Like On The Spot Systems, Inc.

closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired On The Spot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of On The Spot Systems®, a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: On The Spot Systems, Inc.
On The Spot Systems is a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution allows provider organizations to customize surveys for targeted improvement efforts.
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closed 1/6/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Stryker Corporation, acquired Vocera Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Stryker has acquired Vocera Communication. Vocera provides clinical communication and workflow solutions that help protect and connect team members, increase operational efficiency, enhance quality of care and safety, and humanize the healthcare experience.
buyer: Stryker Corporation (SYK:$16,669.00)
Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. "
target: Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA:$225.00)
Founded in 2000, Vocera provides clinical communication and workflow solutions that help protect and connect team members, increase operational efficiency, enhance quality of care and safety, and humanize the healthcare experience.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,969 [$2,912]
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$234
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$13
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225.3x
closed 8/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Vocera Communications, Inc., acquired EASE Applications

synopsis: Vocera, a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, has acquired EASE Applications, a company that offers a cloud-based communication platform and mobile application built to improve the patient experience by enabling friends and family to receive timely updates about the progress of their loved one in the hospital.
buyer: Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA:$225.00)
Vocera Communications, Inc. offers the most robust clinical communications system in healthcare. Vocera delivers secure, integrated and intelligent communication solutions that enable care teams to collaborate more efficiently by delivering the right information. "
target: EASE Applications
EASE offers a cloud-based communication platform and mobile application built to improve the patient experience by enabling friends and family members to receive timely updates about the progress of their loved one in the hospital.
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announced 8/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Ingenix, Inc., will acquire Axolotl Corporation

synopsis: Ingenix, a leading health information technology and services company, announced it is acquiring Axolotl, a leading provider of health information exchange services. The combined company will enable health information to be shared effectively and securely for the benefit of patients and health care professionals.
buyer parent: UnitedHealth Group
buyer: Ingenix, Inc.
Ingenix transforms organizations and improves health care through information and technology. Organizations rely on its innovative products, services and consulting to improve the delivery and operations of their business. "
target: Axolotl Corporation
Founded in 1995, Axolotl is a leading provider of browser-based products and services for secure health information exchange and management. Its Elysium® suite of solutions enables health care providers to instantly share information, reduce costs, and improve quality and efficiency.
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announced 3/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Hill-Rom, will acquire Voalte, Inc.

synopsis: Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. will acquire Voalte, Inc., a pioneer and leader in real-time, mobile healthcare communications. Voalte develops smartphone solutions that simplify caregiver communication. Voalte offers a leading mobile communication platform that enables care teams inside and outside the hospital to access and exchange information securely.
buyer: Hill-Rom (HRC:$2,861.80)
Hill-Rom provides health care facilities with integrated solutions that help caregivers safely deliver effective and efficient care to their patients in acute care, long term care and home care environments. These comprehensive solutions can include: facility assessments; patient beds, and more. "
target: Voalte, Inc.
Voalte develops smartphone solutions that simplify caregiver communication. Voalte offers a leading mobile communication platform that enables care teams inside and outside the hospital to access and exchange information securely.
price ($mm)
$180
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$40
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4.9x
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

PerfectServe, Inc., acquired CareWire, Inc.

synopsis: PerfectServe, a Tennessee-based medical communication and collaboration platform, announced the acquisition of CareWire, a mobile patient communication platform. CareWire can enable texting between patients and providers, and allow the former to schedule appointments and connect to their healthcare portal.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: PerfectServe, Inc.
PerfectServe® is healthcare’s most comprehensive and secure care team collaboration platform. The platform is unique in its ability to improve communication process accuracy and reliability via its proprietary Dynamic Intelligent Routing® capability. "
target: CareWire, Inc.
CareWire is a mobile patient communication platform. CareWire can enable texting between patients and providers, and allow the former to schedule appointments and connect to their healthcare portal.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Vocera Communications, Inc., acquired mVisum, Inc.

