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closed 1/30/2014 via PR Web

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) announces the acquisition of the Knowledge Foundation, Inc. The Knowledge Foundation is recognized as the primary educational and networking resource for the advanced materials technologies industry. They provide members with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. They strive to be the primary source of information for the commercialization of advanced technologies.
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closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

SAE International, acquired Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference

synopsis: Continuing to expand its overall portfolio of programs, products and services in the area of mobility electronics, SAE International has purchased all rights to the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference (Convergence) from the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association (CTEA).
buyer: SAE International
SAE International, The Society of Automotive Engineers, is the premier membership society dedicated to advancing mobility engineering worldwide. "
target parent: CTEA
target: Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference
For over 30 years, the Convergence Conference and Exhibition has served the automotive and transportation electronics community by delivering relevant technology solutions and an electrifying line-up of invited speakers and presenters.
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closed 5/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reed Exhibitions, purchased Four Key Trade Shows from K.Fairs

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions continues to expand its presence in South Korea. The world-leading events organizer recently announced its acquisition of the Electronics Manufacturing Korea show and three of the Home Table Deco Fairs held across multiple cities in the country. The events have been acquired from K.Fairs, a regarded trade fair organizer in Korea.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 30 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 500 events serves 43 industry sectors. "
seller: K.Fairs
The four key tradeshows include the Electronics Manufacturing Korea show and three of the Home Table Deco Fairs. Electronics Manufacturing Korea (EMK) is Korea's largest electronics manufacturing exhibition. The Home Table Deco Fair (HTD Fair) is a major event in the home decor industry.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Advantage Business Media, acquired Vicon Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Advantage Business Media has acquired Vicon Publishing, Inc. Vicon provides information to readers across selected industries and is specialized in providing strategic marketing solutions for the forensic, digital forensic, and cleanroom industries generating new sources of revenue and strengthening brand names and reader loyalty.
buyer parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
buyer: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services. "
target: Vicon Publishing, Inc.
Vicon Publishing provides information to readers across selected industries and is specialized in providing strategic marketing solutions for the forensic, digital forensic, and cleanroom industries generating new sources of revenue and strengthening brand names and reader loyalty.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

SAI Global Inc., acquired ILI, Inc.

synopsis: SAI Global Limited is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of ILI, a UK-based international standards publishing and database subscription services business, for US$60 million.
buyer: SAI Global Inc. (ASX:SAI:$436.24)
SAI Global is one of the world's leading business publishing, compliance, training and assurance organizations with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, and across Asia. SAI Global works with organizations to help them build better businesses. "
target: ILI, Inc.
ILI has two business divisions: standards publishing division and database division. Standards publishing division: an electronic and paper-based standards publishing business which holds non-exclusive publishing licences with all the major international standards bodies.
price ($mm)
$60
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$20
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closed 3/5/2012 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired CAPS

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced that it has acquired the Computer Assisted Product Selection (CAPS) electronic components database and tools business, including CAPS Expert, from PartMiner Worldwide.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: CAPS
The CAPS database is a leading source for identifying specific electronic components based on engineering specifications. It combines information on more than 265 million physical devices, along with intuitive tools for integration into engineering design processes and applications.
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announced 8/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Altium Ltd., will acquire Octopart

synopsis: Altium announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Octopart. The company's content enables any engineer to easily access comprehensive electronic parts data for more rapid and cost-effective design, sourcing and manufacturing.
buyer: Altium Ltd. (ASX:ALU:$110.90)
Altium creates the tools designers need to help them make the most of modern technologies, successfully manage projects, and deliver connected, intelligent products. "
target: Octopart
Octopart is a search engine for electronic components and industrial products. Over 700,000 engineers, scientists, and sourcing professionals use Octopart's tools to search for parts across thousands of suppliers. They manage structured data for 30 million parts and growing.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wiley-VCH, acquired FIZ Chemie Berlin

synopsis: Wiley-VCH has acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin, a leading provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. The acquisition aligns with the company's long-term strategy to support research, learning, and professional practice through high quality content and services.
buyer parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
buyer: Wiley-VCH
Wiley-VCH is a publishing center of excellence and branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s scientific and technical publishing business. Founded in 1921 by German chemical societies and associations, Wiley-VCH is one of the leading science publishers in Germany. "
target: FIZ Chemie Berlin
FIZ Chemie Berlin is a provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. Products include the ChemInform weekly abstracting service and reaction database, as well as the abstracting journal Chemisches Zentralblatt, the InfoTherm database of thermophysical properties and more.
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closed 1/14/2013 via PR Newswire

