Like Custodix N.V.

closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

TriNetX, acquired Custodix N.V.

synopsis: TriNetX has acquired Custodix, a Belgian-based provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions. TriNetX is a global health research network that has revolutionised clinical research. Custodix is a provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance.
buyer: TriNetX
TriNetX is the global health research network enabling healthcare organizations, biopharma and CROs to collaborate, enhance trial design, accelerate recruitment and bring new therapies to market faster. "
target: Custodix N.V.
Custodix is a Belgian provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance with European and US data protection legislation and security best practices.
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closed 5/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

CSAM Health AS, acquired MedSciNet

synopsis: CSAM Health Group AS, the leading provider of niche eHealth solutions in the Nordics, announced that they have acquired MedSciNet AB, a provider of benchmark eHealth solutions within clinical research.
buyer: CSAM Health AS (OB:CSAM:$30.36)
CSAM is a leading Norwegian company in the specialized eHealth market with a unique blend of best in class innovative technology, and outstanding human skills. Their diverse portfolio of software solutions enables healthcare providers to access relevant clinical information at the point of care. "
target: MedSciNet
MedSciNet is a Stockholm based company specialising in design and development of web applications and on-line database systems for clinical trials and studies, quality registries, medical bio-banks, and other solutions within the medical field.
price ($mm)
$2.88
rev ($mm)
$2
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1.7x
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announced 5/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Greenphire, Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector, has reached an agreement to acquire Greenphire, the global leader in financial lifecycle management software for clinical trials, from The Riverside Company.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Greenphire, Inc
Greenphire is the leader in global clinical trial financial process automation. Greenphire's best-in-class solutions optimize clinical trial performance by streamlining payment and logistical workflows from sponsors and CROs to sites and patients.
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closed 1/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Scarritt Group Inc., acquired TrialTech Medical Inc.

synopsis: Scarritt Group Inc., a technology-enabled leader in the planning and execution of meetings for Investigators and Coordinators of clinical trials, has acquired TrialTech Medical Inc, a leader in the application of cloud- based software and artificial intelligence enabled digital marketing for the recruitment of eligible subjects for clinical trials.
buyer: Scarritt Group Inc.
Scarritt Group is a technology-enabled, full service meeting planning and logistics company specializing in delivering clinical trial meetings worldwide. "
target: TrialTech Medical Inc.
TrialTech Medical is a software and services company supporting the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. They work in coordination with their clients' medical and clinical operations teams to optimize the process of clinical trial planning, recruitment and enrollment.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

ZEISS Group, acquired Arivis

synopsis: ZEISS, an international technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics, has acquired a majority stake in arivis, a biomedical software company in Germany. arivis enables users to visualize and manage multi-dimensional image datasets. Their platform features solutions for imaging, compliance, data management, and more.
buyer: ZEISS Group (XTRA:AFX:$1,364.13)
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The ZEISS Group develops, produces and distributes measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, binoculars and more. "
target: Arivis
arivis is a biomedical big image data and compliance software company in Germany. arivis enables users to visualize, analyze, distribute and manage multi-terabyte, multi-dimensional image datasets. Their cloud-based platform features solutions for imaging, compliance, data management, and more.
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announced 4/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Antares Vision, will acquire TradeTicity

synopsis: Antares Vision, the worldwide leading supplier of inspection and serialization systems for the pharmaceutical industry, will acquire an 82.83% stake in TradeTicity, a Croatian provider of serialization solutions for pharmaceutical companies. TradeTicity's CureSync is a cloud-based software solution that simplifies the serialization process.
buyer: Antares Vision (BIT:AV:$147.74)
Antares Vision is the worldwide leading supplier of inspection and serialization systems for the pharmaceutical industry. Antares Vision designs and produces the most advanced Inspection, Track & Trace and Smart Data Management solutions on the market completely tailored to individual product needs."
target: TradeTicity
TradeTicity is a Croatian provider of serialization solutions for pharmaceutical companies. TradeTicity's CureSync is a cloud-based software solution that simplifies the serialization process. CureSync covers all levels of serialization and handles billions of serialization codes.
price ($mm)
$1.12*
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
1.3x
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Monterro, acquired Viedoc

