Spain - United Business Media has acquired the benchmarking data company, Iasist, on behalf of its healthcare division CMPMedica in a deal worth €6.4m.
The acquisition from Inflexion Private Equity, which includes members of Iasist’s management team, will strengthen CMPMedica’s presence in the Spanish healthcare information market.
CMPMedica owns and runs a series of healthcare events including Hopital Expo, Medec, Geront Expo and Health Information Technologies. It also produces directories, journals and online products.
Iasist provides benchmarking data and software for regional health authorities, hospitals and other health service providers, principally in Spain and Portugal.
“The acquisition of Iasist will significantly expand CMPMedica’s range of healthcare data services, both in Iberia and beyond,” says CMPMedica’s chief executive officer Henry Elkington.