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VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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closed 10/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Vestar Capital Partners, acquired Health Grades, Inc.

synopsis: Affiliates of Vestar Capital Partners V, L.P. formed for the purpose of acquiring Health Grades, Inc., and HealthGrades announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of HealthGrades at a purchase price of $8.20 per share in cash.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading global private equity firm. For 20 years, Vestar has been seeking out talented management teams and supporting their entrepreneurial dreams, allowing them to run their companies as owners, with an eye toward long-term value creation. "
target: Health Grades, Inc. (HGRD:$58.17)
HealthGrades is the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, providing quality ratings, profiles and cost information on the nation’s hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and prescription drugs.
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$58
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., acquired MGP, Ltd.

synopsis: WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, has acquired MGP, Ltd., an information provider that supports clinical best practice and the implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: MGP, Ltd.
MGP, Ltd. is an information provider that supports clinical best practice and the implementation of clinical practice guidelines. Based in Chesham, UK, MGP's content is designed to inform clinical decision-making and change clinical behavior in line with best practice.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Diagnosia, acquired MedEval GmbH

synopsis: Diagnosia, the leading European source for medical drug information, has acquired MedEval GmbH, a company that operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
buyer: Diagnosia
Diagnosia.com is the leading European source for medical drug information. In collaboration with national and European admission offices they provide free access to verified and up-to-date medical drug information intended for both patients and physicians in up to 22 languages. "
target: MedEval GmbH
MedEval GmbH operates an online drug information platform, ami-info.at, for healthcare professionals. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Innsbruck, Austria.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

DocCheck AG, acquired LaborLexikon

synopsis: DocCheck AG has acquired 100 percent of LaborLexikon (medweb24 GmbH), based in Dorsten, Germany. Medweb24 operates the specialist lexicon www.laborlexikon.de. The online lexicon is one of the largest German-language laboratory medicine content platforms and, with an ISSN, has international recognition as an electronic specialist journal.
buyer: DocCheck AG (XTRA:AJ91:$46.35)
DocCheck AG is a German provider of innovative services for the healthcare market. DocCheck AG operates DocCheck, the largest European community for healthcare professionals; and DocCheck Shop, an online shop for various medical tests, tools and equipment. "
target: LaborLexikon
LaborLexikon is a specialist lexicon operated by Medweb24 Gmbh. The online lexicon is one of the largest German-language laboratory medicine content platforms and, with an ISSN, has international recognition as an electronic specialist journal.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

MHA Co., Ltd, acquired Shirobon.net

synopsis: MHA, a Japanese staffing firm focused on medical institutions and nursing homes, acquired Shirobon.net, a Japanese medical staff support site.
buyer: MHA Co., Ltd
Headquartered in Japan, MHA provides staffing solutions to the various issues and difficulties that medical institutions and nursing homes encounter daily. They aim to improve the management capabilities of medical institutions. "
target: Shirobon.net
Shirobon.net is a Japanese medical staff support site. They not only provide a question forum but they also have research material that includes insurance medical care score guides.
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closed 5/4/2016 via PE Hub

HealthLine, Inc., acquired MediLexicon International

synopsis: Healthline Media, which is backed by Summit Partners, has acquired MedicalNewsToday.com (MNT) and MediLexicon.com. MediLexicon International Ltd was the seller. MNT is a leading website in the medical news category while MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
HealthLine, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent health information and technology solutions. The company's proprietary health taxonomy platform powers a suite of marketing, health search, data and text-mining, and content solutions for global enterprises and advertisers. "
target: MediLexicon International
MedicalNewsToday.com is a leading website in the medical news category, boasting over 132 therapy areas. MediLexicon.com is an online database of medical abbreviations with over 200,000 definitions that are constantly updated.
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closed 5/9/2011 via PR Newswire

Elsevier B.V., acquired Fisterra.com

synopsis: Elsevier has announced the acquisition of Fisterra.com, an award winning, widely used e-clinical reference solution in Spain. Fisterra was launched in 2002 by two primary care doctors and a medical librarian in response to the need for an online short answer Spanish language reference solution to help primary care physicians.
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: Fisterra.com
Fisterra.com provides access to Fisterrae, an advanced e-clinical reference solution that integrates support resources for health professionals in a local language platform.
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closed 2/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Ebix, Inc., acquired A.D.A.M., Inc.