UL Environment, acquired Innovadex LLC

synopsis: UL Environment has acquired Innovadex, the leading search and information exchange platform for supplier chemicals, ingredients and raw materials. The strategic addition expands UL's search offering to fully serve several new product categories, including paints & coatings, adhesives, inks, lubricants, cosmetics, cleaners and food & beverages.
buyer parent: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
buyer: UL Environment
UL Environment works to advance global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally-preferable products, services, and organizations. "
target: Innovadex LLC
Innovadex is the global market leader in providing specialized search engine and information exchange services to the chemical and life sciences industries. Innovadex utilizes a powerful proprietary search engine that enables product developers to locate ingredients and materials.
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closed 3/6/2007 via PR Newswire

MDL Information Systems, Inc., purchased Beilstein Database from Beilstein-Institut

synopsis: Elsevier, the leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, announced the acquisition through its subsidiary MDL Information Systems GmbH, of the Beilstein Database, the world's largest compilation of chemical facts and the premier database in the field of organic chemistry.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: MDL Information Systems, Inc.
MDL provides informatics, database and workflow solutions that accelerate successful R&D by improving the speed and quality of scientists' decision making. Researchers around the world depend on MDL for innovative and reliable discovery informatics software solutions and services. "
seller: Beilstein-Institut
The Beilstein-Institut is a non-profit foundation and pursues its mission for the advancement of chemical sciences particularly through information and communication. The Beilstein-Institut is owner of the Beilstein Handbook of Organic Chemistry, the MedPhyt medicinal plants database, and software.
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closed 2/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, acquired Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.

synopsis: The Chemical Business Media Division of Access Intelligence LLC announced today the acquisition of global pricing information service Harriman Chemsult Ltd, bringing together the leading information providers in the chemical marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: Harriman Chemsult, Ltd.
Harriman Chemsult is the world's leading consulting company specialising in the chlor-alkali, vinyl chloride, bleaching chemicals and related chemical industries. The company has an unsurpassed reputation due to the extensive database that has been built up in this field.
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closed 4/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Smithers Group, Inc., acquired Rapra Technology, Ltd.

synopsis: The Smithers Group, an independent testing, consulting and contract research organization based in the US, announced today that it had closed a deal to purchase UK company Rapra Technology. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Smithers Group, Inc.
Smithers Scientific Services is the oldest of the Smithers Group. Established in 1925 as an impartial testing ground for the tyre industry, the company has evolved into a multi-discipline, independent testing, research and consulting firm. "
target: Rapra Technology, Ltd.
Rapra Technology is an independent organization with over 80 years of experience providing industry with technology, information and consultancy on all aspects of plastics and rubber materials.
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announced 5/18/2021 via Company Press Release

Siemens AG, will acquire SupplyFrame, Inc.

synopsis: Siemens, a global technology company, will acquire Supplyframe, a leading Design-to-Source platform for the global electronics value chain. The acquisition unlocks significant value for customers of Supplyframe and Siemens, providing seamless and quick access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$71,143.59)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation & distribution and intelligent infrastructure. "
target: SupplyFrame, Inc.
Supplyframe is the leading provider of Design-Source-Intelligence (DSI) for the global electronics value chain. Over 10 million engineering and supply chain professionals worldwide engage with Supplyframe's SaaS solutions, search engines, and media properties to power rapid innovation.
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closed 1/11/2006 via

NAVTEQ, purchased gedas MapIT from gedas

synopsis: NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced plans to acquire the gedas MapIT business unit in Mexico; gedas MapIT is the leading digital map provider in Mexico. The acquisition broadens NAVTEQ digital map coverage while creating an efficient local foundation for further expansion.
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
seller: gedas
gedas provides consulting on the development, system integration and operation of IT solutions to companies in the automotive and manufacturing industries. gedas' technological expertise in its core market, along with its knowledge of business processes specific to the automotive industry.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Dynamic Map Platform, acquired Ushr Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. (DMP), a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data, has completed the acquisition of Ushr, a company that offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology.
buyer: Dynamic Map Platform
Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd. is a company that provides research, development and commercialization of high precision 3 dimensional (3D) map data used in the realization of autonomous driving and safe-driving support systems, beginning with Japan’s motorways and expanding to overseas markets. "
target: Ushr Inc.
Ushr Inc. offers automotive manufacturers accurate and comprehensive high-definition map technology. Ushr’s technology and software are shaping the evolution of self-driving technology by providing customers with the reassurance that the paths their vehicles travel are safe, smart and predictable.
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

