Quayle Munro Limited is pleased to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Sagient Research Systems, a leading provider of data, analytics and advisory services to the global pharmaceutical and financial services industries on its sale to Informa Business Information, part of the Informa Group, a world leading provider of professional information solutions and events across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, IT, telecoms, maritime, logistics, commodities, energy, law and financial services.
Based in San Diego, USA, Sagient is a leading provider of drug development and Private Investment in Public Equity (“PIPE”) data, insight and analytical tools to the global pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Offerings include: data and analysis of all key drugs and pharmaceutical companies; assessment of the likelihood of drugs gaining regulatory approval; drug-level revenue models; identification and prediction of the impact of future events on healthcare sector share prices; and the leading global workflow tool for PIPE market data. From corporates and investors to advisers and consultants, the pharmaceutical and financial services industries rely on Sagient to understand competitors’ activity and accurately predict new product regulatory approvals, enabling market participants to make critical investment decisions.
Tim Shortland, Managing Director, Quayle Munro said:
“Sagient has established an enviable reputation for providing analytics, insight and data to the global pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Quayle Munro is delighted to have worked with Sagient, continuing our unrivalled track record in the sector. We continue to see significant activity in the B2B data and analytics market, driven by growing demand for high quality, scaleable, vendor-delivered solutions.”
Bob Kyle, CEO and Co-Founder, Sagient Research Systems, said:
“The process was expertly managed by Quayle Munro from start to finish. They quickly understood our business in meticulous detail and were extremely supportive of our team throughout. Quayle Munro’s deep domain expertise and relationships were critical in ensuring the successful conclusion of the transaction. Sagient is now prepared and excited for the next stage of its evolution as part of Informa Business Information.”