Like consumer health content business

closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

The StayWell Company, purchased consumer health content business from Greystone.Net

synopsis: Custom print and online health publisher StayWell Custom Communications, a division of MediMedia USA, has significantly expanded its already impressive online portfolio with the acquisition of Greystone.Net’s award-winning consumer health content business.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: The StayWell Company
StayWell Health Management offers health management programs and services and provides publications, educational materials, training programs, and Web-based services "
seller: Greystone.Net
Greystone has more than 200 hospital and health system clients. The firm is a leader in Internet-related consulting services and offers a variety of products and services to enhance the healthcare Web site.
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closed 4/11/2005 via PR Newswire

iVillage, Inc., acquired HealthCentersOnline, Inc.

synopsis: iVillage Inc., The Internet For Women(TM), a leading women's media company and the number one women's community online, today announced that it has acquired HealthCentersOnline, Inc., a privately-held, leading online destination for physician-edited information on health conditions, treatments and preventative care for patients.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: iVillage, Inc.
iVillage offers a cyber retreat to the female Web surfer. iVillage's Web site targets women aged 25 to 49 through more than 15 ''channels'' focusing on topics such as health, food, parenting, relationships, and shopping. "
target: HealthCentersOnline, Inc.
HealthCentersOnline is the most credible and trusted source of healthcare information on the Internet for patients and their families. We provide consumers with the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date physician-edited information in a format that is easy to understand and access.
price ($mm)
$12
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$4
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$1
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3.3x
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14.7x
announced 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

Medgen, Inc., will acquire Magnifind.ca

synopsis: Medgen, Inc., a Medtech and LifeSciences Company focused on commercialization and Investment, will acquire Magnifind.ca, a Canadian-owned tech company. Magnifind.ca offers a secure, one-stop online health and wellness platform that helps consumers to identify the best options and resources available to them.
buyer: Medgen, Inc. (OTCPK:MDIN:$0.00)
Medgen, Inc. is a Medtech and LifeSciences Company focused on commercialization and Investment. Medgen offers a range of Products, Solutions and Services for Sale and Licensing. Their products include printed and flexible electronics, smart bandages, eTextiles, artificial organs and more. "
target: Magnifind.ca
Magnifind.ca is a Canadian-owned tech company that helps consumers find the vital health information and referrals they need. Magnifind.ca offers a secure, one-stop online health and wellness platform that helps consumers to identify the best options and resources available to them.
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closed 6/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Gladson, acquired Nutritionix

synopsis: Gladson, the Consumer Goods Industry's end to end source for digital product content solutions, has acquired Nutritionix, the largest verified nutrition database in the world. Nutritionix has developed a leading interactive digital platform that its users can upload, organize, track and publish nutrition data.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Gladson
Gladson's digital asset management and product information management solutions enable the most efficient and accurate transfer of information across the brand and retailer ecosystem on the market. Clients are able to increase sales with Gladson's detailed and verified product information. "
target: Nutritionix
Nutritionix is the largest verified nutrition database in the world. Nutritionix has developed a leading interactive digital platform that its users can upload, organize, track and publish nutrition data.
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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Spins LLC, acquired FoodFacts.com

synopsis: SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, has acquired FoodFacts.com, the world's first nutritional food database on the web. FoodFacts.com provides free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers.
buyer: Spins LLC
SPINS is a provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries. SPINS strives to transform raw data into intelligent and actionable business solutions to help retailers connect people with brands. "
target: FoodFacts.com
FoodFacts.com is the world's first nutritional food database on the web. They provide free information about ingredients and nutritional facts in food to consumers. FoodFacts.com associates ingredients with common allergens to give users a clearer understanding about what they are consuming.
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closed 10/29/2014 via BusinessWire

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., acquired Epidemico

synopsis: Booz Allen Hamilton announced that it has acquired Epidemico, Inc., a move that underscores the firm’s commitment to further develop analytic capabilities areas such as population health. Epidemico is an informatics company providing early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for varied aspects of population health.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (BAH:$6,366.88)
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. provides professional services primarily to US government agencies in the defense, security, and civil sectors, as well as to corporations, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. The company provides a range of services in strategy, operations, and more. "
target: Epidemico
Epidemico is an informatics company established in 2007 that provides early insights, continuous monitoring and consumer engagement for a wide range of population health domains, including disease outbreaks, drug safety, supply chain vulnerabilities and more.
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closed 7/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired NutritionData.com