KEMET Corporation, acquired IntelliData

synopsis: KEMET Corporation, a leading global supplier of electronic components, has purchased IntelliData, Inc., a Greenwood Village, Colorado-based developer of digital solutions supporting discovery, decision support, and the sales and marketing of electronic components.
buyer: KEMET Corporation (KEM:$845.30)
KEMET Corporation is a leading global supplier of electronic components. KEMET offers customers the broadest selection of capacitor technologies in the industry, along with an expanding range of electromechanical devices, electromagnetic compatibility solutions and supercapacitors. "
target: IntelliData
IntelliData was founded in 1999 by electronics industry executives. The company's vision is to utilize their in-depth knowledge of industry needs and design their intellectual property into software and data content solutions.
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announced 3/24/2011 via BusinessWire

PerkinElmer, Inc., will acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation

synopsis: PerkinElmer, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
buyer: PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI:$2,209.40)
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. It designs, manufactures and delivers advanced technology solutions that address the world's most critical health and safety concerns. "
target parent: Health Evolution Partners LLc
target: CambridgeSoft Corporation
CambridgeSoft Corporation is a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solutions, desktop software, scientific databases and professional services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

ADI Analytics LLC, acquired Chemical Market Resources, Inc.

synopsis: ADI Analytics LLC, a management consulting and market research firm specializing in oil and gas, energy, and chemicals, has acquired certain assets of Chemical Market Resources, Inc., a Houston-based company that provides information, market intelligence, and strategic analyses to the chemical, petrochemical, polymers, and plastics industries.
buyer: ADI Analytics LLC
ADI Analytics is a consulting and advisory firm specializing in oil and gas, coal and power, energy, and chemicals. In the past eight years, we have completed over 200 projects for nearly 80 clients including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Chevron, and more. "
target parent: TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd.
target: Chemical Market Resources, Inc.
Chemical Market Resources, Inc. (CMR) is a Houston-based company that provides information, market intelligence, and strategic analyses to the chemical, petrochemical, polymers, and plastics industries.
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closed 9/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd., acquired Chemical Market Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Chemical Market Resources Inc. has been acquired by TZ Minerals International Pty. Ltd. for an undisclosed price. Chemical Market Resources offers business research and strategic planning for a global clientele base concentrated in the chemical, petrochemical, plastics, and allied industries. The company also hosts an annual conference.
buyer: TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd.
TZMI is an independent consulting company, operating since 1994, that works with a wide range of global clients to provide insight and expert advice on opaque mineral, metal and chemical sectors. "
target: Chemical Market Resources, Inc.
Chemical Market Resources, Inc. was established in 1990 to undertake business research and strategic planning for a global clientele base concentrated in the chemical, petrochemical, plastics, and allied industries.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

EE Times Group, acquired DesignCon

synopsis: Professional Education International, a leader in the information and communications technology conference arena, has sold DesignCon, an exhibition and conference serving the electronic design and semiconductor industry, to United Business Media’s wholly-owned subsidiary, EE Times Group.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: EE Times Group
EE Times Group is the authoritative source of market and technical information, decision tools, peer communities and professional education for the executives and engineers who design, develop and commercialize technology. "
target parent: International Engineering Consortium
target: DesignCon
DesignCon serves as the premier event for practicing engineers in the electrical design and semiconductor communities.
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closed 1/30/2014 via PR Web

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) announces the acquisition of the Knowledge Foundation, Inc. The Knowledge Foundation is recognized as the primary educational and networking resource for the advanced materials technologies industry. They provide members with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. They strive to be the primary source of information for the commercialization of advanced technologies.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Market Wire