synopsis: Vocera announced that it has acquired mVisum for $3.5 million. mVisum develops event-triggered communications solutions that instantly deliver actionable data to the point of clinical decision. mVisum’s push delivery process enables physicians, nurses and other clinicians to access patient clinical data from any connected information system.
buyer: Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA:$225.00)
Vocera Communications, Inc. is the leading provider of voice communications systems designed to restore the human connection to healthcare. Vocera provides integrated communications solutions for both voice and alarm and alert systems. "
target: mVisum, Inc.
mVisum develops event-triggered communications solutions that instantly deliver actionable data to the point of clinical decision. mVisum’s push delivery process enables physicians, nurses and other clinicians to access any type of patient clinical data from any connected information system.
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$3.50
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closed 1/19/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Dura Software, acquired SecureVideo

synopsis: Dura Software, specialists in acquiring and operating hyperniche software products, has acquired SecureVideo,a cloud-based telehealth platform. SecureVideo provides a flexible, reliable telehealth solution that allows healthcare providers to provide high-quality telehealth sessions to their patients.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software is an expert in acquiring, owning and operating "Hyper-Niche" software businesses. Dura aims to expand by acquiring additional great businesses and by generating sustained profitable growth from business operations "
target: SecureVideo
SecureVideo is a cloud-based telehealth platform. SecureVideo provides a flexible, reliable telehealth solution to behavioral health organizations, hospitals, physician offices and other medical organizations. Their platform allows users to provide high-quality telehealth sessions to their patients.
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announced 12/29/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Life on Earth, Inc., will purchase Four Subsidiaries from CareClix

synopsis: Life on Earth Inc, a technology and software company, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with CareClix Holdings, Inc. to acquire four CareClix subsidiaries. The subsidiaries consist of a Telemedicine medical services company, a direct-to-consumer company, software-as-a-platform company, and a remote patient monitoring company.
buyer: Life on Earth, Inc. (OTCPK:LFER:$0.03)
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies. "
seller: CareClix (OTCPK:SOLI:$1.52)
The four CareClix subsidiaries (CareClix Inc., CareClix Services, Inc., CareClix RPM, Inc., and MyCareClix, Inc) consist of a Telemedicine medical services company, a direct-to-consumer company, software-as-a-platform company, and an RPM (remote patient monitoring) company.
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closed 7/29/2021 via BusinessWire

Telidyne Inc., acquired OutSquare MD, Inc.

synopsis: Telidyne, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of OutSquare MD, Inc., a technology company that provides software solutions to virtualize healthcare for patients and doctors. It is also developing several cutting edge software and technologies.
buyer: Telidyne Inc.
Telidyne Inc is a rapidly growing technology company which is disrupting ecommerce by developing its mobile App, TELIBIT for digital financial transactions and also providing customized software development to a wide variety of companies. "
target: OutSquare MD, Inc.
Outsquare is a technology company that provides software solutions to virtualize healthcare for patients and doctors. Their telemedicine platform is a white-label software platform integrated with all the features and functions clients need to practice any form of medicine suitable for virtual care.
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$8.10
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announced 6/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Health Catalyst, will acquire Twistle

synopsis: Health Catalyst is to acquire Twistle, a New Mexico-based healthcare patient engagement SaaS technology company that automates patient-centered, HIPAA-compliant communication between care teams and patients to transform the patient experience, drive better care outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.
buyer: Health Catalyst (HCAT:$241.93)
Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations. The company's customers leverage the cloud-based analytics software data platform to make data-informed decisions and realize measurable clinical, financial, and operational improvements."
target: Twistle
Twistle, Inc. is an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based healthcare patient engagement SaaS technology company that automates patient-centered, HIPAA-compliant communication between care teams and patients to transform the patient experience, drive better care outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.
price ($mm)
$105
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closed 4/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bright Health, acquired Zipnosis, Inc.

synopsis: Startup insurer Bright Health has acquired Zipnosis, a company that provides a telehealth platform being used at nearly 60 large health systems across the country. The company offers device-agnostic virtual care aimed at providing both patients and employees greater convenience and efficiency when accessing care.
buyer: Bright Health
Bright Health delivers a smarter, more connected healthcare experience. The company’s affordable health insurance plans, exclusive partnerships with leading health systems, and simple, friendly approach to technology are reshaping how people and physicians achieve better health together. "
target: Zipnosis, Inc.
Zipnosis, which launched in 2009, provides a telehealth platform being used at nearly 60 large health systems across the country. The company offers device-agnostic virtual care aimed at providing both patients and employees greater convenience and efficiency when accessing care.
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announced 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Medical Technologies, will acquire Kayan

