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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Healthcare Sweden, acquired Netdoktor Media A/S

synopsis: Bonnier Healthcare strengthens position within digital health publishing by acquiring leading health portal Netdoktor in Denmark. Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Healthcare Sweden
Bonnier Healthcare is the result of a collection of Bonnier's activities in healthcare and life science. Their offer can be summarized in qualified information and skills development services to industry, healthcare, patients and relatives. "
target: Netdoktor Media A/S
Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired NetDoktor.de GmbH

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest international media groups, has acquired NetDoktor.de, a company that provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. NetDoktor.de creates detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest international media groups with a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market. Innovation is the driving force behind the organization, which builds on its original roots as a family-owned company. "
target: NetDoktor.de GmbH
Based in Germany, NetDoktor.de provides independent and comprehensive information on health and illness. They create detailed specials on topics such as sports, nutrition, diabetes or obesity that are easily understandable.
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closed 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical AG, acquired Qualizorg B.V.

synopsis: German CompuGroup Medical, the leading global eHealth provider, acquired 100% of Qualizorg. Qualizorg is a market leader in the Netherlands and manages various databases, offers customized projects and is behind the leading data collection and analysis tool Qualiview.
buyer: CompuGroup Medical AG (DB:COP:$879.35)
CompuGroup Medical is Germany's leading global eHealth provider. Their software and communications solutions assist doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacists, associations, networks and other service providers with workflow, diagnosis and therapy. "
target parent: Axivate Capital
target: Qualizorg B.V.
Qualizorg specializes in collecting, managing and providing insight into quality indicators in the healthcare industry. Qualizorg is a market leader in the Netherlands and manages various databases, offers customized projects and is behind the leading data collection and analysis tool Qualiview.
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announced 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Livongo, will acquire myStrength

synopsis: Livongo, a digital health company that empowers people with chronic conditions to live a better life, will acquire myStrength, a provider of digital behavioral health solutions. myStength's web and mobile platform empowers consumers with self-care resources to manage and overcome challenges with stress, sleep, and other behavioral health problems.
buyer: Livongo
Livongo is the leading consumer digital health company that empowers people with chronic conditions to live a better life. Livongo has developed a completely new approach for diabetes and other chronic condition management that combines the latest technology and data science with coaching. "
target: myStrength
myStrength is the leading provider of digital behavioral health solutions. myStength's web and mobile platform empowers consumers with innovative self-care resources to manage and overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, stress, substance use disorder, chronic pain and sleep.
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$10
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closed 6/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Multiestetica, acquired Estheticon

synopsis: Multiestetica, the leading portal of aesthetic surgery and medicine in Europe and Latin America, has acquired Estheticon, an aesthetic medicine community website in the Czech Republic. Estheticon is a reliable source of information for patients, offering them the contacts of specialists, treatment reviews and information about aesthetic medicine.
buyer: Multiestetica
Multiestetica is the leading portal of aesthetic surgery and medicine in Europe and Latin America. Multiestetica allows users to find all the information they need before an aesthetic operation or treatment, including photos, testimonials, articles, videos, doctors, recommendations and prices. "
target: Estheticon
Estheticon is an aesthetic medicine community website in the Czech Republic. Estheticon is a reliable source of information for patients, offering them the contacts of specialists, treatment reviews and the opportunity to find unbiased information about aesthetic medicine.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

MedLife, acquired Sfatulmedicului.ro

synopsis: MedLife, the biggest private healthcare operator in Romania, announced the purchase of the medical information portal SfatulMedicului.ro, one of the biggest websites of this kind in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
buyer: MedLife (BVB:M:$165.39)
MedLife is the largest private medical operator in Romania that has been offering high quality services using state of the art technology since 1996. "
target parent: Active Soft S.R.L.
target: Sfatulmedicului.ro
SfatulMedicului.ro platform is the largest medical information hub in Romania. SfatulMedicului.ro was launched 15 years ago and it is among the top websites dedicated to the healthcare segment in Romania.
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announced 7/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Internet Brands, Inc., will acquire WebMD Corporation

