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closed 12/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Verilogue Inc.

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired Verilogue Inc., a leading healthcare analytics firm specializing in physician-patient communication based in the U.S. Verilogue will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, the largest healthcare communications network in the world.
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: Verilogue Inc.
Verilogue brings patients, physicians and the healthcare industry together to share information, enhance disease understanding and participate in medical marketing research.
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closed 4/10/2015 via BusinessWire

PatientBond, LLC, acquired c2b Horizons, LLC

synopsis: PatientBond, LLC, an innovative provider of patient and member engagement solutions, has acquired Cincinnati-based c2b Horizons, LLC, a leader in statistically based consumer profiling techniques for healthcare payers and providers.
buyer parent: Healthcare Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: PatientBond, LLC
Founded in 2011, PatientBond provides next generation patient and member engagement solutions. PatientBond’s highly configurable communications engine supports rapid deployment for a diverse set of engagement use cases. "
target parent: c2b Solutions
target: c2b Horizons, LLC
c2b’s proprietary psychographic profiling tools, validated over multiple studies, allow for classification of members and patients into behavior groups which provide a high level of predictability of individual motivations, communication preferences and actions.
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closed 7/24/2013 via Reuters

Cross Marketing, acquired MedePanel

synopsis: Cross Marketing Group has announced the acquisition of MedePanel, a result-oriented research firm, headquartered in New Jersey. MedePanel supports healthcare business decisions by providing insights from patients, healthcare practitioners and other key healthcare stakeholders.
buyer: Cross Marketing (TSE:3675:$80.11)
Cross Marketing provides a full range of one-stop marketing research services based on their online research DNA, and continuing to evolve further into a marketing solution partner for their clients. "
target: MedePanel
MedePanel Online Inc is a result-oriented research firm, headquartered in New Jersey providing local account management support. MedePanel supports healthcare business decisions by providing insights from patients, healthcare practitioners and other key healthcare stakeholders.
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$3.96*
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$4
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closed 7/19/2012 via PR Newswire

WorldOne, acquired Sermo

synopsis: WorldOne, the global leader in healthcare insights and intelligence, announced that it has acquired Sermo, the largest online community of U.S. physicians. Sermo has amassed a membership of 130,000 physicians and hundreds of clients, including eight of the top ten pharmaceutical companies in the world.
buyer: WorldOne
WorldOne is the largest healthcare data collection company in the world serving the market research industry. WorldOne offers clients online and offline access to medical professionals in over 80 countries through a range of differentiated products and services. "
target: Sermo
Sermo is the largest online physician community in the United States. All Sermo members are verified and credentialed physicians who collaborate on cases and exchange observations to improve patient care, discuss drugs and devices and share information on new therapies and innovations.
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, acquired Doctors.net.uk

synopsis: M3 USA announced the acquisition of Doctors.net.uk, the largest physician network in the United Kingdom. Doctors.net.uk is the most popular professional web portal and email service for physicians in the UK while providing digital promotion and market research services to the life science industry.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target: Doctors.net.uk
Doctors.net.uk is a secure service offering a professional e-mail facility, clinical and non-clinical forums, the very latest medical news and free accredited education allowing doctors to maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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$21
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closed 2/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., purchased Patient Experience Business from HealthStream, Inc.

synopsis: HealthStream announced the divestiture of its Patient Experience (PX) business to Press Ganey Associates. HealthStream's complete patient experience solution provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
seller: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$259.82)
HealthStream Patient Experience provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts. HealthStream’s SaaS solutions are used by healthcare employees for workforce development, training & learning management.
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$66
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closed 1/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Boathouse Capital, acquired Universal Survey Center

synopsis: Boathouse Capital's announces its investment in Universal Survey Center, a provider of survey data collection services. Universal Survey provides custom survey solutions to a variety of market research firms, public relations/communications companies, management consulting firms, big data companies, and a variety of other end-users.
buyer: Boathouse Capital
Boathouse Capital is a $120 million private equity firm that invests mezzanine debt and equity into lower middle market businesses across the U.S. Based in Wayne, PA, Boathouse Capital invests $3 million to $15 million to support companies in a variety of industries. "
target: Universal Survey Center
Universal Survey Center provides custom survey solutions to a variety of market research firms, public relations/communications companies, management consulting firms, big data companies, and a variety of other end-users.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

