M&A Deal Summary

Chesapeake IRB Acquires Liberty IRB

On September 9, 2015, Chesapeake IRB acquired life science company Liberty IRB

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Chesapeake IRB’s 2nd transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is Chesapeake IRB’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Chesapeake IRB’s 1st transaction in Florida.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-09-09
Target Liberty IRB
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) Chesapeake IRB
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Liberty IRB

DeLand, Florida, United States
website
Liberty IRB, Inc. is an independent institutional review board (IRB) ability to review Phase I-IV pharmaceutical, device, biologic, behavioral and psycho-social research. Liberty IRB strives to produce timely, diligent reviews of clinical research.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Chesapeake IRB

Columbia, Maryland, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1993
Sector Life Science
DESCRIPTION

Chesapeake Research Review, Inc. is a provider of independent IRB services for pharmaceutical companies, universities, individual researchers, academic medical centers, and community hospitals. Chesapeake Research Review was formed in 1993 and is based in Columbia, Maryland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 5
Sector (Life Science) 2 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 5
State (Florida) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 4
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-03-25 The Goodwyn Institutional Review Board

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Goodwyn IRB is an independent, central review board protecting human subjects in research. Company is a good friend to pharmaceutical manufacturers, contract research organizations, site management organizations and the human subjects involved in clinical research studies.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-02-02 Compass IRB

Mesa, Arizona, United States

Compass IRB LLC is a provider of central IRB review that focused on collaboration between all stakeholders. Sponsors, CROs, IRBs, Investigators, and Subjects all play an important role in developing and testing new therapies

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