M&A Deal Summary

Wolters Kluwer N.V. Acquires NDCHealth - Information Management Business

On August 29, 2005, Wolters Kluwer N.V. acquired information technology company NDCHealth - Information Management Business from NDCHealth Corp. for 382M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Wolters Kluwer N.V.’s 2nd transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Wolters Kluwer N.V.’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Wolters Kluwer N.V.’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Wolters Kluwer N.V.’s 1st transaction in Georgia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-08-29
Target NDCHealth - Information Management Business
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Wolters Kluwer N.V.
Sellers(s) NDCHealth Corp.
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 382M USD

Target

NDCHealth - Information Management Business

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
NDCHealth - Information Management Business is a provider of healthcare information including products for sales compensation and targeting, market and marketing research, managed care, and outcomes analysis. In addition to its leading position in physician-level data products, NDC-IM is pioneering the emerging and high-growth market for primary source transactional prescription data.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Wolters Kluwer N.V.

Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands

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Category Company
Founded 1836
SectorInformation Services
Employees18,670
Revenue 4.6B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Wolters Kluwer is a global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services globally for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer was incorporated in 1836 and is headquarters in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 56
Sector (Information Technology) 2 of 5
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 7
State (Georgia) 1 of 4
Country (United States) 4 of 30
Year (2005) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-01-01 TyMetrix, Inc.

Texas, United States

TyMetrix, Inc.is a provider of SaaS-based e-billing and legal matter management software. TyMetrix was founded in 1994 and is based in Texas, United States.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-09-08 Boucher Communications, Inc.

Pennsylvania, United States

Boucher Communications, Inc. is a provider of specialty publications, including Framebuyer, a semi-annual supplement focused on eyewear fashion; New O.D., a quarterly magazine targeting optometry students and recent graduates; and a number of patient-directed and practitioner-focused supplements.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

NDCHealth Corp.

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Category Company
Founded 1967
SectorInformation Services
Employees1,500
DESCRIPTION

NDCHealth Corp is a provider of healthcare information solutions.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 2
Sector (Information Technology) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2005) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-10-26 NDC Health, Ltd.

Preston,, United Kingdom

NDC Health, Ltd. supplies pharmacy information technology solutions.

Sell -