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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired IRBNet

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in middle market healthcare and specialty industrial companies, announced the acquisition by its portfolio company, The WIRB-Copernicus Group, of Research Dataware, LLC, software developer and provider of IRBNet, the leading software application supporting institutional review boards.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
With more than 60 years of combined experience reviewing research protocols and study-related information, it is the mission of The WIRB-Copernicus Group to meet the highest standards of ethics and science, and to ensure the safety and welfare of subjects worldwide. "
target: IRBNet
IRBNet offers the world's leading and most widely used electronic solution for managing research compliance for institutions of any size, with more than 1,600 large, medium and small research institutions, boards and research sites registered on the National Research Network®.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired VisiumKMS

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc. has acquired Rolls-Royce Controls and Data Services Inc (VisiumKMS Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Group. VisiumKMS, based in Houston, Texas, is a leader in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) software.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft Corporation is a Canadian company that acquires and develops vertical market software companies. Valsoft enables each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. "
target parent: Rolls-Royce Group
target: VisiumKMS
VisiumKMS is an easy to use, scalable, web-based integrated management software solution for Quality, HSE, PSM, Operability, Operational Excellence, Security, Asset & Operational Integrity, and Operational Risk Management teams.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Monterro, acquired Viedoc

synopsis: Monterro, the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, has acquired a majority stake in Viedoc, a modern and sophisticated electronic data capture (EDC) system. Viedoc enables researchers to gather and evaluate clinical trial data more efficiently.
buyer: Monterro
Sweden-based Monterro is the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn software companies into market leaders. With operational experience from successfully developing and running companies, Monterro actively supports its portfolio companies in all aspects of growth. "
target: Viedoc
Viedoc is a modern and sophisticated electronic data capture (EDC) system. Viedoc enables researchers to gather and evaluate clinical trial data more efficiently. Their powerful EDC system has been used in over 2000 trials in more than 75 countries in all therapeutic areas and clinical phases.
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closed 5/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Roper Technologies, Inc., acquired PowerPlan

synopsis: Roper Technologies, Inc., a diversified technology company, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of PowerPlan, a leading provider of software and solutions for asset-centric companies, enabling its customers to optimize their financial performance and achieve regulatory compliance.
buyer: Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP:$5,405.00)
Roper Technologies is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper designs and develops software and engineered products and solutions for healthcare, transportation, food, energy, and other niche markets worldwide. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: PowerPlan
PowerPlan software provides financial insight into how complex rules and regulations impact an organization – empowering clients to make credible decisions that improve overall corporate performance.
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closed 5/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Logic Solutions, Inc., acquired Quantum Compliance Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ann Arbor-based Logic Solutions Inc. has acquired Quantum Compliance Systems, for whom Logic served as a technology partner for more than a decade. Quantum Compliance, as the company will now be called, develops software that embeds sustainable environmental, health, and safety practices into a company’s daily operations.
buyer: Logic Solutions, Inc.
Logic Solutions, Inc. specializes in website and web application development, mobile technology and strategy, resource management and consulting. "
target: Quantum Compliance Systems, Inc.
Since 1986, Quantum Compliance Systems, Inc. has been helping corporations increase productivity and profits using information technology to comply with Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) regulations.
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closed 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cayuse, LLC, acquired Haplo

synopsis: Cayuse, provider of the market-leading research administration cloud platform, announced the acquisition of Haplo, one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Primus Capital
buyer: Cayuse, LLC
Cayuse provides an integrated, cloud-native research administration suite that improves collaboration between researchers and administrators, while bringing the needed reporting to every stage of the research lifecycle, including pre-award, post-award, compliance, and facility management. "
target: Haplo
Haplo is one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand. They provide Research Management solutions to universities and research institutions worldwide.
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announced 7/13/2017 via PR Web

