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closed 4/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Bliss Integrated Communication, acquired Bliss Integrated Communication

synopsis: Bliss Integrated Communication, a 40-year-old marketing communication agency specializing in professional services and the dynamic health and wealth sectors, is owned by three long-term employees: Elizabeth Sosnow, managing partner, Meg Wildrick, managing partner, and Cortney Stapleton, partner.
buyer: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services. "
target: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services.
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rooster Punk Ltd, acquired Rooster Punk Ltd

synopsis: Rooster Punk, a London headquartered B2B advertising agency, has been been acquired by its management team in a management buyout transaction. Rooster Punk was established in 2012 and is specialised in providing creative content for technology and financial services brands to better interact with clients and customers.
buyer: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives. "
target: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 8/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Service Management Group, Inc., acquired Catalyst Healthcare Research

synopsis: Service Management Group (SMG), the leading international customer experience research firm, has acquired Catalyst Healthcare Research, a company that provides customized, practical marketing research services to help their healthcare clients transform, grow, and strengthen their businesses.
buyer: Service Management Group, Inc.
Service Management Group is the leading international customer experience research firm. Driving business results by partnering with brands to improve customer loyalty and employee engagement, it provides actionable insights and recommendations at both the front-line and senior executive levels. "
target: Catalyst Healthcare Research
Catalyst Healthcare Research provide customized, practical marketing research services to help their healthcare clients transform, grow, and strengthen their businesses. Their clients include nationally known health insurance plans, healthcare providers and healthcare suppliers.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired The Benfield Group

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of the healthcare consulting firm, The Benfield Group. The Benfield Group is a healthcare consulting firm that offers research, strategy and communication services for their healthcare company and large account clients throughout the United States.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. They provide a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty brokerage and alternative risk transfer services, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. "
target: The Benfield Group
The Benfield Group is a health care market research, strategy and communications firm. They help health care companies focus on employers as key customers, and help them develop and implement effective employer strategies.
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closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc., acquired Raisch Financial Information Services

synopsis: Compliance Week, a corporate governance publication that reaches over 40,000 legal and financial executives at U.S. public companies, today announced that it has acquired Raisch Financial Information Services of Newton, Mass.
buyer: Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc.
Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc. (FMHG) is a Boston-based publisher of compliance-related media titles serving the intersection of finance and accounting, corporate securities law, governance, ethics, corporate social responsibility, and risk. "
target: Raisch Financial Information Services
Raisch Financial Information Services is a data analytics and research firm that specializes in extracting and interpreting complicated financial information from regulatory filings. A data provider for companies, publishers and auditors, RFIS is located in Newton, Mass.
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closed 7/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

themission, acquired Innovationbubble

synopsis: Mission is pleased to announce the acquisition of Innovationbubble, the international psychological insights and behavioural solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
buyer: themission (AIM:TMMG:$183.53)
Mission is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. themission employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Innovationbubble
Innovationbubble is the international psychological insights and behavioral solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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closed 7/19/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Phoenix Marketing International, acquired Synergistics Research Corporation

synopsis: Phoenix Marketing International, a global market research firm, announced the acquisition of Synergistics Research Corporation. Since 1981, Synergistics Research Corporation has been the leading provider of syndicated consumer and small business marketing research intelligence for the financial services industry.
buyer: Phoenix Marketing International
Phoenix Marketing International is a premier global marketing services firm providing its clients tailored and unique insights with expertise in product innovation, customer experience and communications. "
target: Synergistics Research Corporation
Synergistics Research Corporation provides syndicated consumer and small business marketing research intelligence for the financial services industry. Their shared-cost research represents a cost-effective way to obtain current survey research data, interpretation, and strategic analysis.
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announced 3/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Willis Towers Watson, will acquire TRANZACT

synopsis: Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced the acquisition of TRANZACT, a direct-to-consumer health care organization that links individuals to U.S. insurance carriers. TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US.
buyer: Willis Towers Watson (WW:$9,352.00)
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. Willis Towers Watson designs and delivers solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital. "
target parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
target: TRANZACT
TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US. They leverage digital, data and direct marketing solutions to deliver qualified leads.
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., acquired TRANZACT

