Like Viscira, LLC

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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
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0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
$94
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closed 6/6/2013 via BusinessWire

RxVantage, acquired RepAccess

synopsis: RxVantage, a cloud-based technology platform that enables physicians' practices to streamline and improve their relationships with pharmaceutical and other medical sales representatives, announced the acquisition of regional industry competitor RepAccess.
buyer: RxVantage
RxVantage is a cloud-based technology platform that enables physicians' practices to streamline and improve their relationships with pharmaceutical and other medical sales reps. "
target: RepAccess
RepAccess is an online appointment scheduling and resource management software that facilitates interactions between medical offices and pharmaceutical and medical sales representatives.
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closed 5/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired 360 Vantage

synopsis: IMS Health announced the acquisition of 360 Vantage, a leading provider of cloud-based multi-channel CRM and closed loop marketing technologies, to further extend its commercial Software-as-a-Service capabilities for life sciences and healthcare organizations around the globe.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading worldwide provider of information, technology, and services dedicated to making healthcare perform better. The IMS global technology infrastructure, advanced analytics and proprietary software platforms help clients improve patient outcomes and operate more efficiently. "
target: 360 Vantage
Established in 2005 and headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, 360 Vantage is a leader in cloud-based mobile sales and marketing systems designed to solve the more complex front office challenges in Life Sciences and Healthcare.
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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:($0.57))
Regent Pacific is a diversified investment group based in Hong Kong currently holding various corporate and strategic investments focusing on the healthcare, wellness and life sciences sectors. "
target parent: DFR Asia
target: Yooya
Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Yooya is the first to focus on cannabidiol (CBD) infused products, which are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
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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 1/13/2015 via PR Newswire

SCIO Health Analytics, acquired Data Intelligence Ltd.

synopsis: SCIO Health Analytics®, a leading health analytics solutions company, announced it has acquired Data Intelligence, a U.K.-based provider of business intelligence and analytics solutions supporting pharmaceutical sales and marketing operations. The acquisition will complement and further extend SCIO®'s footprint in the life sciences marketplace.
buyer parent: Health Enterprise Partners, L.P.
buyer: SCIO Health Analytics
SCIO Health Analytics® is an industry leading service company delivering solutions to more than 50 healthcare organizations including 15 of the top 25 payers, 3 of Top 5 pharmacy benefit management companies and life science organizations. "
target: Data Intelligence Ltd.
Data Intelligence, founded by Mike Askew and Jon Axon, integrates PharmaANALYTICS™, a Microsoft® award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, with a portfolio of capabilities that bring together fragmented sales and marketing data.
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closed 2/7/2012 via Company Press Release

Model N, Inc., acquired LeapFrogRx, Inc.

synopsis: Model N announced the acquisition of LeapFrogRx, a pioneer and emerging leader in industry BI solutions for Pharma and Biotech. Founded in 2002, LeapFrogRx has strong capabilities in Brand Marketing, Sales Performance and Managed Markets; syndicated market data aggregation and delivery; cloud-based analytical software; and more.
buyer: Model N, Inc. (MODN:$106.97)
Model N is the leading provider of Revenue Management and analytics solutions for Life Sciences and High Tech manufacturers. Over 40,000 users across 60 countries use Model N's business process and analytics solutions delivered in the Cloud or on-premise. "
target: LeapFrogRx, Inc.
LeapFrogRx is a pioneer and emerging leader in industry BI solutions for Pharma and Biotech. LeapFrogRx has strong capabilities in Brand Marketing, Sales Performance and Managed Markets; syndicated market data aggregation and delivery; cloud-based analytical software applications; and more.
price ($mm)
$3.00
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/6/2013 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired Incential Software, Inc.

synopsis: IMS Health has acquired Incential Software, an industry-leading Software-as-a-Service company based in Raleigh, NC, to advance its sales performance management capabilities for life sciences organizations worldwide. Incential delivers technology & services that integrate incentive compensation, data management, & business intelligence applications.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading worldwide provider of information, technology, and services dedicated to making healthcare perform better. The IMS global technology infrastructure, advanced analytics and proprietary software platforms help clients improve patient outcomes and operate more efficiently. "
target: Incential Software, Inc.
Incential Software is a leading provider of sales performance management software and services to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
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closed 11/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, acquired marketRx, Inc.

