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Huntsworth acquires ScopeMedical

Huntsworth has acquired healthcare communications agency, ScopeMedical, as it attempts to expand its Huntsworth Health division

Global public relations company, Huntsworth has acquired healthcare communications agency, ScopeMedical for £4.6m.

Huntsworth will take full control of the agency , expanding its Huntsworth Health division which provides consulting and communications services to the healthcare industry.

"We are delighted to announce the acquisition of ScopeMedical," said Lord Chadlington, founder and CEO of Huntsworth. "Healthcare is a major growth area and we are now very well positioned to take advantage of that growth with a fully integrated healthcare offering that supports the product lifecycle from discovery to patent expiry."

ScopeMedical, which operates in both Europe and the US, was founded in 1995 by Jeremy Williams and William Allingham. Its services include strategic communications, advocacy development, publication planning, event management and e-healthcare.

Both Williams and Alingham will remain within the company, playing key roles in Huntsworth Health's global medical communications operations under the global brand ApotheCom-ScopeMedical. Apothecom is part of the Huntsworth Health family.

Speaking about the deal, Jeremy Williams said: "In order to continue to realise our vision of being a world leader in healthcare communications, we were looking for a partner that would enable us to expand our service offering while also expanding our business reach on a global basis. I am thrilled that we found the perfect partner in Huntsworth and I am very excited about the range of integrated services we can now offer our clients through the Huntsworth Health global network."

In a statement, ScopeMedical said business "will be conducted by its management and staff without interruption" as the acquisition is completed.

13th July 2010

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