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closed 2/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, acquired The Cancer Journal

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of healthcare information content and services, has acquired The Cancer Journal from Jones & Bartlett Publishers. The Cancer Journal will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health’s leading medical publishing brand.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, and medical pda software. "
target parent: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
target: The Cancer Journal
The Journal of Principles and Practice of Oncology provides an integrated view of modern oncology across all disciplines. The Journal publishes original research and reviews, and keeps readers current on content published in the book Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology.
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closed 2/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc, acquired Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants

synopsis: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) Inc., the most valued source of information for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers for over 125 years, has acquired the Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants (JOPA), an academic resource created to deliver ongoing orthopedic education for physician assistants.
buyer: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) has been the most valued source of information for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers for over 125 years and is the gold standard in peer-reviewed scientific information in the field. "
target: Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants
The Journal of Orthopedics for Physician Assistants (JOPA) is an academic resource created to deliver ongoing orthopedic education for physician assistants. The journal is a unique forum to share knowledge and experiences with colleagues in the profession.
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closed 5/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

SAGE Publications, acquired Pion Ltd.

synopsis: SAGE, one of the world's leading independent and academic publishers, has announced the purchase of Pion Limited, independent publisher of high quality academic journals founded by Adam Gelbtuch and John Ashby in 1959. The acquisition results in Pion's entire publishing portfolio becoming a part of SAGE's journal program.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Pion Ltd.
Pion Limited is an independent publisher of high quality academic journals founded by Adam Gelbtuch and John Ashby in 1959. Pion’s portfolio comprises of the four journals of the acclaimed 'Environment and Planning' series of journals alongside Perception and the open access i-Perception
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 5/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, acquired rs media GmbH

synopsis: The Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, one of the most innovative medical specialist publishers in the field of oncology and part of the specialist information section of Süddeutsche Verlag, acquires rs media GmbH. rs media GmbH is a medical scientific publisher and operator of password-protected medical online services.
buyer parent: Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH
buyer: Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
The Medical Tribune Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of the most innovative medical specialist publishers in the field of oncology and part of the specialist information section of Süddeutsche Verlag. "
target: rs media GmbH
rs media GmbH is a medical scientific publisher and operator of password-protected medical online services. With their online portals, as well as the trade journals and the accompanying supplement, they provide general practitioners, internists, and oncologists information on current topics.
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announced 11/23/2012 via Company Press Release

SAGE Publications, will purchase Medicine journals from RSM Press

synopsis: SAGE, a world-leading independent academic and professional publisher, announced a landmark agreement with the Royal Society of Medicine to acquire its journal program. With immediate effect, 28 titles formerly published by the Royal Society of Medicine Press will be published by SAGE.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
seller parent: Royal Society of Medicine
seller: RSM Press
RSM Press is the publishing division of The Royal Society of Medicine. RSM Press publishes a range of sponsored publications for healthcare professionals and academics in medicine, from medical history to symposia proceedings and short guides on clinical topics.
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closed 1/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired The Ocular Surface

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has acquired The Ocular Surface, a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the external eye and vision. As per January 2012 Elsevier will continue the publication of the quarterly journal.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals and close to 20,000 book titles. "
target: The Ocular Surface
The Ocular Surface, a quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal, is an authoritative resource that integrates and interprets major findings in diverse fields related to the ocular surface, including ophthalmology, optometry, genetics, etc.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired PAINWeek

synopsis: U.K.-based Tarsus Group added to its expanding U.S. medical portfolio with the acquisition of PAINWeek. PAINWeek runs the leading U.S. event for pain management, which takes place annually in September in Las Vegas. Tarsus Group is an international media company with a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, publications and online media.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group is an international media company with a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, publications and online media that span across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. "
target: PAINWeek
PAINWeek is a single point of access designed specifically for practitioners, recognized as a trusted resource for the latest pain management news, information, and more. They are active in live, print, and digital realms to meet the diverse clinical and practice management needs of practitioners.
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closed 5/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Group De Boeck, acquired Solal