EnterBridge Technologies, Inc., acquired SMA Informatics Partners LLC

synopsis: EnterBridge Technologies Inc bought SMA Informatics Partners LLC. SMA Informatics Partners LLC is a Richmond-based data analytics firm that provides data collection and data analysis that helps hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician practices compare their quality of care to competitors and improve clinical outcomes.
buyer: EnterBridge Technologies, Inc.
EnterBridge, a Henrico County, VA-based firm founded by entrepreneurs Erik Bleyl and Todd Nuckols in 2002, EnterBridge uses data and analytics to create a better customer experience for B2B organizations looking to grow through innovation. "
target: SMA Informatics Partners LLC
SMA Informatics Partners LLC is a Richmond-based data analytics firm that provides data collection and data analysis that helps hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician practices compare their quality of care to competitors and improve clinical outcomes. It has customers in 32 states.
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closed 10/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Spherix Global Insights GmbH, acquired Rare Insights LLC

synopsis: In line with organizational strategy to offer unparalleled insights across professional and patient groups, Spherix Global Insights has acquired Rare Insights, an insight and strategy group with a unique focus on rare and complex conditions. This accelerates Spherix's plans to add syndicated and custom patient insights to their suite of products.
buyer: Spherix Global Insights GmbH
Spherix Global Insights is a business intelligence and market research company headquartered in Switzerland. Spherix differentiates itself by focusing in select specialty markets. They have extensive client-side experience in biopharmaceutical brand management and strategic marketing. "
target: Rare Insights LLC
Rare insights LLC is a market research and strategic consultancy focused on understanding and profiling the everyday experiences of patients with rare diseases and complex conditions, including their critical interactions with caregivers and physicians.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AplusA, acquired Bell Falla & Associates LLC

synopsis: AplusA buys Bell Falla to become a leading international marketing research for the pharmaceutical industry and the health sector. Bell Falla is an international market research and consulting firm for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. With the acquisition, AplusA plans to establish itself as a major player in the global market.
buyer: AplusA
AplusA is a reputable medical market research firm that specializes in international, primary research for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Industries. For over 25 years, AplusA has been guiding lifecycle management of the most innovative healthcare products worldwide. "
target: Bell Falla & Associates LLC
Bell Falla & Associates is an international market research and consulting firm for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. They provide both qualitative and quantitative research using state of the art research methodologies, as well as statistical consulting and marketing consulting.
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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.
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$340
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announced 11/22/2010 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, will acquire EMS Research

synopsis: M3 USA, parent company of MDLinx, a leading medical market research firm, has signed an agreement to purchase EU-based EMS Research, a company specializing in quantitative and qualitative market research for clients in healthcare and other vertical markets.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target: EMS Research
EMS Research (European Marketing Specialists), headquartered in London, England, was founded in 1999 and is Europe’s leading in-house medical fieldwork company. EMS help clients achieve their objectives by delivering vital insight into markets, attitudes, concepts and products.
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closed 11/13/2007 via PR Newswire

Cegedim Group S.A., acquired 3ES

synopsis: Cegedim Strategic Data, leading provider of Pharmaceutical Market Research has completed its acquisition of 3ES, a CRO member of the AFCRO, specializing in Clinical Studies and post-AMM studies, notably through online tools.
buyer: Cegedim Group S.A. (ENXTPA:CGM:$512.82)
Established as the world's leading CRM provider for the life sciences industry with its Cegedim Dendrite business unit, CEGEDIM provides the world's largest pharmaceutical companies with vital support for successful Customer Relationship Management (CRM). "
target: 3ES
3ES provides multidisciplinary expertise in the medical research field. 3ES has developed their in-house software for managing online studies via Internet, and has received the ANVAR label for "innovating business".
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closed 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Marketing International, acquired JZM Research

