March 07, 2007
Publicis Groupe acquires sales and marketing firm Pharmagistics
Publicis Groupe announced today that it has acquired sales, marketing and Prescription Drug Marketing Act (PDMA) compliance firm Pharmagistics. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Pharmagistics, based in Somerset, NJ, offers four key services including distribution of samples and literature to pharmaceutical sales forces, direct marketing solutions (direct-to-practitioner), PDMA compliant sample accountability services and specialty logistical services. Pharmagistics will remain a separate unit with its own identity operating within Publicis Groupe's Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, a Publicis Group news release said.