Like Strategic Pharma Solutions

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 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 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 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:$16,006.74)
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 3/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of digital health and wellness solutions, acquired Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC, the leader in strategic launch and marketing solutions for orphan and rare disease products.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health, Inc. is a provider of digital health and wellness solutions. They attract consumers and healthcare professionals to their health and wellness properties, and utilize their data and analytics to deliver personalized content experiences and marketing and engagement solutions. "
target: Cambridge BioMarketing Group, LLC
Cambridge BioMarketing is the leader in marketing solutions for orphan and rare disease products. Having launched some of the most successful orphan products ever, the Cambridge culture reflects its clients' extraordinary drive to deliver life-changing medicines to those who need them most.
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closed 1/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Dohmen Life Science Services, acquired Siren Interactive

synopsis: Dohmen Life Science Services, a provider of outsourced business services for biopharma and medtech innovators, announced it has acquired Siren Interactive Corporation, a rare disease relationship marketing company located in Chicago, IL. The acquisition will further expand Dohmen's market leading direct to patient service model.
buyer parent: Dohmen Company
buyer: Dohmen Life Science Services
Dohmen Life Science Services provides outsourced insight and infrastructure to entrepreneurs seeking speed, scale and certainty as they bring their biopharma or medical device products to market. "
target: Siren Interactive
Siren Interactive is a rare disease marketing agency with unmatched expertise in addressing the challenges and unmet needs of patients, caregivers, and physicians dealing with the over 7,000 rare diseases affecting over 300 million people worldwide.
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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 12/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Physicians Interactive, acquired InfoMedics, Inc.

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, the leading provider of online, point of care and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of InfoMedics, the industry expert in the design and delivery of interactive patient communications platforms.
buyer parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that fit within the medical professional workflow to provide better patient care. "
target: InfoMedics, Inc.
InfoMedics develops strategic patient-physician communications programs which improve brand awareness, patient adherence and physician acceptance and brand preference. Customized solutions are developed to address brand challenges throughout the product lifecycle.
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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 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Serviceplan Group, acquired Beck & Co

synopsis: Serviceplan Group has acquired Beck & Co, a renowned independent pharmaceutical agency in Germany and Austria with offices in Munich and Vienna. The Beck & Co. team bring with them a high degree of creativity, medical content and digital pharmaceutical marketing.
buyer: Serviceplan Group
The Serviceplan Group is the largest and most broadly based owner- and partner-managed agency group in Europe. Founded as a traditional advertising agency, Serviceplan soon developed the concept of ‘House of Communication’ that brings together all modern communication disciplines under one umbrella."
target: Beck & Co
Beck & Co. is a full-service agency specialising in the healthcare field. Patient communication and awareness campaigns play an increasingly important role, and Beck & Co. mainly attend to customers' needs with prescription products.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Prime Global Medical Communications Ltd., acquired Cambridge Medical Communication

synopsis: Prime Global has bought Cambridge Medical Communication in a deal that will see the UK-based company join its stable of six agencies and two consultancies. Cambridge Medical Communication is an independent medical communications agency based near Cambridge, UK.
buyer: Prime Global Medical Communications Ltd.
Prime Global is a group of seven full-service Medical Communications agencies and two specialist consultancies. They provide the world’s leading biotech, pharma and healthcare businesses with professional communications and strategic consultancy services. "
target: Cambridge Medical Communication
Cambridge Medical Communication is an independent medical communications agency based near Cambridge, UK. Founded in 1998 by Managing Director, Jenny Muiry PhD, Cambridge Medical Communication has built up a formidable reputation for providing clear and imaginative medical communication materials.
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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.
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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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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

