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LINK Medical acquires PCG Clinical Services
Effective from September 6th, 2018, LINK Medical Research AS (based in Oslo, Norway) owns all shares in PCG Clinical Services AB, located in Uppsala, Sweden.
“PCG Clinical Services completes our span of offerings within clinical contract research. Thus, we have a richer spectrum of services and can undertake much larger projects for our existing and prospective customers in the pharmaceutical industry,”
says Ola Gudmundsen, CEO of LINK Medical.
After this acquisition, LINK Medical as a group has more than 160 employees in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. General manager of LINK Medical in Sweden, Jan Hellqvist, will also manage PCG Clinical Services, which will now change its name to LINK Medical AB. LINK Medical, before the acquisition, had more than 30 employees in Sweden and is growing rapidly. All locations in Stockholm, Malmö, and Uppsala will be kept.
According to CEO and co-founder of PCG Clinical Services Henrik Blombergsson,
“The sale of PCG Clinical Services follows a change in strategy. For us it was important to find a buyer who shares our values, a strong professional position, and with clear Scandinavian roots. The sale of our CRO unit allows us to fully focus on our activities in PCG Solutions and the software Viedoc.”
For more information:
● Ola Gudmundsen, CEO and founder of LINK Medical, +47 924 62 200
● Jan Hellqvist, GM, LINK Medical Sverige, +46 70 913 5125
● Henrik Blombergsson, CEO and co-founder of PCG Clinical Services AB, +46 70 936 0814
● Sverre Bengtsson, Sr VP Strategic Relations and co-founder of PCG Clinical Services AB, +46 708 18 22 84
About LINK Medical Research AS:
LINK Medical is a group of CROs, with operations in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany. The group is a lead player within clinical contract research. LINK Medical is currently working for customers within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as medical device companies. The group offers services such as clinical trials, regulatory work, real-world evidence, health economy, biometrics, safety reporting, quality assurance, and medical affairs. LINK Medical was founded by Ola Gudmundsen in 1995.
About PCG Clinical Services AB:
PCG Clinical Services was founded in 2003 by Sverre Bengtsson and Henrik Blombergsson. The company has significant competence within biometrics, medical writing and data management for clinical studies. PCG Clinical Services has running clinical studies for several customers across the world. The company has just over 35 employees, with headquarters in Uppsala, Sweden.
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