synopsis: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, a leading provider of global IT and business process outsourcing services, has completed the acquisition of NJ-based marketRx, Inc., a leading provider of analytics and related software services to global Life Sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices segments.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$17,413.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of global IT and business process outsourcing services. Cognizant focuses on delivering strategic information technology solutions that address the complex business needs of its clients. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and the S&P 500 Index. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: marketRx, Inc.
marketRx enables customers at global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to improve the effectiveness of their sales and marketing operations. Sequoia-backed marketRx has received many notable industry recognitions since its inception in 2000.
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announced 10/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

bigtincan, will acquire Agnitio A/S

synopsis: Bigtincan Holdings Limited, a leader in sales enablement automation, will acquire Agnitio A/S, a Danish provider of customer engagement software for the life sciences industry. Agnitio's Rainmaker solution is a multichannel software platform that enables pharma and medical device companies to better engage healthcare professionals and payers.
buyer: bigtincan (ASX:BTH:$22.22)
Bigtincan helps sales and service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. The company’s mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation platform features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps to more effectively engage with customers and encourages team-wide adoption. "
target: Agnitio A/S
Agnitio is a Danish provider of customer engagement software for the life sciences industry. Agnitio's Rainmaker solution is a multichannel software platform that enables pharma and medical device companies to better engage healthcare professionals, payers and other life science stakeholders.
price ($mm)
$2.34
rev ($mm)
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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 9/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VERB Technology Company, Inc., acquired SoloFire

synopsis: VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in interactive video-based sales enablement applications, including interactive livestream eCommerce, webinar, CRM, and marketing applications for entrepreneurs and enterprises, has acquired SoloFire, the provider of a powerful sales enablement platform for the healthcare industry.
buyer: VERB Technology Company, Inc. (VERB:$10.36)
VERB transforms how businesses attract and engage customers. The Company’s Software-as-a-Service platform is based on its proprietary interactive video technology, and comprises a suite of sales enablement business software products offered on a subscription basis. "
target: SoloFire
SoloFire is a mobile sales enablement solution built for field based reps. The company develops and markets leading SaaS-based sales enablement applications for sales representatives of medical device, diagnostics, and life sciences companies.
price ($mm)
$5.10
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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)
$32
rev ($mm)
$34
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
6.5x
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sudler & Hennessey, acquired System Analytic Ltd.

synopsis: Sudler & Hennessey, has acquired a majority stake in System Analytic for an undisclosed sum. Sudler is a global healthcare marketing and communications network, while London-based System Analytic’s database and online tools enable pharmaceutical companies to identify, map and engage key opinions leaders across a broad range of medical fields.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: Sudler & Hennessey
Sudler & Hennessey is one of the world's leading healthcare communications firms, developing strategic promotional and educational programmes for a broad array of healthcare brands. "
target: System Analytic Ltd.
System Analytic Ltd. owns and operates a database and online tools to help pharmaceutical companies to identify and engages opinion leaders. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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0.0x
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
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0.0x
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closed 6/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Lucid Group, acquired DiD Agency

synopsis: UK-based Lucid Group, a global multi-capability healthcare communications company, has acquired DiD Agency Group, a full-service healthcare creative agency. The acquisition will strengthen Lucid Group’s existing presence in the US and its ability to provide a compelling strategic, creative and digital offering globally.
buyer: Lucid Group
Based in the UK, Lucid Group is a global multi-capability healthcare communications company committed to advancing patient health outcomes. Lucid Group’s pioneering approaches to communication have received industry-wide recognition and have consistently led to market-leading growth. "
target: DiD Agency
DiD Agency Group is a full-service healthcare creative agency. DiD offers extensive capabilities in a wide range of disease areas, including market strategy, strategic communications, creative execution, media and analytics, and an on-demand studio.
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closed 8/11/2020 via Company Press Release

BresMed Health Solutions Ltd, acquired Cello Health plc

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a specialized private equity firm investing in healthcare and industrials companies, has acquired Cello Health plc, the global healthcare-focused advisory firm. Cello Health’s capabilities and culture are highly complementary with those of BresMed, a leader in health economic research acquired by Arsenal.
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: Cello Health plc (CLLL:$204.91)
Cello Health is a global healthcare-focused advisory firm comprised of a set of leading scientific, commercial advisory and digital delivery capabilities. Cello Health enables clients to commercialise, differentiate their assets, and drive brand success.
price ($mm)
$237
rev ($mm)
$218
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
17.2x
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:$1,298.52)
Headquartered in Ireland, UDG Healthcare is a global leader in healthcare advisory, communications, commercial, clinical and packaging services. The Group is organised and managed across two divisions: Ashfield and Sharp, and employs 8,700 people in 26 countries. "
target: Canale Communications
Canale Communications is a strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries. It has worked with more than 300 biotech, health tech, and pharmaceutical companies at virtually every stage of development.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 7/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Huntsworth PLC, acquired Giant