synopsis: Conde Nast has acquired NutritionData.com, a leading health and nutrition Web site that provides high-quality tools and information to consumers eager to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast Publications, home to many of the world's celebrated magazines and websites, is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design. Each of our magazines features renowned editors, writers and photographers. "
target: NutritionData.com
Since its launch in 2003, Nutrition Data has grown into one of the most authoritative and useful sources of nutritional analysis on the Web. In July 2006, Nutrition Data was acquired by CondéNet, a digital publisher under the Condé Nast Publications umbrella dedicated to editorial excellence.
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closed 11/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Global Health Voyager, Inc., acquired PlanetHospital.com LLC

synopsis: Global Health Voyager, Inc. has completed its asset acquisition of PlanetHospital, a pioneer in medical tourism since 2002. PlanetHospital has served thousands of patients to become one of the largest medical travel facilitator in the United States. The Company has been featured in more than 200 media outlets.
buyer: Global Health Voyager, Inc. (GLHV:($1.00))
Global Health Voyager is an international medical tourism company. It offers technology solutions, medical tourism consulting services, and access to a worldwide network of highly accredited facilities and providers to patients seeking healthcare, surgical, dental, and wellness procedures. "
target: PlanetHospital.com LLC
Established in 2002, PlanetHospital is a convenient, one-stop medical tourism resource, providing consumers, employers, payers and other intermediaries access to information that empowers the decision-making process for selecting a destination, hospital, procedure or service.
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$0.02
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closed 11/10/2010 via PE Hub

Health and Safety Institute, acquired GoToAID

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), the world’s largest privately held emergency response training organization, has added GoToAID to its family of brands. GoToAID produces detailed emergency care instructions for download to smart phones and other electronic devices, including those from Apple and Android.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Health and Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is the largest privately held emergency care training organization in the industry. HSI originally united the recognition and expertise of the American Safety & Health Institute and Medic First Aid International. "
target: GoToAID
GoToAID offers a database of over 400 topics covering first aid for both people and pets and is currently available for the Android and iPhone operating systems. Customers can access downloads at the iTunes Store, Android Market or gotoaid.com.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Medtronic, Inc., will acquire Nutrino Health

synopsis: Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, and Nutrino Health Ltd., a leading provider of nutrition-related data services, analytics, and technologies, announced the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Medtronic will acquire Nutrino.
buyer: Medtronic, Inc. (MDT:$31,062.00)
Medtronic plc is among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies - alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. "
target: Nutrino Health
Nutrino is a leading provider of nutrition-related data services, analytics, and technologies. At its core, Nutrino strives for improved universal health by enabling AI-led analysis of how nutritional intake will affect a person's health.
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closed 11/14/2012 via Company Press Release

CareLike, LLC, acquired SNAPforSeniors

synopsis: CareLike LLC, an affiliate of HealthLink Dimensions™LLC, has acquired the assets of Seattle-based SNAPforSeniors, Inc., including the technology and comprehensive healthcare services provider database. SNAPforSeniors, Inc. is an information and publishing company serving consumers, professionals, associations, private and government organizations.
buyer parent: Stratose, Inc.
buyer: CareLike, LLC
CareLike LLC is a data and technology services company that provides access to detailed data on more than 27 categories of providers and 250,000 healthcare services providers. "
target: SNAPforSeniors
SNAPforSeniors, Inc. is an information and publishing company serving consumers, professionals, associations, private and government organizations. SNAPforSeniors also licenses its provider database to third parties, collectively referred to as the Alliance Network.
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closed 5/5/2006 via Company Press Release

DestinationRx, Inc., acquired Rxaminer

synopsis: DestinationRx, a Los Angeles-based healthcare technology company, announced today the acquisition of Rxaminer. Chicago-based Rxaminer was the first organization to provide a system for communicating dose-specific, therapeutically equivalent drug options to consumers.
buyer: DestinationRx, Inc.
DestinationRx specializes in designing and implementing solutions based on its proprietary technology to enable more transparent health care interactions and transactions for government and commercial clients, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "
target: Rxaminer
Rxaminer is a powerful Rx decision-support tool that saves employers and plan sponsors up to 20% on their drug expenditures. Without changing existing plans or providers, members use Rxaminer to compare their current prescription(s) to lower cost therapeutic alternatives.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Change Healthcare Corporation, acquired PokitDok Inc.

synopsis: Change Healthcarehas acquired intellectual property (IP) and other key assets from PokitDok, Inc., a platform-as-a-service company for healthcare. PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market.
buyer parent: McKesson Corporation
buyer: Change Healthcare Corporation (CHNG:$1,646.91)
Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside their customers and partners, they leverage their software and analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to enable better patient care, choice, and outcomes at scale. "
target: PokitDok Inc.
PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market. Plug directly into over 700 payers to integrate real-time, member-specific health insurance data at scale.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