synopsis: Monterro, the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, has acquired a majority stake in Viedoc, a modern and sophisticated electronic data capture (EDC) system. Viedoc enables researchers to gather and evaluate clinical trial data more efficiently.
buyer: Monterro
Sweden-based Monterro is the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn software companies into market leaders. With operational experience from successfully developing and running companies, Monterro actively supports its portfolio companies in all aspects of growth. "
target: Viedoc
Viedoc is a modern and sophisticated electronic data capture (EDC) system. Viedoc enables researchers to gather and evaluate clinical trial data more efficiently. Their powerful EDC system has been used in over 2000 trials in more than 75 countries in all therapeutic areas and clinical phases.
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closed 10/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

TrialScope, acquired Clinical Trial Connect, LLC

synopsis: TrialScope has acquired Clinical Trial Connect, a platform used by disease foundations and advocacy groups that connects their community members to relevant clinical trials. As part of the acquisition, founder Mike Wenger will share his technological expertise as part of the TrialScope team.
buyer: TrialScope
TrialScope is the global leader in clinical trial transparency and compliance. TrialScope's tools and systems enable their customers to improve their clinical trial process, mitigate registry and lifecycle risk, and ultimately achieve greater business success. "
target: Clinical Trial Connect, LLC
Clinical Trial Connect is a platform used by disease foundations and advocacy groups that connects their community members to relevant clinical trials. Clinical Trial Connect was founded by Mike Wenger, who developed his own algorithm for matching patients to clinical trials.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

JLL Partners, Water Street Healthcare Partners, acquired THREAD Research

synopsis: Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners have acquired Orange County, California-based THREAD, a provider of technology that enables virtual research approaches to modernize clinical studies and registries.
buyer: JLL Partners
buyer: Water Street Healthcare Partners
JLL Partners is a middle-market private equity firm with a 30-year track record of building and transforming businesses. Water Street is a strategic investor focused exclusively on healthcare. The firm has a strong record of building market-leading companies across key growth sectors in healthcare. "
target: THREAD Research
THREAD is a virtual research platform used by biopharma, CROs, non-profit researchers, and life science organizations to capture global clinical study data in between, as well as during and instead of clinic visits.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Orion Business Innovation, acquired Cabeus, Inc.

synopsis: Orion Business Innovation, a fast-growing, global technology services firm, announced that it has acquired Cabeus, a US-based technology services and niche cloud solutions provider focused on enterprise digital transformation, regulatory information management,
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Orion Business Innovation
Orion is a premier, global business and technology services firm that provides digital transformation, automation and digital product development services. Rooted in engineering and design thinking, its team of over 3,500 associates help Fortune 1,000 companies increase efficiencies. "
target: Cabeus, Inc.
Cabeus is a US-based technology services provider with extensive pharmaceutical life sciences expertise. Cabeus is a niche cloud solutions and services company focused on enterprise digital transformation, regulatory information management, and more.
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announced 7/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Anju Software, will acquire OmniComm Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Anju Software, a leading provider of comprehensive software solutions to the life sciences industry, will be acquiring OmniComm, a healthcare technology company that provides web-based electronic data capture and eClinical solutions and related value-added services.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive software solutions to the life sciences industry that provides an integrated platform spanning clinical operations, medical affairs, and commercial divisions, including integrated data intelligence. "
target: OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCPK:OMCM:$14,891.70)
OmniComm is a healthcare technology company that provides web-based electronic data capture and eClinical solutions and related value-added services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, contract research organizations, and other clinical trial sponsors.
price ($mm)[EV]
$72 [$81]
rev ($mm)
$25
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$2
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3.4x
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46.2x
announced 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Dassault Systemes, will acquire Medidata

