Squire Patton Boggs has advised the management team of Republic M! on a management buyout supported by an investment from Queen’s Park Equity. The investment gives Republic M! the opportunity to grow its business further by combining the UK, DACH and BeNeLux and International businesses of Republic M! to form the Republic M! Group.
A team led by Corporate partner and UK head of the Healthcare Industry Group, Mark Yeo, and senior associate Joe Abbott, advised the shareholders including CEO Nick Lavery and COO Joeri Gaal.
Republic M! (RM!) is a specialist provider of outsourced commercialisation services to the pharmaceutical industry. The business delivers digital and omnichannel engagement with healthcare professionals across its three key service offerings of Remote Detailing, Virtual Events and Multi-Channel Manager Software. Founded in 2004 in the Netherlands, RM! has grown its presence across the UK, DACH and Benelux regions, as well as internationally, to become a market leading digital omnichannel execution and software specialist, maximising behavioural change on behalf of its global pharma and biotech clients who span more than 60 countries globally.
Queen’s Park Equity is focused on providing capital and expertise to high-quality, entrepreneur-led businesses within the education, health and pharmaceuticals and technology services sectors, with an ambition to accelerate their growth.
“We’re pleased to have supported RM! on this strategic investment,” commented Mark Yeo. “Healthcare is a dynamic, constantly growing market, seeing considerable investment in digital capabilities, and RM! is now well positioned to expand its platform for pharma and biotech clients globally.”