Envision Pharma Group acquires Touch Creative Design Limited

15 November 2017

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company Envision Pharma Group regarding its acquisition of Touch Creative Design Limited, a UK-based Pharma/Healthcare focused agency with multi-industry experience.

To underpin their commitment to clients to provide pioneering scientific multichannel medical communication solutions alongside their purpose built industry-leading software, Envision are delighted to announce the acquisition of Touch Creative Design Agency (Touch).

The Touch team brings a wealth of experience, creativity, and an impressive portfolio of innovative projects within the healthcare arena. Touch will collaborate with Envision to deliver significant creative and digital capabilities to extend Envision’s ever-expanding multichannel offering. Bringing the organisations together will also give the agency extended reach and investment to support new initiatives.

Envision’s Chief Strategy Officer, David Thompson, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Touch to the Envision family. The addition of Touch to the group augments our existing capabilities and further cements our core principle of marrying scientific expertise and technology. Touch’s cutting-edge ideas, skills, and experience enhances our multichannel offering and ensures clients continue to receive best-in-class Medical Affairs solutions.”

Touch Managing Director, Vonig Watson, stated: “For 13 years Touch has established itself as a talented Pharma/Healthcare Creative Communications Agency, with innovation, reliability, and creativity at its core. It is with great pleasure that Touch has now become part of Envision enabling our combined multichannel communications expertise to be extended to a wider audience and, ultimately, to benefit more patients worldwide. Together we aim to raise the bar in delivering full-service Pharma/Healthcare multichannel communications for our clients.”

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Further information:
GHO Capital Partners LLP
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About GHO Capital
Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, is a specialist healthcare investment adviser based in London. Our vision is to apply global capabilities and perspectives to build a world-class healthcare specialist private equity firm by recognising and seizing the highly attractive and underpenetrated European market opportunity. We have a powerful combination of transaction, investment and industry skills which sets us apart from traditional private equity firms. For further information, please visit www.ghocapital.com.

About Envision Pharma Group
Founded in 2001, Envision Pharma is an international, innovative global technology and scientific communication company serving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Initially focusing on re-inventing the way biopharma companies managed their global data communications programs through the use of smart technology and best-in-class publication planning, Envision has evolved into a number of parallel business verticals, now offering a unique blend of medical affairs – focused, strategic multichannel data dissemination and consultancy services, enhanced with industry-leading, complementary technology solutions.

Envision now has 14 offices, five in the UK – Bishops Stortford, Horsham, London (Hammersmith), Marlow, and Wilmslow; one in Serbia; six in the US – Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Southport, CT; Madison, NJ, Stirling, NJ; and Glastonbury, CT; and two in Asia Pacific – Tokyo and Sydney. The company employs more than 600 team members, including over 200 highly qualified in-house medical writers and over 100 technology solutions team members involved with platform development and customer support. www.envisionpharmagroup.com.

About Touch Creative
Founded in 2004 and located in Bishops Stortford, UK, Touch Creative Design is a Pharma/Healthcare focused agency with multi-industry experience – predominantly healthcare focused they also work across other industries. This experience keeps their ideas fresh, allowing them to evaluate and experiment with the latest technologies and learn what works with respect to customer engagement. Specialties include: Creative strategy development; Digital & technology-based experiences; Exhibitions and Event services; Branding and traditional creative media. www.touchcreative.co.uk/epg.

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