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announced 2/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Land O'Lakes, Inc., will acquire FLM+

synopsis: Land O'Lakes, Inc. is acquiring the assets of FLM+, a leading marketing communications and strategic consulting company with expertise in the agribusiness and rural community sector. The acquisition aligns the growth strategies of both companies in serving the agricultural industry.
buyer: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from farm production to consumer foods. "
target: FLM+
FLM+ (Farmer, Lumpe + McClelland) specializes in the business of agriculture and the life of rural communities and is focused on setting strategy, aligning teams, framing opinions and creating demand via its team members located in Minneapolis, Minn.; Columbus, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and more.
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announced 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, will purchase Animal & Crop Health Division from GfK Group

synopsis: GfK Group announced the agreement to sell its global animal & crop health division to a consortium consisting of Inflexion, a private equity investor, and the management led by Stephen Hearn. The division specialises in all aspects of market research in animal health, crop protection, farm machinery & equipment, seed/biotech & fertilizers.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP is a UK mid-market private equity firm, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams. Investing between £15m and £75m, Inflexion provides complementary investment solutions backing buyouts, as well as minority investments."
seller: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
The Animal & Crop Health Division of GfK Group provides market research in animal health, crop protection, farm machinery & equipment, seed/biotech & fertilizers. GfK is the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that enables its clients to make smarter decisions.
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closed 11/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Kynetec Limited, purchased Agriculture and Animal Health Sectors from Ipsos North America

synopsis: Kynetec announced it has completed the acquisition of the agriculture and animal health business of Ipsos North America, which has established itself with extensive expertise in custom research. Ipsos agriculture and animal health in North America comprises two locations: St. Louis in the United States and Guelph in Canada.
buyer: Kynetec Limited
As the leading research specialist in animal health and agriculture, Kynetec helps companies around the world understand the dynamics of their marketplace, turning research into business opportunities and enabling clients to create winning strategies. "
seller parent: Ipsos S.A
seller: Ipsos North America
Ipsos is one of the world’s leading market research firms. Ipsos offers deep specialist expertise in agriculture and animal health, market leading methodologies and the ability to execute comprehensive and reliable global research programs through offices worldwide.
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closed 1/18/2010 via BusinessWire

GfK Group, purchased a minority stake in dmrkynetec

synopsis: dmrkynetec, the global leader in market research for the crop protection, biotechnology and animal health industries, announced it will operate as GfK Kynetec following the company’s acquisition by the GfK Group, the world’s fourth-largest market research organization.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
The GfK Group offers the fundamental knowledge that industry, retailers, services companies and the media need to make market decisions. The group provides a comprehensive range of information and consultancy services in the three business sectors of custom research, retail and technology and media."
target: dmrkynetec
As the leading global provider of innovative market research and consulting services within agricultural and animal health, dmrkynetec understands your industry and appreciates your information needs.
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closed 5/13/2013 via BusinessWire

GfK Group, acquired Paterson Consulting

synopsis: GfK is staking a larger claim to agriculture and animal health research in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The world’s #4 global market research firm has acquired Paterson Consulting, a leader in agricultural insights for Australia, and has established new offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, for its Animal and Crop Health team.
buyer: GfK Group (XTRA:GFK:$1,759.04)
GfK is one of the world’s largest research companies, with more than 11,500 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think and shop, in over 100 markets, every day. "
target: Paterson Consulting
Paterson Consulting is a leader in agricultural market research for Australia.
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closed 2/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired FERTECON Limited

synopsis: Informa Plc (Informa Group Plc), a provider of information and services for the academic and scientific, professional and business communities, has acquired FERTECON Limited, a provider of market information and analysis on fertilizers and fertilizer raw materials. Both the companies are based in the UK.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,663.05)
Informa plc provides knowledge, up-to-the minute information, and specialist skills and services to academics, businesses, and individuals worldwide. It offers online and print publications, including books and journals primarily for academic users. "
target: FERTECON Limited
FERTECON Limited is a provider of market information and analysis on fertilizers and fertilizer raw materials. Its services include: Confidential Consultancy Services; Regular Market Analysis; Multi-Client Economic, Technical and Industry Studies; Current Information; and Data Services.
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closed 2/25/2021 via Company Press Release

