Like Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited

closed 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, acquired UK-based strategic communications consultancy, Aurora Healthcare Communications. Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited
Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it. Since 2005, Aurora has run campaigns that reach, inspire and activate audiences including patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and beyond.
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closed 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

BresMed Health Solutions Ltd, acquired Guidemark Health

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm specialized in building healthcare businesses, acquired Guidemark Health, a healthcare marketing communications, training, and medical education agency. Guidemark is the third acquisition for Arsenal's Value Demonstration organization, which consists of BresMed Health Solutions and Cello Health.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: BresMed Health Solutions Ltd
BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research consultancy that provides health economic solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry. Established in 2006, BresMed has more than 150 staff across offices in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., and India. "
target parent: High Road Capital Partners
target: Guidemark Health
Guidemark Health is a healthcare communications agency dedicated to delivering impactful solutions for its clients. Guidemark is creating a unique agency culture where passion meets flexibility on behalf of its clients, their brands, and the communities it serves.
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closed 12/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fishawack Group, acquired Blue Latitude Health

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

BrewLife Agency, acquired Pure Communications Inc

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

VSS Medical Technologies, acquired Legato Healthcare Marketing, Inc.

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

Weber Shandwick Worldwide, acquired ReviveHealth

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

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

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

Quattro Direct LLC, acquired FWD>Direct

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

WCG Company, acquired Partners for Medical Education, Inc.

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

Havas Health & You, acquired Raison de Santé SAS

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

W2O Group, acquired Arcus Medica

synopsis: W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing communications to the healthcare sector, has acquired Arcus Medica. A leader in medical and scientific communications, Arcus brings doctoral-level experts to W2O who specialize in translating complex clinical and scientific data into clear, meaningful content.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O is an independent provider of analytics-driven, digital-first marketing and communications to the healthcare sector. W2O applies analytics models, methodologies and approaches in a digital world to design precise communications and marketing strategies to deliver sustained business results. "
target: Arcus Medica
Arcus Medica is a leader in medical and scientific communications. Arcus pairs extensive in-house industry experience with agency expertise to translate complex clinical and scientific data into clear and meaningful content.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fishawack Group, acquired 2e Creative

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

Fishawack Group, acquired Carling Communications

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

Serviceplan Group, acquired Beck & Co

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

Northstar Healthcare Inc., acquired Athas Health, LLC

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

Ogilvy CommonHealth, acquired Element Marketing Group, Inc.

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

Deerfield Agency of Brand, acquired Verge Scientific Communications, LLC

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

Astorg, will acquire Open Health

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

Dentsu Health, acquired ANTIBODY Healthcare Communications

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

Valtech SA, acquired The Berndt Group (TBG)

synopsis: Valtech, a global business transformation agency, has acquired The Berndt Group, Ltd. (TBG), a leading digital customer experience agency focusing on digital transformations. By welcoming TBG, Valtech adds further depth to its cross-disciplinary capabilities, facilitating the new normal, at scale, for the health industry.
buyer: Valtech SA (ENXTPA:LTE:$213.20)
Valtech is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. Valtech enables clients to anticipate trends and connect more directly with consumers across their digital and physical touch points while optimizing time-to-market and ROI. "
target: The Berndt Group (TBG)
TBG (The Berndt Group) is a national digital agency focused on meaningful digital transformations that combine leading user experience, implementation of platforms and automation, improved digital operations, and the adoption of best practices around personalization and user engagement.
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closed 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, acquired UK-based strategic communications consultancy, Aurora Healthcare Communications. Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited
Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it. Since 2005, Aurora has run campaigns that reach, inspire and activate audiences including patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and beyond.
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closed 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, acquired UK-based strategic communications consultancy, Aurora Healthcare Communications. Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited
Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it. Since 2005, Aurora has run campaigns that reach, inspire and activate audiences including patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and beyond.
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closed 6/9/2022 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc., acquired The Seismic Collaborative

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent marketing agency hyper-focused on health and science, has acquired The Seismic Collaborative, a communications agency that specializes in supporting early-stage health tech and biotech companies. Seismic offers services for PR, media relations, social media, content, and more.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: The Seismic Collaborative
The Seismic Collaborative is a communications agency that specializes in supporting early-stage health tech and biotech companies. Seismic creates high impact communications campaigns to help their clients grow. They offer services for PR, media relations, social media, content, and more.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc., acquired Sonic Health