synopsis: Phoenix Marketing International has acquired JZM, Inc. (Johnston, Zabor, McManus), a full service marketing research firm based in Durham, North Carolina, that specializes in healthcare research. The company provides research for 7 of the 10 largest global pharmaceutical companies.
buyer: Phoenix Marketing International
Phoenix Marketing International offers advanced advertising and brand measurement along with direct marketing expertise. Phoenix combines primary and syndicated marketing research expertise with database analytics and modeling proficiency. "
target: JZM Research
JZM is a healthcare focused marketing research firm. The company merges existing, proven marketing research techniques with new state-of-the-art technologies for faster and better results for our pharmaceutical, biotech, and other healthcare clients.
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closed 4/18/2007 via BusinessWire

MCF Corporation, acquired MedPanel, Inc.

synopsis: MCF Corporation has completed the acquisition of MedPanel, Inc., an online medical market intelligence firm. With the closing of the transaction, MedPanel, Inc. becomes Panel Intelligence, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of MCF Corporation.
buyer: MCF Corporation (MEM:$0.00)
MCF Corporation is a financial services holding company that provides investment research, capital markets services, corporate and venture services, investment banking, asset management and wealth management through its operating subsidiaries. "
target: MedPanel, Inc.
MedPanel provides online medical market intelligence to the life sciences industry through custom research and syndicated studies. Research services include study design, recruitment, programming, panel moderation, advanced data analysis and summaries.
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$7.00
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closed 6/1/2006 via

So-net M3, Inc., acquired MDLinx, Inc.

synopsis: MDLinx, a leading online provider of global, real-time health information resources for physicians and consumers, announced today it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with So-net M3, a Sony Communication Network Group company.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: So-net M3, Inc.
So-net M3 is a leading provider of online pharmaceutical promotion solutions. So-net M3 Inc. was established in September 2000 under the service name of So-net, with Sony Communications Network Corporation, a supplier of network-related services, as the largest stockholder. "
target: MDLinx, Inc.
MDLinx is an award-winning, practical tool that busy physicians and healthcare professionals use to stay up to date with the latest research in the medical field. The company aggregates medical articles and research from more than 1,200 peer-reviewed journals and leading news media on a daily basis.
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closed 9/19/2005 via BusinessWire

National Research Corporation, acquired Geriatric Health Systems, LLC

synopsis: National Research Corporation, a leader in healthcare performance measurement, today announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Geriatric Health Systems, LLC (GHS), a healthcare survey research and analytics firm specializing in measuring health status, health risk and member satisfaction for health plans in the United States.
buyer: National Research Corporation (NRCI.B:$101.10)
Founded in 1981, National Research Corporation (NRC) has maintained a strong commitment to improving the quality of healthcare received by patients and consumers through a focus on continual improvement in patient experience and performance measurement within the healthcare industry. "
target: Geriatric Health Systems, LLC
GHS is a healthcare survey research firm specializing in quality improvement. Our turnkey survey and reporting systems are used by health plans, physician organizations and healthcare purchasers nationwide.
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closed 3/29/2005 via BusinessWire

HealthStream, Inc., acquired Data Management & Research, Inc.

synopsis: HealthStream, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Data Management & Research, Inc. (DMR). DMR is a Nashville area company, exclusively focused on offering healthcare organizations a wide range of quality and satisfaction surveys, data analyses of survey results, and other research-based measurement tools.
buyer: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$259.82)
A leading provider of learning and research solutions for the healthcare industry.Through HealthStream’s learning solutions, organizations create safer environments for patients, increase clinical competencies of its workforce, and facilitate the rapid transfer of the latest technologies. "
target: Data Management & Research, Inc.
DMR specializes in quality and satisfaction surveys for healthcare providers. Known as the quiet company serving healthcare's giants, our clients range from national healthcare systems and specialty segments to small rural hospitals in both the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare sectors.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Focus Pointe Global