De Persgroep NV, will acquire Independer.nl

synopsis: De Persgroep Nederland has agreed to acquire price comparison company Independer from Achmea. Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
buyer: De Persgroep NV
De Persgroep is a media and publishing company. De Persgroep is an active publisher of newspapers, magazines and new media, and the group also operates television and radio stations. "
target parent: Achmea B.V.
target: Independer.nl
Independer.nl is an independent comparison site and adviser in the field of financial services and healthcare in the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$171
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announced 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Angie's List will be merged with HomeAdvisor, Inc.,

synopsis: IAC and Angie's List, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine IAC's HomeAdvisor and Angie's List into a new publicly-traded company, to be called ANGI Homeservices Inc. Nearly six million members nationwide use Angie's List, a leading provider of reviews, offers and information, to help them improve their homes.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: HomeAdvisor, Inc.
HomeAdvisor is the operator of the largest home services marketplace across the globe, providing homeowners the tools and resources for home repair, maintenance and improvement projects. "
target: Angie's List (ANGI:$312.61)
Finding a pro for a job well done is made easy online by visiting Angieslist.com. Nearly six million members nationwide use Angie's List, a leading provider of reviews, offers and information in over 700 service categories, to help them improve their homes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$558 [$574]
rev ($mm)
$313
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
51.6x
closed 9/24/2020 via PR Newswire

Carely, acquired Ro & Steve

synopsis: Carely, Inc., an ecosystem of tools focused on enhancing the caregiving experience, has acquired Ro & Steve, a review site built specifically for senior living and care. Ro & Steve site allows users to read and write reviews on senior living and care without needing to deal with telemarketers.
buyer: Carely
Carely is the developer of a platform of tools for caregivers and professional care providers. With an app for families, a dashboard for providers, and a hub of resources for both, Carely's tools support caregivers at every step of their journey. "
target: Ro & Steve
Ro & Steve is a review site built specifically for senior living and care. Ro & Steve makes the process of finding the right care for loved ones easier and more transparent. Their site allows users to read and write reviews on senior living and care without needing to deal with telemarketers.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quickbima.com merged with Easypolicy,

synopsis: Quickbima.com has merged with Easypolicy, India's best insurance comparison website. Quickbima.com is an insurance rate comparison website in India. The platform allows users to compare car insurance, health insurance, bike insurance, term insurance, and travel insurance.
buyer parent: Unilazer Ventures
buyer: Easypolicy
Easypolicy is India's best insurance comparison website. Easypolicy's mission is to simplify the insurance world for their users and make it understandable and accessible to everyone. Their platform allows users to compare all types of insurance, including health, car, term, and travel insurance. "
target: Quickbima.com
Quickbima.com is India's preferred insurance rate comparison website. Quickbima.com provides unbiased and authenticated rate comparison for all leading insurance companies. The platform allows users to compare car insurance, health insurance, bike insurance, term insurance, and travel insurance.
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closed 7/26/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sharecare, Inc., acquired Window Channel Network

synopsis: Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, announced that it is acquiring Window Channel Network (WCN), a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
buyer: Sharecare, Inc.
Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement solution providing people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. Sharecare uses information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health resources in one place. "
target: Window Channel Network
Window Channel Network (WCN) is a leading distributor of original HD relaxation and wellness videos that empower viewers to find stillness and peace in their everyday life.
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closed 7/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc., acquired Health Pocket, LLC

synopsis: Health Insurance Innovations, a company that creates customizable and affordable health insurance products and supplemental services, announced that it completed the acquisition of HealthPocket, Inc., a company that analyzes and aggregates the largest repository of health insurance information and uses it to power its consumer website.
buyer: Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (HIIQ:$366.04)
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. creates customizable and affordable, high-quality health insurance products and supplemental services through partnerships with best-in-class carriers. "
target: Health Pocket, LLC
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, HealthPocket, Inc. is a technology company that aggregates vast amounts of government, non-profit and private data to provide unbiased information and creates powerful tools for consumers to compare and rank health insurance plans.
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$31
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closed 4/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Afya Limited, acquired Cliquefarma

synopsis: Afya Limited has acquired Cliquefarma, a healthtech company operating a free-to-use website that tracks prescription drugs, cosmetics and personal hygiene product prices in Brazil. Users of Cliquefarma can easily search for medications or healthcare products and compare prices from over 5,000 pharmacies in Brazil.
buyer: Afya Limited (NasdaqGS:AFYA:$216.49)
Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners from the moment they join us as medical students through their medical residency prep. "
target: Cliquefarma
Cliquefarma is a healthtech company operating a free-to-use website that tracks prescription drugs, cosmetics and personal hygiene product prices in Brazil. Users of Cliquefarma can easily search for medications or healthcare products and compare prices from over 5,000 pharmacies in Brazil.
price ($mm)
$3.36
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

