Fairmount Partners News: Fall 2017

Fairmount is the most active M&A firm based in the Mid-Atlantic, with a national and international practice.  Since 2003, the firm has completed more than 185 transactions throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.   Fairmount specializes in advising middle-market companies on sell-side, buy-side and capital placement transactions, and provides fairness opinions and strategic advice in the transaction context.

  • Represented New England Research Institutes (NERI), a global, privately-held specialty Contract Research Organization providing customized clinical trial solutions and patient registry services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biomaterial and medical device companies, in its acquisition by HealthCore, Inc., the wholly-owned, independently operating health outcomes research subsidiary of Anthem (NYSE: ANTM).  Since its founding in 1986, NERI has earned widespread recognition for its scientific credibility, efficiency, and expertise in conducting clinical trials in a variety of medical specialties.  With over $85 billion in revenue, Anthem is one of the largest healthcare companies in the world.


  • Represented BioBridges, a Career Portfolio® Management company providing integrated services to the life sciences community, in its acquisition by The Adecco Group (VTX: ADEN) the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions.  Founded in 2005 and headquartered outside Boston, BioBridges is widely respected in the life sciences arena, managing the careers of highly skilled professionals who have extensive experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries.  The Adecco Group, based near Zurich, Switzerland, is the largest staffing firm in the world with annual revenue of over €28 billion, and a Fortune Global 500 company.


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