KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicare Clinical Research (CR), a leading global, full-service contract research organization (CRO), announced today that it has been acquired by Nautic Partners, LLC, a private equity firm based in Providence, R.I. The signing of the deal not only makes official the separation of Omnicare CR from former parent company, Omnicare, Inc., it achieves the company's most visible step in a comprehensive two-year plan to accelerate Omnicare CR into the future.
With over 25 years of quality service, Omnicare CR has established its own strategic business-unit model to best serve the most complex trials. Over the last five years, Omnicare CR has successfully completed over 1,500 studies worldwide with more than 337,000 participating patients. Now, as the CRO takes this next step forward, added support from Nautic will allow Omnicare CR to meet customer needs even more quickly.
"Our new affiliation with Nautic is very exciting for all of us at Omnicare CR. This marks a new era for our business that will provide us the ability to more efficiently make vital, strategic decisions, placing us in control of our own destiny," said Dr. James M. Pusey, president & CEO of Omnicare CR. "The group in the best position to benefit from this reorganization is our current and future customer base. With our renewed strength, Omnicare CR will be able to deliver an even higher level of customer service while maintaining the teams currently in place who support our customers on a day-to-day basis."
According to Pusey, the affiliation with Nautic was the best possible partnership for the company. "The interest in Omnicare CR has been intense and our new partnership with Nautic gives us the opportunity to further specialize our business model, invest in the company's future and grow our high-quality organization."
Nautic's managing director, Chris Crosby, led the deal with Omnicare CR'
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