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., the leading source of health information, and Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company, announced that Internet Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebMD. Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Internet Brands, Inc. (:$107.45)
Internet Brands is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Automotive, Health, Legal and Home / Travel. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the scalability to fuel the company's growth. "
target: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp. is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
price ($mm)
$2,800
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$709
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$185
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3.9x
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15.2x
announced 7/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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closed 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, acquired Medicitalia Srl

synopsis: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA, a 100 percent subsidiary of the global leading eHealth company CompuGroup Medical AG (CGM), concluded a transaction to acquire Medicitalia Srl based in Savona/Italy. Medicitalia.it is the leading online portal for e-Health in Italy.
buyer parent: CompuGroup Medical AG
buyer: CompuGroup Medical Italia SpA
CompuGroup Medical Italia Group (CGM Italia Group) is part of CompuGroup Medical AG, the multinational world leader in e-health. In Italy, it provides solutions for primary care physicians, pharmacies, dentists and medical specialists as well as for public organizations and patients. "
target: Medicitalia Srl
Medicitalia is the portal to the Italian doctors, who are confronted with the visitors, patients, students or colleagues, to deepen, expand and upgrade their knowledge and address issues on health. It has taken an important position in the Italian web dedicated to health.
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announced 11/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Everyday Health, Inc., will acquire DoctorDirectory.com

synopsis: Everyday Health signed a definitive agreement to acquire DoctorDirectory. Based in North Carolina, DoctorDirectory provides pharmaceutical companies with multi-channel marketing services that target healthcare professionals. DoctorDirectory.com, Inc. also operates as an online directory for finding a doctor by specialty.
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: DoctorDirectory.com
DoctorDirectory.com, Inc. operates as an online directory for finding a doctor by specialty. They also provide Healthcare Professionals the opportunity to participate in Market Research and other programs that help shape the healthcare industry.
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$65
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closed 6/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd., acquired 39.net

synopsis: Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese software developer founded in 1998, announced the acquisition of 39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
buyer: Longmaster Information & Technology Co., Ltd.
Longmaster Information & Technology Co. Ltd., is is a leading edge software development-oriented national high-tech enterprises, specializing on entertainment and communities. The company was founded in 1998. "
target parent: IDG Capital Partners
target: 39.net
www.39.net, the No.1 Health Portal in China which was launched on March 9, 2000, is the oldest and largest, most widely visited and most health information website available on the internet.
price ($mm)
$104
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$18
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closed 11/29/2012 via PR Newswire

HealthTap, purchased Avvo Health from Avvo, Inc.

synopsis: HealthTap, the premier mobile health platform that connects users with top doctors and free answers to health questions, and Avvo, Inc., the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory, announced that HealthTap has acquired the health business of Avvo, Inc.
buyer: HealthTap
HealthTap is an Interactive Health Network that connects thousands of North America's best physicians with users to provide trusted answers to health questions anytime, anywhere. "
seller: Avvo, Inc.
Avvo is the web's largest expert-only legal Q&A forum and directory and the most successful lawyer marketing platform in the industry, delivering hundreds of thousands of contacts from prospective clients every month.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61 [$62]
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$28
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$6
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10.5x
closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Virgin Pulse, acquired Yaro

synopsis: Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health and wellbeing SaaS company, has acquired Yaro, a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Virgin Pulse
Virgin Pulse is the world’s largest, most comprehensive digital health, well-being and engagement company. Virgin Pulse is focused on engaging users every day in building and sustaining healthy behaviors and driving measurable outcomes for employees, employers and health plans. "
target: Yaro
Yaro is a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. Yaro offers a mobile digital navigation and health literacy platform that helps consumers better understand, find and pay for healthcare services according to their specific needs and preferences.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Novus Health, acquired Near Threat Analytics Corp.

synopsis: Toronto-based Novus Health, an information and technology-enabled health services provider, has acquired Near Threat Analytics Corp. Headquartered in Canada, Near Threat is a web-based service designed to provide real-time information on the status of a broad range of threat types around the globe.
buyer: Novus Health
Canada-based Novus Health is an information and technology-enabled health services provider, helping organizations make health care more accessible and understandable for members and clients. The Novus Health offering includes the Travel Navigator application for traveler tracking and alerts. "
target: Near Threat Analytics Corp.
Near Threat is a Canadian web-based service designed to provide consolidated, real-time information on the status of a broad range of threat types around the globe. The company's A.I. sifts through billions of points of data to give the critical information people need in a single interface.
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

