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closed 3/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

FCB Health, acquired Halesway

synopsis: Draftfcb Healthcare has rebranded to FCB Health, and has also acquired UK healthcare agency Halesway. Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: FCB Health
FCB Health is a New York City based advertising agency creating award-winning work for consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. It is owned by Interpublic Group and was formed by the 2006 merger of the original Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) and Draft, adopting the name Draftfcb until 2014. "
target: Halesway
Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma. Halesway brings together the best in digital and traditional media by putting the campaign in expert hands.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Dudnyk

synopsis: Fishawack, a leading independent healthcare communications specialist, has acquired Dudnyk, the Philadelphia-based healthcare communications agency. Dudnyk is an award-winning, full-service agency that specializes in creating insight-driven, authentic brand experiences that unite specialty physicians and their patients.
buyer: Fishawack Group
The Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists, with teams in the UK (Knutsford, Oxford, London, and Brighton), the USA (Philadelphia, PA, and San Diego, CA), Switzerland (Basel), and India (Hyderabad). "
target: Dudnyk
Dudnyk is an award-winning, full-service healthcare advertising agency that specializes in creating insight-driven, authentic brand experiences that unite specialty physicians and their patients.
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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 5/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

St. Ives plc, acquired The Hive Group Ltd

synopsis: St Ives Group has acquired The Health Hive Group, a patient centric communication agency. Hive uses their understanding of patients and HCPs to influence medicine experience. This integrated approach influences prescribing behaviour, healthcare professional/patient interaction, improves patient outcomes and benefits brands.
buyer: St. Ives plc (GB:SIV:$186.01)
St. Ives provides marketing services, printed products and display solutions to publishing, retail and commercial markets throughout the UK. Its focus is on delivering high quality products to customers who have a need for service, complex solutions and added value services. "
target: The Hive Group Ltd
The Hive Group is a patient centric communication agency. Hive use their understanding of patients and HCPs to influence medicine experience. This integrated approach influences prescribing behaviour, healthcare professional/patient interaction, improves patient outcomes and benefits brands.
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$35
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$15
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$5
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closed 3/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Health Media Network, acquired iPORT Media

synopsis: Health Media Network (HMN), a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care company, announced it has completed the acquisition of iPORT Media Networks, a marketing and education program designed to enhance patient understanding of a medical practice, including procedures, services and product offerings, and a doctor’s personal brand.
buyer: Health Media Network
Launched in 2007, Health Media Network (HMN), is a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care media company. HMN provides targeted health education in Physician Waiting Rooms and Hospital Systems to advance consumer health literacy and facilitate better doctor/patient conversations. "
target: iPORT Media
iPORT Media Networks is a marketing and education program designed to enhance patient understanding of a medical practice, including procedures, services and product offerings, and a doctor’s personal brand.
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closed 3/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Health Media Network, acquired CaerVision

synopsis: Health Media Network (HMN), a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care company, announced it has acquired the digital assets of CaerVision, a company that delivers customized patient education programming and digital media marketing loops presented on a flat screen television in a practice reception area.
buyer: Health Media Network
Launched in 2007, Health Media Network (HMN), is a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care media company. HMN provides targeted health education in Physician Waiting Rooms and Hospital Systems to advance consumer health literacy and facilitate better doctor/patient conversations. "
target: CaerVision
The CaerVision Network delivers customized patient education programming and digital media marketing loops presented on a flat screen television in a practice reception area.
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announced 11/16/2016 via PR Newswire

ContextMedia, Inc., will acquire AccentHealth, Inc.

synopsis: ContextMedia, the leading healthcare decision platform, announced that it will acquire AccentHealth, which provides best-in-class patient education at the point of care, in an all-cash purchase. Through this acquisition, ContextMedia becomes the largest healthcare decision platform at the point of care in the United States.
buyer: ContextMedia, Inc.
ContextMedia develops healthcare technologies to deliver better health outcomes and impact the human condition positively. "
target parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
target: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is the most trusted patient education media company at the point-of-care, located in over 30,000 physician offices, utilized by 90,000 healthcare practioners nationwide. AccentHealth's mission is to inspire patients to live healthier lives and drive positive healthcare outcomes.
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closed 11/28/2012 via PR Newswire

