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closed 11/29/2011 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., acquired Russell Publishing LLC

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc. announced the acquisition of Russell Publishing LLC, complementing the company's innovative online marketplaces with industry-leading pharmaceutical publications. Russell Publishing's titles include American Pharmaceutical Review, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and International Drug Discovery.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, B2B marketplaces for professionals worldwide. The company integrates online marketplaces, email newsletters, award-winning video, whitepapers and editorial content to bring buyers and sellers together. "
target: Russell Publishing LLC
Russell Publishing LLC, a privately held company founded in 1998 and based in Indianapolis, IN, is one of the leading publishers of life science B2B publications in the world. The company's three titles and websites cover all aspects of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical pipeline.
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closed 5/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Canon Communications, LLC, acquired Pharmalot

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC, announced that it has acquired Pharmalot. As part of the acquisition, Pharmalot’s founder, Ed Silverman, will join Canon as an Editor at Large in the Pharmaceutical Media Group and will continue as Pharmalot’s Editor.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, LLC
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: Pharmalot
Pharmalot is an influential blog focused on news and information in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmalot is written by Ed Silverman, a prize-winning journalist who has covered the pharmaceutical industry for the past 15 years.
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closed 5/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Xcenda, acquired Dymaxium, Inc.

synopsis: Xcenda, a part of AmerisourceBergen, announced the acquisition of Dymaxium, a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
buyer parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
buyer: Xcenda
Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen, is a strategic consultancy with 20+ years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, stakeholder insights, and market access consulting and communications. "
target: Dymaxium, Inc.
Dymaxium is a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
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closed 3/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Decision Resources, Inc., acquired Fingertip Formulary

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare industry insight and analysis, announced that it acquired Fingertip Formulary, the leading provider of access to and insight into formulary data in the United States.
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: Fingertip Formulary
Fingertip Formulary offers comprehensive formulary data covering commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, and PBM plans, among others, in the United States. Fingertip Formulary offers a variety of unique data and marketing solutions that provide access to and insight into formulary data.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

ERT, acquired Exco InTouch, Ltd.

synopsis: ERT announced the acquisition of Exco InTouch, a leading provider of patient engagement, data capture and digital health solutions. The combined organization will provide the biopharmaceutical industry with the most advanced and comprehensive choice for electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOA), patient engagement and digital health.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions. "
target: Exco InTouch, Ltd.
Exco InTouch is a leading provider of digital patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers. Exco InTouch solutions provide simple, secure channels of communication; facilitating the collection of quality data and improving outcomes.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CenterWatch provides clinical trials information to clinical research professionals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers.
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closed 6/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Trifecta Multimedical, acquired Virtual Clinical Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trifecta Multimedical, one of the largest global providers of online clinical training solutions, announced the acquisition of Virtual Clinical Solutions (VCS). VCS is a specialist in providing virtual meetings and on-demand training content for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
buyer: Trifecta Multimedical
Trifecta Multimedical is a global leader in online investigator training. Trifecta Multimedical’s solutions have been proven to decrease time for site readiness, accelerate enrollment and improve communication between sponsors, sites and clinical research associates on hundreds of clinical trials. "
target: Virtual Clinical Solutions, Inc.
A leading global provider of online clinical training solutions, Virtual Clinical Solutions provides services in 120 countries, specializing in the delivery of efficient, cost-effective training of investigational sites and study teams, through virtual meetings and on-demand training content.
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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 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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announced 11/4/2015 via PR Web

ABTS Convention Services, Inc., will acquire The Red Book For Medical Meetings

synopsis: ABTS Convention Services (ABTS) announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange to acquire The Red Book for Medical Meetings, a global medical meetings guide and a source of updated and detailed pharmaceutical regulation and continuing medical education (CME) information for over 100 countries.
buyer: ABTS Convention Services, Inc.
ABTS is recognized as one of the leaders in medical association management. They deliver global internationally-focused sales and integrated marketing strategy solutions, negotiating internationally-friendly group housing and providing on-site expertise to manage a client's international groups. "
target parent: The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange
target: The Red Book For Medical Meetings
The Red Book for Medical Meetings is an international compendium of pharmaceutical codes, continuing medical education/continuing professional development (CME/CPD) systems and health authorities.
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

