Like Dymaxium, Inc.

closed 5/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Xcenda, acquired Dymaxium, Inc.

synopsis: Xcenda, a part of AmerisourceBergen, announced the acquisition of Dymaxium, a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
buyer parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
buyer: Xcenda
Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen, is a strategic consultancy with 20+ years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, stakeholder insights, and market access consulting and communications. "
target: Dymaxium, Inc.
Dymaxium is a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
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announced 10/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

M3, Inc., will acquire Vidal Group

synopsis: Electra Partners’ portfolio company AXIO Group has received a binding offer from M3 Inc. to purchase Vidal Group, a European provider of reference drug information. Vidal Group provides hospitals, primary care physicians, pharmacists, and patients with on-line access to up-to-date drug databases and related treatment-based information.
buyer: M3, Inc. (TSE:2413:$1,127.03)
M3 Inc. represents the three Ms of Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis. Their company was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through making full use of the power of the Internet. "
target parent: Electra Partners LLP
target: Vidal Group
Vidal Group is a leading European healthcare informatics and information systems company. Vidal Group provides hospitals, primary care physicians, pharmacists, and patients across Europe with on-line access to up-to-date drug databases and related treatment-based information.
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announced 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Affinity Equity Partners, will acquire MedicalDirector

synopsis: Leading Asian private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners agreed to acquire Sydney-based MedicalDirector (formerly Health Communication Network) from Australia’s Primary Health Care Ltd. MedicalDirector is a leading provider of clinical and enterprise software solutions to general practitioners, medical specialists and allied health professionals.
buyer: Affinity Equity Partners
Affinity Equity Partners is an independently-owned buyout fund manager comprising primarily the former investment professionals of UBS Capital Asia Pacific. They are pioneers in buyout investments in the Asia-Pacific region, with an established and widely recognised franchise. "
target parent: Primary Health Care Limited
target: MedicalDirector
MedicalDirector has been supporting healthcare professionals and improving health outcomes for more than 20 years. They provide software for practice management, optimizing patient outcomes, and access to Australia's most comprehensive and up-to-date pharmaceutical database.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Inovalon, Inc., will acquire Avalere Health LLC

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading technology company providing cloud-based analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avalere Health, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
buyer: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. "
target: Avalere Health LLC
Avalere Health, Inc. is a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Piramal Healthcare Limited, acquired Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Piramal Healthcare Limited has completed its previously announced acquisition of Decision Resources Group, a US based company in the healthcare information segment. Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best in class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Piramal Healthcare Limited
With assets across North America, Europe and Asia, Piramal Healthcare is one of the largest pharmaceutical custom manufacturing companies across the world. It has significant presence in the global critical care space with sales of anesthesia products to over 100 countries. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions.
price ($mm)
$635
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closed 7/22/2010 via Company Press Release

CT Corsearch, acquired Edital

synopsis: CT Corsearch, the premier provider of clearance and protection solutions for trademark and brand professionals, announced it’s acquired Edital, the Questel trademark branch. This acquisition will create best-in-class solutions for managing a brand lifecycle globally—from creation to watching to protecting, maintaining and renewing a brand.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CT Corsearch
CT Corsearch provides high-quality, intuitive tools and expertise that trademark professionals need to effectively manage the trademark screening, search review and watching processes. "
target parent: Questel
target: Edital
Edital was established in Brussels in 1982 and acquired by Questel, a world leader in Intellectual Property in 2005. Its sole purpose has been to create global solutions for the Intellectual Property professional.
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closed 9/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Thomson Pharma, acquired Prous Science

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation, a leading provider of information solutions to business and professional customers worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Prous Science, a global leader in the provision of life sciences information solutions. Prous Science will become part of Thomson Scientific.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson Pharma (:$964.58)
Thomson Scientific & Healthcare provides integrated information solutions to researchers and librarians, physicians and pharmacists, and other professionals worldwide. "
target: Prous Science
Prous Science is a trusted source of information on which science depends to discover safer and more effective medicines. The company's products have evolved through the years from print journals to sophisticated electronic products incorporating the latest advances in IT.
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closed 9/15/2007 via Company Description