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, a provider of solutions that transform the way products are designed, provided and supported, will be acquiring Medidata, a provider of a platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data.
buyer: Dassault Systemes (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,323.17)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Medidata (MDSO:$660.00)
Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life science, with a platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence, Medidata helps accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,825 [$5,822]
rev ($mm)
$660
EBITDA ($mm)
$81
EV / rev
8.8x
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72.2x
announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Oracle Corporation, will acquire GoBalto

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire goBalto, which delivers leading cloud solutions to accelerate clinical trials by streamlining and automating the selection and set up of the best performing clinical research sites to conduct trials.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: GoBalto
goBalto, Inc. is an award winning, venture backed group of industry veterans that creates simple, focused software for the global drug trial industry. Its products offer drug trial sponsors and clinical research organizations the fastest, easiest possible way to start clinical studies on the web.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired Sylogent

synopsis: Anju Software Inc., a life sciences software platform backed by Providence Equity Partners, has acquired Sylogent. Sylogent delivers cloud based state of the art software solutions and business services to the pharmaceutical industry focused specifically on the information required to bring a product to market.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences enterprise software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions. Anju was founded by professionals with deep software domain expertise and a track record of building software platforms through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. "
target: Sylogent
Sylogent delivers software and business services to the pharmaceutical industry focused specifically on the information required to bring a product to market. They ensure the timely completion of critical information, maximize compliance goals and reduce risk management liability.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

PRA Health Sciences, acquired Parallel 6

synopsis: HCAP Partners, a California-based mezzanine debt and private equity firm, announced that it has exited its investment in Parallel 6, Inc. (“P6”), a mobile clinical (“mClinical”) SaaS platform designed to recruit, enroll, engage and manage patients in clinical trials. P6 was sold to PRA Health Sciences, Inc.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: PRA Health Sciences (PRAH:$1,698.48)
PRA Health Sciences, Inc. is one of the world’s leading global CROs by revenue, providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Since 2000, PRA has participated in approximately 3,500 clinical trials worldwide. "
target parent: HCAP Partners
target: Parallel 6
Parallel 6’s technology digitally enrolls, engages and manages patients using mobile endpoints. Sponsors and clinical research organizations can connect directly with and manage patients anywhere in the world, seamlessly integrating into their daily lives.
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$40
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

DrugDev, acquired SecureConsent

synopsis: DrugDev has acquired SecureConsent, a developer of mobile e-consent software. SecureConsent replaces the paper methods that have historically been used to secure informed consent from patients participating in drug studies with an e-consent method that uses tablets and other mobile devices.
buyer: DrugDev
DrugDev streamlines engagement among sponsors, CROs and doctors to advance the common goal of doing more trials. Through the creation of global, standardized processes DrugDev is consistently and efficiently transforming the way drug developers identify, engage and pay investigators. "
target: SecureConsent
The software products developed by Secure Consent replace the paper methods that have historically been used to secure informed consent from patients participating in drug studies with an e-consent method that uses tablets and other mobile devices.
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closed 6/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Anju Software, acquired Online Business Applications

synopsis: Anju Software, a life sciences software platform, announced that it has acquired Online Business Applications (OBA), a global provider of medical communication systems and drug safety compliance software for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.
buyer: Anju Software
Anju Software is a life sciences software platform focused on delivering exceptional business application solutions with outstanding customer support. Anju was founded by a group of operating and investment professionals with deep domain expertise in the enterprise software sector. "
target: Online Business Applications
Online Business Applications has been developing software for medical information departments for over thirty years. Their software offers enhanced tools, including built-in custom reporting, document and correspondence management, FAQ Database, and built-in data and privacy protection.
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closed 5/31/2016 via BusinessWire

Instem LSS Ltd, acquired Samarind Limited

synopsis: Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announced that it has acquired the UK-headquartered Samarind organization to help bring scalability and next generation capabilities to the increasingly complex global regulatory environment.
buyer: Instem LSS Ltd (AIM:INS:$38.71)
Instem is a leading supplier of IT applications to the early development healthcare market delivering compelling solutions for data collection, management and analysis across the R&D continuum. Instem applications are in use by customers worldwide. "
target: Samarind Limited
Samarind provides database software solutions to a wide range of businesses, with particular focus on Life Sciences. Their flagship product, Samarind RMS, is an award-winning database system for regulatory affairs professionals in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries.
price ($mm)
$3.12
rev ($mm)
$2
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EV / rev
2.1x
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closed 1/19/2016 via PR Newswire

