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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Strategic Management Decisions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD), a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Strategic Management Decisions
Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) is a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
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closed 1/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Rizk Ventures, acquired Workforce Prescriptions (WRx)

synopsis: Rizk Ventures, a privately-held investment firm that focuses on investment activities, announced it has acquired Workforce Prescriptions, a provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions to the healthcare industry with a focus on assisting hospitals in significantly decreasing costs and improving outcomes without reducing staff.
buyer: Rizk Ventures
Rizk Ventures is a privately-held investment firm based in New York. Rizk Ventures focuses on investment activities in the areas of Venture Capital, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Special Opportunities. "
target: Workforce Prescriptions (WRx)
Workforce Prescriptions (WRx) is an evidence-based consulting firm that provides assistance to hospitals desiring to: Reduce their cost of labor without reducing staff, Reduce their Length of stay without jeopardizing quality and Improve productivity by designing more efficient work processes.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BusinessWire

WNS Global Services, acquired HealthHelp

synopsis: WNS (Holdings) Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, announced it has acquired HealthHelp, an industry leader in care management. HealthHelp works closely with both payors and providers to help improve patient outcomes and drive long-term sustainable cost savings for the healthcare industry.
buyer: WNS Global Services (WNS:$585.82)
WNS is a leading global business process management company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods. "
target: HealthHelp
HealthHelp is an industry leader in care management, working closely with both payors and providers to help improve patient outcomes & drive long-term sustainable cost savings. Their solutions are powered by a scalable platform called ConsultTM, which processes its current assessments automatically.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BusinessWire

WNS Global Services, acquired HealthHelp

synopsis: WNS (Holdings) Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, announced it has acquired HealthHelp, an industry leader in care management. HealthHelp works closely with both payors and providers to help improve patient outcomes and drive long-term sustainable cost savings for the healthcare industry.
buyer: WNS Global Services (WNS:$585.82)
WNS is a leading global business process management company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods. "
target: HealthHelp
HealthHelp is an industry leader in care management, working closely with both payors and providers to help improve patient outcomes & drive long-term sustainable cost savings. Their solutions are powered by a scalable platform called ConsultTM, which processes its current assessments automatically.
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closed 5/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Integrated Healthcare Strategies

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Integrated Healthcare Strategies located in Kansas City, Missouri. With operations dating back to 1974, Integrated Healthcare Strategies (Integrated) provides strategic human resources consulting services specifically to healthcare organization clients throughout the United States.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm has operations in 30 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Integrated Healthcare Strategies
Integrated Healthcare Strategies provides strategic human resources consulting services specifically to healthcare organization clients throughout the United States. They offer comprehensive human resource solutions ranging across healthcare compensation consulting, governance and more.
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closed 9/9/2013 via BusinessWire

HealthStream, Inc., acquired Baptist Leadership Group

synopsis: HealthStream, Inc., a leading provider of talent management and research solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that its Patient Experience Solution has been enhanced through the acquisition of Baptist Leadership Group (BLG), a consulting practice owned by Pensacola, Florida-based Baptist Health Care.
buyer: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$245.70)
HealthStream's unified suite of software-as-a-service solutions are used by, collectively, approximately 2.8 million healthcare employees in the U.S. for training & learning management, talent management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. "
target parent: Baptist Health Care
target: Baptist Leadership Group
Baptist Leadership Group provide coaching and training tools that produce measurable increases in HCAHPS, patient satisfaction, employee engagement, quality outcomes and profitability. Their curriculum focuses on: Purposeful Rounding, Patient Centered Communication, and Performance Management.
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closed 5/6/2013 via BusinessWire

WageWorks, Inc., acquired Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc.

synopsis: WageWorks, Inc., a leading provider of Consumer-Directed Benefits (CDBs), such as pretax accounts for health, commuter and other employee benefits, announced its acquisition of Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc., an administrator of benefit programs with a focus on higher education and health care institutions, based in Newton, Massachusetts.
buyer: WageWorks, Inc. (WAGE:$475.20)
WageWorks helps lower the cost of living for more than a million working families. The company enables participants to save money on health care, wellness, child and elder care, commuting, and tuition expenses. "
target: Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc.
Based in Newton, MA, Crosby Benefit Systems, Inc, has developed benefit programs for over 500 New England based organizations since 1976. Crosby has built its stellar reputation by concentrating on the design and delivery of quality benefit services.
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closed 5/25/2016 via Market Wire