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired Focus Pointe Global, a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research solutions. They provide effective online surveys that include programming and hosting. As the world transforms, they reach for new heights, redefining services beyond clients’ expectations."
target: Focus Pointe Global
Focus Pointe Global is a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions with expertise in the consumer space, clinical studies, and jury research. Its 1.6 million-member QualPanel is a rich source of qualified respondents.
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closed 6/4/2014 via BusinessWire

HealthTrust, acquired Cardiac Data Solutions

synopsis: HealthTrust, a Parallon affiliate, announces that it has acquired certain of the assets and operations of Cardiac Data Solutions. CDS has worked with multiple hospitals and systems across the United States, engaging their leaders to improve clinical and financial outcomes.
buyer: HealthTrust
HealthTrust is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. "
target: Cardiac Data Solutions
Cardiac Data Solutions was initially focused on the cardiovascular market and expanded to the orthopedic and spine markets in 2008. Since its founding, CDS has worked with multiple hospitals and systems across the United States, engaging their leaders to improve clinical and financial outcomes.
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closed 12/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Verilogue Inc.

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired Verilogue Inc., a leading healthcare analytics firm specializing in physician-patient communication based in the U.S. Verilogue will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, the largest healthcare communications network in the world.
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: Verilogue Inc.
Verilogue brings patients, physicians and the healthcare industry together to share information, enhance disease understanding and participate in medical marketing research.
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closed 7/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Publicis Health, acquired Payer Sciences

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, announced the acquisition of Payer Sciences, an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: Payer Sciences
Payer Sciences is an innovative, data-and-analytics-driven health marketing agency focused on helping biopharmaceutical manufacturers navigate the dynamic U.S. reimbursement environment.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Publicis Health, acquired PlowShare Group

synopsis: Publicis Health, part of Publicis Groupe, S.A., announced the acquisition of PlowShare Group, the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Health
Publicis Health is the largest healthcare communications network in the world.. They are a division of Publicis Groupe S.A., the third largest advertising and media company, giving them unparalleled global reach. "
target: PlowShare Group
PlowShare Group is the leading communications agency that specializes in working exclusively with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies on social issue and cause marketing campaigns.
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closed 11/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Langland

synopsis: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, the largest health-oriented agency network in the world, announced the acquisition of Langland Advertising, Design & Marketing Limited, one of Europe's largest and most highly regarded healthcare communications agencies. Langland turns healthcare intelligence into creative engagement.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG) is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. PHCG manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, digital, branding, message delivery, market access, and medical communications. "
target: Langland
Langland is the world's most creatively awarded healthcare advertising agency. Named 2014 Cannes Lions Health agency of the Year, Langland combined healthcare intelligence with creative engagement to develop patient recruitment and retention strategies for studies of every imaginable type.
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closed 12/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, purchased Commercial Services Business from PDI, Inc.

synopsis: PDI and Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG), part of Publicis Groupe has completed its acquisition of PDI’s Commercial Services business which provides go-to-market strategy and execution to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and healthcare companies in the United States.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG) is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. PHCG manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, digital, branding, message delivery, market access, and medical communications. "
seller: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
The Commercial Services business of PDI provides go-to-market strategy and execution to established and emerging pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and healthcare companies in the United States. PDI is a leading healthcare commercialization company.
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closed 12/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Verilogue Inc.

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired Verilogue Inc., a leading healthcare analytics firm specializing in physician-patient communication based in the U.S. Verilogue will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, the largest healthcare communications network in the world.
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: Verilogue Inc.
Verilogue brings patients, physicians and the healthcare industry together to share information, enhance disease understanding and participate in medical marketing research.
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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 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications, acquired Dreams Communication