AccentHealth, Inc., purchased Patient Education Wallboard Business from Havas Impact

synopsis: AccentHealth, America's largest Health Education Television Waiting Room Network, with award-winning programming provided by CNN, announced it has purchased the patient education wallboard business of Havas' Impact division. The acquisition solidifies AccentHealth's leadership position at the point-of-care.
buyer parent: M/C Partners
buyer: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is the leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, located in over 26,000 physician waiting rooms and serving over 63,000 physicians nationwide. "
seller parent: Havas Worldwide
seller: Havas Impact
Havas Impact is a leading, strategic, ROI-oriented provider of a unique combination of consumer-targeted marketing services, including Experiential, Sampling and Venue-based OOH and consumer engagement.
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closed 9/8/2008 via BusinessWeek

Banc of America Capital Investors, M/C Venture Partners, acquired AccentHealth, Inc.

synopsis: Private equity firms M/C Venture Partners and Banc of America Capital Investors announced that they have partnered to jointly acquire AccentHealth, the leading digital out-of-home media company providing patient health education in physician offices nationwide, from Ascent Media Corp., a subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company.
buyer: M/C Venture Partners
buyer: Banc of America Capital Investors
M/C Venture Partners is a private equity firm that has been investing in the media and communications industry for over two decades. Since 1982, its partners have invested over $1.8 billion in equity in over 80 businesses. "
target parent: Liberty Media Corporation
target: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is America's #1 Integrated Health Media Company, educating patients with award winning health TV programming in 12,000 physician waiting rooms nationwide. AccentHealth’s trusted TV programming, reaches over 140 million Nielsen-audited viewers each year.
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$119
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closed 1/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Liberty Media Corporation, acquired AccentHealth, Inc.

synopsis: Discovery Holding Company (DHC) announced that it has acquired AccentHealth, America's leading Health Media Network. Delivered to over 11,200 medical waiting rooms nationwide, AccentHealth's programming and sponsor messages are delivered to over 19 million health conscious consumers each month.
buyer: Liberty Media Corporation (:$13,604.00)
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of video programming, broadband distribution, interactive technology services and communications businesses. Liberty Media and its affiliated companies operate in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. "
target: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is America's #1 Integrated Health Media Company, educating patients with award winning health TV programming in 12,000 physician waiting rooms nationwide. AccentHealth’s trusted TV programming, reaches over 140 million Nielsen-audited viewers each year.
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closed 9/28/2021 via PR Newswire

Amulet Capital Partners LP, acquired Remedy Health Media

synopsis: Topspin Consumer Partners has sold its portfolio company Remedy Health Group, LLC to Amulet Capital Partners, LP. Remedy, through its portfolio of digital brands, delivers authoritative, authentic, and action-oriented digital content to patients and healthcare professionals, creating a high value, healthcare ecosystem that catalyzes action.
buyer: Amulet Capital Partners LP
Amulet Capital Partners, LP is a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector. Amulet seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation through privately negotiated investments in companies. "
target parent: Topspin Consumer Partners
target: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital platform that serves communities of patients, care partners and healthcare professionals through a family of trusted health brands that exist to remove barriers and inspire action towards better health.
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closed 11/29/2017 via Market Wire

Topspin Partners, acquired Remedy Health Media

synopsis: Topspin Partners announced that it has acquired Remedy Health Media. Remedy is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. Its largest property, HealthCentral, has become a primary destination for a suite of inspirational multimedia patient stories.
buyer: Topspin Partners
Topspin Partners is a suburban NY-based private equity fund that makes control investments in profitable and established lower middle-market businesses. The firm invests across a number of industries, including health and wellness, niche consumer, food and beverage, business services and security. "
target: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media is a leading digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling and award-winning digital brands. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes HealthCentral, TheBody, TheBodyPro, BerkeleyWellness, and Healthcommunities.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