synopsis: Beyond Medical Technologies, a Canadian industrial/technology company, will acquire Toronto-based Kayan Health Limited, a developer of an AI-powered health communications platform. The acquisition will allow Beyond Medical to leverage its capabilities to deliver a one-stop solution to the medical industry with software and medical grade PPE.
buyer: Beyond Medical Technologies (OTCPK:MICW.F:$0.02)
Beyond Medical is an industrial/technology company based in Canada. The company is the developer of Organivore, a state-of-the-art food waste disposal system, and Cannavore, an integrated cannabis waste shredder, microbial digester, and water treatment system. "
target: Kayan
Toronto-based Kayan offers an AI-powered health communications platform that helps doctors streamline communications with their patients and remotely monitor them. Kayan also allows patients to schedule virtual consultations with their physicians and communicate through chat, audio, and video calls.
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$3.17
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announced 1/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Jack Nathan Medical Corp., will acquire Writi Inc.

synopsis: Jack Nathan, one of Canada’s largest healthcare networks, has closed an agreement to acquire Writi Inc., a cloud-based medication-management software platform, available on mobile devices and web platforms. The platforms support the secure digital communication, record maintenance and workflow of resident-related orders and documentation.
buyer: Jack Nathan Medical Corp. (TSXV:JNH:$3.11)
Jack Nathan Medical, operating as Jack Nathan Health, is one of Canada’s largest healthcare networks. Jack Nathan is an innovative healthcare company that is improving access for millions of patients by co-locating physician and ancillary medical services conveniently located inside Walmart stores. "
target: Writi Inc.
Writi is a cloud-based medication-management software platform, available on mobile devices and web platforms. The platforms support the secure digital communication, record maintenance and workflow of resident-related orders and documentation.
price ($mm)
$0.80
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closed 12/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Intrado Corporation, acquired Asparia, Inc.

synopsis: Intrado Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced that it has acquired Asparia, Inc., a leading provider of patient engagement solutions for health systems, hospitals, and medical practices.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: Intrado Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
Intrado Corporation is an innovative, cloud-based, global technology partner to clients around the world. Its solutions connect people and organizations at the right time and in the right ways, making those mission-critical connections more relevant, engaging, and actionable. "
target: Asparia, Inc.
Asparia, Inc. is a leading provider of patient engagement solutions for health systems, hospitals, and medical practices. Asparia offers an easy-to-implement platform for healthcare providers to deliver advanced patient engagement capabilities across the patient care journey.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BusinessWire

PointClickCare Technologies Inc., acquired Collective Medical Technologies

synopsis: PointClickCare Technologies, the leader in cloud-based software technology for the long-term and post-acute care market, announced it has acquired Collective Medical, the leading network-enabled platform for real-time cross-continuum care coordination.
buyer parent: JMI Equity
buyer: PointClickCare Technologies Inc.
PointClickCare is Canada's leader in creating cloud-based environments where providers, patients, and payers eliminate data silos between care settings. Their fully-integrated applications powered by a cycle management platform, helps care providers connect and collaborate within their care network."
target: Collective Medical Technologies
Collective Medical Technologies (CMT) is the leader in collaborative care management and is dedicated to eliminating avoidable risk by closing the provider communication gaps that undermine patient care.
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announced 11/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Cloudbreak Health will be merged with GigCapital, Inc.,

synopsis: GigCapital2, a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, announced that it has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Cloudbreak Health, a leading unified telemedicine and video medical interpretation solutions provider.
buyer: GigCapital, Inc. (:KLR.ASE:$0.00)
GigCapital is a Private-to-Public Equity technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) focused investment group. The group deploys a unique Mentor-Investors methodology to partner with exceptional TMT companies, managed by dedicated and experienced entrepreneurs. "
target: Cloudbreak Health
Cloudbreak Health revolutionized patient and provider communication with the introduction of video remote interpreting (VRI), establishing Cloudbreak as a pioneer in telehealth technology.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

NextGen Healthcare, Inc., acquired OTTO Health LLC

synopsis: NextGen Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced it has closed the acquisition of OTTO Health, a Telehealth platform that seamlessly integrates into Electronic Health Records systems, allowing providers to have video visits with their patients as part of their normal workflows.
buyer: NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (:$531.77)
NextGen Healthcare is a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions. The company's integrated solutions help increase clinical productivity, enrich the patient experience, and ensure healthy financial outcomes. "
target: OTTO Health LLC
OTTO Health is a Telehealth platform that seamlessly integrates into Electronic Health Records systems, allowing providers to have video visits with their patients as part of their normal workflows.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Healthymize Ltd. merged with Beyond Verbal,

