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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired SPAG Asia

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications agency, has acquired SPAG, an award-winning integrated public relations and advocacy firm in Asia. SPAG specializes in creating data-driven campaigns for healthcare and life science companies. They offer services for public relations, social media, content, policy dialogue, and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: SPAG Asia
SPAG is an award-winning integrated public relations and advocacy firm in Asia. SPAG specializes in creating data-driven campaigns for healthcare and life science companies. They offer services for public relations, social media, content, policy dialogue, and more.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

SPM Marketing, acquired Dreamscape

synopsis: SPM Group, an integrated marketing and communications firm, has acquired Dreamscape Marketing, a digital marketing agency that specializes in healthcare. Dreamscape serves rehab centers, dental practices, medical practices, senior living facilities, and autism treatment centers. They provide services for SEO, content marketing, web design and more.
buyer parent: Corridor Capital, LLC
buyer: SPM Marketing
SPM Marketing & Communications is a brand consultancy and integrated marketing communications firm that specializes in the healthcare industry. Having partnered with over 300 organizations in 40+ states, SPM helps organizations establish meaningful brand strategies that deliver measurable results. "
target: Dreamscape
Dreamscape Marketing is a full service digital marketing agency that specializes in healthcare. Dreamscape serves rehab centers, dental practices, medical practices, senior living facilities, and autism treatment centers. They provide services for SEO, content marketing, web design, PPC, and more.
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closed 3/24/2016 via PR Newswire

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired Viscira, LLC

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey Group, a global healthcare communications network, announced the acquisition of Viscira, a leader in digital marketing and cutting-edge media in the healthcare space. Viscira develops visually-stunning, interactive solutions that provide unique, differentiated, and compelling communication delivery for the life sciences industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is a leading healthcare communications firm that develops strategic promotional and educational programs for a wide spectrum of healthcare brands. S&H creates advertising, direct marketing, and sales promotion programs for prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. "
target: Viscira, LLC
Viscira is dedicated to the design and development of new-media communication solutions and interactive software applications for the life-sciences industry. They provide a suite of programs that integrate best-in-class technology to deliver engaging and memorable content via electronic channels.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Regent Pacific Group Limited, will acquire Yooya

synopsis: Regent Pacific Group, a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed a non-legally binding offer letter to acquire Entertainment Direct Asia ("Yooya"). Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products designed to awaken the body's natural healing system.
buyer: Regent Pacific Group Limited (SEHK:575:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
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closed 12/15/2021 via PR Web

GoMo Health, acquired Trajectory LLC

synopsis: GoMo Health, a leading health and wellness patient and consumer engagement company, has acquired Trajectory, a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
buyer parent: The Gold Group
buyer: GoMo Health
GoMo Health is a science-based patient and consumer engagement company focused on healthcare and wellness. GoMo Health provides a cloud-based population health management solution that supports the complete continuum of care. "
target: Trajectory LLC
Trajectory is a hybrid brand consultancy/creative agency focused on healthcare and wellness. Trajectory helps healthcare organizations, consumer wellness brands, and beauty brands to unlock their potential. They offer solutions for brand strategy, social media, content marketing, and more.
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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 2/26/2021 via Company Press Release

GlynnDevins, acquired Bluespire Marketing

synopsis: GlynnDevins, a leader in data- and technology-enabled marketing solutions, has acquired Bluespire, an integrated marketing company with a proprietary scalable services platform. The acquisition adds proven marketing services and technology expertise to GlynnDevins and improves the solutions and value they provide to clients and the broader market.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: GlynnDevins
GlynnDevins is the leading data, analytics and marketing technology company. With a diverse portfolio of products and services driven by data science and insights, GlynnDevins has a proven reputation of supporting companies’ sales efforts with lead generation and conversion. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Bluespire Marketing
Bluespire is a performance marketing agency that focuses on the healthcare, senior living, and finance industries. The company's proprietary platform enables clients to stand up digital properties fast, convey their brand message, and execute high-performing awareness and acquisition experiences.
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Dowden Health Media, Inc., acquired Priority Integrated Marketing