AccentHealth, Inc., purchased Allergy & Asthma Channel from CaerVision

synopsis: AccentHealth, the leading patient education company at the Point-of-Care, announced it has purchased the Asthma and Allergy waiting room television network of Caervision, a provider of digital media network and content service to healthcare facilities to turn waiting time into educational moments.
buyer parent: M/C Partners
buyer: AccentHealth, Inc.
AccentHealth is the leading patient education media company at the point-of-care, located in over 30,000 physician waiting rooms and serving over 66,000 physicians nationwide. "
seller: CaerVision
CaerVision's channel Allergy & Asthma is comprised of patient education and marketing segments designed to repurpose a patient's idle waiting time into an engaging learning experience on the latest procedures, products, and medical information relevant to Allergies & Asthma.
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closed 10/21/2022 via BusinessWire

CheckedUp, acquired Health Media Network

synopsis: CheckedUp, one of the leading providers of 100% digital healthcare solutions at the point of care, announced that it has acquired Health Media Network (HMN), a provider of digital healthcare solutions and wellness content to health venues across the country.
buyer parent: RockBridge Growth Equity
buyer: CheckedUp
CheckedUp is the only physician-founded, specialty technology platform designed for the Point of Care actively engaging Patients, Caregivers, and Physicians in the Waiting Room, Exam Room, and at home. "
target parent: RF Investment Partners
target: Health Media Network
Launched in 2007, Health Media Network (HMN), is a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care media company. HMN provides targeted health education in Physician Waiting Rooms and Hospital Systems to advance consumer health literacy and facilitate better doctor/patient conversations.
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closed 5/18/2022 via BNC Analysis

Ashfield Engage, acquired Propensity4

synopsis: Ashfield Engage has acquired PROPENSITY4, a smart data organization and leader in the healthcare insights and analytics arena, which integrates internal and external data assets and applies the right methodologies to derive detailed insight using proprietary analytical platforms that enables data-performance driven strategy.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Engage
Ashfield Engage is an expert, global partner in strategic engagement and execution. Ashfield Engage helps clients to communicate with all healthcare audiences to ensure they access knowledge, support, and medicines when and where they need them. "
target: Propensity4
PROPENSITY4 is an integrated data and insight solutions provider serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The organization started in 2011 with the primary value proposition to bridge data and insight integration gaps amongst analytic vendors in the life-science industry.
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closed 4/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired Crisp Results

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions, Inc., a provider of technology and digital performance marketing solutions, has acquired Crisp Results, a leader in performance based marketing solutions. Crisp Results mixes data, design, & technology to create acquisition solutions. The company focuses on medicare, final expense insurance, auto insurance, and healthcare.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$427.94)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns. "
target: Crisp Results
Crisp Results is a leader in performance based marketing solutions. Crisp Results mixes data, design, technology, & innovation to create the perfect blend of acquisition solutions. The company focuses on medicare insurance, final expense insurance, auto insurance, and healthcare.
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$45
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closed 2/26/2021 via Company Press Release

GlynnDevins, acquired Bluespire Marketing

synopsis: GlynnDevins, a leader in data- and technology-enabled marketing solutions, has acquired Bluespire, an integrated marketing company with a proprietary scalable services platform. The acquisition adds proven marketing services and technology expertise to GlynnDevins and improves the solutions and value they provide to clients and the broader market.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: GlynnDevins
GlynnDevins is the leading data, analytics and marketing technology company. With a diverse portfolio of products and services driven by data science and insights, GlynnDevins has a proven reputation of supporting companies’ sales efforts with lead generation and conversion. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Bluespire Marketing
Bluespire is a performance marketing agency that focuses on the healthcare, senior living, and finance industries. The company's proprietary platform enables clients to stand up digital properties fast, convey their brand message, and execute high-performing awareness and acquisition experiences.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PE Hub

Littlejohn & Co., acquired Outcome Health

synopsis: Littlejohn & Co., LLC, an investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle market companies, has acquired a majority stake in Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company. Outcome Health offers wallboards, tablets and TVs that are both educational and interactive.
buyer: Littlejohn & Co.
Littlejohn & Co., LLC is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle market companies. The firm seeks to build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. "
target: Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Outcome Health offers wallboards, tablets and TVs that are both educational and interactive.
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announced 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Swift Networks Group Limited, will acquire Medical Media