synopsis: Israel-based early-stage AI healthtech firms Beyond Verbal and Healthymize have merged to create a new combined company Vocalis Health. Healthymize provides personalized, artificial intelligence (AI) based, voice monitoring that turns smart devices into remote patient monitoring devices for voice-affecting diseases such as asthma.
buyer: Beyond Verbal
Beyond Verbal is developing voice-enabled AI solutions to create proprietary vocal biomarkers for personalized healthcare screening and continuous remote monitoring of health and emotions. Beyond Verbal provides non-intrusive, continuous and scalable information into patients’ health. "
target: Healthymize Ltd.
Healthymize provides personalized, artificial intelligence (AI) based, voice monitoring that turns smart devices into remote patient monitoring devices for voice-affecting diseases such as asthma, pneumonia.
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closed 12/12/2019 via BusinessWire

VirTrial, acquired SnapMD

synopsis: VirTrial, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, announced the acquisition of SnapMD, an industry-leading provider of telemedicine tools and services that improve patient engagement.
buyer parent: Kinderhook Industries
buyer: VirTrial
Virtrial is a technology company using a stable, long-standing telehealth platform to transform the clinical trial industry. The platform offers a patient management program that combines video, text, and email. "
target: SnapMD
SnapMD is the full-service Virtual Care Management telehealth enterprise-software leader, enabling healthcare providers to engage their patients via a comprehensive, secure, HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based telemedicine platform with powerful back-end systems to manage the digital health care continuum
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired On The Spot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of On The Spot Systems®, a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: On The Spot Systems, Inc.
On The Spot Systems is a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution allows provider organizations to customize surveys for targeted improvement efforts.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Forsta

synopsis: Press Ganey, renowned leader in patient, member, employee and consumer experience across the healthcare ecosystem, announced it has completed its acquisition of Forsta, a leading global provider of market research, customer experience (CX) and employee experience (EX) technology.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Forsta
Forsta is a leading global provider of market research, customer experience and employee experience technology. They power an Experience and Research Technology Platform that gathers and analyzes data, and translates the findings into shareable actions to inform decision-making and drive growth.
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closed 5/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Symphony Performance Health, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the national leader in health care consumer and workforce engagement, acquired SPH Analytics (SPH), the national leader in member experience measurement and engagement for the health insurance industry.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Performance Health, Inc.
SPH Analytics offers the leading healthcare measurement and analytics platform for consumer experience. Leveraging a foundation of 35 years of healthcare consumer experience data and behavioral patterns, SPH deploys an analytical and predictive approach to measure and report the consumer experience.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Doctor.com

synopsis: Press Ganey, an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey, has acquired Doctor.com, a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Spring Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Doctor.com
Doctor.com is a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey. The company's industry-leading technology seamlessly integrates provider data warehousing, web-wide listings management, reputation insights, and more.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Binary Fountain

synopsis: Press Ganey has acquired a majority equity stake in Binary Fountain, the leading provider of consumer feedback management solutions designed specifically for healthcare and multifamily residential in a single cloud-based platform.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Binary Fountain
Binary Fountain is the leading provider of consumer feedback management solutions designed specifically for healthcare and multifamily residential in a single cloud-based platform.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired NarrativeDx

synopsis: Press Ganey, a company that offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey, has acquired NarrativeDx, a company that offers a proprietary artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology that enables health systems to humanize comment data from patients and employees.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: NarrativeDx
NarrativeDx uses AI to identify actionable insights from patient feedback to improve CAHPS scores, increase referrals and reduce nurse turnover. They go beyond survey scores by analyzing comments from rounding tools, satisfaction surveys, online reviews, social media and beyond to help hospitals.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Strategic Management Decisions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD), a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Strategic Management Decisions
Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) is a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired NextPlane Solutions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of NextPlane Solutions, a leading provider of technology-enabled health care measurement solutions and learning systems to improve patient safety, workplace safety, experience of care, and clinical quality.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: NextPlane Solutions
NextPlane Solutions is a leading provider of technology-enabled health care measurement solutions and learning systems to improve patient safety, workplace safety, experience of care, and clinical quality.
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announced 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ares Management, L.P., Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a provider of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement solutions for healthcare organizations, will be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and affiliates of Ares Management Corporation. Press Ganey offers a suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management teams and founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired CALNOC

synopsis: Press Ganey announced its acquisition of the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) database registry. CALCO is the leading source for nursing-sensitive quality indicators for ambulatory settings. Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: CALNOC
CALNOC, is the leading provider of actionable information and research on nursing sensitive quality indicators. Today CALNOC is the nation’s only Nurse Sensitive Registry developed and managed by nurses.
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closed 2/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., purchased Patient Experience Business from HealthStream, Inc.