synopsis: Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, has announced the closing of the merger of Atlanta based A.D.A.M., Inc., a leading provider of health information and benefits technology solutions in the United States.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix, Inc., provides end-to-end solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges, carrier systems, agency systems and BPO services to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry. "
target: A.D.A.M., Inc.
A.D.A.M., Inc. is a leading provider of consumer health information and benefits technology solutions to healthcare organizations, benefits brokers, employers, consumers, and educational institutions.
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$61 [$62]
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$28
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$6
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announced 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

NUGL Inc., will acquire Nichols Publishing

synopsis: NUGL Inc., the cannabis industry's new standard of technology, reported it has entered into a binding letter of intent to purchase Nichols Publishing Company, Inc., an Iowa based corporation that publishes industry known magazine publications including Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
buyer: NUGL Inc. (OTCPK:NUGL:$0.00)
NUGL is the world’s first cannabis search app used for searching genuine user-rated dispensaries, cannabis service providers and more. NUGL’s flexible web app has no geographic limitations and can rapidly connect cannabis companies, related vertical services and users. "
target: Nichols Publishing
Nichols Publishing Company, Inc. was founded in 2005 by Robin and Terri Nichols. It specializes in business to business print & digital niche magazines and their related electronic media. The magazines included are Garden & Greenhouse and Professional Marijuana Grower.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Royal Pharmaceutical Society, acquired Palliativedrugs.com Limited

synopsis: The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Palliativedrugs.com, the publisher of the Palliative Care Formulary and Introducing Palliative Care, key resources for health professionals delivering care to patients at the end of life.
buyer: Royal Pharmaceutical Society
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) leads the profession of pharmacy to improve the public's health and wellbeing. The RPS is the professional membership body for pharmacists and pharmacy in Great Britain and an internationally renowned publisher of medicines information. "
target: Palliativedrugs.com Limited
Palliativedrugs.com Ltd was founded in 2000 by Robert Twycross and Andrew Wilcock to promote and disseminate information about the use of drugs in palliative care. alliativedrugs.com Ltd has pioneered the building of an online community focused on palliative care.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

ByteDance, acquired Baikemy.com

synopsis: ByteDance has fully acquired online medical encyclopedia Baikemy.com. Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
buyer: ByteDance
Bytedance offers platforms that enable people to consume and create content through machine learning technology. Bytedance's flagship product, Toutiao, is the largest AI-powered content platform in China. Toutiao delivers personalized content recommendations to every user based on their interests. "
target: Baikemy.com
Baikemy, which was set up in 2010 in Beijing, is one of China’s largest medical information portals, offering professionals-generated content (PGC). The site hosts an array of explainer videos by doctors about diseases such as flu, pneumonia, and depression, among others.
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closed 11/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afya Participações S.A., acquired Medphone Tecnologia em Saude LTDA

synopsis: Afya Limited announced the acquisition of 100% of the total share capital of MedPhone, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Afya Participações S.A. MedPhone is a clinical decision and leaflet consultation app in Brazil, that helps physicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals to make faster and more accurate decisions.
buyer parent: Afya Limited
buyer: Afya Participações S.A.
Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners. "
target: Medphone Tecnologia em Saude LTDA
MedPhone is a clinical decision and leaflet consultation app in Brazil, that helps physicians, medical students and other healthcare professionals to make faster and more accurate decisions on a daily basis.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brightsquid Dental Link Inc., acquired SCS Card Technology

synopsis: Brightsquid Dental Ltd. announced that it has acquired SCS Card Technology Inc. The company develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs.
buyer: Brightsquid Dental Link Inc.
Brightsquid Dental Link is a web-based dental collaboration platform that centralizes communication between dentists, office managers, specialists and dental labs. The secure, award-winning software ensures everyone can safely stay informed while working with the same data. "
target: SCS Card Technology
SCS develops smart card-based solutions for healthcare. This process involves assembling and integrating their proprietary IP products that can best serve those clients' needs, and aggregating the partnerships that will make each program work for the maximum benefit of SCS and their clients.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Physitrack, acquired Physiotools Oy

synopsis: Physitrack, an Apple Inc Mobility Partner and leading global provider of technology for Virtual Care and Telehealth, announces its first acquisition of one of its main competitors Physiotools OY. Physiotools is a leading provider of Patient Engagement technology to healthcare providers in 27 countries.
buyer: Physitrack
Physitrack is an Apple Mobility Partner and the world leader in the provision of Virtual Care and Telehealth technology. Physitrack works with tens of thousands of public and private healthcare providers around the world helping them care for several million patients per year. "
target: Physiotools Oy
Physiotools, established in Finland in 1982, has offices in the UK, North America and Sweden. It is a leading provider of Patient Engagement technology to healthcare providers in 27 countries. Physiotools exercise software is one of the world’s most comprehensive exercise libraries.
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announced 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Medscape, Inc., will acquire coliquio