HealthcareSource, acquired LEAN Human Capital

synopsis: HealthcareSource®, the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Lean Human Capital. Since 1997, Lean Human Capital has advised 850 healthcare organizations and educated more than 10,000 recruiters and talent management professionals worldwide.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: HealthcareSource
HealthcareSource is the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry. The HealthcareSource Quality Talent SuiteSM helps healthcare organizations recruit, develop, and retain the best workforce possible in order to improve the patient and resident experience. "
target: LEAN Human Capital
Since 1997, Lean Human Capital has advised 850 healthcare organizations and educated more than 10,000 recruiters and talent management professionals worldwide. Lean Human Capital delivers a radical approach to Analysis, Process Optimization, and Continuous Improvement to staffing functions.
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closed 7/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Kepro, acquired Health Information Design, Inc.

synopsis: KEPRO, the nation's largest CMS-designated quality improvement and care management organization, announced that it has acquired Health Information Designs (HID), a leading vendor of pharmacy administrative services in the U.S. HID assists health care organizations to improve patient health while reducing costs.
buyer: Kepro
KEPRO, the nation's largest CMS-designated quality improvement and care management organization, offers innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the utilization of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. "
target: Health Information Design, Inc.
Health Information Design, Inc. (HID) assists health care organizations to improve patient health while reducing costs through HID's combination of clinical, professional and informational technology expertise in healthcare analytics and pharmacy support services.
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closed 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

Investcorp, acquired Health Plus Management Services

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced its acquisition of Health Plus Management, LLC, a provider of business management and operations services for independent physician practices in the physical medicine and rehabilitation market.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target: Health Plus Management Services
Health Plus provides independent physician practices with business development, marketing and back-office support, enabling its clients to start up and/or grow their private practice beyond what might otherwise be feasible while maximizing clinical service and patient care.
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closed 10/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Revspring, acquired Healthcare Revenue Strategies, LLC

synopsis: RevSpring Inc., a leading provider of revenue cycle technology services including data analytics, multi-channel communications and payment solutions, has completed its acquisition of HealthCare Revenue Strategies LLC (HRS). HRS is a recognized leader in revenue cycle consulting, analytics and hosted workflow solutions for healthcare providers.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Revspring
RevSpring is a leading provider of revenue cycle technology services offering data analytics, multi-channel customer communications and payment solutions to the healthcare and financial services end markets. Their services enable customers to accelerate cash collections across the revenue cycle. "
target: Healthcare Revenue Strategies, LLC
Healthcare Revenue Strategies provides revenue cycle assessments and consulting; MEDITECH optimizations; 5010 implementation services; and denial management tools to enable healthcare organizations to effectively manage revenues, claim generation and remittance allowance.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Frazier Healthcare Partners, acquired Comprehensive Pharmacy Services

synopsis: NexPhase Capital, LP announced the successful sale of CPS Group Holdings, Inc. (“Comprehensive Pharmacy Services”) to Frazier Healthcare Partners. CPS is one of the nation’s largest providers of pharmacy solutions to more than 700 hospitals and health system facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico.
buyer: Frazier Healthcare Partners
Frazier Healthcare Partners is a leading provider of private equity capital to healthcare companies. With more than $4.2 billion total capital raised, Frazier has invested in more than 170 companies with investment type ranging from company creation and venture capital. "
target parent: NexPhase Capital
target: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation.
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closed 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Wellpartner, Inc., acquired 340B SMART

synopsis: Wellpartner, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of 340B SMART and 340B SMARTLINK solutions from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS). 340B SMART supports numerous Covered Entities’ internal pharmacies for split billing, ensuring 340B compliance. 340B SMARTLINK enables a pharmacy chain to effectively participate in 340B programs.
buyer: Wellpartner, Inc.
Wellpartner is a leading provider of pharmacy services. They offer industry leading 340B products and services and also offer provider and patient centric specialty pharmacy services via their URAC accredited pharmacies. "
target parent: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services
target: 340B SMART
340B SMART and 340B SMARTLINK is a next generation split-billing and retail pharmacy gateway business. The 340B software can help meet compliance, usability, savings and revenue expectations. Retail pharmacies interested in realizing savings will be interested in the 340B SMARTLINK solution.
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closed 9/6/2019 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, acquired Convey Health Solutions

