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CluePoints expands global team

Friday, February 28, 2014 11:36 AM

CluePoints, a provider of Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) solutions for clinical trials, has announced three new appointments to its global team. John Colby and Elizabeth Polvent join the company's U.S business development team, fulfilling a key element in its strategy for growth, while CluePoints also welcomes Jean Stéphenne, president of the board of directors of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, as a member of its board.

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PharmaTimes recognizes top U.S. clinical researchers

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 01:00 PM

Winners of the U.S. Clinical Researcher of the Year competition were announced following an intense finals day hosted by partner SAS at its global headquarters in Cary, N.C.

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PRA to acquire CRI Lifetree, boosting global phase I presence

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 09:01 AM

PRA, a CRO based in Raleigh, N.C., intends to acquire privately held CRI Lifetree, a research organization that focuses on early stage, patient population studies.

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U.S. Clinical Researchers of the Year announced

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 08:00 AM

The 2013 U.S. Clinical Researchers of the Year winners have been revealed at the Umstead Hotel in North Carolina, U.S.

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Report: CRO market to top $30 billion by 2018

Monday, November 11, 2013 03:06 PM

A new report by healthcare sector corporate finance and strategy specialist Results Healthcare says the CRO sector is seeing a recovery, driven by improved optimism across the biopharma industry, the sector’s largest customer group, where many key CRO customers are now at the tail end of multi-year patent cliffs and are stepping up investments into their pipelines, particularly products in late-stage development.

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PRA, RPS merger completed

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:23 PM

CRO PRA International has completed its merger with ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services (RPS) and the closing of the acquisition by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.  

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RPS, PRA to merge under KKR ownership

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 01:51 PM

Global investment firm KKR has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services (RPS), a global CRO, from Warburg Pincus.

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Genstar Capital to sell PRA to KKR

Monday, June 24, 2013 03:31 PM

Genstar Capital, a middle market private equity firm focusing on investments in select segments of the life sciences, healthcare, financial services, software and industrial technology industries, has announced a definitive agreement to sell global CRO PRA to funds managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

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PRA Holdings submits draft registration statement for IPO

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:27 AM

PRA Holdings, a global CRO, has submitted a confidential draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a possible initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.

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PRA opens new facility in Wales, creates 100 graduate-level jobs

Friday, May 17, 2013 02:03 PM

PRA, a global CRO, has officially opened its new facility in Swansea, Wales. The expansion is being supported with $1.9 million business finance from the Welsh government.

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America chooses WCG as its exclusive IRB, sheds five local hospital IRBs

Five southern research groups form public-private network to help save time, money for clients with early-stage biologics

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Growing adoption of feasibility review committees
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AMCs vying to better compete for industry trials
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Private equity driving dynamic CRO growth
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