W4 acquires just-medical!
With the acquisition of just-medical! by W4, the presence of W4 in the healthcare sector will be expanded and the digital services of just-medical! will be further developed.The entire team as well as the company’s location in Baar ZG will be taken over by W4 as part of the transaction.
Through the takeover, W4 is significantly expanding its activities in the healthcare sector and will sustainably further develop the existing platforms of just-medical! At the same time, just-medical! will benefit from the technological know-how of the W4 Group and will be able to provide even better support to the more than 365’000 existing users of the various platforms. The transaction was completed retroactively as of 1 January 2022.
“With just-medical!, W4 is expanding its portfolio in the area of digital platforms,” says Jörg Wenzel, founder and owner of W4. “just-medical! is to be expanded as a leading communication hub for pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical specialists as well as a platform for the mediation of health professions in Europe.”
After more than 20 years of successful management of the company, the founder of just-medical!, Dr. Matthijs Ouwerkerk, is realising a long-term succession plan for his company with the sale and says of the transaction: “I am proud that just-medical! is becoming part of W4 and am convinced that we have found the right partner for the further challenges in the healthcare sector”.
The W4 Group was founded in 1994 by Jörg Wenzel and has been offering innovative marketing solutions, products and services for over 25 years. The broad range of services includes marketing automation solutions, complex digital platforms, AI-supported marketing, web design, gamification, social media & newsletter marketing and e-commerce solutions. With around 60 employees and its own offices in Switzerland, Germany, Slovakia and China, W4 works for numerous renowned international clients.
Further information: www.w-4.com
just-medical! is the leading marketing and communication provider in the healthcare sector with more than 365’000 users. The founder, Dr Mathijs Ouwerkerk, recognised the gaps in digital communication in the healthcare sector more than 20 years ago and founded dr-ouwerkerk ag as the operator of the just-medical! platforms. platforms. just-medical! acts as a link between industry and professionals, connecting pharmaceutical companies with doctors and pharmacists, among others.
The following five platforms are operated by just-medical!: med-congress, med-jobs, med-drugs, med-reports and med-cases.
Further information: www.just-medical.ch
Role of Ramus & Company
Ramus & Company supported the W4 Group in the entire acquisition process as M&A advisor. In this function, Ramus & Company prepared a company valuation, worked out the transaction structure, coordinated and accompanied the due diligence, conducted the contract negotiations and successfully concluded the transaction.