Quad Partners, will acquire Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Quad Partners, a private equity firm focused on the education industry, will acquire Cayuse, Inc. from Evisions Inc., a provider of software solutions for the higher education industry. Cayuse provides fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations.
buyer: Quad Partners
Quad Partners was founded in 2000 to make value-added private investments in the education industry. Today, Quad is one of the most active investors in privately-owned education companies in the United States. "
target parent: Evisions Inc.
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides cloud-based solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations. They provide fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions that streamline sponsored project life-cycle management from proposal to award to close-out.
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closed 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Evisions Inc., acquired Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Evisions is acquiring Cayuse, Inc. to consolidate two leaders in higher education software solutions. This win-win move unites Evisions' enterprise reporting, form management, data transformation and payment processing solutions with Cayuse's web-based solutions for research management.
buyer: Evisions Inc.
Evisions, Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions to higher education institutions throughout the world. Evisions, with over 800 higher education clients, offers industry-leading solutions for enterprise reporting, form management, data transformations and payment processing. "
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse, Inc. is the creator of Cayuse 424, the leading web-based software solution that powers the collaborative grant proposal development for over 100 higher education and private research customers.
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closed 6/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Livingbridge, acquired semafone

synopsis: Livingbridge, a mid-market private equity firm with a global presence, has acquired a majority stake in UK-based Semafone, a provider of data security and compliance solutions for call and contact centers. The capital will enable Semafone to continue to invest in its solutions portfolio, accelerate go-to-market strategy, and drive global expansion.
buyer: Livingbridge
Based in London, Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm with offices in the UK, the US and Australia, investing in fast growing companies valued up to £300m. The team has backed growing companies for more than 20 years and achieved success with over 160 investments. "
target: semafone
UK-based Semafone provides secure cloud, hybrid and on-premises solutions to contact centers and all businesses accepting payments. Its payment solutions enable organizations to collect personal data securely across all channels – including the telephone, webchat, social media, email, and more.
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closed 2/18/2021 via BusinessWire

MAPAL Software, acquired GetCompliant

synopsis: MAPAL Software, the European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions, has acquired GetCompliant, a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant offers a cloud-based software system that helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: MAPAL Software
MAPAL Software is a European developer and provider of hospitality management software solutions. MAPAL offers workforce management, business analytics, and back office solutions to helps their clients optimize their business, reduce costs, and offer better services. "
target: GetCompliant
GetCompliant is a leading compliance and operations management solution provider in the Nordics. GetCompliant helps retail and restaurant chains to save time and secure compliance. Their cloud-based system includes solutions for digital checklists, documentation management and performance tracking.
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closed 11/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Kaizen Reporting, acquired Single Rulebook

synopsis: Kaizen Reporting, a leading regulatory reporting assurance firm in the UK, has acquired Single Rulebook, a UK-based software solution for the management of regulatory rules. Single Rulebook provides a solution that allows financial institutions, law firms and consultancies to search, share and manage regulatory change more efficiently.
buyer: Kaizen Reporting
Kaizen Reporting is regulatory reporting specialist in the UK on a mission to transform the quality of regulatory reporting in the financial services industry. They offer market-leading assurance and shareholding disclosure services that combine regulatory expertise with advanced technology. "
target: Single Rulebook
Single Rulebook is a UK-based software solution for the management of regulatory rules. Single Rulebook provides a solution that allows financial institutions, law firms and consultancies to search, share and manage regulatory change more efficiently.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sikri Holding AS, will acquire Sureway AS

synopsis: Norway-based Sikri Holding AS will acquire Sureway AS, Norway's leading digital GDPR solution. Sureway is the developer of cloud-based compliance and risk management solutions that are used by Norwegian municipalities, Regional Health Authorities, governmental institutions, and other government owned organisations.
buyer: Sikri Holding AS (OB:SIKRI-ME:$0.00)
Sikri is one of Norway's leading suppliers in case processing, document management, and archiving software solutions. Sikri offers complete solutions for cloud services and the conversion and delivery of databases and documents. "
target: Sureway AS
Sureway is Norway's leading digital GDPR solution. The company develops and operates cloud-based compliance and risk management solutions being used by many Norwegian municipalities, Regional Health Authorities, governmental institutions, and government owned organisations.
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closed 4/11/2019 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Faktor B.V.

synopsis: LiveRamp®, the identity platform powering exceptional experiences, announced the acquisition of Faktor to enable streamlined consent management across the open web. Faktor is a consent management platform (CMP) that delivers valuable benefits to consumers, publishers and brands.
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world. "
target: Faktor B.V.
Faktor is a consent management platform (CMP) that delivers valuable benefits to consumers, publishers and brands. Consumers are able to better manage how and where their data is used and publishers receive the tools they need to operate sustainable business models.
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closed 3/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Elemica, Inc., acquired GSQA