synopsis: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, announced that it completed the previously announced acquisition of TRANZACT, the leading provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for insurance carriers in the United States.
buyer: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on producing financial returns by building stronger, more profitable businesses. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of $21 billion in 66 businesses representing a broad range of industries "
target parent: White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
target: TRANZACT
MG LLC is a provider of sales and marketing services to insurance companies that does business as Tranzact. It is a market leader in delivering high-volume sales for the top insurance brands in America. Tranzact helps leading consumer insurance brands grow direct-to consumer business.
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closed 6/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Myelin Communications, acquired Dodge Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Myelin Communications, a growing network of communications firms linked by experience in the healthcare and financial services sectors, announced the acquisition of Dodge Communications, a public relations and integrated communications firm in Atlanta.
buyer parent: Baird
buyer: Myelin Communications
Myelin Communications is a unique network of companies specializing in health and financial services. For a growing portfolio of payer, provider, medical, financial and wealth management organizations, Myelin creates connections that can make message platforms even more powerful. "
target: Dodge Communications, Inc.
Dodge Communications is an integrated PR, marketing and digital agency that accelerates the growth of innovative healthcare companies through strengthened brand awareness, enhanced thought leadership and increased demand.
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closed 2/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Altarum Institute, acquired Palladian Partners, Inc.

synopsis: Altarum Institute has finalized its acquisition of Silver Spring, Maryland-based Palladian Partners, Inc., a health communications and services company that specializes in science, medical, and public health communications services for government agencies and the private sector.
buyer: Altarum Institute
Altarum Institute, a nonprofit serving clients in the public and private sectors, integrates objective research and client-centered consulting skills to deliver comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health and health care. "
target: Palladian Partners, Inc.
Palladian Partners, Inc. is a health communications and services company that specializes in science, medical, and public health communications services for government agencies and the private sector.
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closed 7/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Euro RSCG Worldwide, acquired Euro RSCG Life Medicom (Alias)

synopsis: Euro RSCG Life, the world's largest fully integrated global health marketing and communications group, announced the acquisition of Medicom Group, a UK-based medical communication agency.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Euro RSCG Worldwide
Euro RSCG Worldwide, a leading integrated marketing communications agency and Advertising Age's and Campaign's 2006 Global Agency of the Year, is made up of 233 offices located in 75 countries throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle-East. "
target: Euro RSCG Life Medicom (Alias)
Integrating medical communications across the healthcare arena to provide comprehensive, innovative and focused communication solutions, Medicom Group's experience spans numerous disease areas and ranges from pre-launch creative concepts and marketing plan development to post-launch communications.
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closed 2/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, acquired MIX Public Relations

synopsis: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications (RH Strategic) announced that it has acquired MIX PR, a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Mix PR's collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches and crisis planning.
buyer: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications
RH Strategic is a leading public relations agency based in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, specializing in brand building, thought leadership, product and company launches, reputation management, crisis management, social, digital and more. "
target: MIX Public Relations
MIX PR is a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Their collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches, crisis planning as well as high-impact IT business media and analyst relations.
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closed 11/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Chockstone Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, check management and payments solutions, has closed on its acquisition of Chockstone, Inc., a privately held provider of gift card programs and loyalty solutions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: Chockstone Inc.
Chockstone provides the most innovative personalization, loyalty marketing and stored value solutions available to merchants today. Chockstone's programs are used by leading brands in the restaurant, retail, and convenience store markets to increase consumer loyalty and drive profitability.
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Elysia Group