AVENIR GLOBAL, acquired Cherry Advertising

synopsis: Avenir Global, a holding and management company of public relations and communication firms has acquired London-based creative healthcare agency Cherry. Cherry is a healthcare creative agency and provides digital capabilities, strategic planning and creative branding planning for clients specifically in the consumer healthcare sector.
buyer parent: RES PUBLICA Consulting Group Inc.
buyer: AVENIR GLOBAL
Avenir Global is a Montreal-based holding and management company of public relations and communication firms. Their network includes healthcare specialists AXON communications and Mandano, a strategic communications consultant. It is the 26th most important public relations firm in the world. "
target: Cherry Advertising
Cherry is an award-winning healthcare creative agency. They specialize in Rx, Over-The-Counter and consumer healthcare. They provide strong and creative digital capabilities along side strategic planning and creative branding planning for clients.
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announced 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Information Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc., a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. Jeffrey Ansell, a Vestar Senior Advisor, will serve as Chairman of IRI. New Mountain and other existing investors are retaining a meaningful investment in IRI.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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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 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
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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 1/30/2020 via PR Newswire

SPM Marketing, acquired Centretek

synopsis: SPM Marketing & Communications, a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm, has acquired Centretek, a premier digital agency. The combined services of SPM and Centretek will provide their clients with a full range of creative and technology-based digital services and expand the combined agency's reach across the health sector.
buyer parent: Corridor Capital, LLC
buyer: SPM Marketing
SPM Marketing & Communications is a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm that specializes in the healthcare industry. Having partnered with over 300 organizations in 40+ states, SPM helps organizations establish meaningful brand strategies that deliver measurable results. "
target: Centretek
Centretek is a leading provider of digital marketing and web content management system (WCMS) implementation for healthcare providers. Centretek is a full-service digital agency delivering technology-driven, multi-channel MarTech, and interactive web solutions.
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announced 9/30/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, will acquire Aptus Health

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, will acquire Aptus Health. Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: Aptus Health
Aptus Health offers health and life sciences companies a truly connected approach to engaging healthcare professionals, consumers and other stakeholders through an array of high-value digital information channels and services.
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closed 7/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc., acquired Fresh Digital Marketing

synopsis: Legato Healthcare Marketing, a marketing agency that provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments, acquired Fresh Digital Marketing, a digital agency nationally renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries.
buyer parent: VSS Medical Technologies
buyer: Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.
Legato Healthcare Marketing is a healthcare marketing agency. Legato provides specialized marketing solutions to healthcare environments including, rural health, specialty clinics, medical equipment companies, and healthcare solutions companies. "
target: Fresh Digital Marketing
Fresh Digital Marketing is a digital agency renowned for healthcare patient acquisition and engagement, and lead generation in various business-to-business industries. They focus on measurable and efficient marketing strategies to empower clients to become more organized and knowledgeable.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired MicroMass Communications, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider, announced the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a U.S.-based healthcare communications agency specializing in behavioural change.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
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closed 3/23/2017 via PR Web

Empire Medical Training, Inc., acquired Rx Medical Web, LLC

synopsis: South Florida based Continuing Medical Education company, Empire Medical Training, announcd the acquisition of Rx Medical Web, an internet marketing and website development company. Rx Medical Web was founded in 2008 and has been building websites and creating marketing plans for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
buyer: Empire Medical Training, Inc.
Empire Medical Training is the longest in business, original aesthetic, anti aging/weight management medicine, pain management and surgical training continuing medical education company. Empire has successfully graduated over 45,000 physicians and health care professionals since 1995. "
target: Rx Medical Web, LLC
Rx Medical Web is a group of marketing experts specialize in creating high caliber medical marketing and dental marketing campaigns for the medical industry. They provide top-tier medical website design and dental website design aimed at driving more traffic to a business’ home page.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

S.P.A.G., acquired GigaHealth

synopsis: SPAG, a specialised public relations, public affairs and digital marketing consultancy, has announced the acquisition of Giga Health - a healthcare focused digital marketing and social media agency.
buyer: S.P.A.G.
Present in India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, S.P.A.G. is India’s fastest growing public relations and communications consultancy. S.P.A.G. is a specialized Public Relations, Public Affairs and Digital Marketing consultancy with expertise in a wide range of domains and industries. "
target: GigaHealth
Giga Health is a healthcare focused digital marketing and social media agency. Founded by Abhijit Shitut in 2015, Giga Health plans, creates, builds and measures digital brand-building solutions for healthcare brands.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Advice Media, LLC, acquired E6 Interactive