DTN, acquired Farm Market iD

synopsis: DTN, a leading data, analytics, and technology company, has acquired Farm Market iD, the leading provider of farm and grower data. The acquisition enables DTN to build upon its unmatched agriculture expertise and deliver new data-driven solutions to producers and agribusinesses worldwide.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN delivers accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase customers’ confidence and support business decisions. Their actionable insights in weather and financial analytics make sense of the information, drive change in processes, and help businesses prosper. "
target: Farm Market iD
Farm Market iD is the leading provider of farm and grower data to inform and improve agribusiness strategy, marketing, and sales efforts. Its database covers over 2.4 million active operations and is the only source of field-level data connected to owners and operators.
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closed 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc., acquired Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Jonathan Wilson, the President and CEO of Spectrum Science Communications (Spectrum), has acquired Spectrum from John J. Seng, the company's founder. Spectrum is a health and science public relations agency that supports their clients with marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services. "
target: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
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closed 12/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Harris D. Mckinney, acquired Zoomedia, Inc.

synopsis: Harris D. McKinney, Chicago, has acquired Zoomedia, a life sciences digital agency based in San Francisco. Zoomedia provides life science clients with a full range of communications and marketing services, from analysis through strategic planning, implementation, and production.
buyer: Harris D. Mckinney
Harris D. Mckinney (HDM) is a marketing and brand communications agency that focuses on the life sciences, healthcare, technology and precision manufacturing sectors. "
target: Zoomedia, Inc.
Zoomedia provides life science clients with a full range of communications and marketing services, from analysis through strategic planning, implementation, and production. We accelerate client success through intelligent communication initiatives that directly support business goals.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Evaluate Ltd., acquired Black Swan Analysis

synopsis: Evaluate, a company that provides trusted commercial intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry, has acquired Black Swan Analysis, a unique analysis practice that provides a turnkey solution to companies that may be resource restricted with limited capacity to provide a robust valuation for their healthcare products.
buyer: Evaluate Ltd.
Evaluate provides trusted commercial intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry. They help their clients to refine and transform their understanding of the past, present and future of the global pharmaceutical market to drive better decisions. "
target: Black Swan Analysis
Based in the UK, Black Swan Analysis is a unique analysis practice that provides a turnkey solution to companies that may be resource restricted with limited capacity to provide a robust valuation for their healthcare products.
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closed 3/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Tomorrow Networks, LLC

synopsis: Pivotal Payments, a leading provider of merchant services and global payment processing solutions, announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Phoenix-based Capital Processing Network (CPN). CPN provides complete merchant services and credit card processing to point-of-sale businesses across the U.S.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that fit within the medical professional workflow to provide better patient care. "
target: Tomorrow Networks, LLC
Tomorrow Networks is the leading provider of data-driven mobile solutions for healthcare marketers. Tomorrow Networks reaches more than 50 million healthcare professionals and consumers each month via geo-targeted and data-driven advertising campaigns.
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closed 9/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Evoke Group, acquired Navience Healthcare Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Evoke Group, part of Huntsworth, announces the acquisition of New Jersey-based Navience Healthcare Solutions. Navience is a full-service market access and payer marketing agency helping clients navigate the complexities of the ever-changing market access landscape by identifying, developing and executing tailored solutions.
buyer parent: Huntsworth PLC
buyer: Evoke Group
Evoke Group is a marketing, media and communications agency designed for health and wellness. Their digital DNA, data-driven mindset and full-service offering provides a unique position in the market. "
target: Navience Healthcare Solutions, LLC
Navience Healthcare Solutions is a full service managed markets agency focused on providing pharmaceutical and healthcare companies with strategic direction and planning in the market access and payer marketing areas.
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announced 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Arch Capital Group Ltd., will acquire Precision Marketing Asia Pacific

synopsis: Arch Reinsurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific, an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL:$6,928.20)
Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group, a part of Arch Capital Group Ltd., provides reinsurance to its clients around the globe. "
target: Precision Marketing Asia Pacific
Precision Marketing Asia Pacific (PMAP) is an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
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closed 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired Canale Communications