The StayWell Company, purchased consumer health content business from Greystone.Net

synopsis: Custom print and online health publisher StayWell Custom Communications, a division of MediMedia USA, has significantly expanded its already impressive online portfolio with the acquisition of Greystone.Net’s award-winning consumer health content business.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: The StayWell Company
StayWell Health Management offers health management programs and services and provides publications, educational materials, training programs, and Web-based services "
seller: Greystone.Net
Greystone has more than 200 hospital and health system clients. The firm is a leader in Internet-related consulting services and offers a variety of products and services to enhance the healthcare Web site.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

The StayWell Company, purchased consumer health content business from Greystone.Net

synopsis: Custom print and online health publisher StayWell Custom Communications, a division of MediMedia USA, has significantly expanded its already impressive online portfolio with the acquisition of Greystone.Net’s award-winning consumer health content business.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: The StayWell Company
StayWell Health Management offers health management programs and services and provides publications, educational materials, training programs, and Web-based services "
seller: Greystone.Net
Greystone has more than 200 hospital and health system clients. The firm is a leader in Internet-related consulting services and offers a variety of products and services to enhance the healthcare Web site.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Kestrel Health Information

synopsis: HMP Global, the world's largest healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kestrel Health Information, a virtual conference producer and content provider for wound care clinicians, academics, and other medical professionals.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Kestrel Health Information
Kestrel Health Information is a publisher and inbound marketing agency specializing in the wound care market and medical device marketing. Publishes WoundSource: The Wound Product Sourcebook, and Woundcon.
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closed 3/26/2018 via PE Hub

Brite Media Group, acquired Mesmerize Marketing LLC

synopsis: Brite Media Group, which is backed by The Beekman Group, has acquired New York City-based Mesmerize Marketing, a point-of-care media company focused on educating health-conscious consumers. Mesmerize is a leader in patient education at the point-of-care and the largest provider of static media in high prescribing physicians’ offices.
buyer parent: The Beekman Group, LLC
buyer: Brite Media Group
Brite Media is a specialty out-of-home advertising company focused in three primary areas: Hand-to-hand, transit, and now point-of-care advertising. Brite Media also produces customized coffee sleeves for café vendors and other distribution customers. "
target: Mesmerize Marketing LLC
Mesmerize is a leader in patient education at the point-of-care and the largest provider of static media in high prescribing physicians’ offices. Mesmerize provides targeted educational materials including wallboards, literature distribution, branded medical essentials, and mobile integration.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Science & Business Media merged with Macmillan Science and Education,

synopsis: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (Holtzbrinck) and BC Partners (BCP) have merged Springer Science+Business Media (owned by funds advised by BCP) in its entirety with the majority of Holtzbrinck-owned Macmillan Science and Education (MSE), namely Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan and the global businesses of Macmillan Education.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Science and Education
Macmillan Science and Education houses brands that date back to 1843 (Macmillan), 1845 (Scientific American) and 1869 (Nature). Macmillan's businesses create techniques, technology and materials that make learning and discovery easier for students, teachers and researchers. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
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closed 8/15/2013 via Company Press Release

BC Partners, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners, the European private equity firm, together with management has acquired the leading global STM publisher Springer Science+Business Media, from EQT Partners and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GICIC”) for approximately EUR 3.3 billion including performance components.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the European buy-out market for over 25 years. BC Partners principally invests in Europe, acquiring and developing European and multinational businesses to create value in partnership with management. "
target parent: EQT
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
price ($mm)
$4,423
rev ($mm)
$1,315
EBITDA ($mm)
$457
EV / rev
4.5x
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13.0x
closed 2/2/2010 via Capital IQ

EQT Funds Management Limited, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: EQT, a leading European private equity fund, and GIC Special Investments, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”), have acquired 82% and 18% respectively of Springer Science+Business Media, the world’s second-largest scientific, technical and medical publisher.
buyer: EQT Funds Management Limited (EQT:$687.20)
buyer: Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
EQT is a leading private equity group with operations in in Northern and Eastern Europe and Asia. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”) is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. "
target parent: Cinven
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$3,358
rev ($mm)
$1,227
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$367
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closed 9/16/2003 via BusinessWire