MergerMarket, acquired Infinata, Inc.

synopsis: In September 2007, Mergermarket acquired Infinata, an information solutions and marketing analytics provider to the global financial service, life science, and high technology industries.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: MergerMarket
MergerMarket, part of Pearson's Financial Times Group, is an unparalleled, independent M&A intelligence tool used by the world's foremost financial institutions to originate deals. It provides proprietary intelligence on potential deal flow, potential mandates and valuations. "
target: Infinata, Inc.
Infinata is an innovative provider of information solutions and marketing analytics to the global financial service, life science, and high-tech industries. Our information suites include: BioPharm Insight, High Net Worth Insight, and Corporate Tracker.
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announced 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, will acquire Pharmaspectra

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity, a UK mid-market private equity firm, will acquire Pharmaspectra, a global provider of medical affairs data to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Pharmaspectra offers the world's largest database for medical scientific literature and biomedical literature.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is a UK mid-market private equity firm. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and work with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £150m of equity in each deal. "
target: Pharmaspectra
Pharmaspectra is a global provider of medical affairs data to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Pharmaspectra offers the world's largest database for medical scientific literature and biomedical literature. Their web-based solutions analyze data across the entire medical continuum.
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closed 5/3/2013 via Company Press Release

JISC Collections, acquired SpringerProtocols

synopsis: Springer announced that JISC Collections has purchased the archive content of SpringerProtocols; the world’s largest database of life sciences protocols. SpringerProtocols contains more than 31,000 protocols, most of which come from the classic book series “Methods in Molecular Biology”.
buyer: JISC Collections
JISC Collections supports the procurement of digital content for education and research in the UK. They are uniquely placed to provide members with: expertise in negotiating and procurement, within the scholarly communications sector. "
target parent: EQT
target: SpringerProtocols
SpringerProtocols combines the world’s largest collection of life sciences and bio-medicine protocols with advanced search functionality. Used primarily in the life sciences, the protocols provide sets of instructions that allow scientists to recreate experiments in their own laboratories.
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closed 2/7/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired NHiS Ltd

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance, and Education to professional markets announced the acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of NHiS Limited. NHiS is a leading provider of business intelligence, data analysis, workflow tools and other services to pharmaceutical companies in the UK.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target: NHiS Ltd
NHiS is the leading provider of market intelligence and insight to the pharmaceutical sector. NHiS’s products assist organizations in their understanding, engagement and optimization of their markets.
price ($mm)
$8.82
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$3
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closed 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

ImpactRx, Inc., acquired TargetRx, Inc.

synopsis: ImpactRx, a Symphony Technology Group company and the pioneer in measuring the impact of promotion on physician prescribing behavior, announced that it has acquired 100% of TargetRx, Inc., a leading provider of insight into the drivers of physician behavior for pharmaceutical companies.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: ImpactRx, Inc.
ImpactRx is the leading provider of consultative and analytically-based promotional effectiveness solutions to the healthcare industry. ImpactRx's ImpactData™ is the industry’s sole source of continuous-capture market promotion and physician treatment data. "
target: TargetRx, Inc.
TargetRx, Inc. is a leading provider of insight into the drivers of physician behavior for pharmaceutical companies. The company offers a suite of solutions from pipeline to patent expiry.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

ERT, acquired Exco InTouch, Ltd.

synopsis: ERT announced the acquisition of Exco InTouch, a leading provider of patient engagement, data capture and digital health solutions. The combined organization will provide the biopharmaceutical industry with the most advanced and comprehensive choice for electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOA), patient engagement and digital health.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions. "
target: Exco InTouch, Ltd.
Exco InTouch is a leading provider of digital patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers. Exco InTouch solutions provide simple, secure channels of communication; facilitating the collection of quality data and improving outcomes.
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closed 2/3/2016 via PR Newswire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired AlphaImpactRx, Inc