synopsis: Swift Networks Group Ltd has agreed to acquire Medical Media, a leading Australian digital-out-of-home media network. Medical Media operates more than 2,300 digital screens across Australia which deliver content and advertising to more than 5 million viewers every month.
buyer: Swift Networks Group Limited (ASX:SW1:$15.74)
Swift Networks Group is a diversified telecommunications, content and advertising solutions provider. Swift delivers customised content, communications and targeted advertising across secure closed networks. Swift’s services include free-to-air television, pay television, telecommunications, & more."
target: Medical Media
Medical Media is Australia's largest and fastest growing digital-out-of-home health media network. With screens in over 2000 practices across Australia, Medical Media reaches an audience of over 5 million each month, providing targeted messaging and tailored content to a captive audience.
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closed 3/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Health Media Network, acquired Healthcare News Network, LLC

synopsis: Health Media Network (HMN), a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care company, announced it has acquired Healthcare News Network (HNN), a company that educates patients by providing information, expertise, and support for the medical community.
buyer: Health Media Network
Launched in 2007, Health Media Network (HMN), is a leading and trusted Digital Point of Care media company. HMN provides targeted health education in Physician Waiting Rooms and Hospital Systems to advance consumer health literacy and facilitate better doctor/patient conversations. "
target: Healthcare News Network, LLC
Healthcare News Network (HNN) educates patients by providing information, expertise, and support for the medical community. HNN also connects Patients and Families with the Physicians and Hospitals they need to find solutions and stay healthy.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

FCB Health, acquired Halesway

synopsis: Draftfcb Healthcare has rebranded to FCB Health, and has also acquired UK healthcare agency Halesway. Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: FCB Health
FCB Health is a New York City based advertising agency creating award-winning work for consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. It is owned by Interpublic Group and was formed by the 2006 merger of the original Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) and Draft, adopting the name Draftfcb until 2014. "
target: Halesway
Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma. Halesway brings together the best in digital and traditional media by putting the campaign in expert hands.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

FCB Health, acquired Halesway

synopsis: Draftfcb Healthcare has rebranded to FCB Health, and has also acquired UK healthcare agency Halesway. Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: FCB Health
FCB Health is a New York City based advertising agency creating award-winning work for consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. It is owned by Interpublic Group and was formed by the 2006 merger of the original Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) and Draft, adopting the name Draftfcb until 2014. "
target: Halesway
Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma. Halesway brings together the best in digital and traditional media by putting the campaign in expert hands.
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closed 9/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Draftfcb Healthcare, acquired Hudson Global

synopsis: Draftfcb has acquired Hudson Global, a Tarrytown, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical marketing company that offers integrated marketing solutions encompassing the entire pharmaceutical brand management spectrum, and aligning it under its Draftfcb Healthcare umbrella. The merger will create a top 5 healthcare offering in the U.S.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Draftfcb Healthcare
With more than 30 years of experience marketing to healthcare professionals, Draftfcb Healthcare produces work that is both strategically relevant and creatively compelling. Under its network umbrella, Draftfcb Healthcare has other full-service healthcare agencies, including Area 23 and NeON. "
target: Hudson Global
Hudson Global is a leading full-service provider of strategic marketing, scientific communications, interactive educational services, and postmarketing research for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

FCB Health, acquired Halesway

synopsis: Draftfcb Healthcare has rebranded to FCB Health, and has also acquired UK healthcare agency Halesway. Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: FCB Health
FCB Health is a New York City based advertising agency creating award-winning work for consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. It is owned by Interpublic Group and was formed by the 2006 merger of the original Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) and Draft, adopting the name Draftfcb until 2014. "
target: Halesway
Halesway was founded 2001 as one of the UK's very first fully integrated digital and traditional media agencies in Healthcare and Pharma. Halesway brings together the best in digital and traditional media by putting the campaign in expert hands.
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closed 9/23/2021 via BusinessWire