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired Dreams Communication, a Chinese agency specialized in healthcare communications regrouping Beijing Dreams Advertising and Beijing Dreams Zhiyang Communication. Dreams will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group and will be renamed Publicis Life Brands Dreams.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications
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, market access, and medical and scientific affairs. "
target: Dreams Communication
Dreams Communication is a Chinese agency specialized in healthcare communications regrouping Beijing Dreams Advertising and Beijing Dreams Zhiyang Communication. It offers advertising and design, digital, medical education, and event planning services to mainly pharmaceutical and healthcare clients.
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announced 3/22/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Publicis Healthcare Communications, will acquire Watermelon Healthcare Communications

synopsis: Publicis Groupe has announced that it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in a leading healthcare advertising agency in Mumbai, India-Watermelon Healthcare Communications Private Limited ("Watermelon"). On completion of this transaction, this entity will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications
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, market access, and medical and scientific affairs. "
target: Watermelon Healthcare Communications
As one of the leading healthcare advertising agencies in India, Watermelon is a full-service advertising agency that has built its business around traditional and new media since its inception in 2003.
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closed 12/13/2010 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Digital District GmbH

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired Digital District, a recognized thought leader in the interactive healthcare communications space. Digital District will be aligned under Publicis Healthcare Communications Group (PHCG) and will become part of the global digital communications arm of PHCG.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is one of the largest healthcare communications groups in the world. Worldwide healthcare services include advertising, medical education, sales, marketing, and digital, as well as medical and scientific affairs. "
target: Digital District GmbH
Founded in 2002, Digital District focuses on defining and implementing digital communication strategies. The agency offers a fully integrated suite of innovative interactive solutions, including digital branding, content management, e-commerce strategies, social media, web 2.0, and online marketing.
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closed 10/23/2008 via BusinessWire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired Reed Weir Communications

synopsis: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, part of Publicis Groupe, announced that it has acquired Sydney-based Reed Weir Communications, one of Australia’s most competitive independent healthcare communications agencies.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is one of the largest healthcare communications groups in the world. Worldwide healthcare services include advertising, medical education, sales, marketing, and digital, as well as medical and scientific affairs. "
target: Reed Weir Communications
Reed Weir Communications develops strategies in marketing communications, crisis management and media relations. The agency’s clients include some of the most celebrated brands of the human and animal health industries such as Bayer, GSK, CSL, Eli Lilly, McKesson and Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
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closed 4/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, acquired Scout Marketing

synopsis: The Stagwell Group, an investment firm specializing in investments in the marketing services sector, announced it has acquired Scout Marketing. Scout Marketing is a full-service ad agency focused on healthcare and consumer marketing. They work across various brand categories to deliver brave thinking that creates value for their clients'​ brands.
buyer: Stagwell Group
The Stagwell Group LLC is a registered investment advisory company formed by Mark Penn who serves as the Managing Partner of Stagwell Media LLC, a private equity fund. "
target: Scout Marketing
Scout Marketing is a full-service ad agency focused on healthcare and consumer marketing with offices in Atlanta, Chicago and San Diego. Scout's mantra is "Be Brave."​ They work across various brand categories to deliver brave thinking that creates value for their clients'​ brands.
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closed 7/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dudnyk, acquired Stratagem Healthcare Communications, LLC

synopsis: Dudnyk acquires Stratagem Healthcare Communications, LLC, a full-service healthcare advertising agency serving clients in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and device, and consumer healthcare industries. They've been going strong since 1997, helping our clients achieve their marketing goals
buyer: Dudnyk
Dudnyk provides medical advertising services to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. It offers brand identity, positioning/messaging, unbranded disease state awareness, campaign development, launch planning, and many more. "
target: Stratagem Healthcare Communications, LLC
Stratagem Healthcare Communications is a full-service healthcare advertising agency serving clients in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and device, and consumer healthcare industries. They've been going strong since 1997, helping our clients achieve their marketing goals.
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closed 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Val Morgan Outdoor, acquired Active Media Group Pty Limited

synopsis: The HOYTS Group announced a major acquisition for Val Morgan Outdoor (VMO). VMO has acquired Active Media Group (AMG) – the premium multi-media business representing Fitness First Australia, Goodlife Health Clubs and more. AMG is an award-winning global content provider behind some of the world’s top health, fitness and lifestyle publications.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Val Morgan Outdoor
Val Morgan Outdoor (VMO) is Australia’s largest digital-out-of-home network, operating 1,200 digital panels strategically located in 300 shopping centres and 2,000 TV screens across 280 premium petrol stations nationally. VMO is a leader in audience engagement. "
target parent: Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
target: Active Media Group Pty Limited
Active Media Group is an award-winning global content provider behind some of the world’s top health, fitness and lifestyle print and digital publications. They specialise in creating the right content to reach active consumers and deliver it on the most popular digital platforms.
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closed 2/26/2014 via PE Hub