synopsis: TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, announced it has acquired Convey Health Solutions, a leading provider of technology-enabled and advisory solutions for health plans, from New Mountain Capital.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $103 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Convey Health Solutions
Convey Health Solutions is a specialized healthcare technology and services company that is committed to providing clients with healthcare-specific, compliant solutions utilizing technology, expert advisory, and analytics.
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closed 2/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wipro, Ltd., acquired HealthPlan Services

synopsis: Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced that it has acquired HealthPlan Services. HealthPlan has grown to become the leading independent technology and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) provider in the U.S. Health Insurance market.
buyer: Wipro, Ltd. (BSE:507685:$8,354.10)
Wipro Ltd. is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology.” "
target parent: Water Street Healthcare Partners
target: HealthPlan Services
HealthPlan Services delivers a best-in-class administrative technology platform and consumer engagement services to Payers and agents across the public exchange, private exchange and off-exchange individual markets.
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$460
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$223
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closed 12/12/2018 via PR Web

ChrysCapital, acquired GeBBS Healthcare Solutions

synopsis: GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a leading national provider of Revenue Cycle Management solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that ChrysCapital, a marquee Indian private equity fund with a global technology services footprint, has acquired a majority stake in the company.
buyer: ChrysCapital
ChrysCapital is one of the largest and most successful India-focused private equity firms. They have made over 80 investments and has delivered over 65 exits across a number of sectors including in Business Services, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Consumer. "
target: GeBBS Healthcare Solutions
GeBBS Healthcare Solutions is a leading technology-enabled provider of revenue cycle management solutions. They help clients improve performance, compliance, and patient satisfaction. Their solutions include Health Info Management, Revenue Management, Patient Access and Risk Adjustment Solutions.
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closed 3/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gulf Capital, acquired Accumed Practice Management

synopsis: Gulf Capital, an alternative asset management company, acquired a controlling stake in healthcare sector-focused technology firm, Accumed Practice Management. Dubai-based AccuMed is the first company to provide outsourced Revenue Cycle Management solutions to the regional healthcare sector, and to establish the Medical Billing industry in the UAE.
buyer: Gulf Capital
Based in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Gulf Capital is a leading alternative asset management company focusing primarily on late-stage control buy-outs, growth capital, real estate development and private debt business. "
target: Accumed Practice Management
AccuMed Practice Management is the first company to provide outsourced Revenue Cycle Management solutions to the regional healthcare sector, and to establish the Medical Billing industry in the UAE and the Middle East.
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closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

nThrive, acquired e4e Inc.

synopsis: nThrive,a provider of patient-to-payment healthcare solutions, advisory expertise, and analytics for health care organizations, has acquired e4e Healthcare Services. e4e is a healthcare services outsourcing company that provides IT-enabled and business process management services.
buyer parent: Pamplona Capital Management LLP
buyer: nThrive (MDAS:$764.22)
nThrive is built on a legacy of excellence. From patient-to-payment, they will provide all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs their clients will need to thrive in the communities they serve. "
target: e4e Inc.
e4e Inc., a healthcare services outsourcing company, provides IT-enabled and business process management services. The company offers provider solutions; and payer solutions that include claims management and admin, cost avoidance and audit, and medical record solutions.
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announced 10/1/2012 via BusinessWire

McKesson Corporation, will acquire MED3000, Inc.

synopsis: McKesson and MED3OOO announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which McKesson will acquire MED3OOO, a national healthcare management and technology services company that helps improve outcomes for providers, health plans, employers, and the patients and employees they serve.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson Corporation is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. McKesson partners with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care. "
target parent: Mitsui & Co, Ltd
target: MED3000, Inc.
MED3OOO is a leading provider of healthcare management and technology services that improve outcomes for providers, health plans, and the patients and employees they serve. The company provides a broad array of proprietary solutions for physician groups, hospitals, health systems and others.
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closed 6/27/2018 via PE Hub