synopsis: De Boeck Group announced it has acquired Solal, a company that specializes in books and journals in the fields of paramedical and social studies. Solal editions can be considered references for the field of neuroscience, neuropsychology and neurology, as well as in the areas of speech therapy, occupational therapy and psychomotor.
buyer parent: Ergon Capital Partners
buyer: Group De Boeck
The De Boeck Group is a leading educational, academic, legal and business publishing company. Operating mainly in Belgium, the Group has also expanded into Luxembourg and France, and publishes works in French, Dutch and English. "
target: Solal
Solal is a publisher of specialized books and journals in the fields of paramedical and social studies. Solal editions can be considered references for the field of neuroscience, neuropsychology and neurology, as well as in the areas of speech therapy, occupational therapy and psychomotor.
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Vertical Health, LLC, acquired Practical Pain Management

synopsis: Vertical Health, a leading health information company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Practical Pain Management, the most prominent pain journal for the practicing pain physician. Practical Pain Management journal contains tutorial articles designed to help diagnose and treat various aspects of pain.
buyer: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health’s mission is to provide patients worldwide with accurate, timely, and straightforward information about their condition. Vertical Health’s websites are trusted resources for patients and medical professionals. "
target: Practical Pain Management
Practical Pain Management is the most prominent pain journal for the practicing pain physician. Practical Pain Management journal contains tutorial articles designed to help diagnose and treat various aspects of pain.
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closed 8/16/2006 via BusinessWire

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Clinical Cardiology Publishing Company, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has acquired publishing assets from the Clinical Cardiology Publishing Company. Wiley will assume publishing the peer-reviewed journals, Clinical Cardiology: An Indexed and Peer-Reviewed Journal for Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Clinical Cardiology Publishing Company, Inc.
Clinical Cardiology Publishing Company, Inc., is the former publisher of Clinical Cardiology, An Indexed and Peer-Reviewed Journal for Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

John Libbey Eurotext Limited, acquired Initiatives Santé SAS

synopsis: John Libbey Eurotext, a French publisher that specializes in medical publishing, has acquired Initiatives Santé, a French company that offers periodicals, training services, and events for nurses and dentists. Initiatives Santé offers magazines and journals that help nurses and dentists become better at their profession.
buyer: John Libbey Eurotext Limited
Founded in 1983, John Libbey Eurotext is a French publisher that specializes in medical publishing. The company publishes more than 40 new titles annually. John Libbey Eurotext offers over 500 products which include reference books, monographs, practical guides, newsletters, journals, and more. "
target: Initiatives Santé SAS
Initiatives Santé is a French company that offers periodicals, training services, and events for nurses and dentists. The company offers magazines and journals that help nurses and dentists become better at their profession. They also provides training sessions for nurses seven times a year.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS), acquired Online Journal of Nursing Informatics

synopsis: HIMSS Foundation and the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community announce a new acquisition The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
buyer: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society ("HIMSS") is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. "
target: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) is a free, international, professional, peer-reviewed electronic journal that is published quarterly and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
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closed 1/7/2014 via PR Newswire

OMICS Group, acquired International Journal of Emergency Mental Health

synopsis: OMICS Group, a peer-reviewed Open Access journal publisher and International scientific conference organizer, proudly announces the acquisition of International Journal of Emergency Health (IJEMH), a mental health emergency or mental health crisis research based journal.
buyer: OMICS Group
OMICS Group is an Open Access publication model that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community. Thus, all articles published under Open Access can be accessed by anyone. It hosts more than 300 journals under its vast umbrella. "
target: International Journal of Emergency Mental Health
International Journal of Emergency Health (IJEMH) is a mental health emergency or mental health crisis research based journal. It was initially published by Chevron Publications and later all the rights were sold to its founding editor, Prof. Dr. George S. Everly, Jr.
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announced 3/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Health Group, will acquire Elsevier Japan KK

synopsis: Omnicom Health Group will acquire the Pharma Communications business in Japan of Elsevier. Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Health Group (OMC:$15,164.30)
Omnicom Health Group is a global collective of communications companies. It provides marketing services to the health and life-science industries through a combination of specialized agencies, customized client solutions, and collaborations with other Omnicom network agencies. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Elsevier Japan KK
Elsevier Japan KK is a leading healthcare communications business in Japan for 38 years, with a reputation for quality delivery of medical content for promotional materials and educational programs directed at doctors and patients.
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, acquired Pulsus Group Inc.