BlueSpire Strategic Marketing, acquired Martino & Binzer

synopsis: BlueSpire Strategic Marketing, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners, has acquired Martino & Binzer. Headquartered in Farmington, Conn., Martino & Binzer is a provider of marketing, sales consulting and technology services to the senior living community service sector.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: BlueSpire Strategic Marketing
Priority Integrated Marketing provides healthcare and financial marketing services to organizations nationwide. Founded in 1983 and located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more. "
target: Martino & Binzer
Martino & Binzer is a full service advertising agency. The company creates marketing communications that are designed to stimulate pre-determined response behaviors among the age- and income-qualified prospects in a primary market area.
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closed 9/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Interlex Communications Inc., acquired SenaReider

synopsis: Interlex Communications formalized the acquisition of SenaReider, a full-service advertising agency based in Monterey, California. SenaReider specializes in branding and marketing within the food and beverage as well as fitness and recreation categories.
buyer: Interlex Communications Inc.
Interlex is a leading full-service integrated marketing communications firm. Based in San Antonio, Texas it also has offices in New York and Washington, DC. It is ranked on the Inc. 500 and among the Top U.S. Agency Brands according to Ad Age Magazine. "
target: SenaReider
SenaReider is a full-service advertising agency with extensive experience in new product development, packaged foods, fresh food and beverage marketing. SenaReider specializes in branding and marketing within the food and beverage as well as fitness and recreation categories.
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closed 2/8/2018 via BusinessWire

PulsePoint, Inc., acquired Vitality Ad Lab

synopsis: PulsePoint, the leading global authority in programmatic healthcare technology, announced the acquisition of Vitality Ad Lab, a UK-based private advertising exchange focused on the European healthcare sector.
buyer: PulsePoint, Inc.
PulsePoint, a global programmatic advertising platform with specialized healthcare expertise, fuses the science of programmatic targeting, distribution and optimization with the art of brand engagement. "
target: Vitality Ad Lab
Vitality Ad Lab is a UK-based private advertising exchange focused on the European healthcare sector. Open, transparent and efficient, Vitality Ad Lab offers an all in one solution which is agnostic of supply or demand-centric bias.
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announced 1/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Wafra Partners, will acquire The Wellness Network

synopsis: The Wellness Network has been sold to an entity formed by the clients of Wafra Partners LLC, a private equity firm that seeks to invest in and build successful middle-market companies. The Wellness Network owns and operates the largest and most comprehensive in-hospital health TV networks in the US.
buyer: Wafra Partners
Wafra Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to invest in and build successful middle-market companies. Wafra Partners purchases control or significant minority positions in companies with strong management, high-upside, discernable value and growth drivers. "
target parent: Interactivation
target: The Wellness Network
The Wellness Network owns The Patient Channel, The Newborn Channel, and HealthStyle Press, the most comprehensive in-hospital TV networks. Delivered directly to patient rooms and waiting areas, the Channels provide viewers with original, award-winning health programs.
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cancelled 2/9/2012 via Capital IQ

Stealth Logistics Group, cancelled an acquisition of Doctors TV Network, LLC

synopsis: Doctors TV Network, LLC cancelled the acquisition of CLX Medical, Inc. in a reverse merger transaction on February 9, 2012. Doctors-TV provides media based marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Stealth Logistics Group
Stealth Logistics Group (SLG), a DBA of CLX Medical Inc, is a diverse Transportation Logistics Company. SLG provides expert care for your goods from pier or shipper pickup to final delivery - coast to coast. "
target: Doctors TV Network, LLC
Doctors-TV provides media based marketing solutions for businesses of all sizes. The company has media placement agents in major cities, coast to coast, in the United States.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Interactivation, purchased The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel from iVillage, Inc.