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, announced the acquisition of SONIC Health, a strategic agency that applies the science of storytelling to transform corporate and brand communications.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency like no other. An independent, full-service agency with end-to-end capabilities, Spectrum's team are experts in science—focused on strategic engagements with its audiences. "
target: Sonic Health
SONIC Health is a privately held life sciences marketing company. Strategists by trade, innovators by reputation, and storytellers at heart, SONIC Health is comprised of big agency veterans offering traditional agency services that center around the story their clients want to tell the world.
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closed 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Jonathan Wilson, the President and CEO of Spectrum Science Communications (Spectrum), has acquired Spectrum from John J. Seng, the company's founder. Spectrum is a health and science public relations agency that supports their clients with marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services. "
target: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
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closed 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent, integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science, acquired UK-based strategic communications consultancy, Aurora Healthcare Communications. Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: Aurora Healthcare Communications Limited
Aurora is a strategic communications consultancy helping the world’s leading healthcare organizations improve lives and prove it. Since 2005, Aurora has run campaigns that reach, inspire and activate audiences including patients, families and caregivers, healthcare professionals and beyond.
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closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Deerfield Agency of Brand, acquired Verge Scientific Communications, LLC

synopsis: Deerfield Agency, one of the fastest growing independent marketing and commercialization partners for life sciences companies, has acquired Verge Scientific Communications, a Virginia-based, brand strategy and strategic communications agency dedicated to shaping the stories of emerging and pioneering health and science-driven companies.
buyer: Deerfield Agency of Brand
Deerfield is a full-service agency that specializes in healthcare marketing and is founded on the principle of providing extraordinary work at an exceptional value. Deerfield keeps brands at the forefront with its compelling strategy, creative, media, print, and digital innovation. "
target: Verge Scientific Communications, LLC
Verge is a strategic communications firm shaping the stories of pioneering companies and brands. Verge partners with innovator companies pushing the bounds of science, inventing new products, and advancing technologies that change the way people live.
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closed 6/9/2022 via PR Newswire

Spectrum Science Communications, Inc., acquired The Seismic Collaborative

synopsis: Spectrum Science, an independent marketing agency hyper-focused on health and science, has acquired The Seismic Collaborative, a communications agency that specializes in supporting early-stage health tech and biotech companies. Seismic offers services for PR, media relations, social media, content, and more.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science is an integrated marketing, communications and media agency hyper-focused on health and science. Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, motivating creative, innovative storytelling and technology to reach audiences where they are with the content they need and want. "
target: The Seismic Collaborative
The Seismic Collaborative is a communications agency that specializes in supporting early-stage health tech and biotech companies. Seismic creates high impact communications campaigns to help their clients grow. They offer services for PR, media relations, social media, content, and more.
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closed 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Jonathan Wilson, the President and CEO of Spectrum Science Communications (Spectrum), has acquired Spectrum from John J. Seng, the company's founder. Spectrum is a health and science public relations agency that supports their clients with marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
buyer: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services. "
target: Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spectrum Science Communications is a leading independent health and science public relations agency. Spectrum adopts an insight-driven approach in creating strategic frameworks for clients, supported by marketing communications, advocacy relations, digital communications and design services.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Finn Partners, acquired SPAG Asia

synopsis: FINN Partners, a global marketing and communications agency, has acquired SPAG, an award-winning integrated public relations and advocacy firm in Asia. SPAG specializes in creating data-driven campaigns for healthcare and life science companies. They offer services for public relations, social media, content, policy dialogue, and more.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: SPAG Asia
SPAG is an award-winning integrated public relations and advocacy firm in Asia. SPAG specializes in creating data-driven campaigns for healthcare and life science companies. They offer services for public relations, social media, content, policy dialogue, and more.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Evoke Group, acquired KYNE

synopsis: Evoke Group, a marketing, media and communications agency designed for health and wellness, has acquired KYNE, a health communications agency dedicated to helping improve and save lives. KYNE creates programs that achieve real change, leverage their skills, expertise and passion to break down barriers.
buyer parent: Huntsworth PLC
buyer: Evoke Group
Evoke Group is a marketing, media and communications agency designed for health and wellness. Purpose-built to help their clients navigate complex landscape, they’re bound by a common vision: to make Health More Human. "
target: KYNE
KYNE is a health communications agency dedicated to helping improve and save lives. They create programs that achieve real change, leverage their skills, expertise and passion to break down barriers. They develop and deliver tailored programs to meet clients' goals and objectives.
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closed 5/19/2016 via Company Press Release

Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, acquired Pegasus Public Relations Ltd

synopsis: Pegasus, one of the most successful integrated healthcare communications consultancies in the UK, announced it has been acquired by UDG Healthcare plc, an international provider of outsourced healthcare services. Pegasus joins Ashfield Healthcare Communications, which is part of UDG Healthcare’s Ashfield Commercial and Medical Services Division.
buyer parent: UDG Healthcare plc
buyer: Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services
Ashfield is a global leader in providing outsourced healthcare services to pharmaceutical, device and biotech companies. Ashfield provides contract sales teams, customer service reps, remote detailing, nurse educators, medical information, healthcare communications, and other services. "
target: Pegasus Public Relations Ltd
Pegasus specialises in helping private and public sector organisations communicate healthy messages through integrated communications programmes. Pegasus has an award-winning track record of creating and implementing campaigns that inspire behavior change.
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closed 12/13/2011 via