The CM Group, acquired decile.ten, LLC

synopsis: The CM Group, LLC, an integrated healthcare agency focused on providing scientific and commercialization strategies and services to the life sciences industry, has acquired decile.ten, LLC (d10), a Bernardsville, New Jersey-based leader in medical communications and digital services.
buyer: The CM Group
The CM Group is an integrated healthcare agency of innovative and imaginative subject-matter experts dedicated to providing scientific and commercialization strategies and services to the life sciences industry. "
target: decile.ten, LLC
decile.ten is an industry leader in providing medical communications and digital services to the life sciences industry. Specializing in launches and leading brands through their lifecycle, decile.ten provides tailored services that help clients engage and educate their key constituencies.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Arsenal Capital Partners, acquired BresMed Health Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm investing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies, announced the acquisition of BresMed Health Solutions, a pioneer in providing health economic research, communications, and consulting services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle‐market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, and completed more than 45 platform investments. "
target: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Court Square Capital Partners, acquired Medical Knowledge Group LLC

synopsis: WindRose Health Investors, LLC, the New York-based healthcare private equity firm, has completed the recapitalization of its portfolio company, Medical Knowledge Group, by investment funds managed by Court Square Capital Partners. Medical Knowledge Group provides specialized medical communications and market research services.
buyer: Court Square Capital Partners
Court Square is a middle market private equity firm with one of the most experienced investment teams in the industry. Since 1979, the team has completed over 230 investments, including several landmark transactions, and has developed numerous businesses into leaders in their respective markets. "
target parent: WindRose Health Investors
target: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group, through its operating companies, provides specialized medical communications services, proprietary analytic solutions, and market research services to the biopharmaceutical industry.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fishawack Group, acquired 2e Creative

synopsis: 2e Creative, an internationally recognized healthcare marketing strategy firm focused on launching pharmaceutical and medical device products has joined the Fishawack Group, one of UK's largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists.
buyer: Fishawack Group
UK-based Fishawack Group is one of the largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists. It comprises of Fishawack Medical Communications, offering services in medical communications, and Fishawack Creative, offering strategic planning, development, and advertising. "
target: 2e Creative
2e Creative is a launch and growth agency featuring Fortune 50 clients across pharma, medical device, and research biotech. The agency’s core competencies include branding, marketing strategy, digital marketing, sales training, and meeting/event production.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

MTS Health Investors, LLC, acquired Medical Knowledge Group LLC

synopsis: MTS Health Investors, LLC the NY-based healthcare private equity firm, announced that funds managed by MTS have completed a recapitalization of Medical Knowledge Group, LLC. Medical Knowledge Group is an analytics-driven and technology-enabled multi-channel healthcare marketing and communications provider servicing the biopharmaceutical industry.
buyer: MTS Health Investors, LLC
MTS Health Investors, LLC, located in New York, is a healthcare private equity firm that makes investments in operating companies within the healthcare industry. MTS focuses on companies that deliver greater value for every dollar spent in healthcare. "
target parent: CIVC Partners, LP
target: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group is a New York based, independent analytics-driven and technology-enabled multi-channel marketing solutions provider serving marketing, medical affairs, and stakeholder relations teams at biopharmaceutical companies throughout the entire product lifecycle.
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closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Carling Communications

synopsis: The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the largest independent medical communications organizations, has acquired the Carling Group of Companies, including Carling Communications and MCME Global. Carling Communications is an agency focused entirely on healthcare marketing, while MCME Global specializes in medical education.
buyer: Fishawack Group
The Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications specialists, with offices in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and India. For over 16 years, they have been partnering with global and regional pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients. "
target: Carling Communications
The Carling Group of Companies is comprised of Carling Communications, a full-service creative agency specializing in award-winning work for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, and MCME Global, which specializes in medical education.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Strategic Pharma Solutions merged with MicroMass Communications, Inc.,

synopsis: MicroMass Communications, Inc., a Cary-based healthcare communications agency, and Strategic Pharma Solutions, Inc. (SPS), a Raleigh-based healthcare communications agency, announced that the two companies have merged. The new company will operate as MicroMass Communications, Inc., at the existing MicroMass location in Cary, NC.
buyer: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers. "
target: Strategic Pharma Solutions
Strategic Pharma Solutions, Inc. is a Raleigh-based healthcare communications agency focused on bringing clients tailor-made, strategic solutions for their marketing and communications needs.
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closed 10/1/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG, acquired Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications agency, announced that, as part of its continued commitment to building the agency of the future and expanding its global imprint, it has acquired Refreshed Wellbeing, a pan-European, digitally-based communications and marketing agency specializing in health and pharmaceutical brands.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Refreshed Wellbeing Ltd
Refreshed Wellbeing specialises in innovative marketing communications programs, with particular expertise in digital strategy and communications in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and wellbeing arena.
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closed 3/13/2013 via Company Press Release

