By MediMedia Pharma Solutions

closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$25]
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$15
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3.9x
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closed 2/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Advanced Health Media, LLC, acquired Advogent Group, Inc.

synopsis: Advanced Health Media, LLC, the leading U.S. provider of pharmaceutical sales, marketing and compliance technology and services, announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Advogent Group, Inc., a provider of marketing services for the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Advanced Health Media, LLC
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Advogent Group, Inc.
Advogent delivers promotional and strategic communications, certified education and event data management services, and contract sales services to some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 2/6/2007 via

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Advanced Health Media

synopsis: Arlington Capital is near a deal to buy a majority stake in Advanced Health Media, a provider of marketing services and software to pharmaceutical companies, people familiar with the matter said.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target: Advanced Health Media
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry.
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$200
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

synopsis: Accenture, a leading global professional services company, announced its acquisition of Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications, an international full-service digital marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical-device industries.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications
Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications provides digital marketing services, web-site development and site promotion for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They marry the art of creativity with the rigor of science to produce digital solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech clients.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising

synopsis: The Havas Group has acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising, an award-winning agency based in Germany. Bird & Schulte offers a full spectrum of services for Rx and OTC, including advertising, digital media, events and medical education. Bird & Schulte will be renamed Havas Life Bird & Schulte, part of the Havas Health global network.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health is one of the largest fully integrated, global health communications groups. With 60 health-focused offices in over 50 countries, they offer advertising, public relations, event promotion, medical education, digital marketing, direct-to-patient and consulting services. "
target: Bird & Schulte Advertising
Bird & Schulte, a full-service health and wellness communications agency, offers the complete spectrum covering advertising, medical education, events and digital media for Rx and OTC.
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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:$16,752.00)
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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announced 11/9/2012 via

Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd., will acquire Aptilon Holdings Inc

synopsis: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of R&D, commercial and marketing solutions to top global pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the multi-channel, video and e-detailing, and physician marketing services business of Aptilon Holdings Inc.
buyer: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd.
Indegene Lifesystems is a global provider of knowledge-intensive services that span a full spectrum of integrated scientific promotions, medical education, and business analytical solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care organizations. "
target: Aptilon Holdings Inc
Aptilon enables pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to effectively reach, message, connect, and interact with US physicians and healthcare professionals via multiple access channels.
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closed 6/5/2012 via PR Newswire

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Kazaam Interactive

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc., offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Kazaam Interactive, a full-service interactive agency providing comprehensive solutions and services for healthcare agencies and brands.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv's client roster includes more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies. "
target: Kazaam Interactive
Kazaam is a full-service digital marketing agency offering premier digital strategy and solutions to brands and organizations. The company has worked with over sixty of the world's largest brands and brings a real-world understanding for utilizing the online channels.
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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 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Pharmaphorum

synopsis: Healthware Group has acquired pharmaphorum in a move that will combine its consulting and full-service agency capabilities with pharmaphorum’s content-driven stakeholder engagement and publications. Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group that has been supporting marketing and sales in life sciences through its full-service agency for more than 20 years. "
target: Pharmaphorum
Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency. Pharmaphorum supports clients through their publication and consultative and creative capabilities in marketing, medical, communications and digital innovation.
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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:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
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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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closed 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Relevate Health Group, acquired Arteric

synopsis: Relevate Health Group, a healthcare marketing agency, has acquired Arteric, a digital healthcare marketing agency. Arteric delivers intelligent solutions that create meaningful engagements across the digital ecosystem. The agency serves leading pharmaceutical brands and offers services for SEO, websites, web apps, marketing strategy, and more.
buyer: Relevate Health Group
Relevate Health Group is a healthcare marketing agency. Relevate Health Group helps hospitals, health systems and life science companies relevantly reach their target audiences. Their award-winning content, strategy and engagement tools help their clients to attract and retain high-value consumers. "
target: Arteric
Arteric is a digital healthcare marketing agency. Arteric delivers intelligent solutions that create meaningful engagements across the digital ecosystem. The agency serves leading pharmaceutical brands and offers services for SEO, websites, web apps, mobile apps, marketing strategy, and more.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PR Newswire