New Capital Partners, acquired Collect Rx, Inc.

synopsis: New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm, announces that is has acquired Collect Rx, a leading revenue cycle management (RCM) company. The company leverages its Business Intelligence (BI) engine to analyze claims and increase reimbursement for healthcare providers.
buyer: New Capital Partners
New Capital Partners (NCP) is a private equity firm headquartered in Birmingham, Ala. NCP makes investments in niche, tech-enabled services companies in the healthcare, financial and business services industries. "
target: Collect Rx, Inc.
Collect Rx is a niche RCM (revenue cycle management) provider headquartered in Bethesda, Md. Founded in 2006, the company focuses on providing their services to surgery centers, hospitals, physician-owned practices, laboratory diagnostic facilities and behavioral health centers.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Strategic Management Decisions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD), a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Strategic Management Decisions
Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) is a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
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closed 5/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Symphony Performance Health, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the national leader in health care consumer and workforce engagement, acquired SPH Analytics (SPH), the national leader in member experience measurement and engagement for the health insurance industry.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Performance Health, Inc.
SPH Analytics offers the leading healthcare measurement and analytics platform for consumer experience. Leveraging a foundation of 35 years of healthcare consumer experience data and behavioral patterns, SPH deploys an analytical and predictive approach to measure and report the consumer experience.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Doctor.com

synopsis: Press Ganey, an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey, has acquired Doctor.com, a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Spring Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Doctor.com
Doctor.com is a platform built to help healthcare organizations deliver a better customer experience at every step of the patient journey. The company's industry-leading technology seamlessly integrates provider data warehousing, web-wide listings management, reputation insights, and more.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Binary Fountain

synopsis: Press Ganey has acquired a majority equity stake in Binary Fountain, the leading provider of consumer feedback management solutions designed specifically for healthcare and multifamily residential in a single cloud-based platform.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Binary Fountain
Binary Fountain is the leading provider of consumer feedback management solutions designed specifically for healthcare and multifamily residential in a single cloud-based platform.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired NarrativeDx

synopsis: Press Ganey, a company that offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey, has acquired NarrativeDx, a company that offers a proprietary artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology that enables health systems to humanize comment data from patients and employees.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: NarrativeDx
NarrativeDx uses AI to identify actionable insights from patient feedback to improve CAHPS scores, increase referrals and reduce nurse turnover. They go beyond survey scores by analyzing comments from rounding tools, satisfaction surveys, online reviews, social media and beyond to help hospitals.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Strategic Management Decisions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD), a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: Strategic Management Decisions
Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) is a leading health care HR consulting and predictive analytics company. SMD’s proprietary technology enables health systems to optimize their talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realize measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired NextPlane Solutions

synopsis: Press Ganey has announced its acquisition of NextPlane Solutions, a leading provider of technology-enabled health care measurement solutions and learning systems to improve patient safety, workplace safety, experience of care, and clinical quality.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: NextPlane Solutions
NextPlane Solutions is a leading provider of technology-enabled health care measurement solutions and learning systems to improve patient safety, workplace safety, experience of care, and clinical quality.
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announced 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ares Management, L.P., Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a provider of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement solutions for healthcare organizations, will be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and affiliates of Ares Management Corporation. Press Ganey offers a suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management teams and founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired CALNOC

synopsis: Press Ganey announced its acquisition of the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) database registry. CALCO is the leading source for nursing-sensitive quality indicators for ambulatory settings. Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target: CALNOC
CALNOC, is the leading provider of actionable information and research on nursing sensitive quality indicators. Today CALNOC is the nation’s only Nurse Sensitive Registry developed and managed by nurses.
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closed 2/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., purchased Patient Experience Business from HealthStream, Inc.