synopsis: Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, announced the completion of the Giant Creative Strategy LLC acquisition by Huntsworth plc. Giant Creative Strategy is one of the largest independent healthcare marketing agencies based on the west coast.
buyer: Huntsworth PLC (LSE:HNT:$342.69)
Huntsworth PLC is an international healthcare and communications group. The Group's principal area of focus is Health, which provides marketing and medical communications services to healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-size pharmaceutical and biotech companies. "
target parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
target: Giant
Headquartered in San Francisco, Giant Creative Strategy is one of the largest independent healthcare marketing agencies based on the west coast. Giant specializes in strategy, creative and technology-driven multichannel marketing communications for its clients.
price ($mm)
$72*
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 10/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Healthcare Consultancy Group, acquired Chameleon Communications

synopsis: Healthcare Consultancy Group has acquired London based Chameleon Communications International, provider of strategic marketing, medical and regulatory advisory services.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Healthcare Consultancy Group
The Healthcare Consultancy Group is a leading provider of services to the pharmaceutical industry, including strategic medical education and scientific services, thought leader engagement, disease and product communications and regulatory advisory and support services. "
target: Chameleon Communications
Chameleon Communications has established a reputation for providing the highest quality global scientific communication services on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare community.
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announced 7/5/2012 via PR Newswire

GolinHarris, will acquire Virgo HEALTH

synopsis: GolinHarris, a division within Interpublic Group, announced it will acquire Virgo HEALTH, the award-winning, independent UK healthcare communications firm, to become part of the GolinHarris network. Virgo HEALTH will retain its name. Founders and joint chief executives Angie Wiles and Sarah Matthew will continue in their current roles.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: GolinHarris
GolinHarris is a holistic communications firm designed and built to help clients win in a complex, connected society. In 2011, GH completely redesigned the agency to combine strategy, creativity and engagement into one seamless package that is delivered to clients. "
target: Virgo HEALTH
Virgo HEALTH is one of the UK's leading independent healthcare communications consultancies. With a core proposition of Communications Without Compromise, Virgo provides a genuinely uncompromised service where the exceptional is always the rule.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 5/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

McCann Healthcare Worldwide Japan, acquired MDS Co

synopsis: CMIC has concluded the agreements with McCann Healthcare Worldwide Japan, a Japanese subsidiary of one of the top three healthcare marketing communications networks in the world, on partially transferring shares of stock of its consolidated subsidiary company, MDS Co., Ltd. MDS provides marketing support services to pharmaceutical companies.
buyer parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
buyer: McCann Healthcare Worldwide Japan
McCann Healthcare Worldwide Japan is a healthcare communications agency which is a part of McCann Worldgroup, a global marketing solutions company, characterized by its marketing know-hows that cover not only the pharmaceutical industry but the healthcare industry as a whole. "
target parent: CMIC Co., Ltd.
target: MDS Co
MDS, Co., Ltd. provides marketing support services to pharmaceutical companies through strategic planning and production of promotion materials for pharmaceutical products.
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closed 12/8/2011 via Market Wire

DisplayWorks LLC, acquired Millennium Communications Group, LLC

synopsis: Woodbridge Group announced the sale of its client Millennium Communications Group, LLC (MCG) based in Parsippany, New Jersey to DisplayWorks LLC. MCG is a leading provider of innovative marketing, training, medical education and multimedia solutions to the pharmaceutical industry for over 15 years.
buyer parent: JPB Capital Partners
buyer: DisplayWorks LLC
DisplayWorks produces exhibits, educational centers and events for a range of industries, and has a significant presence in the healthcare sector. The company is a portfolio holding of JPB Partners based in Columbia, Maryland. "
target parent: Woodbridge Group, LLC.
target: Millennium Communications Group, LLC
Millennium Communications Group is a provider of innovative marketing, training, medical education and multimedia solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. It provides Account Services, Content & Instructional Design Services, Technology Services, and HR/Employee Communications.
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closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Hybrid Fuels, Inc., acquired EMG Marketing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Hybrid Fuels, Inc. announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of EMG Marketing Solutions, Inc., a Florida corporation, that is focused on providing sales, marketing and product development expertise to the multi-billion dollar nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Hybrid Fuels, Inc. (HRID:$0.00)
Hybrid Fuels was incorporated in the state of Nevada in 1998 as Polo Equities. It has primarily been a development stage company with management focused on developing innovative business opportunities and further advancing technologies. "
target: EMG Marketing Solutions, Inc.
EMG Marketing Solutions, Inc. is a Florida corporation that is focused on providing sales, marketing and product development expertise to the multi-billion dollar nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industry.
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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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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