synopsis: Hyderabad-based serial entrepreneur, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, has acquired Pulsus Group, a medical peer-review publisher that publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity.
buyer: Dr. Srinubabu Gedela
Dr. Srinubabu Gedela is a scientist and entrepreneur. Dr. Gedela started OMICS International to make healthcare and scientific information open access. He is based out of Hyderabad, India. "
target: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. Pulsus has offices in London (UK), Ontario, (Canada) and Hyderabad (India).
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announced 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Wilmington plc, will acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ)

synopsis: Wilmington plc has reached an agreement to acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ) from Ascential plc. HSJ is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Ascential plc
target: Health Service Journal (HSJ)
Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
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closed 9/16/2016 via PR Web

Pulsus Group Inc., acquired Andrew John Publishing Inc.

synopsis: Medical Publication Major Pulsus Group takes pride in announcing the acquisition of yet another Canada based medical publisher: Andrew John Publishing. Andrew John Publishing Inc. is a trade oriented publishing house, with a sharp focus on health sciences and specializing in association and society publishing.
buyer: Pulsus Group Inc.
Pulsus Group Inc, the medical peer-review publisher, publishes the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity. "
target: Andrew John Publishing Inc.
Andrew John Publishing Inc. is a trade oriented publishing house, with a sharp focus on health sciences and specializing in association and society publishing. Andrew John Publishing Inc. was established in 1997 and is a full service publishing house.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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closed 2/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

SAGE Publications, acquired MD Conference Express

synopsis: SAGE, the global independent scholarly and professional publisher, announced the acquisition of The Goodwin Group International, LLC, publisher of MD Conference Express®, the first publication to subject medical conference highlights to the rigorous test of peer review.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: MD Conference Express
MD Conference Express, published by The Goodwin Group International, LLC is the first publication to subject medical conference highlights to the rigorous test of peer review.
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closed 2/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, acquired The Cancer Journal

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of healthcare information content and services, has acquired The Cancer Journal from Jones & Bartlett Publishers. The Cancer Journal will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health’s leading medical publishing brand.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, and medical pda software. "
target parent: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
target: The Cancer Journal
The Journal of Principles and Practice of Oncology provides an integrated view of modern oncology across all disciplines. The Journal publishes original research and reviews, and keeps readers current on content published in the book Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology.
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closed 12/10/2010 via Company Press Release

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, acquired iCare Academic LLC

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health's unit Lippincott Williams & Wilkins acquired iCare LLC, makers of iCare EMR, an educational Electronic Medical Record software program. iCare EMR integrates a simulated electronic medical record into a learning tool for students to prepare future nurses for the demands of the evolving healthcare climate in the 21st century.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, and medical pda software. "
target: iCare Academic LLC
iCare Academic LLC is a software company founded by professionals in the nursing education field dedicated to researching and designing an electronic medical record (EMR) for use in the educational environment.
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closed 2/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, acquired The Cancer Journal

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of healthcare information content and services, has acquired The Cancer Journal from Jones & Bartlett Publishers. The Cancer Journal will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health’s leading medical publishing brand.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, and medical pda software. "
target parent: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
target: The Cancer Journal
The Journal of Principles and Practice of Oncology provides an integrated view of modern oncology across all disciplines. The Journal publishes original research and reviews, and keeps readers current on content published in the book Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology.
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closed 2/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, acquired The Cancer Journal

