NEWS7 March 2022

Research Partnership acquired by healthcare services firm

Healthcare M&A News UK

UK – Global healthcare market research and insights company Research Partnership has been acquired by healthcare services business Ashfield for an undisclosed fee.


Following the acquisition, Research Partnership will become part of Ashfield’s advisory and consulting division Ashfield Advisory, and will provide greater research and insights capacity to the division.

Research Partnership was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in London, with more than 220 employees in offices in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Lyon and Singapore.

Mary Assimakopoulos, founding director of Research Partnership, said: “This acquisition brings great opportunities to both our current and future clients, as we’ll be able to offer the same exceptional service, with the added value of being connected to the wider Ashfield offering, as and when our clients need additional support.

“I am extremely proud of the team at Research Partnership and of what we have achieved together. I am very grateful for all their hard work, and I am looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish as part of Ashfield Advisory.”

Colin Stanley, global president of Ashfield Advisory, said: “The addition of the Research Partnership team will bring a new market research and insights capabilities to our services and allows us to further diversify our geographic reach adding capacity in Asia and an increased footprint in Europe.

“I look forward to seeing the value our clients will gain from this partnership and an increased suite of connected services.”