synopsis: Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for the process industries, acquired EMNS, the leading material quality compliance company and makers of GSQA. Since 1996, GSQA has helped manufacturers to easily connect and collaborate with their suppliers improving material quality and simplifying ongoing regulatory compliance.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: GSQA
Since 1996, GSQA has helped manufacturers to easily connect and collaborate with their suppliers improving material quality and simplifying ongoing regulatory compliance.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired Lucernex

synopsis: Accruent, the world’s leading provider of software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets, announced that it has acquired Plano, Texas-based Lucernex, Inc. Lucernex is a leading, global provider of cloud-based, Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS).
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Accruent, LLC
Accruent provides software and services that enable organizations to shape, drive, manage and control their physical assets. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 5,800 leading organizations worldwide. "
target: Lucernex
Lucernex provides proven cloud-based real estate lifecycle management as well as financial contract and compliance solutions to companies in more than 70 countries. Lucernex is the market leader in helping customers mitigate risk through regulatory compliance of the new FASB and IASB guidelines.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Medgate, acquired IQS

synopsis: Medgate, the global leader in enterprise-grade, cloud-based environmental, health, and safety risk management solutions, announced that it has acquired IQS, a leading provider of web-based enterprise quality management software that easily integrates into operations.
buyer: Medgate
Medgate is the leading global provider of enterprise Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software solutions. Medgate's software is a total EHS and productivity solution that is configurable to any company's requirements. "
target: IQS
IQS provides a powerful and proven quality management software solution that offers a unique model for integrating quality systems to achieve superior enterprise-wide performance. It allows companies to become more competitive and profitable, and to achieve and maintain compliance.
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closed 11/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Bentley Systems, Inc., acquired Comply Serve

synopsis: Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced that it has acquired the assets, colleagues, and services underlying ComplyPro, leading provider of UK-based managed services for requirements management of infrastructure capital projects.
buyer: Bentley Systems, Inc. (:$801.54)
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. "
target: Comply Serve
Comply Serve is the leading innovator in the field of progressive project assurance and has been developing assurance and compliance solutions, primarily for the infrastructure market, for more than 10 years.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BusinessWire

The Pepperjam Network, acquired AdAssured

synopsis: Pepperjam announced that it has acquired AdAssured, the leading online marketing compliance solution, and the first of its kind to unify comprehensive search, code, content and domain oversight in the affiliate and greater performance marketing channels.
buyer parent: Banneker Partners
buyer: The Pepperjam Network
Pepperjam provides brands and retailers with the resources and confidence needed to promote their brand and grow their business. It connects data and analytics across all performance channels and devices to generate creative solutions. "
target: AdAssured
AdAssured’s comprehensive Affiliate Channel Compliance package provides retailers with the necessary tools to ensure publishers are correctly representing their brand in the affiliate channel.
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announced 12/18/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Nemetschek, will acquire Solibri, Inc.

synopsis: Software provider Nemetschek AG has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Solibri Oy, based in Helsinki, Finland. Solibri is a globally leading and internationally aligned provider of software solutions for the quality assurance and quality control of Building Information Modeling (BIM).
buyer: Nemetschek (XTRA:NEM:$599.43)
Nemetschek, Munich, is a globally leading software provider for the AEC industry. With its 12 brands, the Nemetschek Group now serves more than 1.8 million users in 142 countries from more than 50 locations worldwide. "
target: Solibri, Inc.
Solibri is the leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Providing out of the box tools for BIM validation, compliance control, design process coordination, design review, analysis and code checking.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired PogMaker

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics, fulfillment services and supply chain management, announced the acquisition of PogMaker Software, a cloud based planogramming tool and in-store compliance application. Ron Cox, the Founder of PogMaker Software, will join the Archway team as Director of Planogram Technology.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target: PogMaker
PogMaker Software is leading the way to moving the category management and planogramming functions to the web. PogMaker is committed to delivering the entire lifecycle of category management functionality in a portable web-based solution.
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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired IRBNet