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of healthcare information content and services, has acquired The Cancer Journal from Jones & Bartlett Publishers. The Cancer Journal will be published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Wolters Kluwer Health’s leading medical publishing brand.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. Products include drug guides, medical journals, nursing journals, and medical pda software. "
target parent: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
target: The Cancer Journal
The Journal of Principles and Practice of Oncology provides an integrated view of modern oncology across all disciplines. The Journal publishes original research and reviews, and keeps readers current on content published in the book Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology.
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closed 8/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Health Sciences, purchased MediMedia MAP from MediMedia International

synopsis: Elsevier, a leading global healthcare and scientific publisher, announced today that it has bought MediMedia's professional medical publishing businesses ("MediMedia MAP").
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier Health Sciences is the global leader in healthcare and medical publishing through imprints such as Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Harcourt and WB Saunders. It publications cover the full spectrum of primary medical research, clinical practice and allied healthcare. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: MediMedia International
MediMedia's business expertise is in healthcare education and information. The company focuses on media for both professionals (physicians, dentists, veterinarians and pharmacists) and consumers. The company has four broad product groups: drug information systems, journals and customised communicat
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closed 11/3/2003 via

synopsis: United Business Media announced the acquisition of The Oncology Group and Cliggott Publishing from SCP Communications Inc. Titles acquired include "Oncology" and "Oncology News International", leading US publications in the category and "Consultant", a major player in the large primary care market. UBM is paying the $37.5 million in cash.
buyer: United Business Media PLC (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
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Nursing Spectrum, Inc., acquired Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated

synopsis: Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek, two industry leaders in the nursing recruitment, information, and education industry, announced today an agreement in which Nursing Spectrum, a division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), has acquired NurseWeek from Jobson Publishing, LLC.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: Nursing Spectrum, Inc.
Gannett Healthcare Group (formerly Nursing Spectrum) is a nursing and healthcare-oriented communications company. The company promotes the recognition and support of the healthcare community by providing timely, relevant, and compelling information through its award winning publications. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated
Every nurse makes a difference, which is why for more than 15 years NurseWeek has committed to serving all registered nurses with an array of high-quality, informative, motivating products and services. This long history of award-winning editorial and dedication to the nursing community is what mak
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closed 1/31/2019 via BusinessWire

MJH Associates, acquired UBM Life Sciences

synopsis: MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The assets includes iconic multimedia platforms in the health care, animal care, pharma sciences and dental fields.
buyer: MJH Associates
MJH is the largest full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels. Over 600 MJH associates are dedicated to providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: UBM Life Sciences
UBM Life Sciences, part of UBM Americas, is a US-based event, information, and marketing services business serving professional communities in human healthcare, veterinary medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry with an unmatched portfolio of in-person, print, and digital products.
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closed 6/11/2018 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Jobson Healthcare Information

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and the leader in health information services for consumers and physicians, announced that it has acquired Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI), a leading provider of information, education and marketing services in key healthcare markets.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target: Jobson Healthcare Information
Jobson Healthcare Information LLC is a leading healthcare information, education and marketing services company that can reach over one million physicians, pharmacists and eye care professionals with a diversified portfolio of leading multi-channel brands.
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announced 1/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Wilmington plc, will acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ)

synopsis: Wilmington plc has reached an agreement to acquire Health Service Journal (HSJ) from Ascential plc. HSJ is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
buyer: Wilmington plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding group of companies providing information and training to professional business markets. Its businesses enable professionals and their organisations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Ascential plc
target: Health Service Journal (HSJ)
Health Service Journal (HSJ) is the UK’s pre-eminent health information, insight and networking business. HSJ comprises digital subscription product HSJ.co.uk, fast growing digital information product HSJ Intelligence, 11 annual networking events and HSJ Marketing Services.
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$23
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

IMS Health Incorporated, acquired IASIST, S.A.

synopsis: IMS Health, a leading global information and technology services company, has acquired IASIST, an added value, professional service company which offers health care providers, payers and the health industry the clinical and economic information required to improve quality and efficiency in their organizations.
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is an information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with solutions to measure and improve their performance. The company's IMS One™ cloud platform provides comprehensive insights into diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes. "
target: IASIST, S.A.
Iasist is an added value, professional service company which offers health care providers, payers and the health industry the clinical and economic information required to improve quality and efficiency in their organisations and the services provided to their customers.
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announced 8/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Media, will purchase Dutch Health Portfolio from Reed Business Netherlands