synopsis: HealthStream announced the divestiture of its Patient Experience (PX) business to Press Ganey Associates. HealthStream's complete patient experience solution provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
seller: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$258.61)
HealthStream Patient Experience provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts. HealthStream’s SaaS solutions are used by healthcare employees for workforce development, training & learning management.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Bivarus, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, a provider of patient experience analytics, announced the acquisition of Bivarus, which offers real-time patient and caregiver insights through a patented, dynamic consumer feedback platform. With its platform, Bivarus applies a patented methodology to deliver select questions to each patient to improve their quality of care.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. Press Ganey is recognized as a pioneer in patient experience measurement and performance improvement solutions. "
target: Bivarus, Inc.
Bivarus offers real-time patient and caregiver insights through a patented, dynamic consumer feedback platform. With its platform, Bivarus applies a patented methodology to deliver select questions to each patient. By capturing feedback from patients and caregivers, they improve the quality of care.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
price ($mm)[EV]
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rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$105
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Avatar Solutions

synopsis: Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Avatar International Holding Company and its subsidiary Avatar International LLC, a patient experience and employee engagement company. The company’s survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Avatar Solutions
Avatar Solutions’ survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders. Incorporating online data reporting technology and consultative support, their capabilities empower organizations to achieve lasting improvement.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

synopsis: Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement, announced the acquisition of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 11,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. The company offers solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality and optimize reimbursement. "
target parent: American Nurses Association
target: National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
NDNQI® is the only national nursing quality measurement program that enables hospitals to compare measures of their nursing quality against national, regional and state norms for hospitals of the same type down to the unit level.
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closed 4/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Dynamic Clinical Systems

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of Dynamic Clinical Systems, a patient-reported outcomes services and solutions provider. The acquisition expands Press Ganey's Patient Voice portfolio for health care organizations with the ability to collect, measure and analyze patient-reported data.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high-performing organizations. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality, increase market share and optimize reimbursement. "
target: Dynamic Clinical Systems
Dynamic Clinical Systems is the health care industry's most comprehensive and technically advanced provider of patient-reported outcomes services and solutions, offering an survey system that makes self-reported patient survey data and evidence-based protocols accessible at the point of need.
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired On The Spot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of On The Spot Systems®, a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: On The Spot Systems, Inc.
On The Spot Systems is a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution allows provider organizations to customize surveys for targeted improvement efforts.
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closed 1/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Morehead Associates

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a recognized leader in health care performance improvement, announced that it acquired Morehead Associates, Inc., one of the industry’s foremost employee and physician engagement firms. The acquisition strengthens Press Ganey’s comprehensive suite of patient experience solutions and services.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: Morehead Associates
Morehead Associates helps leaders make better decisions and drive performance. They partner with healthcare organizations to create an engaged workforce, prioritize systemic changes, and align employees and physicians with business strategies.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Quality Indicator Project

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired the Quality Indicator Project® division (QI Project®) from the Maryland Hospital Association. Launched in 1984, QI Project is among the earliest pioneers in the clinical performance measurement arena.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target parent: Maryland Hospital Association
target: Quality Indicator Project
Healthcare executives, clinicians and quality professionals throughout the U.S. rely on the Quality Indicator Project’s best-in-class clinical performance measurement, reporting, and analytical solutions to meet their performance measurement and improvement goals for core measures and more.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired PatientImpact LLC

synopsis: PatientImpact has joined forces with Press Ganey to pair its e-mail and kiosk survey distribution methods with Press Ganey’s robust mail and telephone methods. In addition, PatientImpact’s at-a-glance graphical reporting capabilities will be incorporated with Press Ganey’s sophisticated analytics and extensive benchmarking resources.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement for 25 years, Press Ganey Associates partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: PatientImpact LLC
PatientImpact LLC provides patient experience intelligence, comparative analysis, and strategic guidance services. It offers RealTime, Referral Physician Research, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, and Customer Service Training and Consulting Services.
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closed 1/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Patientflow Technology

