Like GeneEd, Inc.

closed 12/17/2009 via PR Newswire

Pharmaceutical Institute, acquired GeneEd, Inc.

synopsis: Pharmaceutical Institute announced that it has acquired e-learning assets from GeneEd, Inc., a company specializing in life science courseware. These assets, including 155 highly advanced e-courses, help expand Pharmaceutical Institute's already extensive library of training resources.
buyer parent: Campbell Alliance Group, Inc.
buyer: Pharmaceutical Institute
Pharmaceutical Institute is a leading provider of specialized training programs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. They partner with subject matter experts from Campbell Alliance, the parent company, to develop highly impactful dstance learning solutions for pharma professionals. "
target: GeneEd, Inc.
GeneEd is a provider of life science e-learning content.Two scientists and a retired venture capitalist founded GeneEd in 1997. Dr. Sunil Maulik and Dr. Salil Patel have more than 15 years of industry and teaching experience at Roche Bioscience, Doubletwist and other life science companies.
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Scientist.com, acquired InsideScientific Corporation

synopsis: Scientist.com, the life science industry’s leading R&D marketplace, announced that it has completed the acquisition of InsideScientific, an online educational platform for life science researchers. InsideScientific is an online environment rich with information for life science researchers.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: InsideScientific Corporation
InsideScientific is an online educational platform for life science researchers. InsideScientific is an online environment rich with information for life science researchers. Resources include educational webinars, in-lab workshops and training programs, laboratory protocols, and more.
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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 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Red Nucleus Solutions LLC

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Red Nucleus Enterprises, LLC, a company that offers learning and compliance services to customers in the global life sciences industry. Red Nucleus's learning business designs and develops training content that includes e-learning modules, mobile apps, virtual training, workshops, games, and printed materials.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions and it's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired Envision Pharma Group

synopsis: GHO Capital, together with Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor, and including HarbourVest Partners and Northwestern Mutual, acquired the majority stake in Envision from Ardian SAS, a Paris-based global buyout firm. Envision Pharma Group is a global technology and scientific communications.
buyer: Mubadala Investment Company
buyer: HarbourVest Partners, LLC
buyer: GHO Capital
buyer: Northwestern Mutual
GHO Capital Partners LLP, is a leading specialist healthcare investment advisor based in London. Mubadala is a pioneering global investor. HarbourVest is an independent, global private markets asset manager. Northwestern Mutual helps families and businesses achieve financial security. "
target parent: Ardian
target: Envision Pharma Group
Envision Pharma Group is a global technology and scientific communications company serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Envision is a leading provider of evidence-based communication services and industry-leading technology solutions through its iEnvision platform.
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closed 7/13/2016 via PE Hub

Ardian, GHO Capital, acquired Envision Pharma, Inc.

synopsis: Leading middle-market private equity firm, The Halifax Group, announced that it has sold Envision Pharma Group to Ardian and GHO Capital. Envision is a recognized strategic partner for Medical Affairs teams within biopharma, providing scientific data communication services and industry-leading technology solutions.
buyer: Ardian
buyer: GHO Capital
Ardian is an independent private investment company with assets of US$55bn managed or advised in Europe, North America and Asia. Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital, was founded in 2014 as a specialist healthcare investment adviser based in London. "
target parent: Halifax Group
target: Envision Pharma, Inc.
Envision is a recognized strategic partner for Medical Affairs teams within biopharma, providing scientific data communication services and industry-leading technology solutions.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BusinessWire

Halifax Group, acquired Envision Pharma, Inc.

synopsis: The Halifax Group, a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Envision Pharma, Inc. from a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Co. Envision is an innovative global technology and scientific communication company focused on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.
buyer: Halifax Group
The Halifax Group is a private equity firm that invests between $10 and $40 million alongside owners and managers of established, growing and profitable companies that are leaders in their market niche. "
target parent: Express Scripts Inc.
target: Envision Pharma, Inc.
Envision Pharma, founded in 2001, is an innovative global technology and scientific communication company serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.
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closed 4/15/2008 via PR Newswire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired Envision Pharma, Inc.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation acquired Envision Pharma, a leading scientific communications and technology company. With a focus on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, Envision integrates scientific communication services and targeted software applications.
buyer parent: Oak Investment Partners
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: Envision Pharma, Inc.
Envision Pharma is an innovative scientific communications and technology company providing commercially focused, strategically driven scientific and technology solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries.
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closed 9/24/2014 via Market Wire