synopsis: Advice Media, the industry’s leader in digital marketing focused on medical practices, continues to enhance its services and products with the acquisition of E6 Interactive LLC. The E6 Interactive team has 20 years of experience in cutting-edge website design and internet marketing for medical, dental, dermatology and ophthalmic clients.
buyer: Advice Media, LLC
Advice Media has provided healthcare professionals comprehensive digital marketing efforts to help them expand their practices and attract new patients. "
target: E6 Interactive
The E6 Interactive management team has nearly 20 years of experiencein cutting-edge website design and internet marketing for medical, dental, dermatology and ophthalmic markets.
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closed 11/21/2013 via PR Web

Advice Media, acquired Everyday Doctors

synopsis: Advice Media LLC, a leading digital marketing company for healthcare professionals, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Everyday Doctors. The company focuses solely on providing digital marketing solutions to doctors and health care professionals who want to grow their practices by driving new patients from the Web.
buyer: Advice Media
Advice Media has provided healthcare professionals comprehensive digital marketing efforts to help them expand their practices and attract new patients. "
target parent: Everyday Health, Inc.
target: Everyday Doctors
Everyday Doctors focuses solely on providing digital marketing solutions to doctors and health care professionals who want to grow their practices by driving new patients from the Web. Each solution is designed with doctors and practices in mind and can be tailored to meet providers’ specific needs.
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closed 8/8/2013 via PE Hub

Merck Global Health Innovation LLC, acquired Physicians Interactive

synopsis: Perseus L.L.C., a merchant bank and private equity fund management company, announced that it has sold its controlling interest in Physicians Interactive to the Global Health Innovation Fund L.L.C. Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that help provide better patient care.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Merck Global Health Innovation LLC
Merck Global Health Innovation (GHI) Fund invests in emerging companies that deliver breakthrough healthcare solutions which advance Merck's mission to discover, develop, and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives. "
target parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
target: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that fit within the medical professional workflow to provide better patient care.
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closed 4/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Paul Werth Associates, acquired Generations Sync

synopsis: Paul Werth Associates, an integrated communications firm based in Columbus, Ohio, has acquired Generations Sync, a Chicago-based boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. Generations Sync is immediately changing its name to Paul Werth Associates.
buyer: Paul Werth Associates
Paul Werth Associates is an independent, full-service communications firm that helps grow businesses, launch brands and shape strategies for some of the Midwest's leading organizations. Its competencies include public relations, public affairs, marketing and branding, B2B advertising, and research. "
target: Generations Sync
Generations Sync is a boutique firm specializing in health care public relations and direct marketing. It produces stronger brands and loyal customers by integrating emerging technologies with traditional disciplines such as strategy, promotional education, and direct marketing.
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announced 9/19/2008 via PR Newswire

Perseus, L.L.C., will acquire Physicians Interactive

synopsis: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Physicians Interactive(R) business unit to a fund managed by Perseus, L.L.C., a merchant bank and private equity fund management company.
buyer: Perseus, L.L.C.
Perseus, L.L.C. is a merchant bank and private equity fund management company with offices in Washington, D.C., New York and Munich. Since its inception in 1995, Perseus has invested in numerous buyout and growth equity transactions in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. "
target parent: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
target: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive builds an electronic dialogue with healthcare professionals by utilizing technology platforms and online interactive programs to deliver valuable education and promotion about medical products and disease states.
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closed 10/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, acquired Cadient Group

synopsis: Cognizant announced it has acquired Cadient Group, a full-service digital marketing agency that serves a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer health, and medical device industries.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,757.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Cadient Group
Cadient Group is a leading digital marketing agency that serves a diverse range of industry markets and stakeholders, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, hospital and healthcare systems, institutions and associations.
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closed 8/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Advice Media, LLC, acquired docero