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in middle market healthcare and specialty industrial companies, announced the acquisition by its portfolio company, The WIRB-Copernicus Group, of Research Dataware, LLC, software developer and provider of IRBNet, the leading software application supporting institutional review boards.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
With more than 60 years of combined experience reviewing research protocols and study-related information, it is the mission of The WIRB-Copernicus Group to meet the highest standards of ethics and science, and to ensure the safety and welfare of subjects worldwide. "
target: IRBNet
IRBNet offers the world's leading and most widely used electronic solution for managing research compliance for institutions of any size, with more than 1,600 large, medium and small research institutions, boards and research sites registered on the National Research Network®.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired Trifecta

synopsis: WCG has acquired Trifecta Clinical, a proven leader in technology-enabled clinical trial solutions, including its comprehensive site communication platform InvestigatorSpace, virtual training programs, and safety documentation services. The acquisition of Trifecta expands the range of specialized services and solutions WCG can offer to companies.
buyer parent: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WCG is the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. Comprised of two divisions, WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and institutions to advance the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: Trifecta
Trifecta is a global leader and a trusted partner with decades of experience in clinical trial technology solutions for leading pharmaceutical, biotech and clinical research organizations. Trifecta offers a fully integrated training, safety, and communication platform built from the ground up.
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closed 11/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired Waife & Associates, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) has acquired Waife & Associates, Inc. (W&A), a provider of management consulting services for biopharmaceutical clinical research clients. W&A focuses on making clinical development more efficient and productive through improvements in organization, process, and technology.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WCG (WIRB-Copernicus Group) is the world's leading provider of solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, clinical research organizations, and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: Waife & Associates, Inc.
Waife & Associates (W&A) provides the clinical research industry with management and operational consulting delivered with senior domain expertise. W&A designs cost-effective solutions for clinical operations and data management, and all related functions and software technologies involved.
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired First Clinical Research LLC

synopsis: The WIRB-Copernicus Group®’s (WCG™) Market Intelligence & Insights Division has acquired First Clinical Research LLC, organizer of the MAGI (Model Agreements & Guidelines International) Clinical Research Conference. First Clinical also publishes the Journal of Clinical Research Best Practices.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients, while maintaining high safety standards. "
target: First Clinical Research LLC
First Clinical Research LLC is the organizer of the MAGI (Model Agreements & Guidelines International) Clinical Research Conference, which unifies the clinical research ecosystem by facilitating communication and the sharing of best practices among members.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired KMR Group

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired KMR Group, a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: KMR Group
KMR Group is a global leader in the provision and analysis of benchmarking and other data for the biopharmaceutical industry. KMR offers leading-edge data, products, and services in the form of reports and on-line tools that inform client strategy and productivity as well as day-to-day operations.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired Metrics Champion Consortium

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired Metrics Champion Consortium (MCC), an association dedicated to the development of standardized performance metrics to improve clinical trials.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: Metrics Champion Consortium
Metrics Champion Consortium (MCC) is an association dedicated to the development of standardized performance metrics to improve clinical trials. MCC provides the collaborative environment for biopharmaceutical and device sponsors, service providers, and sites to improve clinical trial development.
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closed 3/27/2018 via Company Press Release

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired ACI Clinical

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired ACI Clinical, a specialty provider of clinical trial committees and clinical trial advisory services.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: ACI Clinical
ACI Clinical is a specialty provider of clinical trial committees and clinical trial advisory services. ACI Clinical specializes in clinical and safety consulting, including full service Endpoint Adjudication Committees and Data Monitoring Committees.
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closed 8/2/2017 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, purchased ConsentNow from Patient Genesis

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group announced that it has acquired Patient Genesis' ConsentNow™ eConsent technology. ConsentNow is a web and mobile-based technology platform that allows pharmaceutical, healthcare, or medical device makers to disclose critical information in an easy-to-use, patient-friendly format.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
seller: Patient Genesis
The acquisition includes the ConsentNow™ eConsent technology from Patient Genesis. ConsentNow is a web and mobile-based technology platform that allows pharmaceutical, healthcare, or medical device makers to disclose critical information in an easy-to-use, patient-friendly format.
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closed 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired MedAvante, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that it has acquired MedAvante. MedAvante is a clinical science-driven data services company dedicated to maximizing signal detection in global clinical trials.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: MedAvante, Inc.
MedAvante is a clinical science-driven data services company dedicated to maximizing signal detection in clinical trials. With Virgil™, its electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) platform, clinical research sponsors are able to maximize outcome data quality & increase operational efficiency.
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The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired ProPhase, LLC