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group announced the closing of the sale of AlphaImpactRx, a leading provider of primary research and analytics-based insight for biopharmaceutical and consumer health companies to IMS Health, a global information and technology services company serving the healthcare industry.
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with end-to-end solutions to measure and improve their performance. They connect configurable SaaS applications to complex healthcare data in the IMS One™ cloud platform. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: AlphaImpactRx, Inc
AlphaImpactRx is the leading provider of primary research-based insights, analytics and solutions to pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device companies. They provide market research to help its global healthcare clients make informed and business decisions to market their products.
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closed 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired ImpactRx, Inc.

synopsis: ImpactRx, the pioneer in measuring the impact of promotion on physician prescribing behavior, announced that Symphony Technology Group (STG), has acquired a majority ownership interest in the Company. STG is a leading private equity firm with a strategic focus on data, analytics and technology-enabled services companies.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great software and services companies. STG also provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to its clients. "
target: ImpactRx, Inc.
ImpactRX annually captures three-million treatment decisions, fueling its unique ImpactData™ industry database. ImpactRx leverages this unprecedented intelligence with custom research and analytics to provide insightful solutions to pharmaceutical marketing and sales decision makers.
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closed 3/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Decision Resources, Inc., acquired Fingertip Formulary

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare industry insight and analysis, announced that it acquired Fingertip Formulary, the leading provider of access to and insight into formulary data in the United States.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit. "
target: Fingertip Formulary
Fingertip Formulary offers comprehensive formulary data covering commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, and PBM plans, among others, in the United States. Fingertip Formulary offers a variety of unique data and marketing solutions that provide access to and insight into formulary data.
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closed 5/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Canon Communications, LLC, acquired Pharmalot

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC, announced that it has acquired Pharmalot. As part of the acquisition, Pharmalot’s founder, Ed Silverman, will join Canon as an Editor at Large in the Pharmaceutical Media Group and will continue as Pharmalot’s Editor.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, LLC
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets. "
target: Pharmalot
Pharmalot is an influential blog focused on news and information in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmalot is written by Ed Silverman, a prize-winning journalist who has covered the pharmaceutical industry for the past 15 years.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Diagnosia, acquired MedEval GmbH

synopsis: Diagnosia, the leading European source for medical drug information, has acquired MedEval GmbH, a company that operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
buyer: Diagnosia
Diagnosia.com is the leading European source for medical drug information. In collaboration with national and European admission offices they provide free access to verified and up-to-date medical drug information intended for both patients and physicians in up to 22 languages. "
target: MedEval GmbH
MedEval GmbH operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
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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 6/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Trifecta Multimedical, acquired Virtual Clinical Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Trifecta Multimedical, one of the largest global providers of online clinical training solutions, announced the acquisition of Virtual Clinical Solutions (VCS). VCS is a specialist in providing virtual meetings and on-demand training content for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
buyer: Trifecta Multimedical
Trifecta Multimedical is a global leader in online investigator training. Trifecta Multimedical’s solutions have been proven to decrease time for site readiness, accelerate enrollment and improve communication between sponsors, sites and clinical research associates on hundreds of clinical trials. "
target: Virtual Clinical Solutions, Inc.
A leading global provider of online clinical training solutions, Virtual Clinical Solutions provides services in 120 countries, specializing in the delivery of efficient, cost-effective training of investigational sites and study teams, through virtual meetings and on-demand training content.
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closed 5/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Xcenda, acquired Dymaxium, Inc.

synopsis: Xcenda, a part of AmerisourceBergen, announced the acquisition of Dymaxium, a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
buyer parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
buyer: Xcenda
Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen, is a strategic consultancy with 20+ years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, stakeholder insights, and market access consulting and communications. "
target: Dymaxium, Inc.
Dymaxium is a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
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closed 5/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Xcenda, acquired Dymaxium, Inc.