PDR Network, acquired Physicians' Desk Reference

synopsis: PDR Network acquires Physicians' Desk Reference, the most routinely used drug information source in the U.S., the primary means by which manufacturers fulfill their ‘duty to warn’ prescribers about drug details including safety issues, and the primary drug information source routinely cited in drug-related litigation.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR Network includes the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most commonly used drug information reference available in the US, and the Health Care Notification Network, the only service that provides electronic delivery of important FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts to physicians. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Physicians' Desk Reference
The Physicians' Desk Reference has been the authoritative source for prescribing information for over 63 years. Delivered in multiple formats print and electronically, PDR provides instant access to drug labeling information that prescribers use throughout their daily workflow.
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closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc., acquired Tarascon Publishing

synopsis: Jones and Bartlett Publishers announces the acquisition of Tarascon Publishing, one of the world’s leading publishers of portable medical reference products. Tarascon is the third medical publishing company acquired by J&B in 2008. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
Educating tens of millions of people worldwide, Jones and Bartlett Publishers is a global leader in educational publishing, providing unique textbooks, reference products, testing and assessment services, and training materials in both print and digital formats. "
target: Tarascon Publishing
Founded by Dr. Steven Green, Tarascon Publishing has developed a full range of information rich clinical pocketbooks and drug guides for students, physicians, nurses, other healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical companies.
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closed 1/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Business Information, acquired Edra S.p.A

synopsis: Elsevier has acquired Edra S.p.A, an online publishing company in the healthcare field. Together, Elsevier and Edra will be able to provide professional and promotional support to pharmaceutical companies by combining Elsevier's content and services with Edra's electronic capabilities and online delivery channel.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Business Information
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier’s 7,000 employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and 1,900 new books per year. "
target: Edra S.p.A
Edra S.p.A., based in Milan, provides e-pharma promotional services and is Continual Medical Education provider certified by the Italian Ministry of Health and the region of Lombardy, both for residential and distance learning.
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closed 1/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Connecture, Inc., acquired DRX

synopsis: Connecture, Inc., the leader in sales automation technology for the health insurance industry, announced it acquired DRX (formerly known as DestinationRx), a provider of Web-based shopping and enrollment systems for consumers of Medicare health plans, as well as those used to compare name brand pharmaceuticals with therapeutic alternatives.
buyer: Connecture, Inc. (OTCQX:CNXR:$77.99)
Connecture is the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces and exchanges. Its industry-proven solutions enable consumers, employers and brokers to more easily shop for, purchase and renew health insurance. "
target: DRX
Established in 1999, DRX is the leading provider of technology solutions for web-based prescription drug comparison as well as Medicare health plan comparison and enrollment services.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Industry Dive, LLC, acquired InsightCity

synopsis: Burgeoning online media company Industry Dive announced it has acquired Insight City, a health care and life science digital publication. InsightCity, founded in 2015, will now be under the umbrella of Industry Dive's BioPharma Dive division responsible for covering biotech and pharmaceutical industries, with more than 200,000 active readers.
buyer: Industry Dive, LLC
Industry Dive was founded in 2012 to provide business leaders with the information they need to move industries forward. Since then, Industry Dive has become one of the business world's fastest-growing providers of journalism reaching 5+ million decision-makers in the most competitive industries. "
target: InsightCity
Insight City is a health care and life science digital publication. InsightCity identifies the biggest pharma stories of the week for its readers, summarizes them in context, and makes readers smarter for the short time invested.
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announced 3/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Geopulse Exploration, Inc., will acquire THCFinder.com

synopsis: Geopulse Exploration, Inc., doing business as CannCo Brands & Development and Growth Circle, Inc., announced that it has reached agreement to acquire all of the assets related to www.THCFinder.com, an advertising and marketing site that geo-targets dispensaries, delivery services, and cannabis related physicians offices.
buyer: Geopulse Exploration, Inc. (OTCPK:GPLS:$0.00)
Geopulse Exploration, doing business as CannCo Brands & Development, acquired Growth Circle in 2017. Growth Circle, Inc. develops and distributes marketing and financial content for emerging growth companies including medicinal cannabis-related entities. "
target parent: Endexx
target: THCFinder.com
THCFinder.com helps medical marijuana patients find better access to reliable and safe medication and provides a web platform for patients to interact and feel at ease in a community of users.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Diagnosia, acquired MedEval GmbH