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired PatientFlow Technology, a leading provider of patient flow management tools and services for hospitals. The Boston-based company specializes in improving hospital operations by offering strategic solutions for patient flow issues.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target: Patientflow Technology
PatientFlow Technology provides tools and services for hospitals to address patient flow problems such as emergency room overcrowding, long wait times, bumped or delayed surgeries, and lack of available ICU and routine hospital beds, while concurrently improving quality of care.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, acquired DSS Research

synopsis: SPH Analytics has acquired DSS Research, creating the nation’s premier member experience measurement and analytics firm. DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and more to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: DSS Research
DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with more than 1,000 health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, dialysis centers, and Hospices to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
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announced 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ares Management, L.P., Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a provider of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement solutions for healthcare organizations, will be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and affiliates of Ares Management Corporation. Press Ganey offers a suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management teams and founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,234 [$2,370]
rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$105
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: American Securities Capital Partners (ASCP) completed the sale of its interest in Press Ganey Associates after almost five years of partnership with the Company. The exit occurs after significant accomplishments by Press Ganey over this period.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: American Securities Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives.
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closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Bivarus, Inc., acquired The Jackson Group, Inc.

synopsis: Bivarus, Inc., a patient experience analytics company, announced that it has acquired The Jackson Group, Inc., a leading healthcare-focused measurement and consulting firm. The acquisition expands Bivarus’s offerings to capture and operationalize patient and employee insights for healthcare organizations.
buyer: Bivarus, Inc.
Bivarus brings a new science for measuring continuous quality improvement (CQI) and the patient experience to hospital-based outpatient service lines, community-based clinics, and large group practices. Their analytics platform gives healthcare leaders relevant data around patient experience. "
target: The Jackson Group, Inc.
The Jackson Group, Inc. commits itself and its resources to helping organizations through a wide array of solutions including employee surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, exit surveys, and community perceptions assessments.
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closed 12/5/2011 via Market Wire

Avatar International LLC, acquired HR Solutions International, Inc.

synopsis: Avatar International, a leading healthcare quality improvement firm, announced its acquisition of HR Solutions International, Inc., a human capital management consulting firm specializing in employee and physician engagement. The firm designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Avatar International LLC
Avatar International, a research and consulting company based in Orlando, Fla., specializes in Evidence Based Intelligent Surveys™ and Innovative Strategies™ to transform information into significant quality and efficiency of care improvement for the healthcare industry. "
target: HR Solutions International, Inc.
HR Solutions International designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels. Customers access the data through an online reporting tool that provides detailed and customizable results as well as actionable recommendations.
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announced 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Optum, will acquire The Advisory Board Company

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company, a distinctive provider of research, technology and consulting to health care organizations and education institutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to sell its health care business to Optum, a leading health services company.
buyer parent: UnitedHealth Group
buyer: Optum
Optum is a health services and innovation company on a mission to help make the health system work better for everyone. They combine data and analytics with technology and expertise to power modern health care. "
target: The Advisory Board Company (ABCO:$799.15)
The Advisory Board Company is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology and consulting to improve the performance of approximately 5,700 health care organizations and educational institutions.
price ($mm)
$1,300
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Symphony Performance Health, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the national leader in health care consumer and workforce engagement, acquired SPH Analytics (SPH), the national leader in member experience measurement and engagement for the health insurance industry.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Performance Health, Inc.
SPH Analytics offers the leading healthcare measurement and analytics platform for consumer experience. Leveraging a foundation of 35 years of healthcare consumer experience data and behavioral patterns, SPH deploys an analytical and predictive approach to measure and report the consumer experience.
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closed 5/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Healthcare Business Insights

synopsis: Decision Resources Group (DRG), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., announced that it has acquired Healthcare Business Insights (HBI), a trusted provider of best practice research, training and services to more than 1,400 hospitals across the U.S. HBI's member-centric Academies enable hospitals to understand how to address critical issues.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions. "
target: Healthcare Business Insights
Healthcare Business Insights (HBI) is a leading provider of in-depth research and thoughtful insights across the core business functions found in hospitals and health systems nationwide. HBI's membership programs include Revenue Cycle, IT, Supply Chain and Cost & Quality.
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closed 12/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired LINK Marketing Services AG

synopsis: YouGov Plc announced the acquisition of the leading Swiss market and social research agency, LINK Marketing Services AG based in Zurich. YouGov Plc is the international market research and data analytics group. LINK Marketing is a well-regarded player in the region with a focus on driving innovation in its market and social research capabilities.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$223.64)
UK-based YouGov is an international research and data analytics group. YouGov combines its continuous stream of data with its research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations. "
target: LINK Marketing Services AG
LINK Marketing was founded in 1981 in Lucerne, Switzerland and is a well-regarded player in the region with a focus on driving innovation in its market and social research capabilities.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2021 via Company Press Release