Cambridge EnerTech, acquired Battery Power

synopsis: Cambridge EnerTech (CET), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute, announced the acquisition of BatteryPowerOnline.com and Battery Power from Colorado-based Webcom Communications Corp. CET will consolidate the digital media assets of BatteryPowerOnline.com including the Battery Power newsletter, digital magazine, & Buyer's Resource Guide.
buyer parent: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
buyer: Cambridge EnerTech
Cambridge EnerTech (CET) is the premier conference and exposition provider for the energy storage industry. CET was established by uniting five leading energy events into a remarkable single portfolio where thought leaders address novel technology as well as leading issues confronting the industry. "
target parent: Webcom Communications Corp.
target: Battery Power
Battery Power’s offers a newsletter, digital magazine, and Buyer's Resource Guide. The Battery Power monthly newsletter covers the rapidly-expanding market of battery-powered products and technology. Battery Power also serves the battery industry through its Battery Power Conference.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Market Wire

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), announces the acquisition of the Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference and the European Neurotech Investing and Partnering Summit, two of the industry's premier business and investment conferences for commercial neuroscience.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences
The Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference is the premier partnering and investing conference for the neurotechnology industry, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software and diagnostics for thebrain and nervous system.
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closed 9/24/2014 via Market Wire

Bio-IT World, acquired OpenHelix, LLC

synopsis: OpenHelix, a provider of online and onsite training on some of the most popular and powerful open-access bioinformatics resources on the web, will join the Cambridge Healthtech Institute as a division of Bio-IT World, a leading source of news and opinion on technology and strategic innovation in the life sciences.
buyer parent: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
buyer: Bio-IT World
Bio-IT World, Inc., publishes information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT, life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical and regulatory professionals. "
target: OpenHelix, LLC
OpenHelix, a Washington State company, was founded in 2003 to provide training on what was then a fledgling but quickly growing market of open access web based bioinformatics resources.
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closed 1/30/2014 via PR Web

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) announces the acquisition of the Knowledge Foundation, Inc. The Knowledge Foundation is recognized as the primary educational and networking resource for the advanced materials technologies industry. They provide members with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. They strive to be the primary source of information for the commercialization of advanced technologies.
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closed 3/2/2006 via Company Press Release

Cambridge Heathtech Institute, acquired Bio-IT World

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute of Newton today announced the acquisition of Bio-IT World, Inc.’s media and events properties. The flagship publication, Bio-IT World magazine, introduced in March 2002, has grown from a 10-times-per-year publication to include a range of online and event businesses.
buyer: Cambridge Heathtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s renowned conferences are the underpinning for all our other information resources. Each year, CHI organizes over 80 conferences held throughout the US. including The Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, Beyond Genome, PepTalk and the World Pharmaceutical Congress. "
target parent: International Data Group
target: Bio-IT World
Bio-IT World, Inc., publishes information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT, life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical and regulatory professionals.
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closed 8/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Graphite Capital, acquired Hanson Wade

synopsis: Graphite Capital, a UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed the management buy-out of Hanson Wade, a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer: Graphite Capital
Graphite is a specialist provider of private equity finance to mid-market companies in the UK. Graphite focuses on management buy-outs and also invests in replacement capital, expansion finance and turnaround opportunities. It backs companies with enterprise values of £25 million to £200 million. "
target: Hanson Wade
Hanson Wade is a conference organizer and provider of information services, focused primarily on the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. They are based in London, but generate the overwhelming majority of its revenues in the US, where the addressable market is estimated at over $700 million.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Market Wire

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), announces the acquisition of the Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference and the European Neurotech Investing and Partnering Summit, two of the industry's premier business and investment conferences for commercial neuroscience.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences
The Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference is the premier partnering and investing conference for the neurotechnology industry, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software and diagnostics for thebrain and nervous system.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Thomson Reuters, acquired BioWorld

synopsis: BioWorld and its companion publication Medical Device Daily (MDD) have been acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. BioWorld covers news on public companies and hard-to-find information on private companies.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target parent: Thompson Media Group LLC
target: BioWorld
BioWorld covers news on public companies and hard-to-find information on private companies. This news coverage of the biotechnology industry is 100 percent original and available only at BioWorld.
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closed 3/2/2006 via Company Press Release

