QuintilesIMS: Merger creates global integrated IT-enabled healthcare service provider

IMS Health merged into Quintiles with Quintiles as the surviving company renamed Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. and known as QuintilesIMS

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Bangalore: Quintiles IMS Holdings has announced that it has successfully completed its merger of equals transaction between IMS Health Holdings, Inc. and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. The merger of IMS Health, a leading global information and technology services company, and Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, creates a leading information and tech-enabled healthcare service provider with global scale and reach, and a full suite of end-to-end clinical and commercial offerings.

IMS Health merged into Quintiles with Quintiles as the surviving company renamed Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. and known as QuintilesIMS. Shares of IMS Health were halted from trading today on the NYSE and will no longer be traded. Under the terms of the merger agreement, at the effective time of the merger, each share of IMS Health was automatically converted into 0.3840 of a share of Quintiles stock.

The new entity, QuintilesIMS is a leading integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare service provider worldwide, dedicated to helping its clients improve their clinical, scientific and commercial results.