synopsis: The board of Springer Media announced the intended acquisition of the Dutch healthcare publishing activities of Reed Business Netherlands. The portfolio consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Media
Springer Media, part of Springer Nature, is a dynamic media company that focuses on healthcare, with a long history as a medical publisher, serving students, healthcare professionals and health care management. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Reed Business Netherlands
Reed Business Netherlands' healthcare publishing activities consists of Dutch language books, events and magazines for healthcare professionals. Reed Business Netherlands is part of Reed Business Information, which provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.
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closed 6/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Radcliffe Publishing

synopsis: Electric Word, the media and training group, has sold the trade assets of its loss-making subsidiary Radcliffe Publishing to Informa. Radcliffe Publishing is part of the firm’s health division and publishes products to support the education and professional development of doctors, managers and professionals in health.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
Informa provides academics, businesses and individuals with unparalleled knowledge, up-to-the minute information and highly specialist skills and services. With around 7,000 employees working in some 150 offices in over 40 countries, its global reach and breadth of offer is unique. "
target parent: Electric Word Plc
target: Radcliffe Publishing
Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare. The Radcliffe portfolio extends to professional and academic books, journals, software and open-learning packages covering child health, health education, pharmacy and more.
price ($mm)
$1.43
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

IMS Health Incorporated, purchased CRM and Strategic Data Division from Cegedim

synopsis: IMS Health, a leading global provider of information and technology services to the healthcare and life sciences industries, completed its acquisition of certain customer relationship management (CRM) and strategic data businesses of Cegedim, a global technology and services company specializing in healthcare.
buyer: IMS Health Incorporated (NYSE:IQV:$10,412.00)
IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with comprehensive solutions to measure and improve their performance. The company connects complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes. "
seller: Cegedim (ENXTPA:CGM:$592.02)
Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in healthcare. Cegedim’s CRM solutions help Life Sciences and Healthcare clients in 80 countries drive sales effectiveness, optimize marketing programs across multiple channels and mitigate regulatory compliance risks.
price ($mm)
$523
rev ($mm)
$584
EBITDA ($mm)
$88
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
5.9x
closed 9/27/2013 via Company Press Release

Advanced Computer Software plc, acquired Plain Healthcare

synopsis: Advanced Computer Software Group plc, a leading provider of software and IT services to the healthcare and commercial sectors, has purchased Avia Health Informatics' trading subsidiary, Plain Healthcare Ltd. The company is a Research & Development company at the leading edge of software development in expert clinical decision support technology.
buyer: Advanced Computer Software plc (GB:ASW:$333.60)
Advanced Computer Software Group plc is the leading supplier of software and IT services to the health, care and commercial sectors with a primary focus on delivering high quality products and services to enable first class delivery of care in the community. "
target parent: Avia Health Informatics plc
target: Plain Healthcare
Plain Healthcare is a Research & Development company at the leading edge of software development in expert clinical decision support technology. They provide rapid, safe assessment and advice for primary care through Odyssey, their clinical decision support software.
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announced 11/5/2012 via Market Wire

Hearst Business Media, will acquire Milliman Care Guidelines LLC

synopsis: Hearst Corporation signed an agreement with Milliman, Inc., pursuant to which Hearst will acquire Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, a leading provider of evidence-based clinical healthcare databases. The announcement was made by Frank A. Bennack, Jr., CEO of Hearst Corporation, and Richard P. Malloch, president of Hearst Business Media.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Hearst Business Media
Hearst Business Media (HBM), an operating group of The Hearst Corporation, operates more than 20 business-to-business information services, electronic databases, and publications. The Group has significant holdings in the automotive, electronic, and medical/pharmaceutical industries. "
target parent: Milliman, Inc.
target: Milliman Care Guidelines LLC
Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, a Milliman Company, independently develops and produces evidence-based clinical guidelines and software used by more than 2,200 clients including 1,200 hospitals and seven of the eight largest U.S. health plans.
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closed 3/1/2011 via Company Press Release