synopsis: Dowden Health Media, a private equity firm that is focused on growing niche-leading companies, has acquired Priority Integrated Marketing, a Minneapolis-based leader in healthcare and financial services marketing. Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: Dowden Health Media, Inc.
Dowden Health Media (DHM, Inc.) is a provider of pharmaceutical and hospital marketing services. DHM provides online marketing services to hospitals, also medical eduction communications services to pharmaceuticals companies, and provides health and digital marketing and technology solutions. "
target: Priority Integrated Marketing
Priority Integrated Marketing provides healthcare and financial marketing services to organizations nationwide. Founded in 1983 and located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more.
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closed 3/12/2020 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired StayWell

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services, announced that it has acquired The StayWell Company, a subsidiary of Merck. StayWell is a health empowerment company that enables populations to improve health outcomes through the science of behavior change.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
target: StayWell
StayWell is a health empowerment company that enables populations to improve health outcomes through the science of behavior change. For more than 40 years, the company has been a pioneer in employer well-being and patient education solutions that lower risks and reduce costs.
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closed 7/11/2016 via PE Hub

Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, acquired StayWell

synopsis: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Merck & Co, has acquired a majority stake in StayWell Company LLC. StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Healthcare Services & Solutions LLC
Healthcare Services & Solutions, LLC (HSS) offers services and solutions that help patients, providers, and payors around the world achieve improved health care outcomes more efficiently and at a lower cost, through cutting-edge illness prevention and wellness programs and care management offerings."
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

OM Surgical Solutions, LLC, acquired Docs Dial LLC

synopsis: OM Surgical Solutions announced the acquisition of Docs Dial LLC, a medical marketing service that helps doctors communicate with patients via digital content.OM's goal is to expand its portfolio of doctor support resources, starting with the Docs Dial video and webinar libraries.
buyer: OM Surgical Solutions, LLC
OM Surgical Solutions is a boutique West Coast Medical device distributor, specializing in Orthopedic and Neuro Spine, Spinal Oncology and Neuro Oncology technologies, as well as therapies with relationships at premier hospitals including Stanford, UC Davis, UCSF, Valley Medical, and more. "
target: Docs Dial LLC
Docs Dial LLC is a medical marketing service that helps doctors communicate with patients via digital content. Docs Dial content tools are designed to educate patients about medical procedures, before and after the event. This helps doctors improve their relationship with patients.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Huntsworth PLC, acquired The Creative Engagement Group Limited

synopsis: Huntsworth has acquired The Creative Engagement Group (TCEG) from private equiry firm LDC. TCEG has a total of 260 staff across three event, experiential and digital marketing companies with an international blue-chip client base across a range of sectors, with a particular strength in healthcare.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth is an international public relations and healthcare communications group operating from 57 principal offices in 27 countries. Huntsworth acquires, creates and develops specialist agencies that deliver marketing and communication services. "
target parent: Lloyds Banking Group
target: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is a group of creative agencies focused on engaging audiences through the creation and delivery of live experiences, film, immersive and interactive content. They create a deeper engagement with audiences by delivering experiences and content that drive brand memory.
price ($mm)
$32
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$34
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$5
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closed 6/9/2016 via PR Web

Aroluxe LLC, acquired Intellio LLC

synopsis: Aroluxe announces that it has acquired all the assets of Intell.io, a creative digital agency based in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
buyer: Aroluxe LLC
Aroluxe is an integrated marketing agency located in Nashville, TN. Aroluxe creates world-class brands, strategic campaign development and execution, produces creative content and commercials, social media, digital advertising, and manages supporting services for its clients. "
target: Intellio LLC
Intell.io is a digital creative advertising agency located in Nashville, TN. With a focus on healthcare and SaaS products, Intell.io has grown an impressive roster of medical clients and services.
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closed 2/14/2014 via BNC Analysis