The Kantar Group, acquired Numerator

synopsis: UK-based Kantar has acquired Numerator, a tech-driven consumer and market intelligence company. Numerator blends proprietary data, including a digital panel of over 1 million U.S. consumers, with advanced technology to create unique insights that help companies understand their customers in real-time and identify growth opportunities.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: The Kantar Group
UK-based Kantar is the world’s leading data-driven analytics and brand consulting group. Kantar works alongside clients to create strategies that improve brand awareness, attract more consumers, increase brand penetration, create financial success, and grow peoples’ confidence in public services. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Numerator
Numerator is a data and tech company bringing speed and scale to the market research space. The company blends proprietary data with advanced technology to create unique insights for the market research industry that has been slow to change.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astound Commerce, acquired Market Force Information, Inc.

synopsis: Independent digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has acquired MarketForce, a business unit within Digital River and leading innovator in digital performance marketing services.
buyer: Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is an award-winning global digital commerce provider. They combine strategy, technology and interactive marketing services for many of the world's favorite brands and retailers. They can power every aspect of online business, and integrate across all marketing channels. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies.
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closed 4/22/2020 via PR Web

Schlesinger Group, acquired 20|20 Research, Inc.

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired 20|20 Research, a qualitative technology-led research services provider in the US. The addition of 20|20 Research adds high-quality proprietary online qualitative tools to Schlesinger Group’s portfolio of capabilities.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a leading data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative solutions worldwide. The Group delivers high-quality recruitment and research services for any methodology, including online surveys, online communities, webcam focus groups, and more. "
target: 20|20 Research, Inc.
20|20 is a leading expert and innovator in qualitative research that makes it easier for companies to prioritize the insights that drive growth. With its suite of in-house services, nationwide panel, and proprietary technology platforms, 20|20 connects thousands of brands to consumers worldwide.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

MaritzCX merged with InMoment, Inc,

synopsis: InMoment and MaritzCX, recognized market leaders and proven innovators in the global customer experience (CX) sector, have merged. The combined company will serve 90 percent of the world’s automotive companies, eight out of 10 of the leading banks, nearly 20 percent of the top 50 retailers, and 40 percent of the top hospitality companies.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: InMoment, Inc
InMoment helps organizations deliver more valuable and inspiring experiences to their customers and employees at every moment in their journey. The company's Experience Intelligence (XI) platform continually analyzes and evaluates enterprise experience data and customer feedback. "
target parent: Maritz, Inc.
target: MaritzCX
MaritzCX is the leader in experience management for big business, and includes customer experience (CX), employee experience (EX), and patient experience. The company combines experience management software, data and research science, and deep vertical market expertise to accelerate client success.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Focus Pointe Global

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired Focus Pointe Global, a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research solutions. They provide effective online surveys that include programming and hosting. As the world transforms, they reach for new heights, redefining services beyond clients’ expectations."
target: Focus Pointe Global
Focus Pointe Global is a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions with expertise in the consumer space, clinical studies, and jury research. Its 1.6 million-member QualPanel is a rich source of qualified respondents.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironwood Insights Group, acquired Discovery Research Group

synopsis: Ironwood Insights Group, a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions, has acquired the data collection company, Discovery Research Group, headquartered in Saratoga Springs, UT.
buyer: Ironwood Insights Group
Ironwood Insights Group is a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions. They aim to fully understand their client's research objectives. With those objectives, they design a research strategy to achieve their clients'​ specific goals. "
target: Discovery Research Group
Discovery Research Group, with 30+ years of experience, completing thousands of surveys each year, they are the best choice for high quality, competitively priced data collection methodologies in market research, healthcare follow up, customer loyalty, tracking and polling studies.
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announced 6/3/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc.