synopsis: Diagnosia, the leading European source for medical drug information, has acquired MedEval GmbH, a company that operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
buyer: Diagnosia
Diagnosia.com is the leading European source for medical drug information. In collaboration with national and European admission offices they provide free access to verified and up-to-date medical drug information intended for both patients and physicians in up to 22 languages. "
target: MedEval GmbH
MedEval GmbH operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Parallel 6, acquired nPruv, Inc.

synopsis: Parallel 6, the leading provider of mobile clinical solutions, announced its acquisition of nPruv, Inc., the developer of a patient matching and predictive modeling solution for clinical trial patient recruitment.
buyer: Parallel 6
Parallel 6, is an innovative software as a service provider of mobile enrollment & engagement solutions for clinical research, health, and public sector organizations. Clinical Reach is an end-to-end patient centric engagement platform for the healthcare and life sciences industries. "
target: nPruv, Inc.
nPruv's online marketplace and in-clinic solution matches patients and doctors with available clinical trial opportunities. nPruv is a Health IT company enabling a new era of predictive modeling for clinical trial patient matching and recruitment.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PE Hub

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired PDR Network

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

LDM Group merged with PDR Network,

synopsis: PDR Network, the foremost provider of drug information and prescriber communications, has merged with LDM Group, a leading provider of behavior-based patient and consumer health information.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health. PDR provides event-driven and clinically relevant healthcare messaging through its process that improves patient compliance and outcomes. "
target: LDM Group
LDM Group is a Health Care Communication Company That Connects Prescribers, Pharmacists and Patients to Improve Health Outcomes, Through Targeted Communications. LDM was founded in 2003 on the principle that educating patients on their medication drives behavior changing communication.
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closed 11/29/2011 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., acquired Russell Publishing LLC

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc. announced the acquisition of Russell Publishing LLC, complementing the company's innovative online marketplaces with industry-leading pharmaceutical publications. Russell Publishing's titles include American Pharmaceutical Review, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and International Drug Discovery.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, B2B marketplaces for professionals worldwide. The company integrates online marketplaces, email newsletters, award-winning video, whitepapers and editorial content to bring buyers and sellers together. "
target: Russell Publishing LLC
Russell Publishing LLC, a privately held company founded in 1998 and based in Indianapolis, IN, is one of the leading publishers of life science B2B publications in the world. The company's three titles and websites cover all aspects of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical pipeline.
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closed 6/19/2013 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., acquired Scrazzl Ltd.

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc., a leading provider of media and platform products in web and mobile formats for the scientific and healthcare industries, announced they have acquired Scrazzl Ltd., a technology platform that links scientific products with research articles.
buyer parent: Alta Equity Partners
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks, Inc. provides media and platform products in web and mobile formats with the purpose to drive revenue for science and healthcare manufacturers. Its media products match potential buyers with products to generate qualified sales leads. "
target: Scrazzl Ltd.
scrazzl is a social discovery platform for research materials. The company develops online tools that help scientists to make better decisions about research products and quickly find and connect with experts to solve technical problems.
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closed 11/29/2011 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., acquired Russell Publishing LLC

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc. announced the acquisition of Russell Publishing LLC, complementing the company's innovative online marketplaces with industry-leading pharmaceutical publications. Russell Publishing's titles include American Pharmaceutical Review, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and International Drug Discovery.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, B2B marketplaces for professionals worldwide. The company integrates online marketplaces, email newsletters, award-winning video, whitepapers and editorial content to bring buyers and sellers together. "
target: Russell Publishing LLC
Russell Publishing LLC, a privately held company founded in 1998 and based in Indianapolis, IN, is one of the leading publishers of life science B2B publications in the world. The company's three titles and websites cover all aspects of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical pipeline.
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closed 10/6/2010 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., purchased Two Titles from International Scientific Communications, Inc.