Candover Parters Ltd, Cinven, acquired BertelsmannSpringer

synopsis: Transaction of BertelsmannSpringer legally completes 9/16/03. Cinven and Candover, two of Europe’s leading investment companies, have bought BertelsmannSpringer. As of the Frankfurt Bookfair 2003 to be renamed Springer Science+Business Media.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Candover Parters Ltd
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Founded in 1977, the firm has been a totally independent business since 1995, focusing entirely on larger European buyouts. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: BertelsmannSpringer
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$1,086
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$756
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$169
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1.6x
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7.1x
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:$2,312.06)
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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0.4x
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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:$3.47)
Electric Word is a specialist information business that serves the sport, education and healthcare sectors. Electric Word products and services include newsletters, magazines, websites, events, books, special reports and bespoke research. "
target: Radcliffe Publishing
Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare. The Radcliffe portfolio extends to professional and academic books, journals, software and open-learning packages covering child health, health education, pharmacy and more.
price ($mm)
$1.64
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

M Booth, purchased US Division from Health Unlimited

synopsis: Next15 has acquired US division of Health Unlimited, a leading global health consultancy and communications agency advancing landmark developments in some of the most complex and challenging areas in health. Health Unlimited will be rebranded as M Booth Health and operate as a separate agency reporting to M Booth CEO Dale Bornstein.
buyer parent: Next 15
buyer: M Booth
M Booth is an agency that is known for award-winning integrated marketing programs that engage stakeholders through digital, social, earned media, and experiential channels. M Booth is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Next Fifteen Communications Group. "
seller parent: Dbay Advisors
seller: Health Unlimited
Health Unlimited US Division, rebranded M Booth Health, is a 25-year-old NY-based global health consultancy and communications agency built by specialists with a legacy of advancing landmark developments in global health and medicine.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired OR Manager, Inc.

synopsis: Access Intelligence LLC and its Dorland Health division has announced the acquisition of OR Manager, Inc., the premier media brand and annual educational conference and trade show for operating room executives, managers and hospital directors. Founded in 1985, OR Manager has been the leader in providing information on management of the OR.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, chemical, defense, aerospace, healthcare and communications markets. "
target: OR Manager, Inc.
Founded in 1985 by Ellie Schrader and Pat Patterson, OR Manager, Inc. has been the leader in providing information on management of the OR. OR Manager is a media brand and events company serving operating room executives, managers and doctors.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Tolko Sprosit

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired Tolko Sprosit from Doc+, a Russian provider of telemedicine and home doctor services. Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia that provides answers to general health questions. The blog also talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors, and parenting.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target parent: Doc+
target: Tolko Sprosit
Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia. Tolko Sprosit provides answers to general health questions through their About Health section. Their About Hospitals section talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors; and their About Children section talks about parenting.
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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 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
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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 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, acquired DocInsider GmbH

synopsis: Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft, a company that operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications, has acquired DocInsider GmbH, a company that operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians.
buyer: Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG operates as a publishing house offering yellow pages, technical books, and trade publications. The company was founded in 1747 and is based in Hanover, Germany. "
target: DocInsider GmbH
DocInsider GmbH operates an online health platform for evaluation of physicians. It develops a portal for patients and has a database of 300,000 physicians and related professionals in Germany. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Hamburg, Germany.
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closed 11/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Hubert Burda Media, acquired jameda

synopsis: TOMORROW FOCUS AG has agreed to sell jameda GmbH, which operates a physician ratings portal by the same name, to Burda Digital GmbH. jameda is Germany's biggest physician ratings portal. Over five million patients use the portal every month to find the right physician.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. Burda has 165 million users, approximately 40 million paying consumers and 43,000 advertisers. "
target parent: Tomorrow Focus AG
target: jameda
jameda is the leading physician rating website in Germany. The website is used by over 5 million patients to search for the right doctor through a database of more than 250,000 medical professionals across Germany.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
10.1x
EV / EBITDA
37.8x
closed 10/28/2014 via Company Press Release

Vitals, Inc, acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers

synopsis: Vitals, a leader in providing online transparency tools and data, helping consumers make informed decisions about their medical care, announced that it has acquired Compass Healthcare Advisers. Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals is reinventing the way people choose doctors and medical facilities. They provide increased transparency to cost, quality and access information to support effective decision making. Vitals brings together actionable data, online tools and an engaging consumer experience. "
target: Compass Healthcare Advisers
Compass educates patients about the huge price differentials for common inpatient and outpatient health care services in their area, then provides the tools to quickly and easily shop hundreds of services based on price, quality and location.
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eHealth, Inc.
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Omnicare, Inc.
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MedPeer,Inc.
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JMDC Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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