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced it has acquired Elysia Group, a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting firm operating in the United States and Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Elysia Group
Elysia Group is a health economic and outcomes research consulting firm. Elysia provides pharmaceutical and medical device clients with innovative modeling approaches to health economic strategy and evidence development using data and analytics and real-world evidence.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount announced that it has acquired Discovery Data, Inc., the leading provider of data on retail financial services industry firms and professionals, from Ipreo, LLC. Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, over 680,000 reps, 2,300 trust companies, and 1.8 million insurance agents via a cloud-based system with in-depth firm and professional profiles.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced its acquisition of Discovery Data, a leading financial services industry provider of data on firms and professionals, and a recognized expert in CRM data hygiene.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. "
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data offers the only single view of the financial services industry with access to all BD and RIA firms, over 640,000 BD and RIA reps, 2,400 trust companies and 1.6 million insurance agents via a state-of-the-art online system.
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closed 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

BresMed Health Solutions Ltd, acquired Guidemark Health

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm specialized in building healthcare businesses, acquired Guidemark Health, a healthcare marketing communications, training, and medical education agency. Guidemark is the third acquisition for Arsenal's Value Demonstration organization, which consists of BresMed Health Solutions and Cello Health.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Guidemark Health
Guidemark Health is a healthcare communications agency dedicated to delivering impactful solutions for its clients. Guidemark is creating a unique agency culture where passion meets flexibility on behalf of its clients, their brands, and the communities it serves.
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closed 4/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Bliss Integrated Communication, acquired Bliss Integrated Communication

synopsis: Bliss Integrated Communication, a 40-year-old marketing communication agency specializing in professional services and the dynamic health and wealth sectors, is owned by three long-term employees: Elizabeth Sosnow, managing partner, Meg Wildrick, managing partner, and Cortney Stapleton, partner.
buyer: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services. "
target: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services.
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closed 4/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Bliss Integrated Communication, acquired Bliss Integrated Communication

synopsis: Bliss Integrated Communication, a 40-year-old marketing communication agency specializing in professional services and the dynamic health and wealth sectors, is owned by three long-term employees: Elizabeth Sosnow, managing partner, Meg Wildrick, managing partner, and Cortney Stapleton, partner.
buyer: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services. "
target: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services.
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closed 4/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Bliss Integrated Communication, acquired Bliss Integrated Communication

synopsis: Bliss Integrated Communication, a 40-year-old marketing communication agency specializing in professional services and the dynamic health and wealth sectors, is owned by three long-term employees: Elizabeth Sosnow, managing partner, Meg Wildrick, managing partner, and Cortney Stapleton, partner.
buyer: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services. "
target: Bliss Integrated Communication
Bliss Integrated Communication is a new breed of marketing communication agency – focused yet integrated. Bliss serves clients in three core sectors: health care, financial services and professional services.
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closed 12/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rooster Punk Ltd, acquired Rooster Punk Ltd

synopsis: Rooster Punk, a London headquartered B2B advertising agency, has been been acquired by its management team in a management buyout transaction. Rooster Punk was established in 2012 and is specialised in providing creative content for technology and financial services brands to better interact with clients and customers.
buyer: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives. "
target: Rooster Punk Ltd
Rooster Punk is an award-winning B2B marketing agency with a focus on tech and financial services. Based in London, Rooster Punk is a group of storytellers, creatives, strategists and technologists helping technology and financial services brands to become a positive force in people’s lives.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Gregory FCA, acquired Affect, Inc.

synopsis: Gregory FCA, one of the 50 largest PR firms in the US, has acquired Affect, a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
buyer: Gregory FCA
Gregory FCA is one of the 50 largest public relations firms in the U.S. Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications services that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value and create visibility. "
target: Affect, Inc.
Affect is a B2B public relations and marketing firm. Affect serves clients in technology, healthcare and professional services. Their full-service approach blends public relations, social media and marketing to deliver strategic, customized and impactful campaigns for their clients.
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closed 8/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Service Management Group, Inc., acquired Catalyst Healthcare Research

synopsis: Service Management Group (SMG), the leading international customer experience research firm, has acquired Catalyst Healthcare Research, a company that provides customized, practical marketing research services to help their healthcare clients transform, grow, and strengthen their businesses.
buyer: Service Management Group, Inc.
Service Management Group is the leading international customer experience research firm. Driving business results by partnering with brands to improve customer loyalty and employee engagement, it provides actionable insights and recommendations at both the front-line and senior executive levels. "
target: Catalyst Healthcare Research
Catalyst Healthcare Research provide customized, practical marketing research services to help their healthcare clients transform, grow, and strengthen their businesses. Their clients include nationally known health insurance plans, healthcare providers and healthcare suppliers.
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closed 9/22/2014 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired The Benfield Group