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc., a leading provider of online b-to-b marketplaces for the scientific and healthcare industries, acquired the titles of American Laboratory and American Biotechnology Laboratory from International Scientific Communications (ISC), Shelton, CT.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, b-to-b marketplaces for professionals worldwide. CompareNetworks integrates online marketplaces, email newsletters, video, whitepapers and editorial content to bring buyers and sellers together. "
seller: International Scientific Communications, Inc.
International Scientific Communications, Inc. publishes journals, editorial tabloids, and technical articles on analytical chemistry and life sciences for the chemists and life scientists. Its publications provide news and information in the biotechnology, drug discovery, and many others.
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closed 1/15/2008 via BNC Analysis

Alta Communications, acquired CompareNetworks, Inc.

synopsis: Alta Communications, a private equity firm focused on the media and telecommunications industries, acquired a controlling interest in Compare Networks.
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: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks, Inc. is a leading global media company for the life science and healthcare industries. The CompareNetworks websites assist health and life science professionals in making informed purchasing decisions by offering a long-needed source of product information and industry news.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Great Hill Partners LLC, acquired PartsSource Inc.

synopsis: PartsSource, a leading provider of medical parts and supplies procurement solutions for hospitals, outpatient clinics, and physician offices, announced that it has been acquired by Great Hill Partners. PartsSource’s core electronic spend management platform automates the procurement process of medical parts and supplies.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm that has raised over $5 billion in commitments since inception to finance the expansion, recapitalization, or acquisition of growth companies in a wide range of sectors in business-to-business and business-to-consumer industries. "
target: PartsSource Inc.
PartsSource provides the medical equipment service industry with proprietary software solutions related to the acquisition and life cycle management of medical repair parts. PartsSource also created and maintains the industry’s only online, fully integrated parts procurement marketplace.
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closed 1/15/2008 via BNC Analysis

Alta Communications, acquired CompareNetworks, Inc.

synopsis: Alta Communications, a private equity firm focused on the media and telecommunications industries, acquired a controlling interest in Compare Networks.
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: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks, Inc. is a leading global media company for the life science and healthcare industries. The CompareNetworks websites assist health and life science professionals in making informed purchasing decisions by offering a long-needed source of product information and industry news.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

GlobalSpace Technologies Limited, acquired Medi-App

synopsis: GlobalSpace Technologies, a provider of sales force enhancement solutions to the Indian pharma industry, has acquired a 70.80% stake in Medi-App, an Indian mobile app that connects pharmaceutical companies, distributors, stockists, and chemists. Medi-App allows users to place orders, manage inventory, promote new products, and more.
buyer: GlobalSpace Technologies Limited (BSE:540654:$4.28)
GlobalSpace Technologies is a provider of sales force enhancement solutions to the Indian pharma industry. GlobalSpace's GloDigitAll solution supports businesses in the digitalization of their sales and marketing processes. Their GloKIOSK solution allows businesses to acquire and educate customers. "
target: Medi-App
Medi-App is an Indian mobile app that connects pharmaceutical companies, distributors, stockists, and chemists. Medi-App aims to digitalize the order procurement process at the retail level. Medi-App allows users to place orders, manage inventory, promote new products, and more.
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closed 7/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Helix TCS, acquired Cannabase

synopsis: Helix TCS, the leading provider of integrated operating solutions for the legal cannabis industry, announced its acquisition of Cannabase, the oldest and largest wholesale platform in the cannabis industry. Cannabase will continue helping licensed cannabis businesses buy and sell wholesale product more efficiently and with less risk.
buyer: Helix TCS (OTCPK:HLIX:$4.47)
Helix TCS is the premier provider of integrated Operating Environments for the Legal Cannabis Industry, allowing their clients to manage risk and focus on their core business. They accomplish this through a proprietary software suite and partnership platform. "
target: Cannabase
Cannabase is an online platform connecting the cannabis community. The Cannabase Marketplace is an exclusive network for licensed cannabis businesses, featuring free unlimited access to Colorado’s leading wholesale marijuana marketplace.
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closed 10/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Premier, Inc., acquired MedPricer.com

