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5 May 2016

IMS-Quintiles merger: Close look into strategic deal

IMS Health Holdings, Inc.  and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. announced today that their respective boards of directors approved a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which the companies will be combined in an all-stock merger of equals transaction. The merged company will be named Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc.
Upon completion of the merger, IMS Health shareholders will own approximately 51.4 percent of the shares of the combined company on a fully diluted basis and Quintiles shareholders will own approximately 48.6 percent of the combined company on a fully diluted basis.
What combined entity going to offer –
Broad range of healthcare information, technology and services solutions to drive efficiencies and insights across the entire life sciences product lifecycle, from R&D through commercial execution to real-world patient outcomes.
Capabilities to address mission-critical healthcare operations with a market opportunity of more than $230 billion.
Quintiles IMS will: Accelerate patient access to innovative medicines by increasing the productivity of the $100 billion spent on drug development
Demonstrate the value and effectiveness of medicines as part of the $80 billion opportunity for Real-World Evidence (RWE) services and connected healthcare
Drive a greater return on investment from the $50 billion that life sciences companies spend annually on commercial and field operations
Create one of the world’s largest portfolios of healthcare information, deep therapeutic, domain, regulatory and commercial analytic expertise, as well as proprietary technology applications supported by more than 50,000 employees operating in 100+ countries.
Assemble an experienced management team with proven track record of operational excellence.
Strategic Rationale
What quintiles provide
  • Improve clinical trial design, recruitment and execution in the $100 billion biopharma product development market by combining IMS Health’s rich, global information solutions with Quintiles’ industry-leading product development skills.
  • Create a distinctive global Real-World Evidence solutions platform by combining a leading portfolio of anonymous patient records, technology-enabled data collection and observational research experts to address critical healthcare issues of cost, value and patient outcomes.
What IMS provides
  • Further differentiate commercial analytics and outsourcing services to support the efficiency of life sciences’ commercial organizations.

About IMS Health

IMS Health (NYSE:IMS) is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with end-to-end solutions to measure and improve their performance. Our 7,000 services experts connect configurable SaaS applications to 15+ petabytes of complex healthcare data in the IMS One™ cloud platform, delivering unique insights into diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes. The company’s 15,000 employees blend global consistency and local market knowledge across 100 countries to help clients run their operations more efficiently. Customers include pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device manufacturers and distributors, providers, payers, government agencies, policymakers, researchers and the financial community. As a global leader in protecting individual patient privacy, IMS Health uses anonymous healthcare data to deliver critical, real-world disease and treatment insights. These insights help biotech and pharmaceutical companies, medical researchers, government agencies, payers and other healthcare stakeholders to identify unmet treatment needs and understand the effectiveness and value of pharmaceutical products in improving overall health outcomes.

Additional information is available at www.imshealth.com.

About Quintiles

Quintiles (NYSE:Q) helps biopharma and other healthcare companies improve their probability of success by connecting insights from our deep scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery for better outcomes. From advisory through operations, Quintiles is the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, including commercial and observational solutions. Conducting operations in approximately 100 countries, Quintiles is a member of the Fortune 500 and has been named to Fortune’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

To learn more, visit www.quintiles.com.

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