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that it has acquired ProPhase. ProPhase is a global provider of measurement-related specialty solutions in clinical trials.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: ProPhase, LLC
ProPhase is a global provider of measurement-related specialty solutions in clinical trials. For over a decade, ProPhase has focused on applying innovation to optimize the selection, use, and analysis of behavioral endpoints to mitigate trial risk and maximize the likelihood of study success.
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closed 5/2/2017 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired ThreeWire, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, the leading provider of solutions that improve the quality & efficiency of clinical research, has acquired ThreeWire, the patient recruitment, enrollment, & retention firm that uses a systematic approach to help biopharmaceutical, medical device companies & clinical research organizations achieve their clinical trial goals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments and therapies to patients. "
target: ThreeWire, Inc.
ThreeWire is the global patient recruitment, enrollment, and retention firm that uses a systematic, patient-focused approach to help biopharmaceutical and medical device companies and clinical research organizations achieve their clinical trial enrollment and retention goals.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CenterWatch provides clinical trials information to clinical research professionals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers.
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announced 6/15/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, will purchase Clinical Trial Applications from karmadata

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality of clinical research, will acquire from karmadata a suite of proprietary applications designed to facilitate the management of clinical trial data. karmadata is the market leader in clinical trial database and decision support applications.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
seller: karmadata
Karmadata is able to standardize and link the world's healthcare data ranging from leading open data sources to priva pharmacy and medical claims. Its propriety applications are designed to facilitate the management of clinical trial data.
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closed 9/24/2014 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired ePharmaSolutions, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced that ePharmaSolutions (ePS) has joined its group of companies. ePharmaSolutions is a leading provider of eClinical solutions and technology-enabled services that improve the conduct of clinical trials.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical solutions for clinical research, including Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) review. "
target: ePharmaSolutions, Inc.
ePharmaSolutions is a leading provider of eClinical solutions and specialty clinical services that help improve the way trial sites are selected, trained, activated and managed to exceed enrollment goals.
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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired IRBNet

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in middle market healthcare and specialty industrial companies, announced the acquisition by its portfolio company, The WIRB-Copernicus Group, of Research Dataware, LLC, software developer and provider of IRBNet, the leading software application supporting institutional review boards.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
With more than 60 years of combined experience reviewing research protocols and study-related information, it is the mission of The WIRB-Copernicus Group to meet the highest standards of ethics and science, and to ensure the safety and welfare of subjects worldwide. "
target: IRBNet
IRBNet offers the world's leading and most widely used electronic solution for managing research compliance for institutions of any size, with more than 1,600 large, medium and small research institutions, boards and research sites registered on the National Research Network®.
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closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board, acquired Absolute Research

synopsis: Schulman Associates IRB, Inc., a customer service and technology company, has acquired Absolute Research. Absolute Research provides protection for human subjects involved in research while supporting a research enterprise. Absolute Research allows research administrators to navigate obstacles for biomedical and social-behavioral research.
buyer: Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board
Schulman Associates IRB is a leader in the protection of human research participants that offers IRB review services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, and institutions. Schulman offers consulting services that improve clinical studies, data integrity and the protection of human subjects. "
target: Absolute Research
AbsoluteResearch accesses information to advise investigators on regulatory issues and make decisions for an IRB office. Their tools use experiences in IRB Management as well as Bioethics and with their Web-Based Solution they enable Research Institutes to analyze guidance from regulatory agencies.
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closed 3/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Cressey & Co., Spectrum Equity, acquired Verisys Corporation

synopsis: Verisys Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions and primary-source data on healthcare professionals and businesses, announced that Spectrum Equity, along with Cressey & Company and Verisys CEO John P. Benson, have made a significant growth equity investment in the Company.
buyer: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Cressey & Co.
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative Internet, software and information services companies. Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused exclusively on investing in and building leading healthcare businesses. "
target: Verisys Corporation
Verisys is the leading provider of health care credentialing services with the most current, accurate, and comprehensive data and technology tools. Since 1992, Verisys has been leading the health care industry by providing the highest quality data coupled with deep health care industry experience.
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closed 1/5/2015 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, acquired Health Market Science, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. They are a leading supplier of data and data management solutions for the health care industry. "
target parent: Edison Partners
target: Health Market Science, Inc.
Health Market Science (HMS), helps businesses and government entities solve complex business challenges centered on healthcare provider information. HMS develops agile solutions so their clients can improve compliance, reduce operational costs and maximize market opportunities in real time.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc.

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Healthcare Data Management, Inc. Effective immediately, the company will become part of the Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Healthcare Data Management, Inc.
Healthcare Data Management was a pioneer in the establishment of modeling employee health benefit plans and using data-driven metrics to monitor plan performance.
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