Bio-IT World, acquired OpenHelix, LLC

synopsis: OpenHelix, a provider of online and onsite training on some of the most popular and powerful open-access bioinformatics resources on the web, will join the Cambridge Healthtech Institute as a division of Bio-IT World, a leading source of news and opinion on technology and strategic innovation in the life sciences.
buyer parent: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
buyer: Bio-IT World
Bio-IT World, Inc., publishes information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT, life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical and regulatory professionals. "
target: OpenHelix, LLC
OpenHelix, a Washington State company, was founded in 2003 to provide training on what was then a fledgling but quickly growing market of open access web based bioinformatics resources.
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closed 1/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Simbionix USA Corporation, acquired eTrinsic, Inc.

synopsis: Simbionix USA Corporation, a leading developer of advanced medical simulation products, today acquired all assets and employees of eTrinsic, Inc, a developer of interactive medical education and assessment tools. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Simbionix USA Corporation
Simbionix is a global leader in medical simulation technology. Simbionix mission is to provide state of the art, computer-assisted medical simulation training systems, and set the standard for minimally invasive surgical training and performance. "
target: eTrinsic, Inc.
eTrinsic, Inc. is a developer of e-learning content and proficiency measurement technology for the medical and high technology sector, with primary focus on developing internet-enabled simulations of high complexity medical and technology products, devices, and procedures.
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closed 6/29/2005 via BusinessWire

Oakstone Publishing, acquired CMEinfo.com

synopsis: Haights Cross Communications, Inc. (HCC) announced today it has acquired CMEinfo.com, a closely held Cherry Hill, NJ-based publisher of multimedia continuing medical education (CME) products and services. The company was established in 1989. CMEinfo.com will join HCC's Oakstone Publishing unit, Oakstone Medical Publishing.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Medical provides subscription-based continuing medical education solutions for doctors and other health professionals. Oakstone Wellness provides subscription-based employee health and wellness newsletters and ancillary products that are sold to corporations in bulk. "
target: CMEinfo.com
CMEinfo.com is the leading for-profit provider of self-study continuing medical education (CME) courses to physicians. Today, we market more than 50 courses consisting of nearly 2,000 hours of media-based certified CME programming, to which we hold the copyright.
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closed 2/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Vespa Capital, acquired SelectScience

synopsis: Vespa Capital, a UK private equity investor, has acquired SelectScience Limited. Bath based SelectScience was founded by Arif and Louise Butt over 20 years ago and has become one of the world’s leading, independent digital publishers providing reputable science technology and research news and trusted product reviews.
buyer: Vespa Capital
Vespa Capital is an established Private Equity investor in the UK lower mid-market. With over £200m of funds under management, they focus on Management Buy Outs and recapitalisations of privately owned businesses with an Enterprise Value between £10m and £70m. "
target: SelectScience
Bath-based SelectScience was founded by Arif and Louise Butt over 20 years ago and has become one of the world’s leading, independent digital publishers providing reputable science technology and research news and trusted product reviews.
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closed 11/29/2011 via Market Wire

CompareNetworks, Inc., acquired Russell Publishing LLC

synopsis: CompareNetworks, Inc. announced the acquisition of Russell Publishing LLC, complementing the company's innovative online marketplaces with industry-leading pharmaceutical publications. Russell Publishing's titles include American Pharmaceutical Review, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and International Drug Discovery.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: CompareNetworks, Inc.
CompareNetworks operates targeted, online, B2B marketplaces for professionals worldwide. The company integrates online marketplaces, email newsletters, award-winning video, whitepapers and editorial content to bring buyers and sellers together. "
target: Russell Publishing LLC
Russell Publishing LLC, a privately held company founded in 1998 and based in Indianapolis, IN, is one of the leading publishers of life science B2B publications in the world. The company's three titles and websites cover all aspects of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical pipeline.
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announced 4/2/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., will acquire Taimma Communications Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Montreal based Taimma Communications Inc., a leading provider of innovative E-Learning medical education solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc. provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: Taimma Communications Inc.
Taimma Communications Inc., is a leading provider of innovative E-Learning medical education solutions to various constituents of the healthcare industry. It develops learning programs to meet the unique needs of the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries.
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closed 9/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Crain Communications, Inc., acquired Genomeweb LLC

synopsis: Crain Communications Inc has acquired GenomeWeb, an online news organization serving the global community of scientists, technology professionals and executives who use and develop the latest advanced tools in molecular biology research and molecular diagnostics. GenomeWeb was launched in 1997 and has a staff of 30 employees located in New York.
buyer: Crain Communications, Inc.
Crain Communications is a privately held media company that produces trusted and relevant news publications, lead generation, research and data products, digital platforms, custom publishing, and events with uncompromising integrity. "
target: Genomeweb LLC
GenomeWeb is an independent online news organization based in New York. Since 1997, GenomeWeb has served the global community of scientists, technology professionals, and executives who use and develop the latest advanced tools in molecular biology research and molecular diagnostics.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Schofield Media Ltd., acquired Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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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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announced 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, will acquire Nucleus Global

