Fingerpaint Acquires Splice, Boosting the Company’s West Coast Presence

Fingerpaint, a full-service health and wellness marketing firm with a global team of more than 580 people, has acquired Splice, a healthcare communications business based in Emeryville, California. Fingerpaint is known for its innovative and data-driven approach to providing analytics-enabled, integrated marketing solutions to a growing roster of healthcare clients, specifically in the pharmaceutical, rare disease, and gene therapy sectors. Knox Lane, a private equity firm based in San Francisco, is a strategic investor in Fingerpaint.

Sermo Acquires Minter Group to Meet Growing Demand for HCP Insights in APAC Region

Sermo, the world’s leading HCP insights company and the first social media platform for physicians, today announced its acquisition of Australia-based market research leader, Minter Group. The acquisition expands Sermo’s existing panel of 1.3M physicians to include an additional 50,000+ Asia-Pacific (APAC)-based HCPs, and aims to better connect the pharmaceutical industry to HCPs in emerging markets.

Lucid Group Acquires US-Based Strategic Brand Consultants DiD

Lucid Group has acquired the US-based strategic brand consultants, DiD. This union will strengthen Lucid Group’s existing presence in the US and its ability to provide a compelling strategic, creative and digital offering globally. It is a large step forward for Lucid to advance its mission to improve global health outcomes by building an integrated suite of industry-leading capabilities to better address complex healthcare challenges. Founded in 2007, Lucid Group is a strategic healthcare communications company committed to advancing patient health outcomes.

Fishawack Health Enhances Its Omnichannel Offering with the Acquisition of Analytics-Driven Digital Marketing Agency, closerlook

Fishawack Health, a leading global commercialization partner for the life sciences industry, announces the acquisition of Chicago-based closerlook LLC. closerlook is a digital-native healthcare agency that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to develop omnichannel strategies, creative and digital media solutions for life science brands across the entire pre-commercial and commercial lifecycle of a drug.

Celebrity Fight Night Foundation Merges with Gateway for Cancer Research

Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, an internationally recognized philanthropic organization that has generated more than $90 million in charitable funding throughout its 27-year history, is merging with Gateway for Cancer Research, a global sponsor of innovative, patient-centric, clinical cancer research.

Evaluate Acquires Bioscience Advisors

Evaluate, a leading provider of commercial intelligence and predictive analytics to the pharmaceutical industry, is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Bioscience Advisors Inc. (Biosci), a California-based data company focused on biopharma alliances. The acquisition will significantly expand the richness and quantity of biopharma deal data available to Evaluate clients, furthering Evaluate’s mission to provide the most complete and dynamic valuations of pharmaceutical assets.

Internet Brands to Acquire PulsePoint

Internet Brands, a KKR portfolio company and owner of WebMD Health Corp. (“WebMD”), a leader in health information services for physicians and consumers, today announced an agreement to acquire PulsePoint Inc., a leading technology company using real-time data to unlock and activate health insights. Internet Brands’ acquisition of PulsePoint accelerates its expansion into the healthcare marketing technology space, adding enhanced programmatic and data capabilities across its portfolio of companies.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Invests in Prime Global Medical Communications in Partnership with Founder and Management

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a global private equity firm, announced Monday that it has invested in Prime Global Medical Communications Ltd. (“Prime Global” or the “Company”) in partnership with its founder and management team. Founded in 1997, Prime Global is a global medical communications and market access group that provides the world’s leading biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses with full-service professional communications, including healthcare strategy and consultancy, scientific and medical communications, consumer health, patient-integrated science, and market access.

Integrity Continues to Innovate Insurance with Acquisition of Data Analytics Company Deft Research

Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, announced Tuesday its acquisition of Deft Research, LLC (“Deft Research”), the healthcare industry’s leading source for consumer and market data. Over the last 15 years, Deft Research has developed a full suite of market research services that offer invaluable insights into the senior and commercial market as well as overall healthcare industry trends.

Red Nucleus Acquires PPM Advisory Group and OrtleyBio

Red Nucleus (“RN”), a premier provider of learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it has acquired PPM Advisory Group and OrtleyBio (collectively “PPM”), a leading provider of scientific operations and communications services to biopharmaceutical companies and brands, with its primary focus in oncology and hematology therapeutic areas. PPM offers commercial, medical affairs, and MSL content development; planning and training support, advisory boards, competitive landscape analysis, sales representative training support, and conferences/congress coverage.