synopsis: Premier Inc., a healthcare improvement company, has acquired Medpricer to optimize healthcare provider savings for purchased services contracts. Medpricer's SaaS technology solutions enable hospitals and organizations to analyze, benchmark and source purchased services contracts independent of any existing group purchasing organization affiliation.
buyer: Premier, Inc. (PINC:$1,217.64)
Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 175,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. "
target parent: Telegraph Hill Partners
target: MedPricer.com
Medpricer is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of technology solutions that enable hospitals and other organizations to analyze, benchmark, and source purchased services contracts independent of any existing group purchasing organization (GPO) affiliation.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Change Healthcare Corporation, acquired PokitDok Inc.

synopsis: Change Healthcarehas acquired intellectual property (IP) and other key assets from PokitDok, Inc., a platform-as-a-service company for healthcare. PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market.
buyer parent: McKesson Corporation
buyer: Change Healthcare Corporation (CHNG:$890.98)
Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside their customers and partners, they leverage their software and analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to enable better patient care, choice, and outcomes at scale. "
target: PokitDok Inc.
PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market. Plug directly into over 700 payers to integrate real-time, member-specific health insurance data at scale.
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closed 9/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Valify, acquired Lucro Solutions

synopsis: Valify, the leading healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, announced that it has acquired Lucro Solutions, Inc., a Nashville-based digital platform for health systems to compare and select vendors.  
buyer: Valify
Valify is the only healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense. Valify’s web-based technology platform allows healthcare organizations to quickly identify, benchmark, and manage savings in over 1,200 categories. "
target: Lucro Solutions
Lucro is a new marketplace designed to reinvent how buyers and sellers of innovative healthcare solutions connect. Healthcare leaders can efficiently identify, compare, collaborate and evaluate solutions among a community of industry peers and privately among trusted colleagues.
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closed 11/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Netmeds Marketplace Limited, acquired Pluss

synopsis: Online healthcare marketplace Netmeds announced that it has acquired rival hyperlocal medicine delivery startup Pluss. Founded in 2015 by Atit Jain, Madhulika Pandey, Tarun Lawadia, Pluss is on-demand medicine delivery app which aims to standardize the medicine buying experience by simplifying the process.
buyer: Netmeds Marketplace Limited
Chennai-based Netmeds Marketplace Ltd. is one of the most heavily funded online pharmacies in the country. It was launched in 2010 with the sole aim of making the medicine buying experience less of a chore. "
target: Pluss
Founded in 2015 by Atit Jain, Madhulika Pandey, Tarun Lawadia, Pluss is on-demand medicine delivery app which aims to standardize the medicine buying experience by simplifying the process.
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announced 3/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Emerald Organic Products, Inc., will acquire Bonsa Health

synopsis: Emerald Organic Products, Inc., a diversified health sciences company, announced it will acquire a 51% controlling stake in Bonsa Health, a leading digital pharmacy capable of same day delivery of Rx medications anywhere in the United States.
buyer: Emerald Organic Products, Inc. (OTCPK:EMOR:$0.00)
Based in New York, Emerald Organic Products, Inc., is a diversified health sciences company focused on providing consumers with one of the most robust health and wellness offerings available today. "
target: Bonsa Health
Bonsa Health is a leading digital pharmacy capable of same day delivery of Rx medications anywhere in the United States. Bonsa’s HIPAA compliant platform allows patients to look up pharmacy coverage options, prescription availability and discounts before ending the doctor’s consultation.
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announced 5/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Alternative Energy Partners, Inc., will be merged with PharmaJanes

synopsis: Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the PharmaJanes™ marketing operation from iEquity Corp. and will be changing its business model to focus purely in the medical marijuana marketing space. AEGY will be changing its name to PharmaJanes, Inc.
buyer: Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. (AEGY:$0.00)
Alternative Energy Partners, Inc. trades under the symbol AEGY on the OTCBB. "
target parent: iEquity Corp
target: PharmaJanes
PharmaJanes™ allows individuals to purchase Medical Marijuana through a website and smart phone application anywhere such a transaction is legal in the United States. PharmaJanes™ thus has a unique advantage over its very limited competition.
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closed 3/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Halo Labs Inc., acquired CannaLift Delivery Inc.