synopsis: Huntsworth, an international healthcare and communications group, will acquire UK-based Nucleus Global, one of the world’s largest medical specialist communications groups. The addition of Nucleus Global to Huntsworth creates one of the largest high science teams in the world to meet the needs of next-generation prescription drug development.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
UK-based Huntsworth is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal areas of focus are marketing, medical, and immersive communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target: Nucleus Global
UK-based Nucleus Global is a medical communications group that provides strategic communications, publications planning, experts and patients engagement, scientific events management, medical education, internal communications, trainings, and more for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired CME Outfitters

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the healthcare, accounting, and finance sectors, has acquired CME Outfitters, a leading accredited provider of continuing medical education.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: CME Outfitters
CME Outfitters develops, distributes, and certifies continuing education activities that focus on the integration of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure the best care of patients. Their educational interventions include interactive webcasts, live symposia, medical simulations, and more.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: SDB Groep, the specialist in cloud solutions for the healthcare market, acquires The Competence Group. The Competence Group (TCG), founded in 2002 and based in IJsselstein (Netherlands), develops both E-learning content and a Learning Management System and also offers services related to digital training for healthcare institutions.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: SDB Groep B.V.
For over 40 years, SDB Groep has been developing and supplying innovative and specialist ICT solutions for the healthcare sector. SDB provides an innovative SaaS solutions that customers use to automate HR, salary administration and personnel planning processes, as well as a health record product. "
target: The Competence Group B.V.
The Competence Group (TCG), based in IJsselstein (Netherlands), develops both E-learning content and a Learning Management System and also offers services related to digital training. TCG improves the level of knowledge and the capacities of individual employees within healthcare institutions.
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closed 12/17/2009 via PR Newswire

Pharmaceutical Institute, acquired GeneEd, Inc.

synopsis: Pharmaceutical Institute announced that it has acquired e-learning assets from GeneEd, Inc., a company specializing in life science courseware. These assets, including 155 highly advanced e-courses, help expand Pharmaceutical Institute's already extensive library of training resources.
buyer parent: Campbell Alliance Group, Inc.
buyer: Pharmaceutical Institute
Pharmaceutical Institute is a leading provider of specialized training programs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. They partner with subject matter experts from Campbell Alliance, the parent company, to develop highly impactful dstance learning solutions for pharma professionals. "
target: GeneEd, Inc.
GeneEd is a provider of life science e-learning content.Two scientists and a retired venture capitalist founded GeneEd in 1997. Dr. Sunil Maulik and Dr. Salil Patel have more than 15 years of industry and teaching experience at Roche Bioscience, Doubletwist and other life science companies.
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closed 12/17/2009 via PR Newswire

Pharmaceutical Institute, acquired GeneEd, Inc.

synopsis: Pharmaceutical Institute announced that it has acquired e-learning assets from GeneEd, Inc., a company specializing in life science courseware. These assets, including 155 highly advanced e-courses, help expand Pharmaceutical Institute's already extensive library of training resources.
buyer parent: Campbell Alliance Group, Inc.
buyer: Pharmaceutical Institute
Pharmaceutical Institute is a leading provider of specialized training programs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. They partner with subject matter experts from Campbell Alliance, the parent company, to develop highly impactful dstance learning solutions for pharma professionals. "
target: GeneEd, Inc.
GeneEd is a provider of life science e-learning content.Two scientists and a retired venture capitalist founded GeneEd in 1997. Dr. Sunil Maulik and Dr. Salil Patel have more than 15 years of industry and teaching experience at Roche Bioscience, Doubletwist and other life science companies.
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closed 11/16/2012 via PE Hub

Dowden Health Media, Inc., acquired QD Healthcare Group

synopsis: High Road Capital Partners announced its portfolio company Dowden Health Media has completed the acquisition of QD Healthcare Group, a Connecticut-based medical communications firm that provides scientific content development, promotional medical education and related marketing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: Dowden Health Media, Inc.
Dowden Health Media, Inc. is a provider of promotional medical education communication services through Medical Decision Point, LLC and Convergent Health Solutions, LLC; and eCrossings Media. DMCG is headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey. "
target: QD Healthcare Group
QD Healthcare Group provides scientific content development, promotional medical education and related marketing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. QD Healthcare Group was founded in 1999 by Nick Kiratsous and Bradley Mock and is located in Stamford, Connecticut.
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closed 5/22/2007 via PR Newswire