Chandler Chicco Companies, acquired Haas & Healthcare Partner Public Relations

synopsis: Chandler Chicco Companies, a global health communications group and part of inVentiv Health, Inc., announced that it has acquired leading German healthcare communication firm Haas & Health Partner Public Relations, creating an unrivalled healthcare communication capability in Germany.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Chandler Chicco Companies
Chandler Chicco Companies is a global health communications group that delivers perspective and creative know-how. It offers capabilities spanning PR, digital/social media, medical/scientific education, marketing and branding, graphic design, event production & research/measurement. "
target: Haas & Healthcare Partner Public Relations
Haas & Health Partner Public Relations is a leading pure-play healthcare communications agency in Germany. It provides PR and integrated marketing services to healthcare clients, including market access support, medical education, dialogue marketing and promotional support.
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closed 12/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Chandler Chicco Companies, acquired SanCom Creative Communication Solutions

synopsis: Chandler Chicco Companies, a global health communications group and part of inVentiv Health, Inc., announced that it has acquired leading German healthcare communication firm SanCom Creative Communication Solutions, creating an unrivalled healthcare communication capability in Germany.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Chandler Chicco Companies
Chandler Chicco Companies is a global health communications group that delivers perspective and creative know-how. They offer capabilities spanning public relations, digital/social media, medical/scientific education, marketing and branding, graphic design, event production & research/measurement. "
target: SanCom Creative Communication Solutions
SanCom Creative Communication Solutions is a pure-play integrated healthcare communications service provider with a focus on public relations and integrated marketing. It merges scientific understanding with strategic thinking and a highly creative approach.
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closed 8/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Tigercomm, acquired Chase Media Services

synopsis: Tigercomm, a cleantech marketing communications, PR and public affairs firm, has acquired Chase Media Services, a climate-conscious communications firm. Chase Media helps environmental non-profits and cleantech businesses to earn the trust of their audience through their PR and social media services.
buyer: Tigercomm
Tigercomm is a cleantech marketing communications, PR and public affairs firm. Tigercomm helps clean energy and sustainability organizations to win with customers, investors and policy makers. They provide services for media relations, digital media & advertising, inbound marketing, and more. "
target: Chase Media Services
Chase Media Services is a climate-conscious communications firm that offers public relations (PR) and digital communication services. Chase Media helps environmental non-profits and cleantech businesses to earn the trust of their audience through their PR and social media services.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Talk Shop Media Ltd, acquired ROI Relations Inc.

synopsis: Talk Shop Media, one of Canada’s fastest-growing agencies, has announced the acquisition of ROI Relations, a digital media and public relations agency based in Toronto. Founded in 2011 by Samantha Diamond and Delphine Nicholls, ROI has grown to become a leading Canadian agency in the beauty and wellness sector.
buyer: Talk Shop Media Ltd
Talk Shop is the leader in the next generation of PR. Balancing earned media, paid exposure, digital marketing and thought leadership opportunities, Talk Shop creates award-winning strategies that push creative boundaries and exceed expectations. "
target: ROI Relations Inc.
ROI Relations is a digital media and public relations agency based in Toronto. Founded in 2011 by Samantha Diamond and Delphine Nicholls, ROI has grown to become a leading Canadian agency in the beauty and wellness sector.
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announced 7/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Havas Health & You, will acquire SO What Global

synopsis: Havas Group is boosting its global capabilities in healthcare and wellness with the acquisition of SO What Global, which will join the Havas Health & You business unit as Havas SO. The brand's two complementary agencies, SO Healthy and SO Active offers a full spectrum of science- and consumer-focused communication skill sets for global clients.
buyer parent: Bolloré
buyer: Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Havas Lynx and Havas Life PR, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas. "
target: SO What Global
SO What Global is a PR and marketing communications group that focuses on ‘life communications’ –namely health, wellbeing and lifestyle– for many of the top pharma, consumer lifestyle and wellness companies as well as global associations.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

MediaJel, acquired Potnt Agency

synopsis: MediaJel, a leading data-driven advertising technology company, has acquired Potnt Agency, a public relations and integrated marketing agencies in the cannabis, hemp and ancillary spaces. Potnt addresses communications challenges to build and protect brands, engage stakeholders, activate customers and navigate complex situations.
buyer: MediaJel
MediaJel is a leading data-driven advertising technology company. MediaJel team has vast experience in the food and beverage and consumer product goods industries matched with deep heritage in the cannabis, hemp and ancillary space. "
target: Potnt Agency
Potnt Agency is a public relations and integrated marketing agencies in the cannabis, hemp and ancillary spaces. Potnt addresses communications challenges to build and protect brands, engage stakeholders, activate customers and navigate complex situations.
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closed 2/26/2014 via PE Hub