synopsis: HealthStream announced the divestiture of its Patient Experience (PX) business to Press Ganey Associates. HealthStream's complete patient experience solution provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
seller: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$245.70)
HealthStream Patient Experience provides census-based survey products that allow healthcare providers to let the voices of their patients guide performance improvement efforts. HealthStream’s SaaS solutions are used by healthcare employees for workforce development, training & learning management.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Bivarus, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, a provider of patient experience analytics, announced the acquisition of Bivarus, which offers real-time patient and caregiver insights through a patented, dynamic consumer feedback platform. With its platform, Bivarus applies a patented methodology to deliver select questions to each patient to improve their quality of care.
buyer parent: EQT
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. Press Ganey is recognized as a pioneer in patient experience measurement and performance improvement solutions. "
target: Bivarus, Inc.
Bivarus offers real-time patient and caregiver insights through a patented, dynamic consumer feedback platform. With its platform, Bivarus applies a patented methodology to deliver select questions to each patient. By capturing feedback from patients and caregivers, they improve the quality of care.
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
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closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Avatar Solutions

synopsis: Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the acquisition of Avatar International Holding Company and its subsidiary Avatar International LLC, a patient experience and employee engagement company. The company’s survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Avatar Solutions
Avatar Solutions’ survey research programs have helped organizations advance their missions by capturing and mobilizing the feedback of key stakeholders. Incorporating online data reporting technology and consultative support, their capabilities empower organizations to achieve lasting improvement.
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rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

synopsis: Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement, announced the acquisition of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 11,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. The company offers solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality and optimize reimbursement. "
target parent: American Nurses Association
target: National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
NDNQI® is the only national nursing quality measurement program that enables hospitals to compare measures of their nursing quality against national, regional and state norms for hospitals of the same type down to the unit level.
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closed 4/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Dynamic Clinical Systems

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of Dynamic Clinical Systems, a patient-reported outcomes services and solutions provider. The acquisition expands Press Ganey's Patient Voice portfolio for health care organizations with the ability to collect, measure and analyze patient-reported data.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high-performing organizations. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality, increase market share and optimize reimbursement. "
target: Dynamic Clinical Systems
Dynamic Clinical Systems is the health care industry's most comprehensive and technically advanced provider of patient-reported outcomes services and solutions, offering an survey system that makes self-reported patient survey data and evidence-based protocols accessible at the point of need.
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closed 1/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired On The Spot Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the leading patient experience improvement firm, announced the acquisition of On The Spot Systems®, a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: On The Spot Systems, Inc.
On The Spot Systems is a point-of-care survey technology firm that enables organizations to capture real-time patient feedback. The software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solution allows provider organizations to customize surveys for targeted improvement efforts.
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closed 1/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Morehead Associates

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a recognized leader in health care performance improvement, announced that it acquired Morehead Associates, Inc., one of the industry’s foremost employee and physician engagement firms. The acquisition strengthens Press Ganey’s comprehensive suite of patient experience solutions and services.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: Morehead Associates
Morehead Associates helps leaders make better decisions and drive performance. They partner with healthcare organizations to create an engaged workforce, prioritize systemic changes, and align employees and physicians with business strategies.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Quality Indicator Project

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired the Quality Indicator Project® division (QI Project®) from the Maryland Hospital Association. Launched in 1984, QI Project is among the earliest pioneers in the clinical performance measurement arena.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target parent: Maryland Hospital Association
target: Quality Indicator Project
Healthcare executives, clinicians and quality professionals throughout the U.S. rely on the Quality Indicator Project’s best-in-class clinical performance measurement, reporting, and analytical solutions to meet their performance measurement and improvement goals for core measures and more.
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closed 11/30/2009 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired PatientImpact LLC

synopsis: PatientImpact has joined forces with Press Ganey to pair its e-mail and kiosk survey distribution methods with Press Ganey’s robust mail and telephone methods. In addition, PatientImpact’s at-a-glance graphical reporting capabilities will be incorporated with Press Ganey’s sophisticated analytics and extensive benchmarking resources.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement for 25 years, Press Ganey Associates partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: PatientImpact LLC
PatientImpact LLC provides patient experience intelligence, comparative analysis, and strategic guidance services. It offers RealTime, Referral Physician Research, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, and Customer Service Training and Consulting Services.
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closed 1/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Patientflow Technology