UnitedHealth Group, acquired PatientsLikeMe

synopsis: UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone, has acquired PatientsLikeMe the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions.
buyer: UnitedHealth Group (UNH:$239,671.00)
UnitedHealth is a diversified health and well-being company, and a leader in helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. They introduce innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations. "
target: PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe is the leading online health community for patients with life-changing conditions. PatientsLikeMe endeavors to create the largest repository of real-world disease information to help accelerate the discovery of new, more effective treatments.
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announced 9/28/2013 via PR Newswire

Endexx, will acquire THCFinder.com

synopsis: Endexx Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire THCFinder.com and its parent company Herbal Care LLC. THCFinder.com is a leading player in Social Media and Cultural content in the Medical Marijuana industry, providing both relevant content and educational material to its user base related to the Medical Marijuana arena.
buyer: Endexx
Endexx Corporation is a micro-cap publicly traded company, representing the interest of its shareholders and collaborating with independent software developers, scientists, engineers, and other companies to build businesses that can thrive collectively in the equity markets. "
target: THCFinder.com
THCFinder.com provides information about local medical marijuana dispensaries, smoke shops, seed banks to medical marijuana patients. Medical marijuana patients from coast to coast (and Alaska and Hawaii) can go to THCFinder.
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closed 11/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Progentec Diagnostics, Inc., acquired LupusCorner

synopsis: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc. (Progentec), a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics, has acquired LupusCorner, a health management platform for people living with lupus. LupusCorner provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications.
buyer: Progentec Diagnostics, Inc.
Progentec Diagnostics is a leader in the development of technological innovations in the field of diagnostics. The company's mission is to develop patented non-invasive and easy to use diagnostic solutions that target difficult to diagnose diseases. "
target: LupusCorner
LupusCorner is a health management platform for people living with lupus. The platform provides articles and information about lupus to help individuals better understand their health and medications. Their mobile app provides people with the tools they need to manage their lupus.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Medinet Australia, acquired Patient Connector

synopsis: Medinet, a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, has acquired Patient Connector, an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists.
buyer: Medinet Australia
Based in Australia, Medinet is a 24/7 GP telehealth consultation app, that allows patients to obtain clinical advice from a GP; access prescriptions and have medications delivered; access pathology results and directly email their medical certificate to employers; and access specialist referrals. "
target: Patient Connector
Patient Connector is an online platform that directly connects patients with specialist doctors and aims to increase transparency around specialists’ fees and waitlists. Patients can find a specialist doctor at the price, availability and location which best suits them.
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closed 8/1/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, purchased Consumer Services Division from Vitals, Inc

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company, announced that it has acquired Vitals Consumer Services Division from MDx Medical, Inc/Vitals, Inc. Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals and also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable daily conversations about medical conditions.
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. "
seller: Vitals, Inc
Vitals Consumer Services Division helps consumers find local healthcare professionals for themselves and their families. They also have a collection of online patient-to-patient communities that enable tens of thousands of daily conversations about hundreds of medical conditions.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Healthcare Sweden, acquired Netdoktor Media A/S

synopsis: Bonnier Healthcare strengthens position within digital health publishing by acquiring leading health portal Netdoktor in Denmark. Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Healthcare Sweden
Bonnier Healthcare is the result of a collection of Bonnier's activities in healthcare and life science. Their offer can be summarized in qualified information and skills development services to industry, healthcare, patients and relatives. "
target: Netdoktor Media A/S
Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Healthcare Sweden, acquired Netdoktor Media A/S

synopsis: Bonnier Healthcare strengthens position within digital health publishing by acquiring leading health portal Netdoktor in Denmark. Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Healthcare Sweden
Bonnier Healthcare is the result of a collection of Bonnier's activities in healthcare and life science. Their offer can be summarized in qualified information and skills development services to industry, healthcare, patients and relatives. "
target: Netdoktor Media A/S
Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier Healthcare Sweden, acquired Netdoktor Media A/S

synopsis: Bonnier Healthcare strengthens position within digital health publishing by acquiring leading health portal Netdoktor in Denmark. Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Healthcare Sweden
Bonnier Healthcare is the result of a collection of Bonnier's activities in healthcare and life science. Their offer can be summarized in qualified information and skills development services to industry, healthcare, patients and relatives. "
target: Netdoktor Media A/S
Netdoktor is Denmark’s leading health portal with 2 million visits pr. month and has since the start in the 1990’s been providing the Danish public with trustworthy and accurate health and disease related information.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BusinessWire