Oxiem merged with Hafenbrack Marketing,

synopsis: Oxiem Brand Interactions and Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations have combined to form Upward Brand Interactions. The deal also includes Hafenbrack Marketing’s Genessa Health division. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO.
buyer: Hafenbrack Marketing
Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm. Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations helps businesses achieve their marketing goals through clear communication and disciplined creativity. "
target: Oxiem
Oxiem is a national Web marketing agency and SEO company with expertise in the healthcare industry. It is an interactively inspired, integrated marketing agency that drives brand interactions to create client success.
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Selbey Anderson, acquired IGNIFI

synopsis: Selbey Anderson, a creative agency group in the UK, has acquired IGNIFI, an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
buyer: Selbey Anderson
Selbey Anderson is a creative agency group in the UK. Selbey Anderson uses integrated marketing to drive client outcomes across the whole customer experience. The group offers services for public relations, digital marketing, and B2B tech marketing. "
target: IGNIFI
IGNIFI is an independent creative agency in the UK. IGNIFI creates and implements effective communications for the human and animal healthcare industries. They offer services for creative strategy, branding, digital, design, and more.
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closed 7/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Wunderman, acquired ABS Creative

synopsis: Wunderman Health has taken a majority stake in ABS Creative, a full-service agency that combines data, medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to develop impactful communication strategies and campaigns for clients in the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Wunderman
Wunderman offers Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel their clients’ growth. "
target: ABS Creative
What started out as a web agency in 1999 has grown to become a full-service organization that mixes medical expertise, creativity, technology and tactical intelligence to spark up the impact of healthcare and wellness communication strategies and tactics.
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closed 10/30/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, acquired Heartbeat Ideas

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that Heartbeat Ideas, one of the largest and most highly regarded digital agencies in the healthcare communications space, has joined the Saatchi & Saatchi Health entities in the U.S. to form a wholly new market player with unmatched strength and depth.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is a fully integrated wellness agency. The agency provides a full-range of marketing solutions including advertising, digital, direct promotion and social marketing strategies. Saatchi & Saatchi Health Communications and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness operate as one entity. "
target: Heartbeat Ideas
Heartbeat Ideas is a pure interactive agency, built from the ground up to help clients prosper in the digital age. They design distinctive brand assets and websites that engages their clients' core constituents and trigger viral media, track blogs and construct eCRM programs.
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closed 4/7/2022 via PR Newswire

Valtech SA, acquired The Berndt Group (TBG)

synopsis: Valtech, a global business transformation agency, has acquired The Berndt Group, Ltd. (TBG), a leading digital customer experience agency focusing on digital transformations. By welcoming TBG, Valtech adds further depth to its cross-disciplinary capabilities, facilitating the new normal, at scale, for the health industry.
buyer: Valtech SA (ENXTPA:LTE:$213.20)
Valtech is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. Valtech enables clients to anticipate trends and connect more directly with consumers across their digital and physical touch points while optimizing time-to-market and ROI. "
target: The Berndt Group (TBG)
TBG (The Berndt Group) is a national digital agency focused on meaningful digital transformations that combine leading user experience, implementation of platforms and automation, improved digital operations, and the adoption of best practices around personalization and user engagement.
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
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closed 1/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Havas Health & You, acquired Raison de Santé SAS

synopsis: Havas Group announced the acquisition of Raison de Santé, a Paris-based agency that specializes in medical education that has supported numerous health companies since its conception in 2008. This integration continues the exponential growth of Havas Health & You under global CEO Donna Murphy as the largest global health network.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Havas Lynx and Havas Life PR, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas. "
target: Raison de Santé SAS
Raison de Santé is a Paris-based agency that specializes in medical education that has supported numerous health companies since its conception in 2008. Their philosophy is to put the experts at the center of the creative and strategic process.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Eversana, acquired HVH Precision Analytics

synopsis: EVERSANA™, the leading provider of commercial services to the life science industry, announced the acquisition of HVH Precision Analytics and its predictive analytics platform. Previously owned by Havas Health & You and Perspecta, HVH's Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning platform has been refined to transform the healthcare sector.
buyer parent: Water Street Healthcare Partners
buyer: Eversana
EVERSANA offers a fully integrated and independent commercial services platform designed to solve global pricing, access, reimbursement, adherence and product delivery challenges in the life science sector. "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: HVH Precision Analytics
HVH Precision Analytics and its predictive analytics platform leverage analytic expertise originally honed to support military and U.S. intelligence community. HVH's Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning platform has been refined to transform the healthcare sector.
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announced 7/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Havas Health & You, will acquire SO What Global

