The EIU Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) announces today the acquisition of Clearstate, a leading provider of market intelligence on the Asia Pacific healthcare industry with extensive coverage of 14 markets across the region. Clearstate will retain its current business brand, operating within the EIU’s portfolio of companies.
“This acquisition transforms the EIU’s reach and offering in a key
sector within major emerging markets,” says Chris Stibbs, CFO of The
Economist Group and Managing Director of The Economist Intelligence
Unit. “Our healthcare network has now become global, and this is just
the first in a series of acquisitions to strategically build this
Clearstate provides data and insight to healthcare and life sciences
companies, helping them to better understand the current and potential
markets for their products and services.
Clearstate’s clients are primarily manufacturers and include GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare and Hitachi Medical.
• Clearstate offers market intelligence complimented by strategic
advisory services to healthcare companies looking to tap into growth
opportunities within Asia Pacific.
• Clearstate offers one of Asia's most thorough and comprehensive source
of fact-based in-market data to help medtech clients track their market
performances in Asia Pacific.
“This acquisition will enable us to create healthcare forecasting
models for the first time in Asia,” continues Chris Stibbs. “We will
now take on deeper, more detailed research projects and with
Clearstate’s leading experts will ultimately develop a much more
competitive offering with an emerging markets focus.”