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of the healthcare consulting firm, The Benfield Group. The Benfield Group is a healthcare consulting firm that offers research, strategy and communication services for their healthcare company and large account clients throughout the United States.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. They provide a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty brokerage and alternative risk transfer services, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. "
target: The Benfield Group
The Benfield Group is a health care market research, strategy and communications firm. They help health care companies focus on employers as key customers, and help them develop and implement effective employer strategies.
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closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc., acquired Raisch Financial Information Services

synopsis: Compliance Week, a corporate governance publication that reaches over 40,000 legal and financial executives at U.S. public companies, today announced that it has acquired Raisch Financial Information Services of Newton, Mass.
buyer: Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc.
Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc. (FMHG) is a Boston-based publisher of compliance-related media titles serving the intersection of finance and accounting, corporate securities law, governance, ethics, corporate social responsibility, and risk. "
target: Raisch Financial Information Services
Raisch Financial Information Services is a data analytics and research firm that specializes in extracting and interpreting complicated financial information from regulatory filings. A data provider for companies, publishers and auditors, RFIS is located in Newton, Mass.
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closed 7/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

themission, acquired Innovationbubble

synopsis: Mission is pleased to announce the acquisition of Innovationbubble, the international psychological insights and behavioural solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
buyer: themission (AIM:TMMG:$183.53)
Mission is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. themission employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Innovationbubble
Innovationbubble is the international psychological insights and behavioral solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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closed 7/19/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Phoenix Marketing International, acquired Synergistics Research Corporation

synopsis: Phoenix Marketing International, a global market research firm, announced the acquisition of Synergistics Research Corporation. Since 1981, Synergistics Research Corporation has been the leading provider of syndicated consumer and small business marketing research intelligence for the financial services industry.
buyer: Phoenix Marketing International
Phoenix Marketing International is a premier global marketing services firm providing its clients tailored and unique insights with expertise in product innovation, customer experience and communications. "
target: Synergistics Research Corporation
Synergistics Research Corporation provides syndicated consumer and small business marketing research intelligence for the financial services industry. Their shared-cost research represents a cost-effective way to obtain current survey research data, interpretation, and strategic analysis.
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announced 3/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Willis Towers Watson, will acquire TRANZACT

synopsis: Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced the acquisition of TRANZACT, a direct-to-consumer health care organization that links individuals to U.S. insurance carriers. TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US.
buyer: Willis Towers Watson (WW:$9,352.00)
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. Willis Towers Watson designs and delivers solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital. "
target parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
target: TRANZACT
TRANZACT is a provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for leading insurance carriers in the US. They leverage digital, data and direct marketing solutions to deliver qualified leads.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$260
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., acquired TRANZACT

synopsis: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, announced that it completed the previously announced acquisition of TRANZACT, the leading provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for insurance carriers in the United States.
buyer: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on producing financial returns by building stronger, more profitable businesses. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of $21 billion in 66 businesses representing a broad range of industries "
target parent: White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
target: TRANZACT
MG LLC is a provider of sales and marketing services to insurance companies that does business as Tranzact. It is a market leader in delivering high-volume sales for the top insurance brands in America. Tranzact helps leading consumer insurance brands grow direct-to consumer business.
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closed 6/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Myelin Communications, acquired Dodge Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Myelin Communications, a growing network of communications firms linked by experience in the healthcare and financial services sectors, announced the acquisition of Dodge Communications, a public relations and integrated communications firm in Atlanta.
buyer parent: Baird
buyer: Myelin Communications
Myelin Communications is a unique network of companies specializing in health and financial services. For a growing portfolio of payer, provider, medical, financial and wealth management organizations, Myelin creates connections that can make message platforms even more powerful. "
target: Dodge Communications, Inc.
Dodge Communications is an integrated PR, marketing and digital agency that accelerates the growth of innovative healthcare companies through strengthened brand awareness, enhanced thought leadership and increased demand.
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closed 2/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Altarum Institute, acquired Palladian Partners, Inc.