TransCanna, will acquire Goodfellas Group

synopsis: TransCanna Holdings Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Goodfellas Group, LLC, a full service advertising and marketing agency for the cannabis and hemp industries, from which the Company is already acquiring 23 branding agreements.
buyer: TransCanna (CNSX:TCAN:$0.00)
TransCanna specializes in assisting cannabis farmers and manufacturers get recognized by end consumers who in turn purchase their products. They offer our services throughout every aspect of the ecosystem; from branding and design, to transportation and distribution, to marketing and sales. "
target: Goodfellas Group
The Goodfellas Group is a full service advertising and management agency that builds and sustains lasting brands. The Goodfellas team of experts help company owners develop, market, and retail licensed cannabis and cannabis-related products.
price ($mm)
$0.52
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

SARORAS Private Capital, acquired InCrowd

synopsis: SARORAS Private Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the technology-enabled services industry, has made a majority investment in InCrowd, pioneer of real-time data market insights in the life sciences industry.
buyer: SARORAS Private Capital
SARORAS Private Capital provides equity capital to growing companies in the technology-enabled services industry. SARORAS aspires to build industry-leading companies supporting innovative and entrepreneurial management teams to generate long-term, sustainable growth. "
target: InCrowd
InCrowd is the pioneer of the real-time, mobile first, MicroSurvey solution, delivering the top global 100 life science firms agile, primary market research. InCrowd accelerates market research and time-to-respond to insights to ensure effective brand management and strong brand health.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired Create NYC

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Create NYC, a New York-based disruptive creative communications agency. The business will become part of UDG's Ashfield Communications, a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They provide field and contact centre sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information and event management services. "
target: Create NYC
Create NYC is an innovative New York-based healthcare creative communications agency, offering the tactical execution of sales and marketing materials for its international pharmaceutical clients.
price ($mm)
$58
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired SmartAnalyst, Inc.

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SmartAnalyst, a New York-based strategic commercialisation consulting and analytics business. The business will become part of Ashfield Communications.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in commercialisation services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. They provide field and contact centre sales teams, healthcare communications, patient support, audit, advisory, medical information and event management services. "
target: SmartAnalyst, Inc.
SmartAnalyst is a US-based strategic consulting and analytics business focused on the pharmaceutical and biotech sector. SmartAnalyst provides strategic consulting services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies to support disease, asset, and portfolio level decisions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$12]
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announced 4/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Copernicus Marketing Consulting, will acquire Forbes Consulting Group

synopsis: Dentsu Inc. announced that its global business headquarters Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire Forbes Consulting Group and have it become part of Copernicus Marketing Consulting post acquisition. Founded in 1985, Forbes Consulting Group specializes in both quantitative and qualitative research and analysis.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Copernicus Marketing Consulting
Copernicus Marketing Consulting is a research-and-data-driven marketing consulting firm in the business of transforming companies. They use front-line experience, insights, and advanced analytics to help B2B and B2C companies develop, plan, and implement strategies that change brand trajectories. "
target: Forbes Consulting Group
The Forbes Consulting Group is a strategic and innovative market research company providing global clients with deeper levels of insight about emotions and motivations - and helping them gain strategic market advantage on the strength of these insights.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Communisis plc, will acquire Life Marketing Consultancy Limited

synopsis: Communisis plc, announces that it has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Life Marketing Consultancy Limited. Life is an award-winning, research and insight-led shopper marketing agency. Life's clients are leading consumer goods groups especially in the food, drinks, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
buyer: Communisis plc (GB:CMS:$501.10)
Communisis is a UK leading provider of personalised customer communication services that specialises in helping clients communicate with their customers more effectively and more profitably in fast-changing markets. "
target: Life Marketing Consultancy Limited
Life is an award-winning, research and insight-led shopper marketing agency. Life's clients are leading consumer goods groups especially in the food, drinks, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$21]
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
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 9/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Aztec

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and over-the-counter healthcare companies, announced it has acquired Aztec, a leading provider of market measurement and related services for consumer packaged goods (CPG), liquor and pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (IRi) delivers powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target parent: Dentsu Inc.
target: Aztec
Aztec provides scan-data services to consumer packaged goods retailers and manufacturers. Aztec offers computer-based information services and core offerings include data processing and reporting, leading-edge user friendly software, training and client service support.
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