synopsis: Halo Labs Inc., a cannabis extraction company focused on manufacturing Cannabis oil and concentrate products, has acquired Cannalift Delivery Inc., a mobile app that makes medical cannabis products more accessible. CannaLift provides a hassle free way for users to buy medical cannabis from their local dispensaries and cannabis retail stores.
buyer: Halo Labs Inc. (OTCPK:AGEE.F:$19.57)
Halo Labs is a cannabis extraction company focused on developing and manufacturing leading Cannabis oil and concentrate products. Halo offers over 50 different products and has produced over 5 million grams of oils and concentrates since its inception. "
target: CannaLift Delivery Inc.
CannaLift Delivery Inc. is a mobile app that makes medical cannabis products more accessible. CannaLift provides a hassle free way for users to quickly and efficiently buy medical cannabis from their local dispensaries and cannabis retail stores.
price ($mm)
$2.56
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

McKesson Corporation, acquired Echo

synopsis: Echo, the U.K. startup that offers an app to help people manage their medication and order repeat NHS prescriptions for delivery, has been acquired by healthcare company McKesson. Echo’s mission is to remove the barriers to adherence through elegant, user-focused design & technology.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson is the oldest and largest health care company in the U.S., with operations in more than 16 countries. McKesson's pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, health care services, and medical supplies & equipment help address the challenges health care organizations face today. "
target: Echo
Echo is the U.K. startup that offers an app to help people manage their medication and order repeat NHS prescriptions for delivery. Echo’s mission is to remove the barriers to adherence through elegant, user-focused design & technology.
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announced 1/5/2018 via PR Newswire

MYM Nutraceuticals Inc., will acquire Budly.com

synopsis: MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire Canada-based Budly Software Inc., a leading software company that has developed a smartphone-enabled sales and distribution system connecting medicinal cannabis patients with local dispensary drivers for fast delivery and monitoring of orders.
buyer: MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. (DB:0MY:$0.34)
MYM Nutraceuticals is an innovative company focused on acquiring Health Canada licenses to produce and sell high-end organic medicinal cannabis supplements and topical products. MYM has two production projects in Québec that when completed will have over 1.5 million square feet of production space. "
target: Budly.com
Based in Canada, Budly is the modern way for medicinal cannabis patients to get their medication quickly, safely and easily. Budly is a mobile application that enables patients to order medicinal cannabis from their local dispensary. Simply choose a dispensary, place an order, then choose a driver.
price ($mm)
$2.38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Compulink Business System, acquired MyEyeStore

synopsis: Compulink Healthcare Solutions, a leader in Electronic Health Record and Practice Management solutions, has acquired MyEyeStore, an e-commerce solution in ophthalmic healthcare focusing primarily on contact lens re-ordering with the ability for optometry and ophthalmology practices to also sell other recommended products directly to the patient.
buyer: Compulink Business System
Compulink is a leader in Electronic Health Record and Practice Management solutions. Compulink’s Advantage SMART Practice uses AI to improve clinical and financial results. Designed to maximize time while seeing patients, Advantage includes everything needed to optimize workflow. "
target: MyEyeStore
MyEyeStore is an e-commerce solution in ophthalmic healthcare. MyEyeStore focuses primarily on contact lens re-ordering with the ability for optometry and ophthalmology practices to also sell other recommended products directly to the patient.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Niramaya Path Labs Pvt. Ltd., acquired Labstreet

synopsis: NCR-based Niramaya Path Labs has acquired online diagnostics platform Labstreet in a cash and stock deal. Gurgaon-based Labstreet is a single point solution for pathology tests (blood, urine etc.). Labstreet provides the option to book tests from users’ preferred pathology lab on the basis of price and quality
buyer: Niramaya Path Labs Pvt. Ltd.
Niramaya Healthcare is an elite Pathology and Wellness service provider with presence in the National Capital Region of Delhi. It was started by a group of professionals with the motto of “Affordable, Accurate and Accredited pathology at your footstep“. "
target: Labstreet
Labstreet is an online diagnostics platform. Gurgaon-based Labstreet was founded in 2015 by Ujjwal Chaudhry and Lalit Mittal. It is a single point solution for pathology tests. Labstreet provides the option to book tests from users’ preferred pathology lab on the basis of price and quality.
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closed 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