PRN, LLC, acquired iDklic

synopsis: STRATACACHE and PRN announced the acquisition of iDKLIC, a digital marketing and signage provider in the healthcare industry based in Brussels, Belgium. PRN currently provides interactive pharmacy displays and touchscreens for today's leading wellness retailers.
buyer parent: Stratacache, Inc.
buyer: PRN, LLC
PRN, a STRATACACHE company, is the leading digital media company specializing in digital solutions that activate shoppers along the path-to-purchase right up to the point-of-sale. "
target: iDklic
iDKLIC is a digital marketing specialist in retail pharmacy. Its technology and services are present in more than 1,250 pharmacies across Europe. With its roots in the heart of Europe, iDKLIC responded to a need from the pharmacy retail market.
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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 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 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 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 3/2/2015 via BusinessWire

ICON Plc, acquired MediMedia Pharma Solutions

synopsis: ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries announced that it has completed the acquisition of MediMedia Pharma Solutions. MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets and Complete HealthCare Communications.
buyer: ICON Plc (ICLR:$1,541.91)
ICON plc is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: MediMedia Pharma Solutions
MediaMedia Pharma Solutions is a combination of MediMedia Managed Markets (MMM) and Complete HealthCare Communications (CHC). MMM is a strategic payer-validated market access solutions for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. CHC is a medical communication agency.
price ($mm)
$120
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$25]
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
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closed 2/2/2010 via PR Newswire

Advanced Health Media, LLC, acquired Advogent Group, Inc.

synopsis: Advanced Health Media, LLC, the leading U.S. provider of pharmaceutical sales, marketing and compliance technology and services, announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Advogent Group, Inc., a provider of marketing services for the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Advanced Health Media, LLC
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry. "
target parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
target: Advogent Group, Inc.
Advogent delivers promotional and strategic communications, certified education and event data management services, and contract sales services to some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

MediMedia USA, acquired Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.

synopsis: MediMedia USA announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Complete Healthcare Communications, Inc., a leading strategic medical communications agency that specializes in strategic publication planning. CHC will join the Professional Division of MediMedia USA.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: MediMedia USA
MediMedia’s products and services include integrated and comprehensive health management programs, patient education content, and applications purchased by healthcare stakeholders: physicians, patients, employers, hospitals, health plans and pharmaceutical companies. "
target: Complete Healthcare Communications Inc.
Complete Healthcare Communications is a strategic medical communications agency that specializes in publication planning. Our commitment to all of our clients is to deliver the highest product quality coupled with exceptional service, resulting in scientific integrity with commercial impact.
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closed 2/6/2007 via

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Advanced Health Media

synopsis: Arlington Capital is near a deal to buy a majority stake in Advanced Health Media, a provider of marketing services and software to pharmaceutical companies, people familiar with the matter said.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target: Advanced Health Media
Advanced Health Media, Inc. ("AHM") is an all-media medical communications and marketing firm. AHM combines industry experience and technological innovation to supply custom marketing solutions and services to the pharmaceutical industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$200
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0.0x
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closed 12/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications

synopsis: Accenture, a leading global professional services company, announced its acquisition of Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications, an international full-service digital marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical-device industries.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$45,676.89)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target: Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications
Boomerang Pharmaceutical Communications provides digital marketing services, web-site development and site promotion for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They marry the art of creativity with the rigor of science to produce digital solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech clients.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising

synopsis: The Havas Group has acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising, an award-winning agency based in Germany. Bird & Schulte offers a full spectrum of services for Rx and OTC, including advertising, digital media, events and medical education. Bird & Schulte will be renamed Havas Life Bird & Schulte, part of the Havas Health global network.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health is one of the largest fully integrated, global health communications groups. With 60 health-focused offices in over 50 countries, they offer advertising, public relations, event promotion, medical education, digital marketing, direct-to-patient and consulting services. "
target: Bird & Schulte Advertising
Bird & Schulte, a full-service health and wellness communications agency, offers the complete spectrum covering advertising, medical education, events and digital media for Rx and OTC.
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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:$16,752.00)
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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announced 11/9/2012 via

Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd., will acquire Aptilon Holdings Inc

synopsis: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of R&D, commercial and marketing solutions to top global pharmaceutical and healthcare organizations, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the multi-channel, video and e-detailing, and physician marketing services business of Aptilon Holdings Inc.
buyer: Indegene Lifesystems Pvt Ltd.
Indegene Lifesystems is a global provider of knowledge-intensive services that span a full spectrum of integrated scientific promotions, medical education, and business analytical solutions for pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care organizations. "
target: Aptilon Holdings Inc
Aptilon enables pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to effectively reach, message, connect, and interact with US physicians and healthcare professionals via multiple access channels.
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$1.51
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closed 6/5/2012 via PR Newswire

inVentiv Health, Inc., acquired Kazaam Interactive

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc., offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Kazaam Interactive, a full-service interactive agency providing comprehensive solutions and services for healthcare agencies and brands.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: inVentiv Health, Inc.
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv's client roster includes more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences companies. "
target: Kazaam Interactive
Kazaam is a full-service digital marketing agency offering premier digital strategy and solutions to brands and organizations. The company has worked with over sixty of the world's largest brands and brings a real-world understanding for utilizing the online channels.
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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 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Pharmaphorum

synopsis: Healthware Group has acquired pharmaphorum in a move that will combine its consulting and full-service agency capabilities with pharmaphorum’s content-driven stakeholder engagement and publications. Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group that has been supporting marketing and sales in life sciences through its full-service agency for more than 20 years. "
target: Pharmaphorum
Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency. Pharmaphorum supports clients through their publication and consultative and creative capabilities in marketing, medical, communications and digital innovation.
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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:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc is a leading international partner of choice delivering clinical, commercial, communication and packaging services to the healthcare industry, employing 8,000 with operations in 23 countries and delivering services in over 50 countries. "
target parent: Periscope Equity
target: MicroMass Communications, Inc.
MicroMass Communications is a healthcare marketing agency specializing in digital, relationship marketing, and non-personal promotion. Their unique expertise in human health behavior allows them to create highly effective solutions for patients and health care providers.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Relevate Health Group, acquired Arteric

synopsis: Relevate Health Group, a healthcare marketing agency, has acquired Arteric, a digital healthcare marketing agency. Arteric delivers intelligent solutions that create meaningful engagements across the digital ecosystem. The agency serves leading pharmaceutical brands and offers services for SEO, websites, web apps, marketing strategy, and more.
buyer: Relevate Health Group
Relevate Health Group is a healthcare marketing agency. Relevate Health Group helps hospitals, health systems and life science companies relevantly reach their target audiences. Their award-winning content, strategy and engagement tools help their clients to attract and retain high-value consumers. "
target: Arteric
Arteric is a digital healthcare marketing agency. Arteric delivers intelligent solutions that create meaningful engagements across the digital ecosystem. The agency serves leading pharmaceutical brands and offers services for SEO, websites, web apps, mobile apps, marketing strategy, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/14/2017 via PR Newswire

PRN, LLC, acquired iDklic

synopsis: STRATACACHE and PRN announced the acquisition of iDKLIC, a digital marketing and signage provider in the healthcare industry based in Brussels, Belgium. PRN currently provides interactive pharmacy displays and touchscreens for today's leading wellness retailers.
buyer parent: Stratacache, Inc.
buyer: PRN, LLC
PRN, a STRATACACHE company, is the leading digital media company specializing in digital solutions that activate shoppers along the path-to-purchase right up to the point-of-sale. "
target: iDklic
iDKLIC is a digital marketing specialist in retail pharmacy. Its technology and services are present in more than 1,250 pharmacies across Europe. With its roots in the heart of Europe, iDKLIC responded to a need from the pharmacy retail market.
price ($mm)
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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:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with end-to-end solutions to measure and improve their performance. They connect configurable SaaS applications to complex healthcare data in the IMS One™ cloud platform. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: AlphaImpactRx, Inc
AlphaImpactRx is the leading provider of primary research-based insights, analytics and solutions to pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device companies. They provide market research to help its global healthcare clients make informed and business decisions to market their products.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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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