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced it has acquired PatientFlow Technology, a leading provider of patient flow management tools and services for hospitals. The Boston-based company specializes in improving hospital operations by offering strategic solutions for patient flow issues.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives. "
target: Patientflow Technology
PatientFlow Technology provides tools and services for hospitals to address patient flow problems such as emergency room overcrowding, long wait times, bumped or delayed surgeries, and lack of available ICU and routine hospital beds, while concurrently improving quality of care.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: American Securities Capital Partners (ASCP) completed the sale of its interest in Press Ganey Associates after almost five years of partnership with the Company. The exit occurs after significant accomplishments by Press Ganey over this period.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: American Securities Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2019 via Company Press Release

SPH Analytics, acquired DSS Research

synopsis: SPH Analytics has acquired DSS Research, creating the nation’s premier member experience measurement and analytics firm. DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, and more to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics, a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s solutions include Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage. "
target: DSS Research
DSS Research is a survey research firm that works with more than 1,000 health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, dialysis centers, and Hospices to uncover insights about their business through survey research and advanced analytics.
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announced 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Ares Management, L.P., Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., will acquire Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a provider of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement solutions for healthcare organizations, will be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and affiliates of Ares Management Corporation. Press Ganey offers a suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. is a private equity investment firm that partners with management teams and founders to invest in market-leading companies. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/21/2016 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations; Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity group EQT. Under the terms, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of common stock.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Vestar Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Holdings is a leading provider of patient experience measurement, performance analytics and strategic advisory solutions for health care organizations across the continuum of care.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,234 [$2,370]
rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$105
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

synopsis: American Securities Capital Partners (ASCP) completed the sale of its interest in Press Ganey Associates after almost five years of partnership with the Company. The exit occurs after significant accomplishments by Press Ganey over this period.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading international private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. The firm's investment strategy is targeted towards companies in the U.S., Europe, and Japan with valuations in the $100 million to $5 billion range. "
target parent: American Securities Capital Partners
target: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. Press Ganey assists health care facilities in collecting and using patient, resident, employee, and physician evaluations in their quality improvement initiatives.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Bivarus, Inc., acquired The Jackson Group, Inc.

synopsis: Bivarus, Inc., a patient experience analytics company, announced that it has acquired The Jackson Group, Inc., a leading healthcare-focused measurement and consulting firm. The acquisition expands Bivarus’s offerings to capture and operationalize patient and employee insights for healthcare organizations.
buyer: Bivarus, Inc.
Bivarus brings a new science for measuring continuous quality improvement (CQI) and the patient experience to hospital-based outpatient service lines, community-based clinics, and large group practices. Their analytics platform gives healthcare leaders relevant data around patient experience. "
target: The Jackson Group, Inc.
The Jackson Group, Inc. commits itself and its resources to helping organizations through a wide array of solutions including employee surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, exit surveys, and community perceptions assessments.
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closed 12/5/2011 via Market Wire

Avatar International LLC, acquired HR Solutions International, Inc.

synopsis: Avatar International, a leading healthcare quality improvement firm, announced its acquisition of HR Solutions International, Inc., a human capital management consulting firm specializing in employee and physician engagement. The firm designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Avatar International LLC
Avatar International, a research and consulting company based in Orlando, Fla., specializes in Evidence Based Intelligent Surveys™ and Innovative Strategies™ to transform information into significant quality and efficiency of care improvement for the healthcare industry. "
target: HR Solutions International, Inc.
HR Solutions International designs surveys and administers them primarily through email and web-based channels. Customers access the data through an online reporting tool that provides detailed and customizable results as well as actionable recommendations.
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announced 8/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Optum, will acquire The Advisory Board Company

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company, a distinctive provider of research, technology and consulting to health care organizations and education institutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to sell its health care business to Optum, a leading health services company.
buyer parent: UnitedHealth Group
buyer: Optum
Optum is a health services and innovation company on a mission to help make the health system work better for everyone. They combine data and analytics with technology and expertise to power modern health care. "
target: The Advisory Board Company (ABCO:$799.15)
The Advisory Board Company is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology and consulting to improve the performance of approximately 5,700 health care organizations and educational institutions.
price ($mm)
$1,300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Symphony Performance Health, Inc.