synopsis: Havas Group is boosting its global capabilities in healthcare and wellness with the acquisition of SO What Global, which will join the Havas Health & You business unit as Havas SO. The brand's two complementary agencies, SO Healthy and SO Active offers a full spectrum of science- and consumer-focused communication skill sets for global clients.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Havas Lynx and Havas Life PR, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas. "
target: SO What Global
SO What Global is a PR and marketing communications group that focuses on ‘life communications’ –namely health, wellbeing and lifestyle– for many of the top pharma, consumer lifestyle and wellness companies as well as global associations.
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Havas Health, acquired Symbiotix

synopsis: The Havas Group announced the acquisition of Symbiotix, a specialized medical communications and marketing agency that works to leverage science through distinctive programming aimed at healthcare professionals. Symbiotix, will be integrated into the Havas Health Network, a company that houses Havas Life, Health4Brands and Havas Lynx.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health houses Havas Life (formerly Euro RSCG Life), Health4Brands (H4B) and Havas Lynx, three wholly owned health and wellness communication networks, and defines policies and processes for the global group. "
target: Symbiotix
Symbiotix has quickly gained a reputation for scientifically rigorous, fair-balanced approaches to both marketing and education strategies. Their well-qualified clinical staff works with clients and healthcare professionals to provide expert insight and resources for a breadth of therapeutic areas.
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closed 6/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Just:: Health Communications

synopsis: Havas Health announced the acquisition of Just:: Health Communications, a leading London agency known for its innovative work and for providing services to global clients in public relations, medical communications, public affairs and digital communications.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health
The Havas Health network has a uniquely unified model offering strategy, promotion, medical education, market access, PR and digital solutions inside each agency asset. "
target: Just:: Health Communications
Just:: is a healthcare agency that is committed to working with ambitious, people who share its desire to ask questions, break new ground and make a positive impact. Just:: prides itself on giving confident, honest advice and creating powerful campaigns that resonate with clients and stakeholders.
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closed 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Havas Health, acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising

synopsis: The Havas Group has acquired Bird & Schulte Advertising, an award-winning agency based in Germany. Bird & Schulte offers a full spectrum of services for Rx and OTC, including advertising, digital media, events and medical education. Bird & Schulte will be renamed Havas Life Bird & Schulte, part of the Havas Health global network.
buyer parent: Havas
buyer: Havas Health
Havas Health is one of the largest fully integrated, global health communications groups. With 60 health-focused offices in over 50 countries, they offer advertising, public relations, event promotion, medical education, digital marketing, direct-to-patient and consulting services. "
target: Bird & Schulte Advertising
Bird & Schulte, a full-service health and wellness communications agency, offers the complete spectrum covering advertising, medical education, events and digital media for Rx and OTC.
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closed 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc., acquired Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, acquired UK-based strategic communications consultancy, Aurora Healthcare Communications. Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited
Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it. Since 2005, Aurora has run campaigns that reach, inspire and activate audiences including patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and beyond.
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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 12/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Blue Latitude Health

synopsis: The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the world’s largest independent medical communications and medical marketing organizations, has acquired Blue Latitude Health, a creative consultancy combining the commercial focus of a consultancy with the creative vision of an agency. BLH focuses on the commercialization of healthcare innovations.
buyer: Fishawack Group
Based in the UK, the Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications specialists with offices in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and India. For over 17 years, they have been partnering with global and regional pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients."
target: Blue Latitude Health
Blue Latitude Health is a creative consultancy combining the commercial focus of a consultancy with the creative vision of an agency. Focused on the commercialization of healthcare innovations, they operate globally and regionally at a brand, portfolio and organizational level.
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closed 9/7/2016 via BusinessWire

