Eliza Corporation Acquired by HMS Holdings
Monday, March 13, 2017
Healthcare & Pharma

HMS Holdings Corp. (the “Company” or “HMS”) (NASDAQ:HMSY), a leading provider of coordination of benefits, payment integrity and care management solutions for payers, and Eliza Corporation (“Eliza”), a privately-held health engagement management and member analytics firm providing comprehensive and personalized member-centric outreach and engagement solutions to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes, today announced that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement pursuant to which a wholly-owned subsidiary of HMS will acquire Eliza for a cash purchase price of $170 million. The transaction is expected to be accretive to the Company’s 2017 earnings, and is expected to close by early second quarter of 2017, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Incorporated in 2000 and owned by Parthenon Capital Partners, company founders, and certain minority shareholders, Eliza is the leading healthcare engagement management solution delivering a truly personalized conversation with the modern healthcare consumer at an enterprise scale. Eliza reaches and engages members through a proprietary, scalable technology solution that leverages a multi-channel communications platform incorporating consumer and proprietary data sources, analytics, and behavior-driven program design to help clients achieve desired outcomes... READ MORE