synopsis: Xcenda, a part of AmerisourceBergen, announced the acquisition of Dymaxium, a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
buyer parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
buyer: Xcenda
Xcenda, part of AmerisourceBergen, is a strategic consultancy with 20+ years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, stakeholder insights, and market access consulting and communications. "
target: Dymaxium, Inc.
Dymaxium is a trusted market access partner specializing in the exchange of evidence and information between payers and life science companies through its FormularyDecisions.com® platform.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Pharmerit International merged with Open Health,

synopsis: OPEN Health, a leading multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group, has merged with Pharmerit International, LP, the largest independent global provider of health economics and outcomes research and strategic market access services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Amulet Capital Partners LP
buyer: Open Health
OPEN Health is a multi-disciplinary health communications and market access group, operating across three core business areas: Medical Communications; Patient and Brand Communications; and Value, Informatics and Evidence. "
target: Pharmerit International
Pharmerit International is a global, premier health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancy with 20 years of experience supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations in HEOR and market access worldwide.
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closed 9/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Trinity Partners, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: Global life sciences consulting firm Trinity Partners announced it has acquired TGaS® Advisors, the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Trinity Partners
Trinity Partners provides state-of-the art approaches and solutions to the health care industry. They believe that accurate market assessments result from intensive data analysis and fact gathering. They believe that precise, targeted sales information gives clients a vital competitive edge. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors is the leading benchmarking and advisory services firm for commercial organizations in the life sciences industry. TGaS provides robust comparative intelligence and collaborative network membership services.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired KMR Group

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired KMR Group, a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: KMR Group
KMR Group is a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry. KMR offers leading-edge data, products, and services in the form of reports and on-line tools that inform client strategy and productivity as well as day-to-day operations.
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closed 1/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ZS Associates, purchased BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: ZS announced it has acquired the assets of BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from Nielsen. The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
buyer: ZS Associates
ZS Associates is a global management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, operations and execution. Founded in 1983, ZS has grown into a firm of 500 professionals delivering expertise across much of the sales and marketing spectrum. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,465.00)
The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
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closed 12/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Cello Group, acquired Promedica, Inc

synopsis: Cello Group plc, the healthcare and consumer strategic marketing group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Worldwide Promedica Inc. Promedica is a San Francisco based market research firm serving pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
buyer: Cello Group (AIM:CLL:$204.91)
Cello is a leading global insight and strategic marketing group with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical and health sectors in addition to deep expertise in a range of other high margin sectors. "
target: Promedica, Inc
Promedica’s mission is to provide primary marketing research in the area of new product planning with an exclusive focus on healthcare, and a client-side perspective. Their ultimate goal is to optimize client's marketing research investment and contribute to company’s success.
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closed 11/20/2014 via Company Press Release

TGaS Advisors, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: TGaS® Advisors, the premier provider of benchmarking and advisory services to the commercial operations organizations of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, has been acquired by Trientis Vitae, a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. TGaS had been owned by ABRY Partners since 2010.
buyer parent: Geminin Investors, LLC
buyer: TGaS Advisors, LLC
Trientis Vitae is a newly-formed group led by TGaS founder Stephen Gerard and members of the senior management team. The buyout was sponsored by Gemini Investors which led a consortium of investors including Triangle Capital Corporation, Tregaron Capital Company and Salem Investment Partners. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 5/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Chesapeake Research Review

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the recapitalization of Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. Chesapeake is a leading provider of independent institutional review board (“IRB”) services to major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, universities, academic medical centers, and hospital systems.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax has over $5 billion in assets under management in its Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Senior Debt businesses. "
target: Chesapeake Research Review
Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. provides human research protections services. It offers institutional review board services & human research protections consultation, including strategic & operational, IRB consultation services; ethical, scientific & applied bioethics review, education & auditing.
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closed 6/25/2012 via PR Newswire

McCann Health, acquired Double Helix

synopsis: McCann Health announced the acquisition of Double Helix. Double Helix is a leading, global provider of Market Research and Market Access services to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Dr. Wayne Phillips, who founded and runs Double Helix, will continue as CEO of Double Helix, reporting to John Cahill, CEO of McCann Health.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Health
Comprising the world's most connected health and wellness experts, McCann Health is the most awarded professional and consumer health communications network with the largest international expertise spanning 35 countries and 61 offices. "
target: Double Helix
Double Helix is an independent healthcare consultancy with headquarters in London and offices in the US and Singapore. Established in 1995, they have been providing pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients of all sizes with the knowledge to evolve their brands and businesses.
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closed 5/14/2012 via Market Wire

