Anju Life Sciences Software Anju Software Acquires Zephyr Health
About Anju Software
Anju Software is a leading provider of comprehensive software solutions to the life sciences industry. Anju provides an integrated platform spanning clinical, medical affairs and commercial functions. Anju has combined deep industry and software domain expertise to build a next generation platform for the life sciences sector that can scale to provide solutions that meet customers' needs from “molecule to retirement”. Anju solutions are used by large and small pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organizations (CRO), full service agencies and medical device companies. Data flow between functional areas, seamless communication with third party systems and AI-based data mining solutions provide a unique way for Anju customers to leverage critical information throughout their ecosystem.
For more information, please visit the Anju Software website.
About Zephyr Health
Founded in 2011, Zephyr Health is the leading insights-as-a-service company harnessing the power of global healthcare data for precise and confident product lifecycle performance for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. The Company is focused on analytical use cases for commercial and medical affairs functions.
For more information, please visit the Zephyr website.
About Providence Equity
Providence is a premier global asset management firm with approximately $60 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. Since the firm’s inception in 1989, Providence has invested in over 180 companies and has become a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries.
For more information, please visit the Providence website.
Tempe, AZ - October 2, 2018 - Madison Park Group is pleased to announce that its client, Anju Software, a clinical, medical affairs and commercial software and data platform for the life sciences industry, has acquired Zephyr Health. Zephyr, based in San Francisco, CA, provides data and analytics solutions that enable life sciences companies to augment their commercial and medical affairs functions through physician and account engagement optimization.
Kurien Jacob, CEO of Anju Software, commented:
"The combination of Zephyr Health with Anju’s MDC and OpenQ divisions creates the most comprehensive data solution currently available for site and investigator selection, key opinion leader engagement and drug commercialization optimization."
The acquisition is transformative for Anju and the life sciences industry as it integrates multiple best-in-breed data and analytics assets from into a single one-stop solution offering that is unprecedented for the industry. Brook Byers of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Joe Horowitz of Icon Ventures, two former investors in Zephyr, will serve in an advisory capacity to Anju.
MPG's Rohan Khanna advised Anju on the transaction. Rohan commented:
"Zephyr brings to Anju a robust commercial analytics platform recognized by tier-1 industry analysts. With this acquisition, Anju continues to differentiate itself in the marketplace and address critical pain points across the drug development and commercialization spectrum."
MPG has a deeply integrated partnership with Anju to strategically formulate and implement its capital and acquisition strategy. MPG has been Anju Software's full-service investment banking advisor since 2016.