synopsis: Interactivation Health Networks announced that it has acquired The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel from iVillage, a division of NBC Universal. The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel are the most comprehensive in-hospital TV networks.
buyer: Interactivation
Interactivation is a media company that delivers highly interactive and personalized content to consumers via TV, mobile devices and the Internet. Interactivation owns the Mag Rack and Concert TV video-on-demand television networks, and The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel. "
seller parent: General Electric Company
seller: iVillage, Inc.
The Patient Channel and The Newborn Channel are the most comprehensive in-hospital TV networks. Delivered directly to patient rooms and waiting areas, the Channels provide viewers with original, award-winning health programs.
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closed 11/27/2007 via BNC Analysis

Catterton Partners, acquired On Target Media

synopsis: Private equity firm Catterton Partners has acquired On Target Media LLC, which does business as Healthy Advice Networks. Petsky Prunier, a marketing investment bank that worked closely with On Target Media on the deal, announced the deal yesterday.
buyer: Catterton Partners
With more than $2.3 billion under management, Catterton Partners is a leading private equity firm in the United States focused exclusively on the consumer industry. "
target parent: Alta Communications
target: On Target Media
For almost 19 years, Healthy Advice has been supporting the work of healthcare professionals by providing credible, captivating and compelling health-education tools.
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closed 12/31/2004 via BNC Analysis

Alta Communications, acquired On Target Media

synopsis: Alta Communications acquires On Target Media.
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: On Target Media
For almost 19 years, Healthy Advice has been supporting the work of healthcare professionals by providing credible, captivating and compelling health-education tools.
price ($mm)
$48
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Red Ventures, LLC, acquired HealthLine, Inc.

synopsis: Red Ventures, a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together, has acquired Healthline Media, a publisher of two of the four largest consumer health and wellness information sites in the world, reaching over 150 million visitors a month globally, more than any other online health publisher.
buyer: Red Ventures, LLC
Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and 17 proprietary brands across the Financial, Home, Health, Education and Digital Services. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HealthLine, Inc.
As one of the fastest growing consumer health information sites, Healthline.com advances Healthline's mission to be users' most trusted ally in their pursuit of health and well-being. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content.
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closed 11/29/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Remedy Health Media, acquired HealthCentral Network, Inc.

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, America's fastest-growing health information and technology company, announced its acquisition of HealthCentral, a leading provider of online clinical and patient community resources and tools that help millions of patients and caregivers take control of their health and improve their well-being.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Based in New York City, Remedy Health Media is a health information technology company providing trusted health and wellness information in print, at the point-of-care and on digital and mobile platforms. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: HealthCentral Network, Inc.
The HealthCentral Network, Inc. (HealthCentral) empowers people to improve and take control of their health and well-being through more than 35 condition-and wellness-specific interactive health sites, including #1 HIV/AIDS site TheBody.com and healthy living resource Wellsphere.com.
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closed 6/7/2010 via Company Press Release

Six Apart, Ltd., acquired NaturalPath Media

synopsis: Six Apart, the world's leading blogging and conversational media company, announced the acquisition of NaturalPath Media, the largest online advertising and media network for sustainable, healthy, and conscious lifestyles.
buyer: Six Apart, Ltd.
Six Apart has been at the heart of the blogging and social media revolution since 2001, powering many of the world's most influential websites and communities with its world renowned blogging services TypePad, Movable Type and Vox. "
target: NaturalPath Media
NaturalPath Media connects publishers, advertisers and audiences in the sustainable and healthy lifestyle verticals by: selling premium, customized brand advertising programs to companies who seek to engage the highly influential green and healthy living consumer.
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closed 3/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Medizine, Inc.

synopsis: Media-focused private equity shop Veronis Suhler Stevenson has bought a controlling stake in MediZine LLC, publisher of health and fitness magazines Healthy Living and Remedy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target: Medizine, Inc.
Medizine, Inc. publishes consumer health magazines. It offers publications, websites and broadcast news content , various programs that engage, educate, and influence patients in homes, in pharmacies, and in doctors' offices.
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closed 7/28/2015 via BusinessWire