synopsis: WebMD, an Internet Brands company and a leader in health information services for physicians, other healthcare professionals and consumers, is to acquire coliquio, a German-based information and education platform for healthcare professionals. coliquio will be integrated into Medscape, WebMD's flagship brand for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Medscape, Inc. (:$8.65)
Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for health care professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. "
target: coliquio
coliquio GmbH is a leading information platform for physicians in German-speaking countries. Physicians discuss patient cases, get personalized top-notch information updates, and can directly interact with world-leading experts.
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closed 5/16/2019 via PE Hub

Remedy Health Media, acquired Vertical Health, LLC

synopsis: Remedy Health Media, which is backed by Topspin Partners, has acquired Vertical Health, a publisher serving patients and healthcare professionals in the diabetes, mental health, back pain, and pain management areas.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Remedy Health Media
Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital health and wellness platform that provides information-rich content and inspiring, emotionally engaging real-life stories that motivates millions of patients and caregivers to boldly navigate life-changing diagnoses and achieve better outcomes. "
target: Vertical Health, LLC
Vertical Health publishes award winning brands focused in chronic disease. Their health information, tools and services help patients and healthcare professionals improve outcomes. Their brands include: EndocrineWeb.com, DiabeticLifestyle.com, PsyCom.net, and more.
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announced 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Scientist.com, will acquire HealthEconomics

synopsis: Scientist.com, the healthcare industry’s leading marketplace for outsourced R&D, announced it will acquire HealthEconomics.Com, a US-based company that has spent the last 25 years creating a global Connected Community™ of scientists and suppliers of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), real world evidence (RWE) and market access services.
buyer: Scientist.com
Scientist.com is the pharmaceutical industry’s leading AI-powered marketplace for outsourced R&D. The marketplace simplifies R&D sourcing, saves time and money, reduces risk, and provides access to the latest innovative tools and technologies. "
target: HealthEconomics
HealthEconomics.Com was founded in 1994 as a resource portal for researchers, payers and academics engaged in generating or evaluating data and evidence to describe the clinical, economic and patient-reported outcomes of healthcare interventions.
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closed 7/23/2009 via Company Press Release

Physicians Interactive, acquired Skyscape Inc.

synopsis: Physicians Interactive LLC (PI), the leading digital sales and health marketing partner for life sciences companies, announced the acquisition of Skyscape Inc., the world’s No. 1 service for trusted medical information delivered via mobile devices and the Internet. Skyscape is now a wholly owned subsidiary of PI.
buyer parent: Perseus, L.L.C.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive builds an electronic dialogue with healthcare professionals by utilizing technology platforms and online interactive programs to deliver valuable education and promotion about medical products and disease states. "
target: Skyscape Inc.
Skyscape® is the worldwide leading service for trusted medical information by specialty for mobile devices. Skyscape's service enables healthcare practitioners to tailor their experience from the most trusted medical information available and delivers it in an intuitive manner.
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closed 7/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired Quantia Inc

synopsis: Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of insight-driven, digital engagement solutions for healthcare professionals and consumers, announced that it has acquired Quantia, Inc., whose award-winning web and mobile community, QuantiaMD, reaches more than one-third of U.S. physicians.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: Quantia Inc
QuantiaMD is bringing physicians together to reshape medicine. Through its medical learning network, physicians connect with expert faculty and colleagues they know and trust to better manage their practices, support their patients, and take care of themselves.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

VividGro, acquired WeGrow

synopsis: VividGro, a leader in LED lighting technology, acquired WeGrow, a leading app for cannabis home growers. WeGrow's app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
buyer parent: Lighting Science
buyer: VividGro
VividGro is a leader in LED lighting technology and a pioneer in the cannabis industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art hardware and software, VividGro implements solutions that improve growers’ profitability by lowering operating costs, increasing efficiencies and yields, and decreasing cycle times. "
target: WeGrow
WeGrow is a leading app for cannabis home growers. The app uses chatbot-based technology in order to engage seasoned and new-to-the-scene growers in a conversation that guides them through the grow experience. The chatbot researches and delivers everything one needs to know about growing marijuana.
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