ImpactRx, Inc., acquired Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group announced that it has acquired Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC. STG will combine Source Healthcare Analytics with ImpactRx to form Symphony Health Solutions, which will be focused on delivering high-value data, analytics, and technology based solutions for clients across life science manufacturers, payers, and providers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: ImpactRx, Inc.
ImpactRx is the leading provider of consultative and analytically-based promotional effectiveness solutions to the healthcare industry. ImpactRx's ImpactData™ is the industry’s sole source of continuous-capture market promotion and physician treatment data. "
target parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
target: Source Healthcare Analytics, LLC
Source Healthcare Analytics is a leading provider of information and analytics to the pharmaceutical, biotech and financial industries. The company's brands include Source®, ProMetis™ and inThought™.
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announced 3/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Diversified Agency Services, will acquire Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Diversified Agency Services announced an agreement with ITOCHU Corporation and a number of venture capital funds to acquire a majority stake in Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd., a highly respected Japanese online medical communications agency.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing disciplines. DAS includes more than 190 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations. "
target parent: Itochu Corporation
target: Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.
Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd. ("MCI") is a highly respected and well-known Japanese online medical communications agency. Based in Tokyo, MCI operates a Marketing Research division and a Detailing Solutions division, both focused on the healthcare industry.
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closed 1/24/2012 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: IMS Health has acquired PharmARC, an India-based company specializing in commercial analytics and services for the life sciences industry. The acquisition adds significant scale to a world-class services delivery platform, strengthens IMS’s business process outsourcing capabilities.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is the leading provider of information services for the healthcare industry around the world. The company draws on its global technology infrastructure and unique combination of in-depth, analytics, and consulting platforms to help clients better understand the value of medicines. "
target: PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
PharmARC is a leading provider of analytic solutions for the efficient commercialization of drugs and medical products. The firm’s analytics and services enable its life sciences customers to make informed decisions related to their sales and marketing strategies and implementation.
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announced 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Campbell Alliance Group, Inc., will purchase Promotional and Medical Audit Businesses from SDI Health LLC

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain promotional and medical audit businesses of SDI Health, which IMS Health has committed to divest in connection with obtaining regulatory approval of its acquisition of SDI.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Campbell Alliance Group, Inc.
Campbell Alliance is the Consulting business segment of inVentiv Health, a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial, and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: SDI Health LLC
SDI Health is a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
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closed 11/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Market Probe, acquired Richard Day Research Inc.

synopsis: Market Probe has announced the acquisition of Richard Day Research Inc. (RDR), a specialist in financial services and pharmaceutical research based in Evanston, IL. RDR employs a range of methods from quantitative surveys of clients and prospects, to internal analyses of customer databases.
buyer: Market Probe
Market Probe is a global market research firm providing full-service strategic guidance and business solutions to major international companies. It specializes in customer satisfaction, employee and brand stakeholder marketing research, with in-house facilities for field services by Web and phone. "
target: Richard Day Research Inc.
Richard Day Research Inc. is a specialist in financial services and pharmaceutical research based in Evanston, IL. Its specialties include advanced analytics, brand support, data collection, general public surveys, marketing effectiveness & win/loss, qualitative research, and more.
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announced 11/4/2011 via BNC Analysis

LA-SER Alpha Group Sarl, will acquire Analytica International, Inc.

synopsis: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the assets of its non-strategic business unit, Analytica International, Inc., a healthcare economics consulting firm to LA-SER, a London-based pharma research company.
buyer: LA-SER Alpha Group Sarl
LA-SER was founded in 2004, with a mission to bring cutting-edge scientific methodology to evaluate the real-world impact of medicines. Their goal is to find for whom and under which conditions of use the drugs will demonstrate best benefit to patients, with minimal harm. "
target parent: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
target: Analytica International, Inc.
Analytica Group, Inc., a healthcare consultancy firm, provides pharmaceutical research and analysis solutions.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 11/1/2011 via BNC Analysis

