Health Unlimited completes agreement to acquire the business of medical comms consultancy Strategen

24 May, 2021

The acquisition comes at time of continued double-digit business growth and nine new hires for growing agency Health Unlimited.

25 May 2021, LONDON: Health Unlimited, an award-winning global healthcare consultancy and communications agency, announced today that it completed an agreement to acquire the business of Strategen, a medical communications consultancy. The announcement comes at a time of continued growth for Health Unlimited, expanding its pharmaceutical client portfolio and advancing programmes and offerings within its medical education and healthcare communications services.

The acquisition will further strengthen Health Unlimited’s medical education services through the addition of Strategen’s 25-year heritage in pharmacoeconomics, key opinion leader development, as well as audits, publications and research services.

Clare Peck, Health Unlimited Managing Director, said: “Strategen’s decades-long legacy and expertise is a great complement to Health Unlimited, enhancing our medical education offer by adding more depth to publications, pharmacoeconomic support, audit development and meta-analysis. Combining our strengths adds important breadth to our capabilities in achieving even greater impact for our pharmaceutical and biotech clients in the years ahead. We are incredibly excited by this acquisition, and we welcome Strategen’s addition to Health Unlimited.”

Denise Buchan, Strategen Company Director, said: “Strategen has a long reputation for delivering value added medical communication and market access solutions for our clients. I am delighted that through the transfer of our clients and expertise to Health Unlimited, this will continue. With Health Unlimited’s larger and integrated in-house capabilities and same high-level of client service, Strategen’s clients can expect continued best-in-class outputs and value.”

The acquisition of Strategen comes at a time of strong business growth for Health Unlimited. Since the appointment of Clare Peck to Managing Director in June last year, Health Unlimited has achieved over 10% growth year-on-year and brought onboard nine new hires.

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About Health Unlimited

In a world where attention is limited, ‘unconventional’ is the new normal. We are an integrated healthcare communications agency, brimming with talent from diverse specialisms: medical education, PR, advertising, marketing, behaviour change, data, digital engagement, content and creative services. We assemble senior-led teams that deliver results through combining strategy, human insight and data. For more decades we have been creating award-winning work in organisational, ethical and consumer health that our clients recommend. Our proven track-record shines in delivering impactful, long-lasting outcomes that enhance brand ambitions.

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