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., acquired Rx Pro Health, Inc.

synopsis: AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. the nation's largest healthcare staffing company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rx Pro Health, Inc. and Pharmacy Choice, Inc., leading providers of pharmacy staffing, workforce technology solutions, and on-line educational services for hospital-based and retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies.
buyer: AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AHS:$2,677.20)
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. is a leading temporary healthcare staffing company and is the largest nationwide provider of travel nurse staffing services. The company recruits nurses and allied health professionals, our “temporary healthcare professionals,” nationally and internationally. "
target: Rx Pro Health, Inc.
Rx Pro Health, Inc. is a leading provider of pharmacy staffing, workforce technology solutions, and on-line educational services for hospital-based and retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies.
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closed 9/11/2020 via PR Web

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Life Science Training Institute

synopsis: Red Nucleus, a premier provider of learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it has acquired Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”), a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others. "
target: Life Science Training Institute
Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”) is a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries. LSTI has an online subscription library of over 200 courses and unique custom training solutions.
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closed 6/6/2007 via Company Press Release

Triton Pacific Capital Partners, acquired MedKnowledge Group

synopsis: Triton Pacific has sponsored a recapitalization of MedKnowledge Group, a provider of medical communications and continuing medical education. No financial terms were disclosed for the deal, which was done in partnership with company management.
buyer parent: Benford Capital Partners
buyer: Triton Pacific Capital Partners
Triton Pacific invests in small to mid-size private companies in healthcare services, light manufacturing, business services, logistics, software, and consumer products markets that will benefit from a combination of capital, relationships and expertise. "
target: MedKnowledge Group
MedKnowledge Group is a medical communications and continuing medical education company. MedKnowledge’s medical communication services assist pharmaceutical and biotechnology brand teams with educating healthcare professionals on the features, benefits and appropriate prescribing of drugs.
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closed 4/8/2020 via PR Newswire

TRC Healthcare, acquired Clinical IQ, LLC

synopsis: Therapeutic Research Center, LLC has acquired Clinical IQ and its training division CriticalPoint. Clinical IQ is the leading provider of consulting services in the areas of compounding and pharmacy information services, and CriticalPoint provides training programs and educational offerings focused on sterile and non-sterile compounding.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: TRC Healthcare
TRC is a provider of clinically referenced recommendations and education on drug therapy and medication management for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. TRC also provides online continuing education programs for medication learning, competency, and compliance programs. "
target: Clinical IQ, LLC
Clinical IQ is the leading provider of consulting services in the areas of compounding and pharmacy information services and solutions. CriticalPoint, the company's training division, is a premier provider of training programs and educational offerings focused on sterile and non-sterile compounding.
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New England Institute of Addiction Studies merged with AdCare Educational Institute,

synopsis: AdCare Educational Institute and the New England Institute of Addiction Studies (NEIAS) have merged. AdCare develops educational activities for the prevention, intervention and treatment of substance abuse. NEIAS provides training to individuals committed to preventing, treating, and supporting recovery from addictive disorders.
buyer: AdCare Educational Institute
AdCare Educational Institute's mission is to advance the awareness, knowledge and skills about the prevention, intervention and treatment of substance abuse. They accomplish this through educational activities such as conferences, seminars, in-service training and workforce development activities. "
target: New England Institute of Addiction Studies
Established in 1969 as a private, non-profit organization, the New England Institute of Addiction Studies (NEIAS) has 48 years of experience providing training to individuals committed to preventing, treating, and supporting recovery from addictive disorders.
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Surgent, acquired PharmCon

synopsis: Surgent, a Spire Capital Partners portfolio company and leading provider of continuing education and exam preparation courses, has acquired Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc. ("PharmCon"). Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Surgent
Founded in 1985, Surgent provides continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the accounting and healthcare sectors. Surgent’s services help exam takers become credentialed and satisfy required credit hours. "
target: PharmCon
Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession. Their focus has been on continuing education for physicians and pharmacists, working with the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations, and managed care organizations.
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MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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NewBridge Global Ventures, Inc., acquired Elevated Portfolio Holdings, LLC