AllOver Media, Inc., purchased Social and Family Divisions from Zoom Media Corp.

synopsis: AllOver Media, LLC (AOM), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity and the largest alternative out-of-home advertising platform in the United States, announced the purchase of the Social Indoor and the Family Network Divisions of Zoom Media. Both Zoom and AOM have deep roots in strategic indoor place based media.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: AllOver Media, Inc.
AllOver Media (AOM) is the largest alternative out-of-home advertising platform in the U.S. AOM works with a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 to regional and local companies by promoting products within captive media formats and engaging consumers on an every day basis. "
seller: Zoom Media Corp.
Zoom Media's Social Indoor Network assets include: static poster facings and digital screens across 1600 venues and 20 DMA’s, including sports bars, restaurants and clubs. The Family Network consists of backlit billboards, digital screens, floor clings at more than 350 sports and recreation centers.
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closed 2/14/2011 via PR Newswire

Outcast Media Holdings, Inc., acquired Health Club Media Network

synopsis: Outcast Media, a digital media company, has made an expansion into the fitness vertical through an acquisition of Health Club Media Network (HCMN), the largest advertising company in the health club industry. HCMN offers a wide variety of in-club advertising and marketing opportunities - customizable to each brand's particular needs.
buyer: Outcast Media Holdings, Inc.
Outcast Media Holdings, Inc. is a digital media company reaching active, on-the-go consumers. Advertisers reach a Nielsen-audited combined audience of more than 68 million active consumers each month at health clubs and gas stations in 130 US markets. "
target: Health Club Media Network
Founded in 1995, Health Club Media Network (HCMN), formerly the Health Club Panel Network, has grown to become the largest and most reputable player in the field of health club advertising and marketing.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Voice Solutions, acquired Digital Clinic International LLC

synopsis: Voice Solutions, the premier provider of sensory marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Digital Clinic International LLC, a digital signage company focused on the needs of dental, cosmetic surgery and health care clinics.
buyer: Voice Solutions
Voice Solutions is the premier provider of sensory marketing solutions. Since 2004, Voice Solutions has helped hundreds of unique brands in over 20 industries transform brand concepts into feelings, environments and tangible entities. "
target: Digital Clinic International LLC
Digital Clinic is the industry-leading and award-winning provider of digital signage solutions for medical, health and dental professionals. Digital Clinic is continually innovating on its digital signage, which now supports extensive integration of social media and live TV streaming.
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announced 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, will acquire Artillery Labs

synopsis: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation, a provider of automated online services for common health problems, will acquire Artillery labs, a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. Artillery labs specializes in email marketing, insights, affiliate marketing, and more.
buyer: EVITRADE Health Systems Corporation (:$0.00)
EVITRADE Health Systems Corp. provides automated online services for common health problems. The company offers an extensive platform for physiologically interactive computing supporting therapeutic-diagnostic devices, expert systems, and recommender applications for personal health management. "
target: Artillery Labs
Artillery labs is a Vancouver based internet marketing company that markets natural health products with a focus on full-body health solutions. The company specializes in email marketing, marketing automation, insights, lead generation, pay-per-click advertising and affiliate marketing.
price ($mm)
$2.29
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closed 7/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Health Media Network, acquired PetCARE TV, LLC

synopsis: Health Media Network, a leading digital Point of Care media company, acquired the rights to PetCARE TV, LLC, a leading veterinary waiting room network that has provided the veterinary profession with client education tools to improve client awareness of pet health needs and the role their veterinarian plays in the delivery of these services.
buyer: Health Media Network
Health Media Network (HMN) is one of the fastest growing digital Point of Care media companies in the U.S., providing education and health content in physician waiting rooms through a platform of 30 specialty health networks. "
target parent: Saddle Ranch Media, Inc.
target: PetCARE TV, LLC
PetCare TV is a national digital television network dedicated to providing educational program to pet parents across the country. Their programming is seen in thousands of vet offices nationwide and offers segments on topics from Abscesses to Zoonotic Diseases and everything in between.
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