and exchange ideas. The group organises more than 200 professional events worldwide every year.
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closed 1/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Breaking Media, acquired MedCity News

synopsis: Breaking Media, the leading digital-first B2B media company in law, finance, energy, defense, government and fashion, is pleased to announce the acquisition of MedCity Media, a digital publisher that covers the business of health care and life sciences innovation through its website MedCityNews.com.
buyer: Breaking Media
Breaking Media runs a network of next-generation business-to-business media brands targeting influential professionals: Above the Law, Dealbreaker, Fashionista, Breaking Defense, Breaking Energy and Breaking Gov. "
target: MedCity News
MedCityNews is the leading online news source for the business of innovation in healthcare. They offer insight into what’s next and what matters with a mix of breaking news and analysis on startups and established industry leaders, personalities, policies and the most important deals.
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closed 12/1/2010 via Company Press Release

United Drug plc, acquired World Events Group, Ltd.

synopsis: United Drug, plc has acquired WorldEvents® Group, the global group of event management companies headed by WorldEvents® Group Limited. WorldEvents® is one of the UK’s top five event management businesses, specialising in the healthcare/pharmaceutical sector.
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: World Events Group, Ltd.
WorldEvents® is an international event agency. WorldEvents® is ranked in the top ten event management agencies in Europe and has won numerous industry awards for the work it has conducted for its clients.
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$21
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closed 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired Canale Communications

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an Ireland-based global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services, has acquired Canale Communications, a strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
Headquartered in Ireland, UDG Healthcare is a global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services. The Group is organised and managed across two divisions: Ashfield and Sharp, and employs 8,700 people in 26 countries. "
target: Canale Communications
Canale Communications is a strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries. It has worked with more than 300 biotech, health tech, and pharmaceutical companies at virtually every stage of development.
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$20
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closed 5/21/2019 via Company Press Release

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired Putnam Associates

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, announces the acquisition of Putnam Associates, a company that provides strategic advice based on sophisticated and robust analytics to biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical device clients.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare is a global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services. The Group is organised and managed across two divisions: Ashfield and Sharp, and employs 8,700 people in 26 countries. "
target: Putnam Associates
Putnam Associates serves global biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical device clients, along with private equity and venture capital clients, providing world class strategic advice based on sophisticated, robust analytics.
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$60
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired Create NYC

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Create NYC, a New York-based disruptive creative communications agency. The business will become part of UDG's Ashfield Communications, a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They provide field and contact centre sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information and event management services. "
target: Create NYC
Create NYC is an innovative New York-based healthcare creative communications agency, offering the tactical execution of sales and marketing materials for its international pharmaceutical clients.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired SmartAnalyst, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SmartAnalyst, a New York-based strategic commercialisation consulting and analytics business. The business will become part of Ashfield Communications.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They provide field and contact centre sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information and event management services. "
target: SmartAnalyst, Inc.
SmartAnalyst is a US-based strategic consulting and analytics business focused on the pharmaceutical and biotech sector. SmartAnalyst provides strategic consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies to support disease, asset, and portfolio level decisions.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
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$23
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closed 5/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired Pegasus Public Relations Ltd

synopsis: Pegasus, one of the most successful integrated healthcare communications consultancies in the UK, announced it has been acquired by UDG Healthcare plc, an international provider of outsourced healthcare services. Pegasus joins Ashfield Healthcare Communications, which is part of UDG Healthcare’s Ashfield Commercial and Medical Services Division.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in providing outsourced healthcare services to pharmaceutical, device and biotech companies. Ashfield provides contract sales teams, customer service reps, remote detailing, nurse educators, medical information, healthcare communications, and other services. "
target: Pegasus Public Relations Ltd
Pegasus specialises in helping private and public sector organisations communicate healthy messages through integrated communications programmes. Pegasus has an award-winning track record of creating and implementing campaigns that inspire behavior change.
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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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announced 8/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

United Drug plc, will acquire Drug Safety Alliance, Inc.

synopsis: Irish healthcare services provider United Drug plc announced an agreement to acquire North Carolina based Drug Safety Alliance Inc. DSA is a global leader in safety and risk management services supporting pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, consumer health and animal health organizations.
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: Drug Safety Alliance, Inc.
Drug Safety Alliance, Inc. is a provider of clinical trial and post-marketing drug safety and pharmacovigilance solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. DSA manages services including case management, regulatory consulting, quality management, and a secure, validated safety database.
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announced 8/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

United Drug plc, will acquire Synopia RX, LLC

synopsis: Irish healthcare services provider United Drug plc, announced an agreement to acquire Synopia RX LLC. SynopiaRx consults with BioTech and Pharmaceutical companies as well as investment organizations to deliver market intelligence, strategies and account management.
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: Synopia RX, LLC
SynopiaRx engages with companies in the BioTech and Pharmaceutical industry to optimize their commercialization of medicines in the managed care marketplace.
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closed 6/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