Cambridge Heathtech Institute, acquired Bio-IT World

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute of Newton today announced the acquisition of Bio-IT World, Inc.’s media and events properties. The flagship publication, Bio-IT World magazine, introduced in March 2002, has grown from a 10-times-per-year publication to include a range of online and event businesses.
buyer: Cambridge Heathtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s renowned conferences are the underpinning for all our other information resources. Each year, CHI organizes over 80 conferences held throughout the US. including The Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, Beyond Genome, PepTalk and the World Pharmaceutical Congress. "
target parent: International Data Group
target: Bio-IT World
Bio-IT World, Inc., publishes information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT, life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical and regulatory professionals.
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closed 2/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired CBI Research, Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications, Inc. - a leading worldwide media company - today acquired CBI Research, Inc., a provider of live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. "
target: CBI Research, Inc.
CBI (aka The Center For Business Intelligence) is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic issues in domestic and international markets.
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announced 5/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Comexposium SA, will acquire Europa Group

synopsis: France-based global events organiser Comexposium has acquired Europa Group, a leading healthcare and scientific congress organiser in Europe. Europa Group creates tailor-made congresses and events that allow professionals from around the world to meet, learn, and exchange ideas.
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium is one of the world’s leading event organizers. Globally, it hosts more than 177 B2B and B2C events across many different sectors, including food, agriculture, retail, e-commerce, fashion, security, digital, construction, high-tech, optics and transport. "
target: Europa Group
Europa Group is a leading healthcare and scientific congress organiser in Europe. Europa Group creates tailor-made congresses and events that allow professionals from around the world to meet, learn, and exchange ideas. The group organises more than 200 professional events worldwide every year.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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closed 11/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Inventiv Health, acquired Maxwell Group Inc.

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of The Maxwell Group, Inc. and its MedConference brand of services. MedConference, a pioneer in the field of on-line events, e-learning and web conferencing, was founded in 1989 and is a leading provider of live and on-demand virtual event services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Inventiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Maxwell Group Inc.
Maxwell supports both live web events and on-demand events on most platforms in a variety of verticals. We deliver the highest quality turnkey web event services and support tools pre-event, live event and post event.
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$7.00
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closed 8/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Thompson Publishing Group, acquired American Health Consultants

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Group, a leading provider of subscription based information services, has acquired American Health Consultants, a leading provider of healthcare information products, from The Thomson Corporation . The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2006.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: American Health Consultants
American Health Consultants is the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world. We began in 1974 with a single title, Hospital Infection Control. We have grown in the quarter century since to more than 80 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
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closed 7/5/2005 via Company Press Release

Cygnus Business Media, acquired Summer Communications, Incorporated

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, which currently owns the fire service market’s top trade shows, magazine and website, announced it has acquired EMS Magazine, EMS Expo, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying websites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: Summer Communications, Incorporated
Summer Communications & Expo Productions, publish the leading magazines for EMS professionals & operate the largest standalone educational conference & trade show in the world for EMS professionals. Their flagship magazine is EMS Magazine, the Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue & Transportation.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Informa Healthcare, acquired Elsevier Business Intelligence

synopsis: Informa plc has acquired Elsevier Business Intelligence. Elsevier Business Intelligence was cobbled together from previous Elsevier acquisitions—F-D-C Reports, Inc. in 1994 and Windhover Information, Inc. in 2008. It publishes some of the most prestigious newsletters for the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Healthcare
Informa Healthcare is a medical and scientific publisher whose goal is to connect librarians, scientists, professionals and other medical practicioners with information they can trust and see through a comprehensive portfolio of journals, print and online books, encyclopedias and directories. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Elsevier Business Intelligence
Elsevier Business Intelligence, a global leader in the field of healthcare industry information, provides business intelligence on regulatory, business and reimbursement issues that are vital to the healthcare industry. It provides publications, conferences, databases and reports.
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closed 11/16/2006 via Company Press Release

Tarsus Group plc, acquired Medical Conferences International, Inc.

synopsis: Tarsus Group plc has today announced the acquisition of Medical Conferences International Inc. (MCII), a leading organizer of medical sector exhibitions and conferences in the US anti-ageing market.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group is an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media. The Group has five business divisions: Labels and Packaging; Discount Goods; Caroo; France; and Medical. "
target: Medical Conferences International, Inc.
Medical Conferences International Inc. (MCII) is a leading organizer of medical sector exhibitions and conferences in the US anti-ageing market. MCII organizes three key annual events including one in Orlando (April), Chicago (July) and Las Vegas (December).
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
14.1x
EV / EBITDA
32.4x
announced 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, will acquire Nucleus Global

synopsis: Huntsworth, an international healthcare and communications group, will acquire UK-based Nucleus Global, one of the world’s largest medical specialist communications groups. The addition of Nucleus Global to Huntsworth creates one of the largest high science teams in the world to meet the needs of next-generation prescription drug development.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
UK-based Huntsworth is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal areas of focus are marketing, medical, and immersive communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target: Nucleus Global
UK-based Nucleus Global is a medical communications group that provides strategic communications, publications planning, experts and patients engagement, scientific events management, medical education, internal communications, trainings, and more for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
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closed 2/6/2008 via Company Press Release