UBM French Medical Print Business, acquired UBM French Medical Print Business

synopsis: United Business Media Limited has announces that it has sold its French medical newspaper and magazine business to a management buyout team led by Gérard Kouchner, the business’s Chief Executive since 2005. UBM has sold the business on behalf of its UBM Medica division.
buyer: UBM French Medical Print Business
UBM's French medical print business publishes weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and other subscription and controlled circulation titles for the French healthcare professional community. It also has a number of smaller print media and customised marketing products for the French medical community. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: UBM French Medical Print Business
UBM's French medical print business publishes weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and other subscription and controlled circulation titles for the French healthcare professional community. It also has a number of smaller print media and customised marketing products for the French medical community.
price ($mm)
$14*
rev ($mm)
$54
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Electric Word Plc, acquired Radcliffe Publishing

synopsis: Electric Word PLC, a specialist information publisher, will acquire Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher founded in 1987, focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare.
buyer: Electric Word Plc (AIM:ELE:$3.47)
Electric Word is a specialist information business that serves the sport, education and healthcare sectors. Electric Word products and services include newsletters, magazines, websites, events, books, special reports and bespoke research. "
target: Radcliffe Publishing
Radcliffe is a U.K.-based specialist publisher focused on professional development and compliance in primary healthcare. The Radcliffe portfolio extends to professional and academic books, journals, software and open-learning packages covering child health, health education, pharmacy and more.
price ($mm)
$1.64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 10/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired UpToDate

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, announced that it has acquired UpToDate, the leading evidence-based electronic clinical information resource.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks. "
target: UpToDate
UpToDate specializes in physician-driven products designed to improve healthcare at the point of care and integrate smoothly into Electronic Medical Records. UpToDate collaborates with physicians, who create recommendations on how to diagnose and treat thousands of conditions.
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closed 1/22/2004 via Company Press Release

PBI Media LLC, acquired SRI Consulting

synopsis: PBI Media, LLC, a leader in high-value information products and consulting services for the telecom, aerospace, and media markets, today announced its purchase of the Chemical Business Services of SRI Consulting, the leading producer of high-value information and data for the global chemicals industry.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PBI Media LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target parent: SRI International
target: SRI Consulting
SRI Consulting provides the world's most comprehensive ongoing multiclient databases on the chemical and health industries. Companies may participate in SRI's continuing programs for the chemical and health industries through annual participation or by purchase of separate reports.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2019 via PR Newswire

WebMD Corporation, acquired Frontline Medical Communications

synopsis: WebMD, the leader in health information services for physicians, acquired Frontline Medical Communications, a medical communications company and provider of digital, print and live conference events for the healthcare industry, combining Frontline with WebMD's Medscape, the leading digital news, information, and education platform for physicians.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through their public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. "
target parent: M.E. Zukerman & Co.
target: Frontline Medical Communications
Frontline Medical is one of the largest medical communications companies and a leader in digital, print, and live events. With MDedge™, their integrated web portal, and audited email database, FMC meets the marketing challenges of clients with superior reach and flexible advertising programs.
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closed 4/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Certara, acquired Analytica Laser

synopsis: Certara, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, announced that it has acquired Analytica Laser, a global research consultancy that uses health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and real-world data to provide the highest level of scientific evidence of the value of medicines and health technologies.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: Certara
Certara is a leading provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes. "
target: Analytica Laser
Analytica Laser, a global research consultancy that uses health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and real-world data to provide the highest level of scientific evidence of the value of medicines and health technologies.
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closed 1/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capital Croissance SAS, acquired Spas Organisation de Salons, SA

synopsis: Capital Croissance and BPI France have co-invested in French events organiser Spas Organisation, taking over from previous majority owner Socadif. The deal sees Socadif, which had been invested in the group since 2010, reduce its stake, replaced by Capital Croissance as new majority shareholder. BPI will enter the group as a minority.
buyer: Capital Croissance SAS
Capital Croissance has a strong entrepreneurial aspect: five founding partners have brought together a community of over 110 private investors sharing the same values and who provide their financial contributions, experience and networks to help French SMEs to become successful mid-cap companies. "
target parent: Crédit Agricole SA
target: Spas Organisation de Salons, SA
Spas Organization is the largest organizer in France of general and professional fairs dedicated to Wellness, Bio, Natural Health and Sustainable Development.
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