synopsis: Press Ganey, the national leader in health care consumer and workforce engagement, acquired SPH Analytics (SPH), the national leader in member experience measurement and engagement for the health insurance industry.
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enables enterprise transformation across the patient journey. Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Symphony Performance Health, Inc.
SPH Analytics offers the leading healthcare measurement and analytics platform for consumer experience. Leveraging a foundation of 35 years of healthcare consumer experience data and behavioral patterns, SPH deploys an analytical and predictive approach to measure and report the consumer experience.
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closed 5/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Decision Resources Group, acquired Healthcare Business Insights

synopsis: Decision Resources Group (DRG), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., announced that it has acquired Healthcare Business Insights (HBI), a trusted provider of best practice research, training and services to more than 1,400 hospitals across the U.S. HBI's member-centric Academies enable hospitals to understand how to address critical issues.
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: Healthcare Business Insights
Healthcare Business Insights (HBI) is a leading provider of in-depth research and thoughtful insights across the core business functions found in hospitals and health systems nationwide. HBI's membership programs include Revenue Cycle, IT, Supply Chain and Cost & Quality.
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announced 4/20/2021 via Company Press Release

The Kantar Group, will acquire Numerator

synopsis: UK-based Kantar will acquire Numerator, a tech-driven consumer and market intelligence company. Numerator blends proprietary data, including a digital panel of over 1 million U.S. consumers, with advanced technology to create unique insights that help companies understand their customers in real-time and identify growth opportunities.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: The Kantar Group
UK-based Kantar is the world’s leading data-driven analytics and brand consulting group. Kantar works alongside clients to create strategies that improve brand awareness, attract more consumers, increase brand penetration, create financial success, and grow peoples’ confidence in public services. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Numerator
Numerator is a data and tech company bringing speed and scale to the market research space. The company blends proprietary data with advanced technology to create unique insights for the market research industry that has been slow to change.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astound Commerce, acquired Market Force Information, Inc.

synopsis: Independent digital commerce specialist Astound Commerce has acquired MarketForce, a business unit within Digital River and leading innovator in digital performance marketing services.
buyer: Astound Commerce
Astound Commerce is an award-winning global digital commerce provider. They combine strategy, technology and interactive marketing services for many of the world's favorite brands and retailers. They can power every aspect of online business, and integrate across all marketing channels. "
target parent: Digital River, Inc.
target: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/22/2020 via PR Web

Schlesinger Group, acquired 20|20 Research, Inc.

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired 20|20 Research, a qualitative technology-led research services provider in the US. The addition of 20|20 Research adds high-quality proprietary online qualitative tools to Schlesinger Group’s portfolio of capabilities.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a leading data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative solutions worldwide. The Group delivers high-quality recruitment and research services for any methodology, including online surveys, online communities, webcam focus groups, and more. "
target: 20|20 Research, Inc.
20|20 is a leading expert and innovator in qualitative research that makes it easier for companies to prioritize the insights that drive growth. With its suite of in-house services, nationwide panel, and proprietary technology platforms, 20|20 connects thousands of brands to consumers worldwide.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

MaritzCX merged with InMoment, Inc,

synopsis: InMoment and MaritzCX, recognized market leaders and proven innovators in the global customer experience (CX) sector, have merged. The combined company will serve 90 percent of the world’s automotive companies, eight out of 10 of the leading banks, nearly 20 percent of the top 50 retailers, and 40 percent of the top hospitality companies.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: InMoment, Inc
InMoment helps organizations deliver more valuable and inspiring experiences to their customers and employees at every moment in their journey. The company's Experience Intelligence (XI) platform continually analyzes and evaluates enterprise experience data and customer feedback. "
target parent: Maritz, Inc.
target: MaritzCX
MaritzCX is the leader in experience management for big business, and includes customer experience (CX), employee experience (EX), and patient experience. The company combines experience management software, data and research science, and deep vertical market expertise to accelerate client success.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Focus Pointe Global