BioClinica, Inc., acquired Clinverse, Inc.

synopsis: Bioclinica, Inc., a specialty trials services and technology provider, announced it has acquired Clinverse, Inc. Clinverse automates and manages the entire financial lifecycle of global clinical trials for contract research organizations and pharmaceutical companies. Its suite of products pays clinical trial sites, vendors and their subjects.
buyer: BioClinica, Inc.
Bioclinica is a specialty services provider that utilizes expertise and technology to create clarity in the clinical trial process. Bioclinica is organized into three business segments to deliver focused service and multifaceted technologies. "
target: Clinverse, Inc.
Clinverse, Inc. architected the industry's first automated financial management technology solution for clinical trials. Their solution standardizes clinical trial financial management for millions of financial transactions across the globe, including clinical site payments.
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closed 9/29/2015 via BusinessWire

Veeva Systems, acquired Zinc Ahead

synopsis: Veeva Systems announced it has acquired Zinc Ahead, leading provider of commercial content management solutions. They are joining forces to address the growing need for end-to-end compliance management that reduces regulatory risk as companies face increasing volumes of content, proliferation of digital channels, and increased regulatory scrutiny.
buyer: Veeva Systems (VEEV:$968.71)
Veeva Systems is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence and customer success, Veeva has over 300 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. "
target: Zinc Ahead
Zinc Ahead is a leading enabler of content compliance and rich media management for the life science industry. Over two million digital assets have been approved through the Zinc cloud, transforming digital media development and compliance in over 120 life science companies across 170 countries.
price ($mm)
$117
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

TriNetX, acquired Custodix N.V.

synopsis: TriNetX has acquired Custodix, a Belgian-based provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions. TriNetX is a global health research network that has revolutionised clinical research. Custodix is a provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance.
buyer: TriNetX
TriNetX is the global health research network enabling healthcare organizations, biopharma and CROs to collaborate, enhance trial design, accelerate recruitment and bring new therapies to market faster. "
target: Custodix N.V.
Custodix is a Belgian provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance with European and US data protection legislation and security best practices.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

TriNetX, acquired Custodix N.V.

synopsis: TriNetX has acquired Custodix, a Belgian-based provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions. TriNetX is a global health research network that has revolutionised clinical research. Custodix is a provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance.
buyer: TriNetX
TriNetX is the global health research network enabling healthcare organizations, biopharma and CROs to collaborate, enhance trial design, accelerate recruitment and bring new therapies to market faster. "
target: Custodix N.V.
Custodix is a Belgian provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance with European and US data protection legislation and security best practices.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthiVibe LLC

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a leading provider of real-world observational and syndicated registry data, announced that it has acquired HealthiVibe, LLC, a leading patient experience company. HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle.
buyer parent: Great Point Partners
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthiVibe LLC
HealthiVibe uses a systematic, evidence-based process to help pharmaceutical clients spearhead patient engagement initiatives of the product lifecycle. They leverage models and online analytic platforms to provide tools to optimize clinical trials and enhance product commercialization.
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closed 6/22/2016 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: WIRB-Copernicus Group, one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced its acquisition of CenterWatch, the leading provider of clinical trial industry news and information. CenterWatch provides clinical trials information to clinical research professionals.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficience of clinical research. WCG enables biopharmaceutical companies, Clinical Services Organizations and institutions to accelerate the delivery of new treatments. "
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is the recognized global leader in providing clinical trials information to a broad and influential spectrum of clinical research professionals ranging from sponsors and CROs, to investigative sites, technology solutions and niche providers.
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announced 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Nordic Capital, will acquire ERT

