One of our strategic pillars is developing and growing our market leading positions. We supplement our organic growth by successfully acquiring and integrating complementary businesses which strengthen our market positions.

2019 Incisive Health

We acquired Incisive Health, a UK-based healthcare communications consultancy, which specialises in healthcare policy, public affairs and communication services.

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2019 Putnam Associates

We acquired Putnam Associates, a US based specialist consultancy focused on product commercialisation strategy, exclusively for the life sciences industry.

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2018 Create NYC

We acquired Create NYC, a New York-based disruptive creative communications agency offering the tactical execution of sales and marketing materials for its international pharmaceutical clients.

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2018 SmartAnalyst

The acquisition of SmartAnalyst, a New York-based strategic commercialisation consulting and analytics business, focused on the pharmaceutical and biotech sector.

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2017 Sellxpert

We acquired Sellxpert, a German and Swiss contract sales outsourcing business, based in Speyer, Germany and Basel, Switzerland, cementing our footprint in the DACH region.

2017 Vynamic

The acquisition of Vynamic, a US-based healthcare industry management consultancy, further strengthened and expanded our Advisory offering.

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2017 Cambridge Biomarketing

We acquired Cambridge Biomarketing, a full-service advertising and communications agency focused on orphan diseases and specialty markets.

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2017 MicroMass Communications

Our final acquisition of 2017 was the acquisition of MicroMass Communications, a US-based healthcare communications agency specialising in behavioural change.

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2016 STEM Marketing

The acquisition of STEM Marketing was our first move into the Advisory space. STEM are the leading global provider of commercial, marketing and medical audits to pharmaceutical companies.

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2016 Pegasus

In 2016, we acquired Pegasus, one of the most successful integrated healthcare communications consultancies in the UK.

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2015 CMIC Ashfield

We formalised our joint venture with CMIC in 2015, creating CMIC Ashfield, a contract sales solution in Japan.

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2014 Galliard and Nyxeon

The acquisition of Galliard and Nyxeon in 2014, diversified our healthcare communications portfolio to include scientific PR.

2014 KnowledgePoint360

KnowledgePoint360 is our largest acquisition to date, making Ashfield a global market leader in healthcare communications.

2013 Expansis

This Spanish CSO depended Ashfield’s commercial presence in Europe.

2013 Medical Communications Group

The acquisition of Medical Communications Group (MCG), a Canadian based commercial services provider strengthened our offering in Canada.

2012 Pharmexx

Through the acquisition of Pharmexx, we added true international reach and depth to our contract sales capabilities through our expansion into 8 new countries.

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2012 Bilcare

The acquisition of Bilcare in the US and the UK added clinical trial and supply chain packaging expertise to our packaging portfolio.

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2012 WaterMeadow Medical

WaterMeadow Medical was acquired in 2012.

2012 Drug Safety Alliance

Drug Safety Alliance was acquired in 2012.

2012 Synopia RX

Synopia RX was acquired in 2012.