synopsis: Advice Media, a leading tech-enabled digital media company that manages the online footprint of private medical and dental practices, has acquired docero, the first physician-owned healthcare marketing agency in the nation. docero offers a wide range of marketing solutions designed specifically for healthcare enterprises and private practices,
buyer: Advice Media, LLC
Since 1998, Advice Media has provided healthcare professionals with comprehensive digital marketing services to help them expand their practices and attract new patients. "
target: docero
In operation since 2015, docero offers a wide range of marketing solutions designed specifically for healthcare enterprises and private practices, including website design, search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media marketing, and more.
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closed 10/5/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Growth Partners, acquired Eruptr

synopsis: H.I.G. Growth Partners, the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Eruptr, a rapidly growing provider of ROI-focused digital marketing patient engagement and customer acquisition solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: H.I.G. Growth Partners
HIG Growth Partners is the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of HIG Capital. They consider investments across all industries, but focus on certain sectors such as technology, internet and media, healthcare, consumer products and technology-enabled financial and business services. "
target: Eruptr
Eruptr offers a full suite of digital marketing and patient engagement solutions, including Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Marketing. Eruptr maintains direct customer relationships with blue chip health care providers.
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closed 11/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Clanwilliam Group Ltd., acquired Obsidian Healthcare Group

synopsis: Clanwilliam Group, a Dublin-based company that develops, sells and integrates technology solutions to the Private Consultant and pharmacy communities, acquired Obsidian Healthcare, a UK full service global healthcare communications Group that delivers medical communications activities and continuing medical education programs.
buyer parent: Eli Global, LLC
buyer: Clanwilliam Group Ltd.
Clanwilliam Group, headquartered in Dublin, is an expanding healthcare, technology and services business. They develop, sell and integrate a range of technology solutions and services predominately to the GP, Private Consultant and pharmacy communities. "
target: Obsidian Healthcare Group
Headquartered in the UK, Obsidian Healthcare Group is a full service, global healthcare communications Group with two distinct firewalled divisions, allowing it to deliver collaboratively sponsored medical communications activities and medical education and continuing medical education programs.
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Dowden Health Media, Inc., acquired Priority Integrated Marketing

synopsis: Dowden Health Media, a private equity firm that is focused on growing niche-leading companies, has acquired Priority Integrated Marketing, a Minneapolis-based leader in healthcare and financial services marketing. Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: Dowden Health Media, Inc.
Dowden Health Media (DHM, Inc.) is a provider of pharmaceutical and hospital marketing services. DHM provides online marketing services to hospitals, also medical eduction communications services to pharmaceuticals companies, and provides health and digital marketing and technology solutions. "
target: Priority Integrated 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.
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closed 2/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

AuDStandard, acquired Paradigm Growth 360

synopsis: AuDStandard, an unbundled hearing aid buying group, has acquired Paradigm Growth 360, a hearing healthcare marketing and automation company. The new entity is called HearWorks to reflect the many “works” that it will perform to hearing healthcare practices across the country.
buyer: AuDStandard
AuDStandard is a hearing aid buying group providing exclusive pricing, practice growth solutions, and detailed analytics. Their new entity is called HearWorks to reflect the many “works” that it will perform to hearing healthcare practices across the country. "
target: Paradigm Growth 360
Paradigm Growth 360 is a hearing healthcare marketing and automation company. Paradigm Growth 360 deploys a strategy of creating a journey for each patient, thus driving more private pay leads and caring for those patients throughout their experience through Automated Patient Care™.
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closed 3/12/2020 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired StayWell

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, announced that it has acquired The StayWell Company, a subsidiary of Merck. StayWell is a health empowerment company that enables populations to improve health outcomes through the science of behavior change.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: StayWell
StayWell is a health empowerment company that enables populations to improve health outcomes through the science of behavior change. For more than 40 years, the company has been a pioneer in employer well-being and patient education solutions that lower risks and reduce costs.
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closed 7/11/2016 via PE Hub

Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, acquired StayWell

synopsis: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Merck & Co, has acquired a majority stake in StayWell Company LLC. StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC
Healthcare Services & Solutions, LLC (HSS) offers services and solutions that help patients, providers, and payors around the world achieve improved health care outcomes more efficiently and at a lower cost, through cutting-edge illness prevention and wellness programs and care management offerings."
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
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