synopsis: NewBridge Global Ventures, Inc., a company focused on the emerging and dynamic legal and regulated cannabis industry, has acquired the assets of Elevated Portfolio Holdings, LLC, a company which offers medically focused education modules for physicians and clinicians.
buyer: NewBridge Global Ventures, Inc. (OTCPK:NBGV:$0.00)
NewBridge Global Ventures, Inc. is a US public company which provides business consulting services to companies operating within the legal medical cannabis and hemp related industries. "
target: Elevated Portfolio Holdings, LLC
Elevated Portfolio Holdings, LLC is a company which offers medically focused education modules for physicians and clinicians as well as significant training regarding the body’s endocannabinoid systems and the use of cannabis for health and wellness.
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webMedx, Inc., acquired M-TEC

synopsis: Atlanta-based medical documentation services provider Webmedx announced that it has acquired Medical Transcription Education Center, Inc. (M-TEC), the leading provider of distance learning and education programs for the medical transcription market.
buyer: webMedx, Inc.
Founded in 1996, Webmedx, Inc., is a premier supplier in the field of medical transcription outsourcing for hospitals and clinics nationally. The company designs and implements customer-centric documentation solutions using the most skilled domestic workforce in the industry. "
target: M-TEC
Founded in 1996, M-TEC has raised the bar on education for the medical transcription industry, offering a solid distance education program that incorporates and surpasses the AHDI Model Curriculum requirements for training.
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TRC Healthcare, acquired NetCE

synopsis: Therapeutic Research Center (TRC), LLC, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, announced that it has acquired CE Resources, Inc., d/b/a NetCE. NetCE is an industry leading continuing education platform focused on the healthcare industry, specializing in the education of nurses, physicians and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: TRC Healthcare
Therapeutic Research Center (TRC) is a provider of clinically referenced recommendations and education on drug therapy and medication management for healthcare professionals. TRC also provides online continuing education programs for medication learning, competency, and compliance programs. "
target: NetCE
NetCE provides high-quality, easy-to-use continuing education for members of the interprofessional healthcare team, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, dental professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, and other health professionals.
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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 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
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announced 4/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackstone Group LP, CPP Investment Board, will acquire Ascend Learning

synopsis: Ascend Learning, LLC ("Ascend"), a leading provider of educational content, software and analytics solutions, announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ascend from funds advised by Providence Equity Partners and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
buyer: CPP Investment Board
Blackstone is a leading investment firm, creating positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors & the companies they invest in. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of educational content and software tools for students, educational institutions and employers. They focus on high-growth careers in a range of industries, with a special focus on healthcare and other licensure-driven occupations.
price ($mm)
$2,000
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Web

Coverys, acquired Med-IQ

synopsis: Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers, announced the acquisition of Med-IQ, a globally recognized leader in medical education and healthcare quality improvement.
buyer: Coverys
Coverys is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers. Coverys emphasizes proactive risk mitigation and patient safety programs that help clients anticipate, identify, and manage risk. "
target: Med-IQ
Med-IQ, one of the most respected providers of continuing medical education (CME), inspires healthcare professionals through award-winning activities that deliver sophisticated outcomes- based educational designs with measurable results in professional competence and performance.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

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

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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announced 8/19/2015 via Reuters

iCollege Ltd., will acquire Celtic Training & Consultancy Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: iCollege, a training organization that provides practical and comprehensive specialist education to students from all over the world, is to acquire Celtic Training & Consultancy, South Australia's leading private provider of training in Health, Community Services, Rehabilitation, Occupational health and related areas.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$9.23)
iCollege is a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead. "
target: Celtic Training & Consultancy Pty. Ltd.
Celtic Training is South Australia's leading private provider of training in Health, Community Services, Rehabilitation, Occupational health and related areas. Celtic Training is a leader in fields of health and community services both in terms of training as well as consulting services.
price ($mm)
$0.27
rev ($mm)
$1
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1.4x
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 2/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired KnowledgePoint360

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare services, announced that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360. The deal, agreed at a total cash consideration of $144 million. KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries provides supply chain, packaging, medical, regulatory, and sales and marketing services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmacies operating in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and continental Europe. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: KnowledgePoint360
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions.
price ($mm)
$144
rev ($mm)
$106
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$20
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1.4x
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7.2x
closed 1/9/2007 via BNC Analysis

SofTech International Inc., acquired National Medical Education

synopsis: 360training announced it has completed the acquisition of distance education course provider National Medical Education (NME), a San Diego-based provider of continuing education to nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and imaging techs and clinical lab scientists nationwide.
buyer: SofTech International Inc.
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: National Medical Education
National Medical Education is fully committed to becoming the Health Resource Center for the nation. We currently provide exceptional educational programs to the health care professional. Our focus is on the advancement of knowledge, while promoting the elevation of professional practice.
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