Banks Sadler, acquired Medical Projects International

synopsis: Event management agency Banks Sadler has completed the acquisition of Medical Projects International (MPI), the Windsor based event and communications agency for an undisclosed sum. MPI offers medical communications and event logistics for a range of clients in the pharmaceutical sector.
buyer: Banks Sadler
Banks Sadler delivers global meeting management services. Operating out of London, York, Dusseldorf, Paris and New York every year, it handles over 15,000 venue find bookings and 400 event management projects for a range of corporations, SMEs, government departments and associations. "
target: Medical Projects International
With over 30 years in pharmaceutical marketing, Medical Projects International (MPI) has been involved in many exciting and innovative communications programmes. MPI runs several patient support and disease management programmes that have been achieving impressive results for over 6 years now.
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closed 9/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Draftfcb Healthcare, acquired Hudson Global

synopsis: Draftfcb has acquired Hudson Global, a Tarrytown, N.Y.-based pharmaceutical marketing company that offers integrated marketing solutions encompassing the entire pharmaceutical brand management spectrum, and aligning it under its Draftfcb Healthcare umbrella. The merger will create a top 5 healthcare offering in the U.S.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Draftfcb Healthcare
With more than 30 years of experience marketing to healthcare professionals, Draftfcb Healthcare produces work that is both strategically relevant and creatively compelling. Under its network umbrella, Draftfcb Healthcare has other full-service healthcare agencies, including Area 23 and NeON. "
target: Hudson Global
Hudson Global is a leading full-service provider of strategic marketing, scientific communications, interactive educational services, and postmarketing research for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
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closed 1/2/2008 via Company Press Release

CIVC Partners, LP, acquired Medical Knowledge Group LLC

synopsis: CIVC Partners recently teamed with management to invest in Medical Knowledge Group, LLC, a provider of medical communications and health care education services based in New York City. As part of the transaction, key managers reinvested a portion of their proceeds, retaining a significant ownership in the Company.
buyer: CIVC Partners, LP
CIVC Partners manages $1.3 billion in private equity capital and currently invests from a $650 million fund. CIVC provides growth and buyout capital to middle-market companies and executives with a focus on business services, financial services, and media & information services. "
target: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group is comprised of several best-in-class organizations dedicated to addressing the unmet education needs of physicians and other health care professionals. MKG companies specialize in distinct areas of health care marketing and/or communications across all media platforms.
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closed 3/30/2016 via PR Web

WPP Group, plc, acquired Communications Media Inc.

synopsis: CMI (Communications Media Inc.), a specialist healthcare media agency, has been acquired by WPP, the world’s largest marketing communications services group. CMI is the leading provider of media investment management and non-sales force promotional strategy, planning, customer insights and data solutions to the healthcare industry.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$12,801.10)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: Communications Media Inc.
CMI (Communications Media Inc.) is the leading provider of media investment management and non-sales force promotional strategy, planning, customer insights and data solutions to the healthcare and life sciences industries.
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closed 10/19/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd., acquired CultHealth

synopsis: Indegene, a digital-first, life sciences commercialization company, has acquired CultHealth, a full-service, healthcare marketing agency for many life sciences brands. CultHealth has significant experience in medical strategy, creative and omnichannel planning services.
buyer: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd.
Indegene is a digital-first, life sciences commercialization company. They help biopharmaceutical, emerging biotech and medical device companies develop products, get them to the market, and grow their impact through the life cycle in a more effective, efficient, and modern way. "
target: CultHealth
CultHealth is a full-service advertising and marketing agency focused on the unique needs of healthcare marketers. CultHealth develops strategies, creative, and innovative tactics to build connections or “cult followings” between brands and their audiences.
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announced 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