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on the healthcare, software, financial services, and industrial technology industries, announced the sale of ERT, a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development, to Nordic Capital Fund VIII.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leader in Nordic private equity investments, and now has an enviable reputation in investment and portfolio management. Since launching in 1989, Nordic Capital funds have delivered outstanding returns for our investors. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: ERT
ERT is a leading provider of high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. ERT delivers a combination of technology, services and clinical consulting that increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data and improve the widely deployed solutions.
price ($mm)
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$300
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closed 7/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired ERT

synopsis: ERT, a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes services to biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations, announced that Genstar Capital, LLC, has completed its acquisition of the company in a take-private transaction.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital LLC has more than $3 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, insurance and financial services, and industrial technology industries. "
target: ERT
ERT is a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes research services and customizable medical devices supporting biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations to achieve their drug development and healthcare objectives.
price ($mm)[EV]
$395 [$370]
rev ($mm)
$194
EBITDA ($mm)
$42
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 5/5/2010 via Company Press Release

Kenneth Getz, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: Ken Getz, the founder of CenterWatch—an industry-leading clinical trials information services company—along with private equity investors has purchased the company from Jobson Medical Information.
buyer: Kenneth Getz
Ken Getz founded CenterWatch in 1994 and established the company as a leading provider of operating and business information on the $40 billion global clinical trials industry. Getz sold the company to the Thomson Corporation in 1998. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global destination of clinical trials information for both professionals and patients. CenterWatch provides a wide variety of information services including grant leads for investigative sites, data about the global clinical trials industry and more.
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closed 12/31/2007 via Berkery

Jobson Medical Information LLC, acquired CenterWatch, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced the sale of CenterWatch to Jobson Medical Information, a portfolio company of The Wicks Group, LLC. CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: Jobson Medical Information LLC
Jobson Medical Information is a leading specialty healthcare communications, publishing, and medical education company. Jobson Medical Information produces a broad range of publications, educational programs, enduring educational materials, live events, symposia and websites. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: CenterWatch, Inc.
CenterWatch is a trusted source and global leader in providing proprietary data and information about clinical trials to both professionals and patients.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Advarra

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in financial services, healthcare, industrial technology, and software industries, has acquired Advarra, a leading provider of institutional review board, institutional biosafety committee, and research quality and compliance solutions that are critical to the drug development process.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that actively invests in high quality companies. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Linden Capital Partners
target: Advarra
Advarra, headquartered in Columbia, Md., provides institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC) and global research compliance services to clinical trial sponsors, CROs, hospital systems, academic medical centers and investigators.
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closed 2/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Arsenal Capital Partners, acquired BresMed Health Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm investing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies, announced the acquisition of BresMed Health Solutions, a pioneer in providing health economic research, communications, and consulting services to the global pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle‐market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, and completed more than 45 platform investments. "
target: 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.
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announced 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Clarivate Analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics, will acquire Decision Resources Group ("DRG"), a premier provider of high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, from Piramal Enterprises Limited, part of global business conglomerate Piramal Group.
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$1,441.88)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target parent: Piramal Group
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG) is uniquely positioned to help healthcare businesses improve the lives of patients around the world by creating patient-centric commercial strategies that drive better outcomes and better access.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$207
EBITDA ($mm)
$48
EV / rev
4.6x
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20.0x
closed 8/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Context Matters

synopsis: Decision Resources Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Context Matters, the innovative data technology start-up that developed a first-of-its-kind global market access integrated data platform.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group (DRG), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., offers best-in-class, high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, delivered by more than 900 employees across 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Context Matters
Context Matters is led by a team with extensive experience in the pharma & biotech and financial & information sectors with deep operational familiarity of the issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and those following the industry.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Inovalon, Inc., will acquire Avalere Health LLC

synopsis: Inovalon, a leading technology company providing cloud-based analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Avalere Health, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
buyer: Inovalon, Inc. (INOV:$449.36)
Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. "
target: Avalere Health LLC
Avalere Health, Inc. is a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
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closed 12/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Abacus International