MJH Associates, acquired UBM Life Sciences

synopsis: MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The assets includes iconic multimedia platforms in the health care, animal care, pharma sciences and dental fields.
buyer: MJH Associates
MJH is the largest full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels. Over 600 MJH associates are dedicated to providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: UBM Life Sciences
UBM Life Sciences, part of UBM Americas, is a US-based event, information, and marketing services business serving professional communities in human healthcare, veterinary medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry with an unmatched portfolio of in-person, print, and digital products.
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$100
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Jobson Healthcare Information

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.
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: Jobson Healthcare Information
Jobson Healthcare Information LLC is a leading healthcare information, education and marketing services company that can reach over one million physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals with a diversified portfolio of leading multi-channel brands.
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closed 6/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Radcliffe Publishing

synopsis: Electric Word, the media and training group, has sold the trade assets of its loss-making subsidiary Radcliffe Publishing to Informa. Radcliffe Publishing is part of the firm’s health division and publishes products to support the education and professional development of doctors, managers and professionals in health.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,663.05)
Informa provides academics, businesses and individuals with unparalleled knowledge, up-to-the minute information and highly specialist skills and services. With around 7,000 employees working in some 150 offices in over 40 countries, its global reach and breadth of offer is unique. "
target parent: Electric Word Plc
target: Radcliffe Publishing
Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare. The Radcliffe portfolio extends to professional and academic books, journals, software and open-learning packages covering child health, health education, pharmacy and more.
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$1.43
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closed 3/1/2011 via Company Press Release

UBM French Medical Print Business, acquired UBM French Medical Print Business

synopsis: United Business Media Limited has announces that it has sold its French medical newspaper and magazine business to a management buyout team led by Gérard Kouchner, the business’s Chief Executive since 2005. UBM has sold the business on behalf of its UBM Medica division.
buyer: UBM French Medical Print Business
UBM's French medical print business publishes weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and other subscription and controlled circulation titles for the French healthcare professional community. It also has a number of smaller print media and customised marketing products for the French medical community. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: UBM French Medical Print Business
UBM's French medical print business publishes weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and other subscription and controlled circulation titles for the French healthcare professional community. It also has a number of smaller print media and customised marketing products for the French medical community.
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$14*
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$54
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closed 11/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Electric Word Plc, acquired Radcliffe Publishing

synopsis: Electric Word PLC, a specialist information publisher, will acquire Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher founded in 1987, focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare.
buyer: Electric Word Plc (AIM:ELE:$3.47)
Electric Word is a specialist information business that serves the sport, education and healthcare sectors. Electric Word products and services include newsletters, magazines, websites, events, books, special reports and bespoke research. "
target: Radcliffe Publishing
Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare. The Radcliffe portfolio extends to professional and academic books, journals, software and open-learning packages covering child health, health education, pharmacy and more.
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closed 9/21/2016 via PR Web

Pulsus Group Inc., acquired Open Access Journals

synopsis: Medical Publishing Major Pulsus Group takes pleasure in announcing the acquisition of Open access journals with a view to enrich the current research in the field of Medicine.The Pulsus Group Manager, Mr. Abishak, described this as a crucial first step towards strengthening and integrating standard medical publications across the globe.
buyer: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. "
target: Open Access Journals
Open Access Journals owns and operates a platform that provides free access to scientific literature, journals, and provide source of reference and retrieval to the scholars, amateurs, clinical practitioners and students. The company is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

SDB Groep B.V., acquired The Competence Group B.V.

synopsis: SDB Groep, the specialist in cloud solutions for the healthcare market, acquires The Competence Group. The Competence Group (TCG), founded in 2002 and based in IJsselstein (Netherlands), develops both E-learning content and a Learning Management System and also offers services related to digital training for healthcare institutions.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: SDB Groep B.V.
For over 40 years, SDB Groep has been developing and supplying innovative and specialist ICT solutions for the healthcare sector. SDB provides an innovative SaaS solutions that customers use to automate HR, salary administration and personnel planning processes, as well as a health record product. "
target: The Competence Group B.V.
The Competence Group (TCG), based in IJsselstein (Netherlands), develops both E-learning content and a Learning Management System and also offers services related to digital training. TCG improves the level of knowledge and the capacities of individual employees within healthcare institutions.
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closed 8/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired QxMD Software

