ProPharma Group Acquires U.K. based Professional Information Ltd

Overland Park, Kansas, Jan 14, 2014 – ProPharma Group, a compliance services company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced the acquisition of Professional Information Ltd an international leader in Medical Information services.

The acquisition establishes a comprehensive, global Medical Information (MI) service by combining Professional Information (PI) with Advanced Response Management (ARM), a subsidiary of ProPharma Group, which provides MI services from the U.S. The strategic consolidation of ARM and PI will result in one of the largest, globally integrated organizations exclusively focused to provide Medical Information services.

Headquartered in Richmond, UK with an office in Melbourne, Australia, PI provides Medical Information services throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, using multi-lingual speakers supporting more than 22 languages. ARM provides Medical Information services in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America through its Overland Park, Kansas offices.

Commenting on the acquisition, Jeff Hargroves, President of ProPharma Group, said: “ARM and PI have been successfully providing integrated global MI services for two years in a formal partnership. Our current and future clients will benefit from the seamless integration of data compilation and reporting across the globe. The two companies share a common vision of care for colleagues and clients, and we therefore anticipate a very smooth transition into a single corporate entity.”

The core services of PI ARM include:

•handling of medical information inquiries •capturing and reporting adverse events and product complaints •medical information writing

Following the acquisition, Rachel Lilley, Managing Director at PI, and Keith Lilley, Director of Business Development, will continue in their current roles. “We are very excited to work closely with our U.S. counterparts to expand our current high quality, customer-oriented service globally”, said Keith Lilley.

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