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Jul 06

Advised the shareholders on the sale of the LibraPharm Ltd to Informa Healthcare for £21.5m

Quayle Munro is pleased to announce the acquisition of LibraPharm Limited, owner of Current Medical Research and Opinion (CMRO), by Informa Plc. CMRO is a leading international, peer-reviewed journal used extensively by the pharmaceutical industry.

Quayle Munro advised the shareholders of LibraPharm Ltd.

Andrew Adams, Managing Director of Quayle Munro, commented: "CMRO is an excellent addition to Informa's impressive list of healthcare and pharma publications. The journal is an established presence in this field, with a loyal and growing international customer base. Its potential for further development within Informa is excellent. "

About LibraPharm
LibraPharm has published CMRO since 1995. The journal is distributed to some 1,900 medical and hospital libraries in the US, Europe and key developed countries, and approximately 2,100 named professionals in the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. In addition to CMRO, LibraPharm publishes three high quality journals to meet the information needs of professionals in the medical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors and owns TheScientificWorld, an "open choice" publisher.

About Informa
Informa plc is a leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and scientific, professional and commercial business communities. Informa has over 150 offices in more than 40 countries and employs over 7,000 staff around the world. The Company provides over 2,000 subscription-based information services including academic journals, real-time news and structured databases of commercial intelligence, and publishes more than 40,000 academic and business book titles in print. It is also the largest publicly-owned organiser of conferences and courses in the world with an output of over 10,000 events annually.

Informa's products are founded on high value content in a wide variety of subject areas. These range from the arts and humanities through social sciences to physical science and technology; from the professional domains of finance and the law through to commercial fields such as telecommunications, maritime trade, energy, commodities, and agriculture.

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