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and services, announced it has agreed to acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc. Issues & Answers is a global consumer insights research partner providing answers for brands and companies through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. is focused on business combinations of "big data" companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. Their objective is to develop and deploy software technology that will build on growth potential and to exploit opportunities. "
target: Issues & Answers Network, Inc.
Issues & Answers Network (I&A) is a global consumer insights research partner dedicated to providing the answers that brands or companies need through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. I&A collects information through telephone interviewing, web surveys and face-to-face focus groups.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ResearchBods merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency ResearchBods, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: ResearchBods
UK's ResearchBods is a creative and forward thinking company with vast experience within market research. They help brands, businesses and organisations understand and engage with their customers, stakeholders or employees through access panels, insight communities and digital research solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/3/2019 via PE Hub

Bonamy Finch merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency Bonamy Finch, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: Bonamy Finch
UK’s Bonamy Finch is an analytically-driven insights consultancy group. They provide a unique blend of advanced analytics, data science and bespoke research solutions to uncover growth opportunities for the world’s leading brands.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Delineate., acquired Opinion.Life

synopsis: UK's Insights and data firm Delineate has acquired survey and opinion research business Opinion.Life. Opinion.Life was co-founded by Delineate CEO James Turner and Dr Zsolt Kiss in the UK as a challenger polling company. It uses a proprietary set of algorithms built on data science and behavioral science to better predict consumer opinions.
buyer: Delineate.
Delineate. is a UK company whose mission is to put better data and more meaningful insights into the hands of marketers and communicators. They fuse the best of opinion research, modern technology and data science to provide insight solutions for real world marketing and communication challenges. "
target: Opinion.Life
UK's Opinion.Life is an international market research firm driven by the idea that all opinions matter. Opinion.Life uses a combination of opinion polling, data science and behavior science to accurately understand and predict the true opinions, behaviors, and attitudes that shape the world.
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Induction Healthcare Group PLC
Induction Healthcare Group PLC
Induction Healthcare is a healthcare technology company in the UK. Induction Healthcare offers a secure communications toolkit that allows healthcare professionals to connect with the people they need, collaborate in teams and communicate securely in complex clinical environments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.65)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: ASX:RAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ResApp Health
ResApp Health
ResApp Health is a mobile telehealth solution based in Australia. ResApp Health assists doctors and empowers patients to diagnose and manage respiratory disease. Their solution allows doctors to instantly diagnose respiratory diseases from the sound of their patient’s cough or breathing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: OPRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OptimizeRx
OptimizeRx
OptimizeRx is one of the nation’s leading providers of digital health messaging via electronic health records, providing a direct channel for pharma companies to communicate with healthcare providers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$61.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.75
EBIT ($mm)
$1.79
Net Income ($mm)
$0.38
Employees
97
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Ticker: OTCPK:EMSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMS Find, Inc.
EMS Find, Inc.
EMS Find is B2B & B2C on-demand mobile platform, designed to connect the health care providers and consumers to a network of medical transport companies throughout the United States and Canada.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:VMCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iCoreConnect Inc.
iCoreConnect creates communication and practice management software that allows users to share information at the highest levels of security, and they back it up with real customer service.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: PGND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$344.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.94
EBIT ($mm)
$60.70
Net Income ($mm)
$27.26
Employees
1058
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Ticker: NRCI.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NRC Health
NRC Health
NRC Health has helped healthcare organizations illuminate and improve the moments that matter to patients, residents, physicians, nurses, and staff for 35 years.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$101.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.31
EBIT ($mm)
$25.21
Net Income ($mm)
$15.78
Employees
380
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Ticker: ENXTPA:IPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ipsos S.A
Ipsos S.A
Ipsos ranks third in the global research industry. They have built a solid Group around a multi-specialist positioning – Media and advertising research; Marketing research; Client and employee relationship management; Opinion & social research; Mobile, Online, Offline data collection and delivery.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,361.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.73
EBIT ($mm)
$306.02
Net Income ($mm)
$208.09
Employees
17640
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Ticker: SCOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc.
comScore, Inc. is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$360.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.90
EBIT ($mm)
($28.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1293
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALBLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilendi
Bilendi
At a time when the volumes, variety and speed of data broadcast and exchange are expanding rapidly, Bilendi brings an innovative, technology-led approach to data collection, management and analysis. Its core activities are Services for Market Research and Customer Engagement and Loyalty.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.24
EBIT ($mm)
$3.24
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
244
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Ticker: ASX:PPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pureprofile Pty Ltd.
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$36.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
210
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