Canon Communications, Inc., acquired Pharmapack

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC, the leading producer of trade events, publications, and electronic media for the $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, today announced its acquisition of the Pharmapack trade show from French organizer Oriex which begins today in Paris.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets. "
target parent: Oriex
target: Pharmapack
Pharmapack serves Europe’s $9 Billion pharmaceutical packaging marketplace with a focus on the sectors fastest growth area—drug delivery packaging. While the overall European pharmaceutical packaging industry is expanding at 6% per year, advanced packaging is experiencing double-digit increases.
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announced 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

HMP, will acquire Kestrel Health Information

synopsis: HMP Global, the world's largest healthcare event and education company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kestrel Health Information, a virtual conference producer and content provider for wound care clinicians, academics, and other medical professionals.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Kestrel Health Information
Kestrel Health Information is a publisher and inbound marketing agency specializing in the wound care market and medical device marketing. Publishes WoundSource: The Wound Product Sourcebook, and Woundcon.
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closed 11/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Veeva Systems, acquired Physicians World Communications Group

synopsis: Veeva Systems, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, announced it has acquired Physicians World, a company that provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs.
buyer: Veeva Systems (VEEV:$968.71)
Veeva Systems Inc. is the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 775 customers, ranging from the world's largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. "
target: Physicians World Communications Group
Physicians World provides full-service speakers bureau management solutions to help clients maximize the efficiencies and effectiveness of their programs. Physicians World provides end-to-end logistical services and workflow software to support the needs of speakers and other client stakeholders.
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closed 9/5/2017 via PR Newswire

HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company has acquired Imedex, a privately held global medical education company. Imedex is a leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care globally.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP is a a leading healthcare education and events company with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. "
target parent: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
target: IMedex
Imedex is an industry leader in the creation of independent, accredited medical education for healthcare professionals that improves patient care around the world. The company develops high-quality scientific programming that translates the latest research into clinically relevant information.
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closed 7/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC, acquired IMedex

synopsis: An affiliate of Vesey Street Capital Partners L.L.C. (VSCP), a private equity firm dedicated to middle market health care services investments, announced the acquisition of Imedex, LLC, a provider of accredited, independent Continuing Medical Education (CME) to industry professionals via in-person conferences and online education forums.
buyer: Vesey Street Capital Partners, LLC
Vesey Street Capital Partners (VSCP) is a private equity firm with a dedicated focus on middle market health care services. VSCP’s focused strategy is centered upon investing primarily in founder owned businesses and corporate carve-outs that create value for hospitals and physicians. "
target parent: AmerisourceBergen Corporation
target: IMedex
Imedex® is an industry leader in providing Continuing Medical Education to health care professionals worldwide. Founded in 1985, Imedex ® organizes over 80 conferences and projects worldwide each year. We have our own independent CME program and also collaborate with medical associations and health
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announced 6/25/2006 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, will acquire Contemporary Forums

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions has agreed to acquire Contemporary Forums Inc., a leading producer of medical education events for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals. Based in Dublin, CA, Contemporary Forums will produce 35 events this year in 14 states, serving more than 12,000 healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business. "
target: Contemporary Forums
Since Contemporary Forums' inception in 1982, more than 180,000 healthcare providers have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide.
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closed 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

HMP, acquired Provascular GmbH

synopsis: HMP, a leading global organizer of healthcare events and education, today announced that it has acquired Provascular GmbH, a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: HMP
HMP is behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a global, multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community. "
target: Provascular GmbH
Provascular GmbH is a German-based company producing cardiovascular education and events. Provascular produces the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), a premier global medical education conference held annually in Leipzig, Germany. LINC is a four-day meeting for cardiovascular specialists.
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