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired SDI Health LLC

synopsis: IMS Health has completed its acquisition of SDI, a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is the world’s leading provider of market intelligence to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. IMS offers leading-edge market intelligence products and services that are integral to clients’ day-to-day operations. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SDI Health LLC
SDI is a leading healthcare market insight and analytics firm. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive de-identified patient-level data to pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, enabling them to better understand the healthcare market.
price ($mm)
$340
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closed 10/6/2010 via Company Press Release

KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC, acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC

synopsis: KnowledgePoint360 Group, a global leader in communications and information services for healthcare professionals, has acquired TGaS Advisors, LLC, the premier provider of benchmark-based advisory services to the pharma and biotech industry.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: KnowledgePoint360 Group, LLC
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions. "
target: TGaS Advisors, LLC
TGaS Advisors offers unique benchmarking and advisory services for clients in Sales Operations, Marketing Sciences & Operations, PDMA Compliance, Internet and Relationship Marketing, Training & Development, Commercial Compliance, and other key areas relevant to pharma and biotech companies.
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closed 8/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

United Drug plc, acquired InforMed Direct

synopsis: United Drug Plc, an Ireland-based healthcare services provider, has acquired the entire share capital of InforMed Direct Plc, a UK-based healthcare communications and market research agency, for a consideration of GBP11.4 million in cash.
buyer: United Drug plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
United Drug is a leading international healthcare services provider, employing 6,000 people in 35 businesses across Europe and the US. United Drug operates through 4 divisions. United Drug is a provider of services to pharmaceutical retailers and manufacturers. "
target: InforMed Direct
InforMed offers healthcare communications at every stage of the product lifecycle – from development and consultancy to tactical delivery. Its market research and business analysis division delivers quant and qual research, as well as forecasting and market simulation models.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources, Inc., acquired BioTrends Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced that it acquired BioTrends Research Group, the leader in providing specialized, syndicated market research in clinically complex, small to mid-size pharmaceutical markets.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit. "
target: BioTrends Research Group, Inc.
BioTrends Research Group, Inc. provides syndicated and custom market research to pharmaceutical manufacturers competing in clinically evolving, specialty pharmaceutical markets.
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closed 12/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Knowledge Networks, acquired Caduceus Marketing Research

synopsis: Knowledge Networks is significantly expanding its position in the pharmaceutical and bio-tech research market with the acquisition of Caduceus Marketing Research (CMR). Over the past 11 years CMR has built and grown a panel, the Physicians Consulting Network, which now includes 70,000 U.S. physicians, and allied healthcare professionals.
buyer: Knowledge Networks
Knowledge Networks specializes in solving complex, high-impact problems. They work closely with clients to create healthy consumer-brand connections, effective marketing and advertising, sound public policies, and accurate social science research. "
target: Caduceus Marketing Research
Caduceus Marketing Research are specialists in quantitative healthcare marketing research. Managed by trained pharmacists of combined healthcare marketing research experience their research includes pharmaceuticals, OTCs, medical devices, surgical supplies,and animal health.
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closed 6/9/2009 via BusinessWire

IntrinsiQ, acquired WWMR, Inc.

synopsis: IntrinsiQ, the company improving the quality and understanding of cancer care, announced the acquisition of market research and consulting firm WWMR, Inc. The combination creates the single, go-to source for pharmaceutical companies seeking to understand the true drivers behind physicians’ cancer treatment decisions.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: IntrinsiQ
IntrinsiQ, LLC is the leading provider of medical oncology clinical information systems and the premier source of US oncology data and analysis. Each month, IntrinsiQ’s clinical software application, IntelliDose®, captures the treatment decisions and details for nearly 20,000 unique patients. "
target: WWMR, Inc.
WWMR is a marketing research and strategic consulting firm founded in 1994, providing insightful, proprietary studies to pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostics companies worldwide.
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