XpresSpa Group, Inc., will acquire HyperPointe

synopsis: XpresSpa Group, Inc., a travel health and wellness company, announced it had entered into an agreement to acquire all of the equity interests of GCG Connect, LLC d/b/a HyperPointe, a leading digital healthcare and data analytics relationship marketing agency servicing the global healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: XpresSpa Group, Inc. (XSPA:$44.69)
XpresSpa Group, Inc. is a leading global health and wellness holding company operating three distinct brands: XpresCheck®, XpresSpa®, Treat™. XpresCheck is a leading on-site airport provider of COVID-19 screening and testing with 14 locations in 12 domestic airports. "
target: HyperPointe
HyperPointe is a leading digital healthcare and data analytics relationship marketing agency servicing the global healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. HyperPointe has significant experience in patient and healthcare professional marketing and deep experience with customer experience management.
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 12/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Uniphar plc, acquired Events 4 Healthcare Ltd

synopsis: Uniphar PLC has acquired Events4Healthcare (E4H). Events4Healthcare Ltd (E4H) is a U.K. pharmaceutical marketing agency. E4H are experts in virtual solutions, digital meetings, virtual ad boards, e-conferencing, webinars and more.
buyer: Uniphar plc (ISE:UPR:$2,171.45)
Uniphar plc is a trusted global partner to pharma and medtech manufacturers, working to improve patient access to medicines in Europe and around the world. They provide outsourced and specialised services to clients. "
target: Events 4 Healthcare Ltd
Events4Healthcare Ltd (E4H) is a U.K. pharmaceutical marketing agency. E4H are experts in virtual solutions, digital meetings, virtual ad boards, e-conferencing, webinars and more.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Medical Knowledge Group LLC, acquired Magnolia Innovation, LLC

synopsis: Medical Knowledge Group, LLC, an analytics-driven and technology-enabled multichannel health care marketing and communications conglomerate whose operating companies serve the biopharmaceutical industry, has acquired Magnolia Innovation, a premier market research and strategy consulting firm.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Medical Knowledge Group LLC
Medical Knowledge Group, through its operating companies, provides specialized medical communications services, proprietary analytic solutions, and market research services to the biopharmaceutical industry. "
target: Magnolia Innovation, LLC
Magnolia Innovation is a market research and consulting firm focusing exclusively in the life sciences. Magnolia has decades of combined experience building, launching, and redefining biopharmaceutical brands to drive innovation through insights.
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Waterland Private Equity Investments, acquired Integrated Medhealth Communication

synopsis: Dutch firm Waterland Private Equity has bought a significant majority stake in UK-based consultancy Integrated Medhealth Communication (IMC). IMC provides healthcare communication and medical affairs support to over 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, device, and diagnostic companies globally.
buyer: Waterland Private Equity Investments
Based in the Netherlands, Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realising their growth ambitions. Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions. "
target: Integrated Medhealth Communication
Founded in 2006, Integrated Medhealth Communication (IMC) provides healthcare communication and medical affairs support to over 50 pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, device, and diagnostic companies globally, including eight of the 20 largest drug companies in the world.
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closed 5/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., acquired Huntsworth PLC

synopsis: CD&R Artemis UK Bidco Ltd, an entity formed by US private equity Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLP, is to acquire Huntsworth PLC, an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal area of focus is Health, which provides marketing and medical communications services to healthcare clients.
buyer: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on producing financial returns by building stronger, more profitable businesses. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of $28 billion in 84 businesses. The Firm has offices in New York and London. "
target: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth PLC is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal area of focus is Health, which provides marketing and medical communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$665]
rev ($mm)
$342
EBITDA ($mm)
$70
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
10.3x
closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lucid Group Communications Ltd, acquired HealthCare21

synopsis: Lucid Group, a global healthcare communications agency, has acquired HealthCare21, an independent, strategic medical communications company and has been producing healthcare materials and programmes for clients for over 23 years. It’s UK office is based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with additional offices in Singapore and Dubai.
buyer: Lucid Group Communications Ltd
Lucid Group is a global family of healthcare communication companies. Lucid Group are pioneers in medical education, they enhance patients' lives through communication that changes behavior and improves health outcomes. Lucid excels at scientific platforms, symposia, publication planning and more. "
target: HealthCare21
HealthCare21 is an independent, strategic medical communications company and has been producing healthcare materials and programmes for clients for over 23 years. It’s UK office is based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with additional offices in Singapore and Dubai.
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