BlueSpire Strategic Marketing, acquired Martino & Binzer

synopsis: BlueSpire Strategic Marketing, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners, has acquired Martino & Binzer. Headquartered in Farmington, Conn., Martino & Binzer is a provider of marketing, sales consulting and technology services to the senior living community service sector.
buyer parent: High Road Capital Partners
buyer: BlueSpire Strategic Marketing
Priority Integrated Marketing provides healthcare and financial marketing services to organizations nationwide. Founded in 1983 and located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Priority helps its clients reach their audience and deliver results through content marketing, custom publishing, and more. "
target: Martino & Binzer
Martino & Binzer is a full service advertising agency. The company creates marketing communications that are designed to stimulate pre-determined response behaviors among the age- and income-qualified prospects in a primary market area.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd (UBS), one of the leading Chinese agencies specialized in healthcare communications. UBS will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group and will be renamed UBS Saatchi & Saatchi Health.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. It manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, and more. "
target: U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd
U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd is a full-service agency specializing in pharmaceutical PR, marketing and events management. It uses in-depth market intelligence to deliver industry-leading services through brand management and marketing, creative design, and much more.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

French/West/Vaughan, acquired Fetching Communications

synopsis: French/West/Vaughan (FWV) one of the nation's largest independently-owned public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies, announced the acquisition of Fetching Communications, a leading pet and veterinary PR and marketing firm based in Tampa, Fla.
buyer: French/West/Vaughan
French West Vaughan (FWV) is one of the nation's leading public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agencies. "
target: Fetching Communications
Founded in 2003, Tampa-based Fetching Communications is a national PR and marketing agency for the pet and veterinary industries led by pet lifestyle and marketing expert Kristen Levine.
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closed 7/2/2012 via Company Press Release

3G Communications, acquired Sauce Consultancy

synopsis: 3G Communications and Sauce Consultancy announced a merger which brings together two leading specialists in infrastructure and planning communications and consultation. Sauce Consultancy is an environmental communications company that provides services to energy, transport, water, recycling, waste management, and local planning sectors.
buyer: 3G Communications
3G Communications is a public relations consultancy specialising in community and stakeholder relations for infrastructure organisations, the public sector and developers. "
target: Sauce Consultancy
Sauce Consultancy is an environmental communications company. It works with their clients to develop and deliver simple messages around complex environmental issues, providing the bridge between the technical and communications requirements of projects.
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announced 5/31/2022 via BusinessWire

Astorg, will acquire Open Health

synopsis: Astorg and Amulet Capital Partners have signed a binding agreement whereby Astorg will acquire OPEN Health, a leading global provider of scientific communications and market access services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Astorg
Astorg is a leading independent private equity firm with over €17 billion of assets under management. Astorg works with entrepreneurs and management teams to acquire market leading global companies and provide them with strategic guidance, governance, and capital. "
target parent: Amulet Capital Partners LP
target: Open Health
OPEN Health is one of the leading global providers of scientific communications and market access services helping pharmaceutical companies to unlock the full potential of their clinical and commercial assets.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

AIM Communication Srl, acquired GAS Communication & Partners s.r.l.

synopsis: AIM Communication, part of AIM Group, has acquired the majority stake in Gas Communication, a PR and media relations agency specialising in the health sector. Gas Communication has been offering communication consultancy and highly professional services since 1999.
buyer parent: AIM Group International S.P.A.
buyer: AIM Communication Srl
AIM Communication, part of AIM Group, is the open innovation network dedicated to communication, brand activation and digital technologies. Its network includes agencies Vangogh, Nautes and the Fandango Club. "
target: GAS Communication & Partners s.r.l.
Based in Italy, GAS Communication is a communication and public relations agency specialized in the health sector, which has been offering communication consultancy and highly professional services since 1999.
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closed 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Ruder Finn, Inc., acquired jacobstahl

synopsis: Global independent PR agency Ruder Finn announced that it has acquired jacobstahl, a full-service public relations agency specializing in healthcare (Rx and OTC), health and well being, consumer and corporate communications. jacobstahl was founded in 2003.
buyer: Ruder Finn, Inc.
Ruder Finn is one of the largest independent global communications and creative agencies with headquarters in the US and China. It is organized around four strategic pillars that reflect its key areas of leadership: Health & Wellness, Corporate & Public Trust, Global Connectivity, and Life & Style. "
target: jacobstahl
jacobstahl is a full-service agency specializing in healthcare (Rx and OTC), health and well being, consumer and corporate communications. jacobstahl was founded in 2003.
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