BrewLife Agency, acquired Pure Communications Inc

synopsis: W2O Group, a network of complementary, digitally oriented, analytics-directed communications and marketing firms, announced the acquisition of Pure Communications, a leading strategic communications consultancy focused in the healthcare industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Pure Communications will combine with W2O Group’s BrewLife.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: BrewLife Agency
BrewLife is an insights-driven marketing and communications agency that blends the science of audience architecture, the art of creative storytelling and the mastery of integrated communications to galvanize their client’s business strategy and help mobilize the audiences they care about. "
target: Pure Communications Inc
Pure Communications, Inc. is a leading strategic communications consultancy focused on the healthcare industry. They focus on helping these organizations translate their brands, technology platforms and science into compelling stories for their clients.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Newswire

VSS Medical Technologies, acquired Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: VSS Medical Technologies, Inc. announced it purchased a majority interest in Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc. Legato Healthcare Marketing is a healthcare marketing agency headquartered in De Pere, Wisconsin. Legato provides specialized marketing solutions to rural health organizations, specialty clinics and medical equipment companies.
buyer: VSS Medical Technologies
VSS Medical Technologies is a healthcare informatics company that offers a diverse portfolio of hyper-specialized software and professional service solutions. They are an innovative technology company that leverages cutting-edge tools to address some of the most comple "
target: Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.
Legato Healthcare Marketing is a healthcare marketing agency headquartered in De Pere, Wisconsin. Legato provides specialized marketing solutions to rural health organizations, specialty clinics and medical equipment companies.
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closed 1/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired ReviveHealth

synopsis: Weber Shandwick, a wholly owned unit of Interpublic and one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, has acquired ReviveHealth, one of the industry's premier integrated marketing communications firms for health systems, health services and health technology in the United States.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications and engagement firm. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services and crisis management. "
target: ReviveHealth
ReviveHealth is the first purpose-built, integrated marketing communication firm for Health Systems, Health Services and Health Technology. The firm is the sixth largest healthcare agency in the country, representing some of the leading and largest brands in healthcare.
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closed 3/3/2015 via GlobeNewswire

A.D.A.M., Inc., acquired Via Media Health

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and healthcare industries, announced that it has acquired Via Media Health, one of India's leading health content & communication companies. Via Media Health will be immediately integrated into its A.D.A.M. Health Information Exchange Division.
buyer parent: Ebix, Inc.
buyer: A.D.A.M., Inc. (ADAM:$0.00)
Founded in 1990, A.D.A.M., Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine, has been a worldwide leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to health care organizations, hospitals, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions. "
target: Via Media Health
Via Media Health is a 13 years old communication, consulting, and networking organization focused on innovative health communication solutions in India.
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closed 2/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Quattro Direct LLC, acquired FWD>Direct

synopsis: Quattro, a marketing and advertising agency based in Berwyn that counts Comcast, New Penn Financial and Ditech as clients, says it has acquired Downingtown-based FWD>Direct a provider of marketing services for healthcare providers.
buyer: Quattro Direct LLC
Quattro is a marketing and advertising agency based in Berwyn that counts Comcast, New Penn Financial and Ditech as clients. They offer services in strategic marketing, creative services, digital, production management, and data media. "
target: FWD>Direct
Based in Downingtown, PA, FWD>Direct helps healthcare providers cost effectively attract and retain more customers. Their services include Strategic Planning, Program Development, Online (Search Marketing, Display, Retargeting, Email and Social Media), Direct Mail, Direct Response TV, and more.
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closed 2/28/2013 via BusinessWire

WCG Company, acquired Partners for Medical Education, Inc.