synopsis: Altarum Institute has finalized its acquisition of Silver Spring, Maryland-based Palladian Partners, Inc., a health communications and services company that specializes in science, medical, and public health communications services for government agencies and the private sector.
buyer: Altarum Institute
Altarum Institute, a nonprofit serving clients in the public and private sectors, integrates objective research and client-centered consulting skills to deliver comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health and health care. "
target: Palladian Partners, Inc.
Palladian Partners, Inc. is a health communications and services company that specializes in science, medical, and public health communications services for government agencies and the private sector.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/1/2009 via PR Newswire

Euro RSCG Worldwide, acquired Euro RSCG Life Medicom (Alias)

synopsis: Euro RSCG Life, the world's largest fully integrated global health marketing and communications group, announced the acquisition of Medicom Group, a UK-based medical communication agency.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Euro RSCG Worldwide
Euro RSCG Worldwide, a leading integrated marketing communications agency and Advertising Age's and Campaign's 2006 Global Agency of the Year, is made up of 233 offices located in 75 countries throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle-East. "
target: Euro RSCG Life Medicom (Alias)
Integrating medical communications across the healthcare arena to provide comprehensive, innovative and focused communication solutions, Medicom Group's experience spans numerous disease areas and ranges from pre-launch creative concepts and marketing plan development to post-launch communications.
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closed 2/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, acquired MIX Public Relations

synopsis: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications (RH Strategic) announced that it has acquired MIX PR, a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Mix PR's collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches and crisis planning.
buyer: Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications
RH Strategic is a leading public relations agency based in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, specializing in brand building, thought leadership, product and company launches, reputation management, crisis management, social, digital and more. "
target: MIX Public Relations
MIX PR is a boutique agency that provides communications support for a range of enterprise consumer and technology companies. Their collective experience includes M&A, organizational rebrands, high profile launches, crisis planning as well as high-impact IT business media and analyst relations.
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closed 11/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Chockstone Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, check management and payments solutions, has closed on its acquisition of Chockstone, Inc., a privately held provider of gift card programs and loyalty solutions. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: Chockstone Inc.
Chockstone provides the most innovative personalization, loyalty marketing and stored value solutions available to merchants today. Chockstone's programs are used by leading brands in the restaurant, retail, and convenience store markets to increase consumer loyalty and drive profitability.
price ($mm)
$4.10
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closed 9/25/2020 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Elysia Group

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced it has acquired Elysia Group, a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting firm operating in the United States and Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Elysia Group
Elysia Group is a health economic and outcomes research consulting firm. Elysia provides pharmaceutical and medical device clients with innovative modeling approaches to health economic strategy and evidence development using data and analytics and real-world evidence.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount announced that it has acquired Discovery Data, Inc., the leading provider of data on retail financial services industry firms and professionals, from Ipreo, LLC. Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, over 680,000 reps, 2,300 trust companies, and 1.8 million insurance agents via a cloud-based system with in-depth firm and professional profiles.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced its acquisition of Discovery Data, a leading financial services industry provider of data on firms and professionals, and a recognized expert in CRM data hygiene.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. "
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data offers the only single view of the financial services industry with access to all BD and RIA firms, over 640,000 BD and RIA reps, 2,400 trust companies and 1.6 million insurance agents via a state-of-the-art online system.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

BresMed Health Solutions Ltd, acquired Guidemark Health

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm specialized in building healthcare businesses, acquired Guidemark Health, a healthcare marketing communications, training, and medical education agency. Guidemark is the third acquisition for Arsenal's Value Demonstration organization, which consists of BresMed Health Solutions and Cello Health.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Guidemark Health
Guidemark Health is a healthcare communications agency dedicated to delivering impactful solutions for its clients. Guidemark is creating a unique agency culture where passion meets flexibility on behalf of its clients, their brands, and the communities it serves.
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