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Preparing sites for acquisition

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The unprecedented level of M&A activity in the clinical research site sector during the past 24 months has spurred many investigative site owners to consider selling their businesses.

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Bioclinica to launch patient engagement divisions

Friday, June 17, 2016

Bioclinica, a specialty clinical trials technology and services provider, has announced two new divisions, creating an integrated offering focused on patient engagement. With the announcement comes the combination of Bioclinica’s extensive global clinical research site network and patient recruitment-retention engine under the Global Clinical Research business segment.

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IPOs in the CRO market remain steady

Monday, April 18, 2016

InVentiv Health has filed paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to $100 million, following in the footsteps of three other large private equity-backed CROs that have gone public in recent years. Analysts see strong financial activity on the horizon for the CRO industry.

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Water Street invests in generic injectable drug services company Custopharm

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry headquartered in Chicago, has invested in Custopharm, a generic injectable drug services company. Water Street’s team has committed equity to both acquire and expand the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company. The healthcare firm has recruited William Larkins, Ph.D., former vice president and general manager of Bedford Laboratories, as CEO of Custopharm.

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