United Drug plc, acquired Watermeadow

synopsis: United Drug plc (UD) announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Watermeadow Medical Ltd and Watermeadow Medical Consulting Inc for a total consideration of up to £13m. Watermeadow is a healthcare communications and consultancy agency headquartered in the UK with offices also in the US.
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: Watermeadow
Watermeadow is a healthcare communications and consultancy agency headquartered in the UK with offices also in the US. It provides services to global pharmaceutical companies, including medical writing and preparation of promotional and educational materials typically for products pre-launch.
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closed 12/1/2010 via Company Press Release

United Drug plc, acquired World Events Group, Ltd.

synopsis: United Drug, plc has acquired WorldEvents® Group, the global group of event management companies headed by WorldEvents® Group Limited. WorldEvents® is one of the UK’s top five event management businesses, specialising in the healthcare/pharmaceutical sector.
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: World Events Group, Ltd.
WorldEvents® is an international event agency. WorldEvents® is ranked in the top ten event management agencies in Europe and has won numerous industry awards for the work it has conducted for its clients.
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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 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

HealthLynked, acquired MedOfficeDirect, LLC

synopsis: HealthLynked Corp, a global healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connects doctors, patients, and medical data, has acquired MedOfficeDirect, LLC, a Naples, FL based virtual distributor of discounted medical supplies selling to both consumers and medical practices.
buyer: HealthLynked (K:HLYK:$4.84)
HealthLynked provides a solution for both patient members and providers to improve healthcare through the exchange of medical information. The HealthLynked Network is a cloud-based platform that allows members to connect with their healthcare providers and take more control of their healthcare. "
target: MedOfficeDirect, LLC
MedOfficeDirect (MOD) is a virtual distributor of discounted medical supplies selling to both consumers and medical practices. With over 13,000 name brand medical products in over 150 different categories, MOD makes ordering medical supplies both convenient and cost-effective for its users.
price ($mm)
$3.40
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Tailwind Capital Partners, acquired National HME

synopsis: Tailwind Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm investing in growth-oriented companies in healthcare, business and communications services, announced the acquisition of National HME, Inc. (“NHME”). NHME is the largest provider of outsourced medical equipment management solutions to the hospice market.
buyer: Tailwind Capital Partners
Tailwind Capital Partners is an independent private equity firm focused on investments in healthcare, media/communications and business services companies. "
target: National HME
National HME, Inc. ("NHME") is the largest provider of outsourced medical equipment management solutions to the hospice market.
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closed 4/2/2004 via BusinessWire

McKesson Corporation, acquired Moore Medical Corporation

synopsis: McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), the world's leading healthcare services company and the largest distributor of medical surgical supplies and pharmaceuticals to the alternate site marketplace, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Moore Medical Corporation (AMEX:MMD) of New Britain, Conn.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson Corporation, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes, and improving the quality and safety of patient care. "
target: Moore Medical Corporation
Moore Medical Corp. is an Internet-enabled multi-channel marketer and distributor of medical, surgical and pharmaceutical products to over 100,000 healthcare practices and facilities in non-hospital settings nationwide, including physicians, emergency medical technicians, schools, correctional inst
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
$143
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
20.2x
closed 1/20/2016 via BusinessWire

ASP Global, acquired InHome Medical Solutions

synopsis: ASP Global, an industry leader in global sourcing of hospital medical supplies, has acquired Jacksonville, FL based InHome Medical Solutions, a leading wholesale medical products distribution company serving physicians, home health and hospice providers. InHome's technology platform enables clinicians to easily order and track supplies online.
buyer: ASP Global
ASP Global is a leading global sourcing agent/wholesaler of medical supplies with a proven track record. Their long-standing relationships with 120+ factories enable them to deliver high quality products at factory pricing directly to their clients. "
target: InHome Medical Solutions
InHome Medical Solutions is a leading wholesale medical products distribution company serving physicians, home health and hospice providers. InHome delivers a comprehensive range of diabetic, respiratory, urological, incontinence, wound care, ostomy, and home medical equipment products.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

PNC Riverarch Capital, acquired Safco Dental Supply

synopsis: PNC Riverarch Capital, a middle-market private equity firm which invests in privately held companies, has acquired Safco Dental Supply, an online distributor of dental supplies to independent dental practitioners.
buyer parent: The PNC Financial Services Group
buyer: PNC Riverarch Capital
PNC Riverarch Capital is a middle-market private equity firm that invests in companies headquartered throughout North America. They work closely with their portfolio company teams to maximize their growth potential while preserving their culture and legacy. "
target: Safco Dental Supply
Safco Dental Supply is an online distributor of dental supplies to independent dental practitioners. They are known for offering top quality products at prices significantly lower than other dental supply dealers.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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