synopsis: WCG, an integrated communications firm that is part of the W2O Group network of companies, announced its acquisition of Partners for Medical Education, Inc., which will deepen and expand the company’s direct-to-patient advocacy and education offerings for its healthcare clients.
buyer parent: W2O Group
buyer: WCG Company
WCG is an independent strategic communications firm providing integrated solutions built upon clear analytics, with the aim of achieving competitive advantage for a growing spectrum of leading companies and organizations. "
target: Partners for Medical Education, Inc.
Led by Sharron Ames, a 30-year integrated marketing expert, Partners for Medical Education, Inc. delivers best-in-class patient programs and educational materials for people living with rare diseases, chronic illnesses and life-threatening conditions.
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closed 1/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Havas Health & You, acquired Raison de Santé SAS

synopsis: Havas Group announced the acquisition of Raison de Santé, a Paris-based agency that specializes in medical education that has supported numerous health companies since its conception in 2008. This integration continues the exponential growth of Havas Health & You under global CEO Donna Murphy as the largest global health network.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Havas Lynx and Havas Life PR, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas. "
target: Raison de Santé SAS
Raison de Santé is a Paris-based agency that specializes in medical education that has supported numerous health companies since its conception in 2008. Their philosophy is to put the experts at the center of the creative and strategic process.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired Arcus Medica

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Arcus Medica. A leader in medical and scientific communications, Arcus brings doctoral-level experts to W2O who specialize in translating complex clinical and scientific data into clear, meaningful content.
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: Arcus Medica
Arcus Medica is a leader in medical and scientific communications. Arcus pairs extensive in-house industry experience with agency expertise to translate complex clinical and scientific data into clear and meaningful content.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fishawack Group, acquired 2e Creative

synopsis: 2e Creative, an internationally recognized healthcare marketing strategy firm focused on launching pharmaceutical and medical device products has joined the Fishawack Group, one of UK's largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists.
buyer: Fishawack Group
UK-based Fishawack Group is one of the largest independent medical communications and medical marketing specialists. It comprises of Fishawack Medical Communications, offering services in medical communications, and Fishawack Creative, offering strategic planning, development, and advertising. "
target: 2e Creative
2e Creative is a launch and growth agency featuring Fortune 50 clients across pharma, medical device, and research biotech. The agency’s core competencies include branding, marketing strategy, digital marketing, sales training, and meeting/event production.
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closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Carling Communications

synopsis: The Fishawack Group of Companies, one of the largest independent medical communications organizations, has acquired the Carling Group of Companies, including Carling Communications and MCME Global. Carling Communications is an agency focused entirely on healthcare marketing, while MCME Global specializes in medical education.
buyer: Fishawack Group
The Fishawack Group of Companies is one of the largest independent medical communications specialists, with offices in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and India. For over 16 years, they have been partnering with global and regional pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device clients. "
target: Carling Communications
The Carling Group of Companies is comprised of Carling Communications, a full-service creative agency specializing in award-winning work for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, and MCME Global, which specializes in medical education.
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

Serviceplan Group, acquired Beck & Co

synopsis: Serviceplan Group has acquired Beck & Co, a renowned independent pharmaceutical agency in Germany and Austria with offices in Munich and Vienna. The Beck & Co. team bring with them a high degree of creativity, medical content and digital pharmaceutical marketing.
buyer: Serviceplan Group
The Serviceplan Group is the largest and most broadly based owner- and partner-managed agency group in Europe. Founded as a traditional advertising agency, Serviceplan soon developed the concept of ‘House of Communication’ that brings together all modern communication disciplines under one umbrella."
target: Beck & Co
Beck & Co. is a full-service agency specialising in the healthcare field. Patient communication and awareness campaigns play an increasingly important role, and Beck & Co. mainly attend to customers' needs with prescription products.
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closed 12/1/2014 via Market Wire

Northstar Healthcare Inc., acquired Athas Health, LLC

synopsis: Northstar Healthcare announced it has acquired Athas Health. Based in Dallas, TX, Athas focuses on the marketing and delivery of specialized healthcare services in 7 states. Athas has gained a well-earned reputation in the marketing of spine and migraine procedures under the trademarks of North American Spine and Migraine Treatment Centers.
buyer: Northstar Healthcare Inc. (TSX:NHC:$57.93)
Northstar Healthcare is a full-service healthcare development and management company. With a collective leadership experience that includes developing and managing over 100 surgical centers, Northstar constantly strives to provide superior medical care and increased patient satisfaction. "
target: Athas Health, LLC
Athas Health offers relevant information and treatment options to patients seeking help for various health-related issues. Athas can coordinate a patient’s education on different treatment options available and direct them to the best team of physicians to help them get the optimal care available.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.1x
closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth, acquired Element Marketing Group, Inc.