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading international data collection and research services company, has acquired Focus Pointe Global, a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative research solutions. They provide effective online surveys that include programming and hosting. As the world transforms, they reach for new heights, redefining services beyond clients’ expectations."
target: Focus Pointe Global
Focus Pointe Global is a US marketing research data collection company offering a range of in-person and online qualitative solutions with expertise in the consumer space, clinical studies, and jury research. Its 1.6 million-member QualPanel is a rich source of qualified respondents.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ironwood Insights Group, acquired Discovery Research Group

synopsis: Ironwood Insights Group, a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions, has acquired the data collection company, Discovery Research Group, headquartered in Saratoga Springs, UT.
buyer: Ironwood Insights Group
Ironwood Insights Group is a full-service research firm dedicated to helping their clients make informed business decisions. They aim to fully understand their client's research objectives. With those objectives, they design a research strategy to achieve their clients'​ specific goals. "
target: Discovery Research Group
Discovery Research Group, with 30+ years of experience, completing thousands of surveys each year, they are the best choice for high quality, competitively priced data collection methodologies in market research, healthcare follow up, customer loyalty, tracking and polling studies.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/3/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc.

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and services, announced it has agreed to acquire Issues & Answers Network, Inc. Issues & Answers is a global consumer insights research partner providing answers for brands and companies through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce, Inc. is focused on business combinations of "big data" companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. Their objective is to develop and deploy software technology that will build on growth potential and to exploit opportunities. "
target: Issues & Answers Network, Inc.
Issues & Answers Network (I&A) is a global consumer insights research partner dedicated to providing the answers that brands or companies need through both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. I&A collects information through telephone interviewing, web surveys and face-to-face focus groups.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ResearchBods merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency ResearchBods, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: ResearchBods
UK's ResearchBods is a creative and forward thinking company with vast experience within market research. They help brands, businesses and organisations understand and engage with their customers, stakeholders or employees through access panels, insight communities and digital research solutions.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PE Hub

Bonamy Finch merged with STRAT7,

synopsis: UK's specialist data and analytics agency Bonamy Finch, is now a part of STRAT7 – a new UK group backed by Horizon Capital that will help businesses and brands extract and interpret customer insights to create powerful data driven strategies.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital
buyer: STRAT7
UK’s STRAT7 is an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists. STRAT7 was created to help brands overcome the challenges of capturing consumer data seamlessly and harnessing the insights to evolve strategies and make game-changing business decisions. "
target: Bonamy Finch
UK’s Bonamy Finch is an analytically-driven insights consultancy group. They provide a unique blend of advanced analytics, data science and bespoke research solutions to uncover growth opportunities for the world’s leading brands.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Delineate., acquired Opinion.Life

synopsis: UK's Insights and data firm Delineate has acquired survey and opinion research business Opinion.Life. Opinion.Life was co-founded by Delineate CEO James Turner and Dr Zsolt Kiss in the UK as a challenger polling company. It uses a proprietary set of algorithms built on data science and behavioral science to better predict consumer opinions.
buyer: Delineate.
Delineate. is a UK company whose mission is to put better data and more meaningful insights into the hands of marketers and communicators. They fuse the best of opinion research, modern technology and data science to provide insight solutions for real world marketing and communication challenges. "
target: Opinion.Life
UK's Opinion.Life is an international market research firm driven by the idea that all opinions matter. Opinion.Life uses a combination of opinion polling, data science and behavior science to accurately understand and predict the true opinions, behaviors, and attitudes that shape the world.
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announced 12/17/2018 via BusinessWire

Verint Systems Inc., will acquire ForeSee

synopsis: Verint Systems Inc., a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions, is to acquire ForeSee. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
buyer: Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT:$1,255.80)
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions."
target: ForeSee
ForeSee® helps companies grow by listening to what matters most—customer voices. ForeSee voice of the customer (VoC) software solutions are designed for business impact, to measure and benchmark a 360-degree view of the customer across every touchpoint in digital, location, and contact center.
price ($mm)[EV]
$65 [$65]
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EBIT ($mm)
$1.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1292
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALBLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilendi
Bilendi
At a time when the volumes, variety and speed of data broadcast and exchange are expanding rapidly, Bilendi brings an innovative, technology-led approach to data collection, management and analysis. Its core activities are Services for Market Research and Customer Engagement and Loyalty.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.24
EBIT ($mm)
$3.24
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
244
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Ticker: ASX:PPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pureprofile Pty Ltd.
Pureprofile is a technology and insights company that helps brands, businesses and consumers make better decisions. Consumers answer short surveys to build their own unique profiles and Pureprofile uses this information to connect them to surveys, insights, and offers tailored to their preferences.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$36.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
210
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