London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (“GHO”), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company ELIQUENT Life Sciences (formerly Validant) regarding its acquisition of RApport Global Strategic Services (RApport).
ELIQUENT Life Sciences (ELIQUENT), a global regulatory consulting firm for the life sciences industry, today announced the acquisition of RApport Global Strategic Services (RApport). RApport is a UK based international regulatory consultancy supporting life science innovators gaining and maintaining authorization for products worldwide.
ELIQUENT’s acquisition of RApport represents an important step in the company’s international growth and expanded European capabilities.
RApport’s European expertise expands ELIQUENT’s geographic reach and delivers a dynamic portfolio of global regulatory consulting services. The combined capabilities of ELIQUENT and RApport enable end-to-end regulatory solutions designed to streamline development, market entry, and compliance strategies across global markets.
“Today’s announcement further positions ELIQUENT as a leader in global regulatory consulting and underscores our commitment to delivering value to our clients,” said Tim Dietlin, Chief Executive Officer of ELIQUENT Life Sciences. “I look forward to partnering with the talented RApport team as we offer our clients an expanded portfolio of solutions designed to streamline market entry and compliance strategies worldwide.”
“As RApport integrates with ELIQUENT, we are forging a powerful synergy in the global regulatory arena, blending our European expertise with ELIQUENT’s extensive US and Asia Pacific capabilities” added Iftikhar Saiyed, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Rapport. Lorna Griffin, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Rapport, further added, “This partnership expands our ability to provide comprehensive regulatory solutions to the life sciences industry.”
RApport was advised by BDO LLP and Simons Muirhead Burton LLP, with supplemental strategic counsel from Indus Valley Advisors. ELIQUENT and GHO Capital were advised by Slaughter and May, and Deloitte LLP.