synopsis: Element Marketing Group, a leading market access agency in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, has been acquired by Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather and a WPP company.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Ogilvy CommonHealth
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including brand identity and development, clinical trial recruitment, digital/interactive services, direct-to-consumer, direct-to-patient, global integration, managed care marketing, market research and analytics, and more. "
target: Element Marketing Group, Inc.
Element Marketing Group Inc. (EMG) is a full service medical marketing agency, delivering commercialization strategies and solutions for small molecule, biologic, and medical device products from pre-commercialization through the product lifecycle.
price ($mm)
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$8
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0.0x
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closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Deerfield Agency of Brand, acquired Verge Scientific Communications, LLC

synopsis: Deerfield Agency, one of the fastest growing independent marketing and commercialization partners for life sciences companies, has acquired Verge Scientific Communications, a Virginia-based, brand strategy and strategic communications agency dedicated to shaping the stories of emerging and pioneering health and science-driven companies.
buyer: Deerfield Agency of Brand
Deerfield is a full-service agency that specializes in healthcare marketing and is founded on the principle of providing extraordinary work at an exceptional value. Deerfield keeps brands at the forefront with its compelling strategy, creative, media, print, and digital innovation. "
target: Verge Scientific Communications, LLC
Verge is a strategic communications firm shaping the stories of pioneering companies and brands. Verge partners with innovator companies pushing the bounds of science, inventing new products, and advancing technologies that change the way people live.
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announced 5/31/2022 via BusinessWire

Astorg, will acquire Open Health

synopsis: Astorg and Amulet Capital Partners have signed a binding agreement whereby Astorg will acquire OPEN Health, a leading global provider of scientific communications and market access services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Astorg
Astorg is a leading independent private equity firm with over €17 billion of assets under management. Astorg works with entrepreneurs and management teams to acquire market leading global companies and provide them with strategic guidance, governance, and capital. "
target parent: Amulet Capital Partners LP
target: Open Health
OPEN Health is one of the leading global providers of scientific communications and market access services helping pharmaceutical companies to unlock the full potential of their clinical and commercial assets.
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closed 4/28/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

Dentsu Health, acquired ANTIBODY Healthcare Communications

synopsis: Dentsu announced the merger of Antibody, Canada’s premier full-service communications agency, with Dentsu Health. The merger follows on the heels of rapid growth for the global healthcare solution. Antibody was formed with the goal to re-invent the healthcare communications agency and build the first agency that is a true strategic partner.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Dentsu Health
Dentsu health is an integrated solution that is transforming the healthcare agency services model through a global teaming platform of 2,000+ experts, specializing in health, wellness and pharmaceutical marketing. "
target: ANTIBODY Healthcare Communications
Antibody is Canada’s premier full-service communications agency. Antibody was formed with the goal to re-invent the healthcare communications agency and build the first agency that is a true strategic partner.
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closed 4/7/2022 via PR Newswire

Valtech SA, acquired The Berndt Group (TBG)

synopsis: Valtech, a global business transformation agency, has acquired The Berndt Group, Ltd. (TBG), a leading digital customer experience agency focusing on digital transformations. By welcoming TBG, Valtech adds further depth to its cross-disciplinary capabilities, facilitating the new normal, at scale, for the health industry.
buyer: Valtech SA (ENXTPA:LTE:$213.20)
Valtech is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. Valtech enables clients to anticipate trends and connect more directly with consumers across their digital and physical touch points while optimizing time-to-market and ROI. "
target: The Berndt Group (TBG)
TBG (The Berndt Group) is a national digital agency focused on meaningful digital transformations that combine leading user experience, implementation of platforms and automation, improved digital operations, and the adoption of best practices around personalization and user engagement.
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