synopsis: Decision Resources Group, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on healthcare insights and analysis, announced that it has acquired Abacus International, a pioneer in evidence-based global market access solutions for many of the world’s leading healthcare companies.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions. "
target: Abacus International
Abacus International is unique in its provision of services throughout the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical or medical device. They can provide tailored solutions to overcome each hurdle of the product development process, from pre-launch though to market access.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Piramal Healthcare Limited, acquired Decision Resources Group

synopsis: Piramal Healthcare Limited has completed its previously announced acquisition of Decision Resources Group, a US based company in the healthcare information segment. Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best in class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry.
buyer parent: Piramal Group
buyer: Piramal Healthcare Limited
With assets across North America, Europe and Asia, Piramal Healthcare is one of the largest pharmaceutical custom manufacturing companies across the world. It has significant presence in the global critical care space with sales of anesthesia products to over 100 countries. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on critical issues within the healthcare industry. The top biopharmaceutical, medical technology and managed care companies rely on the Company’s predictive analytics to make fully informed decisions.
price ($mm)
$635
rev ($mm)
$160
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2007 via

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announced today that Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $21 billion under management, will acquire majority control of the Company.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
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closed 1/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Boston Ventures Management, Inc., Castanea Partners, acquired Decision Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Castanea Partners and Boston Ventures Limited Partnership VI today announced the recapitalization of Decision Resources, Inc., with a total transaction value of $58 million. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company is best known for its therapeutically-focused analyses of global pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.
buyer: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
buyer: Castanea Partners
Boston Ventures Management, LLC is a private equity firm that has been an active investor and financial partner to management teams in the media, entertainment, publishing and information and communications sectors since 1983, earning the firm a franchise position in the private equity community. "
target: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit.
price ($mm)
$58
rev ($mm)
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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)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cerner Corporation, acquired Kantar Health

synopsis: Cerner Corporation, a global health care technology company, has acquired Kantar Health, a division of Kantar Group. Kantar Health is a leading data, analytics and real-world evidence and commercial research consultancy serving the life science industry.
buyer: Cerner Corporation (CERN:$5,552.99)
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems at thousands of contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Kantar Health
Kantar Health SA provides healthcare consulting and marketing research services. The company was formerly known as Taylor Nelson Sofres Healthcare SA. The company is based in Madrid, Spain. Kantar Health SA operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.
price ($mm)
$375
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2018 via PR Newswire

ZS Associates, purchased BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: ZS announced it has acquired the assets of BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting from Nielsen. The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
buyer: ZS Associates
ZS Associates is a global management consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, operations and execution. Founded in 1983, ZS has grown into a firm of 500 professionals delivering expertise across much of the sales and marketing spectrum. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
The BASES Pharmaceutical Forecasting assets include launch product and direct-to-consumer forecasting tools and proprietary normative databases for pharmaceutical brands.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/8/2012 via PR Newswire

Diversified Agency Services, will acquire Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Diversified Agency Services announced an agreement with ITOCHU Corporation and a number of venture capital funds to acquire a majority stake in Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd., a highly respected Japanese online medical communications agency.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Diversified Agency Services
Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc., manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing disciplines. DAS includes more than 190 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations. "
target parent: Itochu Corporation
target: Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd.
Medical Collective Intelligence Co. Ltd. ("MCI") is a highly respected and well-known Japanese online medical communications agency. Based in Tokyo, MCI operates a Marketing Research division and a Detailing Solutions division, both focused on the healthcare industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/24/2012 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: IMS Health has acquired PharmARC, an India-based company specializing in commercial analytics and services for the life sciences industry. The acquisition adds significant scale to a world-class services delivery platform, strengthens IMS’s business process outsourcing capabilities.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is the leading provider of information services for the healthcare industry around the world. The company draws on its global technology infrastructure and unique combination of in-depth, analytics, and consulting platforms to help clients better understand the value of medicines. "
target: PharmARC Analytic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
PharmARC is a leading provider of analytic solutions for the efficient commercialization of drugs and medical products. The firm’s analytics and services enable its life sciences customers to make informed decisions related to their sales and marketing strategies and implementation.
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