Quayle Munro is pleased to announce that it has advised Hindawi, the leading independent Open Access (“OA”) academic publisher, on its acquisition of four highly regarded medical journals owned and published by the independent publisher, Pulsus Group Inc.
Established in 1984 and headquartered in Ontario, Canada, Pulsus Group is an independent publisher of peer-reviewed medical journals, showcasing the work of medical researchers in a manner that exemplifies the highest standards in research integrity.
Starting from January 2016, Hindawi will begin publishing the following journals on an OA basis:
- Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
- Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology
- Canadian Respiratory Journal
- Pain Research & Management
Paul Peters, CEO of Hindawi, said: “The acquisition of these journals further strengthens Hindawi’s position as a leading Open Access publisher with over 400 peer reviewed journals, covering all areas of Science, Technology, and Medicine (“STM”). The addition of these four journals will further enhance Hindawi’s portfolio of titles in clinical medicine.”
Julian Moore, Managing Director of Quayle Munro, said: “We are very pleased to have advised Hindawi on the acquisition of these journals. The transaction adds to our existing track record in advising on transactions in the Publishing and Academic Research sectors, as well as demonstrating our cross-border M&A credentials.”