synopsis: UDG Healthcare, an Ireland-based global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services, has acquired Canale Communications, a strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
Headquartered in Ireland, UDG Healthcare is a global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services. The Group is organised and managed across two divisions: Ashfield and Sharp, and employs 8,700 people in 26 countries. "
target: Canale Communications
Canale Communications is a strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries. It has worked with more than 300 biotech, health tech, and pharmaceutical companies at virtually every stage of development.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cult Collective LP, acquired Red Dragon Marketing

synopsis: Cult Collective, a premier marketing services firms devoted to helping brands achieve irrational customer loyalty and enjoy cult-like status, has acquired Red Dragon Marketing. Red Dragon specializes in marketing for the healthcare, cannabis and construction industries.
buyer: Cult Collective LP
Cult Collective is one of North America's premier marketing services firms devoted to helping brands achieve irrational customer loyalty and enjoy cult-like status. Cult Collective helps brands remain relevant in a world where consumers have too many choices and too little time. "
target: Red Dragon Marketing
Red Dragon Marketing Inc. (RDM) is a full-service marketing firm. They specialize in the delivery of digital and traditional marketing services for the healthcare, cannabis, and construction industries across North America.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Perficient, Inc., acquired Sundog

synopsis: Perficient, Inc., the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, announced it has completed the acquisition of Sundog Interactive, Inc., a marketing and technology consulting firm that delivers Salesforce solutions for the world’s leading manufacturers.
buyer: Perficient, Inc. (PRFT:$577.27)
Perficient is a leading digital transformation consulting firm. With information technology, management consulting, and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. "
target: Sundog
Sundog specializes in marketing strategy, lead management, mobile and web development, measurement and insights, technology integration and more. Sundog has 20 years in marketing, technology and integration, employs trusted experts, has over 100 certifications in Salesforce, Sitecore and more.
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closed 12/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Grey Group, acquired Tank

synopsis: Grey Group, the global marketing communications company, announced it has acquired Tank, a leading full-service healthcare and consumer agency with offices in Montreal. Tank serves several major brands nationally and internationally, including Audi Canada, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, TELUS, Industrial Alliance and Mondou.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Grey Group
Grey Group ranks among the largest global communications companies. Under the banner of "Grey Famously Effective Since 1917", the agency serves a blue-chip client roster of many of the world's best known companies: Procter & Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Canon, 3M and Boehringer Ingelheim. "
target: Tank
Tank is an independent agency specializing in marketing communications. With offices in Montreal, Toronto and New York, Tank serves several major brands nationally and internationally, including Audi Canada, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, TELUS, Industrial Alliance and Mondou.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Imprezzio Inc., acquired Knight Marketing

synopsis: Knight Marketing, an 18-year-old marketing firm based in Sarasota, Fla., became part of a global marketing group, Imprezzio Media, when it was acquired by the group’s Spokane, Wash.-based holding company, DaRK Capital.
buyer: Imprezzio Inc.
Imprezzio Inc. is a global enterprise software solution provider. The company blends contact management, sales leads, marketing processes, and workflow automation to help predict and manage sales pipelines, so businesses can deliver high-quality customer experience every time. "
target: Knight Marketing
Knight Marketing is an 18-year-old marketing firm focused on guiding clients in healthcare, the life sciences and diverse industries through solid strategies that lead to measurably positive results.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Prime Access merged with Global Advertising Strategies, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Advertising Strategies has announced the acquisition of Prime Access. The newly-formed agency will fuse together healthcare marketing capabilities of both shops and will operate as Prime Access, becoming the only cross-cultural agency able to provide counsel across 18 cultures and in 35 languages.
buyer: Global Advertising Strategies, Inc.
Global Advertising Strategies is a full-service cross-cultural and international marketing and communications agency headquartered in New York. Its client base consists of some of the world’s leading brands in the pharmaceutical, lifestyle, travel, entertainment, financial, and media industries. "
target: Prime Access
Prime Access is a full-service marketing and advertising agency that creates customized marketing programs targeted to the multicultural consumers and social networks of the New American Marketplace, inclusive of Hispanic, African-American and GLBT consumers.
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announced 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, will acquire Mind Resource Healthcare Consulting Limited