1MG Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Medd

synopsis: Online healthcare start-up 1mg Technologies Pvt. Ltd said it has acquired diagnostic labs aggregator Medd (HolaMed Healthcare Technologies Pvt. Ltd). Medd is a multiple channel (web, phone, mobile) marketplace which enables India's 800 million+ mobile/ internet users to buy high quality, affordable healthcare services near them.
buyer: 1MG Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
1mg operates an online marketplace for medicines, besides facilitating medical appointments and diagnostic test bookings. The e-diagnostic service of 1mg is currently available across 23 cities, powered by tie-ups with certified laboratories. "
target: Medd
Medd (HolaMed Healthcare Technologies) is a multiple channel (web, phone, mobile) marketplace which enables India's 800 million+ mobile/ internet users to buy high quality, affordable healthcare services near them.
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closed 6/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

DocPlanner, acquired Doctoralia

synopsis: DocPlanner announced it has raised $20 million in venture capital and has acquired Doctoralia.com. The company gives patients the possibility not just to search for doctors but to read other patients opinions and book appointments online with the specialist of their choice, on the web and on their mobile phone.
buyer: DocPlanner
DocPlanner enables patients to find great, local physicians online and book an appointment. Their team is carefully balanced with the best specialists in the healthcare market and experts in web development and user experience. "
target: Doctoralia
Doctoralia gives patients the possibility not just to search for doctors but to read other patients opinions and book appointments online with the specialist of their choice, on the web and on their mobile phone.
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announced 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

DoctorPage will be merged with DocDoc,

synopsis: DocDoc Pte., Ltd. has signed a definitive merger agreement with DoctorPage. DoctorPage makes finding dentists and booking an appointment with a doctor easy, convenient and quick. DoctorPage provides patients with quick access to healthcare in Singapore.
buyer: DocDoc
DocDoc is the fastest and most convenient way for patients to find the right doctor and book an appointment online in Singapore and South Korea. DocDoc solves an age-old business problem, efficiently filling a doctor's appointment book with new and returning patients. "
target: DoctorPage
DoctorPage improves healthcare access across Asia by providing a user-friendly platform that enables patients to search and book appointments with their preferred healthcare providers in a few simple clicks.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

ProMab Biotechnologies, Inc., acquired One World Lab, Inc.

synopsis: ProMab has acquired One World Lab (OWL), a marketplace exclusive to manufacturers. OWL offers an online platform for searching and selling antibodies, genes, and other related products from the original manufacturers. They facilitate research conducted in the life sciences by providing validation size amounts of antibodies from suppliers.
buyer: ProMab Biotechnologies, Inc.
ProMab Biotechnologies is a manufacturer of monoclonal antibodies and immunotherapy related products and services. ProMab develops and commercializes recombinant proteins and antibodies through the integration of bioinformatics, gene cloning and protein expression using high-throughput technologies."
target: One World Lab, Inc.
One World Lab, Inc. owns and operates an online platform for searching and selling antibodies, genes, and other related products from the original manufacturers. One World Lab facilitates research conducted in the life sciences by providing validation size amounts of antibodies from suppliers.
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announced 7/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire Benefytt Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Benefytt Technologies, Inc., a health insurance technology company and leading distributor of Medicare-related health insurance plans, will be acquired by funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago that has deep experience in the insurance technology and health care industries.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP), based in Chicago, is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised aggregate capital of over $26 billion and has completed over 140 investments. "
target: Benefytt Technologies, Inc. (HIIQ:$366.04)
Benefytt is a health insurance technology company that primarily engages in the development and operation of private e-commerce health insurance marketplaces, consumer engagement platforms, agency technology systems, and insurance policy administration platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$421 [$629]
rev ($mm)
$360
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
19.5x

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