synopsis: WebMD has acquired QxMD, a Vancouver, BC-based learning technology company that delivers mobile decision point tools and personalized learning solutions for physicians and health care professionals. QxMD will be combined with Medscape, the leading digital news, information and continuing medical education platform for physicians and HCPs worldwide.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: QxMD Software
QxMD creates point-of-care digital solutions for health care professionals, scientists and students. Recognized as a leading developer of free medical software, QxMD builds apps for web, iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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announced 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Health Group, will acquire Elsevier Japan KK

synopsis: Omnicom Health Group will acquire the Pharma Communications business in Japan of Elsevier. Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Health Group (OMC:$15,164.30)
Omnicom Health Group is a global collective of communications companies. It provides marketing services to the health and life-science industries through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network agencies. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Elsevier Japan KK
Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, acquired Pulsus Group Inc.

synopsis: Hyderabad-based serial entrepreneur, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, has acquired Pulsus Group, a medical peer-review publisher that publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity.
buyer: Dr. Srinubabu Gedela
Dr. Srinubabu Gedela is a scientist and entrepreneur. Dr. Gedela started OMICS International to make healthcare and scientific information open access. He is based out of Hyderabad, India. "
target: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. Pulsus has offices in London (UK), Ontario, (Canada) and Hyderabad (India).
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announced 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Wilmington plc, will acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ)

synopsis: Wilmington plc has reached an agreement to acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ) from Ascential plc. HSJ is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Ascential plc
target: Health Service Journal (HSJ)
Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
6.8x
closed 10/12/2016 via PR Web

Relias Learning, acquired AHC Media

synopsis: Relias Learning expands its position as the most comprehensive training and education provider in the healthcare industry by announcing the acquisition of AHC Media. AHC Media provides continuing medical education, medical information, and publications to physicians and other healthcare professionals, aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: Relias Learning
Relias Learning offers online training to post-acute care, health and human services, autism and applied behavior analysis, public safety, payers and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations. Their mission is to measurably improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society."
target: AHC Media
AHC Media provides medical information, publications and continuing education to healthcare professionals to improve patient care. They foster professional development through award-winning healthcare and clinically related content in emergency medicine, clinical medicine and hospital management.
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closed 9/16/2016 via PR Web

Pulsus Group Inc., acquired Andrew John Publishing Inc.

synopsis: Medical Publication Major Pulsus Group takes pride in announcing the acquisition of yet another Canada based medical publisher: Andrew John Publishing. Andrew John Publishing Inc. is a trade oriented publishing house, with a sharp focus on health sciences and specializing in association and society publishing.
buyer: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. "
target: Andrew John Publishing Inc.
Andrew John Publishing Inc. is a trade oriented publishing house, with a sharp focus on health sciences and specializing in association and society publishing. Andrew John Publishing Inc. was established in 1997 and is a full service publishing house.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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announced 11/12/2015 via Company Press Release

xTV, will acquire Hendrik Information Systems, LLC

synopsis: xTV Networks Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to acquire the assets of the Hendrik Information Systems, LLC. Hendrik is a content capture and distribution company headed up by CEO Mark Sangster, a Health Care and Technology executive who has now joined xTV as Executive Vice President of Health Care TV.
buyer: xTV (ASX:XTV:$0.52)
xTV Networks Limited allows businesses to set up dedicated multi-channel online networks that integrate branded video and user-generated content with other real-time feeds. xTV allows anyone to create their own Media Network along with Channel Customization, Real Time Facebook/Twitter Integration. "
target: Hendrik Information Systems, LLC
Hendrik information systems are a healthcare focused organization that partners with academic medical centers to deliver value through educational content strategies. Based in Houston Texas, the company was founded to focus on content capture and distribution, primarily in Health Care.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 9/16/2015 via PR Web

HIMSS Media, acquired MobiHealthNews

synopsis: HIMSS Media, a subsidiary of HIMSS, has acquired MobiHealthNews. Founded in 2008 MobiHealthNews is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community with more than 100,000 unique monthly readers.
buyer parent: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
buyer: HIMSS Media
HIMSS Media is a fully integrated B2B media group focused exclusively on the healthcare and technology markets. It delivers news and must-have information to an audience of senior healthcare and technology influencers, medical professionals, policy makers and technology buyers. "
target: MobiHealthNews
MobiHealthNews, founded in 2008, is the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community. Their team works hard to deliver the best curated and most insightful publications focused on digital health.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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