synopsis: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the healthcare communications firm Mind Resource Healthcare Consulting Limited. Mind Resource is a leading firm in the highly specialised field of healthcare communications which includes disease awareness, patient education, and medical education.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) is a global, multi-disciplinary communications leader. Ogilvy PR blends proven PR methodologies with cutting edge digital innovations to craft strategic programs that give clients winning and measurable results. "
target: Mind Resource Healthcare Consulting Limited
Mind Resource is a full service healthcare consultancy with highly specialised experts in all spectrums of strategic healthcare communications covering press relations, issue management and lobbying, media training for healthcare professionals, consumer communications, and more.
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announced 2/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Land O'Lakes, Inc., will acquire FLM+

synopsis: Land O'Lakes, Inc. is acquiring the assets of FLM+, a leading marketing communications and strategic consulting company with expertise in the agribusiness and rural community sector. The acquisition aligns the growth strategies of both companies in serving the agricultural industry.
buyer: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from farm production to consumer foods. "
target: FLM+
FLM+ (Farmer, Lumpe + McClelland) specializes in the business of agriculture and the life of rural communities and is focused on setting strategy, aligning teams, framing opinions and creating demand via its team members located in Minneapolis, Minn.; Columbus, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and more.
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announced 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

UrtheCast, will acquire Geosys Inc.

synopsis: UrtheCast and Land O'Lakes announced they have entered a binding term sheet for the purchase of Geosys Technology Holding LLC ("Geosys"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes. Geosys is the first digital agriculture company founded by agronomists. Geosys provides clients with data, analysis and insights needed to make more informed decisions.
buyer: UrtheCast (TSX:UR:$20.53)
UrtheCast serves the geospatial and geo-analytics markets with a range of information-rich products and services. They own and operate 2 Earth Observation (EO) satellites. They process and distribute imagery data and value-added products on a global scale to partners & customers in multiple markets."
target parent: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
target: Geosys Inc.
Geosys provides clients with data, analysis and insights needed to make more informed decisions. Services range from worldwide risk management and monitoring agricultural commodities, to input sales and precision farming support by using the latest research.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Land O'Lakes, Inc., acquired Agren, Inc.

synopsis: Land O’Lakes, Inc., a company that provides products from farm production to foods, has acquired all assets of Agren, Inc., a company that markets soil health and conservation planning software. Agren develops software tools to optimally size and target traditional, proven water management and erosion control practices to field locations.
buyer: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O'Lakes, Inc. is a farmer-owned, idea-driven food & agricultural cooperative that markets its products under a well known family of brands that span the spectrum from farm production to consumer foods. "
target: Agren, Inc.
Agren strives to develop software tools to optimally size and target traditional, proven water management and erosion control practices to field locations. By equipping service providers with precision technologies for management solutions, they facilitate an new service offering in agriculture.
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announced 2/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Land O'Lakes, Inc., will acquire FLM+

synopsis: Land O'Lakes, Inc. is acquiring the assets of FLM+, a leading marketing communications and strategic consulting company with expertise in the agribusiness and rural community sector. The acquisition aligns the growth strategies of both companies in serving the agricultural industry.
buyer: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from farm production to consumer foods. "
target: FLM+
FLM+ (Farmer, Lumpe + McClelland) specializes in the business of agriculture and the life of rural communities and is focused on setting strategy, aligning teams, framing opinions and creating demand via its team members located in Minneapolis, Minn.; Columbus, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and more.
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closed 12/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Land O'Lakes, Inc., acquired Geosys Inc.

synopsis: Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premiere member-owned cooperatives., announced its acquisition of Geosys, a leading contributor in agriculture performance, developing innovative solutions for agribusiness that optimize resources, improve yields and reduce hazards, on all five continents.
buyer: Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of America’s premiere member-owned cooperatives. They offer local cooperatives and agricultural producers across the nation an extensive line of agricultural supplies, as well as state-of-the-art production and business services. "
target: Geosys Inc.
Geosys is a leading contributor in agriculture performance, developing innovative solutions for agribusiness that optimize resources, improve yields and reduce hazards, on all five continents. Geosys is a leader in geographic information for agriculture in France, the United States and Australia.
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