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PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering

PRA Health Sciences Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering

12 November 2014, Raleigh, N.C. – PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (“PRA”), a leading global contract research organization, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 16,976,744 shares of its common stock at $18.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on November 13, 2014 under the ticker symbol “PRAH,” and the offering is expected to close on November 18, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. PRA has gra ... Read More

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PRA Health Sciences Files for Initial Public Offering

08 September 2014, Raleigh, N.C. PRA Health Sciences, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering (“IPO”) of shares of its common stock by PRA Health Sciences and an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (the “Selling Stockholder”). The number of shares to be offered and the price range has not yet been determined.

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PRA Health Sciences Expands in Pennsylvania

PRA Health Sciences Expands

26 August 2014, Blue Bell, PA – Blue Bell, Pennsylvania will soon be home to PRA Health Sciences’ largest office worldwide. PRA, a leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO), is relocating employees from its Horsham and Fort Washington locations into new modern Class A+ office space in Blue Bell. The new office opened this week and marks the first phase of the relocation plan.

“This is an exciting time for us at PRA,” said Harris Koffer, President of the Stra ... Read More

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PRA Advances to Become PRA Health Sciences

The Future of Clinical Development Today

16 June 2014, RALEIGH, NC – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced that it has changed its name to PRA Health Sciences (PRA). The name change to PRA Health Sciences is the culmination of several strategic actions which support and enhance the company’s commitment to the future of clinical development.

Starting over 18 months ago, PRA strategically strengthened its coverage of China and created a joint venture with the leading clinical development fir ... Read More

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PRA Completes 20th First in Human Biologics Trial

600 Subjects Enrolled Over an Eight-Year Period

27 May 2014, RALEIGH, N.C. – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has completed its 20th first in human trial with biologics. The milestone is the culmination of 600 subjects enrolled in over eight years of first in human biologics trials, including directly into patient experience.

Biologics represent an important class of agents with an increasing share in modern medicine, as a response to improved understanding of molecular and genetic bases of ... Read More

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PRA Adds Large Molecule Capabilities to U.S. Laboratory

Immunochemistry Services Now Available in Kansas

13 May 2014, RALEIGH, N.C. and LENEXA, Kansas – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced that in addition to offering full-service bioanalytical capabilities in its Assen, The Netherlands, laboratory, it will add immunochemistry services in its Lenexa, Kan., laboratory. PRA is now the only company in the world with full-service bioanalytical capabilities near its clinics to support rapid results from Phase I clinical studies in both the U.S. and Europe, facilita ... Read More

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PRA Recognized for Quality with Multiple CRO Leadership Awards

Awards Honor Industry’s Top CROs

6 March, 2014, RALEIGH, N.C. – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has won two CRO Leadership Awards for quality. For its full-service offering, PRA received the “Quality in Emerging Biotech” award, while its Embedded services division, RPS Strategic Solutions, received the “Overall Quality” award. Organized by Life Science Leader Magazine, the annual competition recognizes CROs for outstanding strides in key areas of trial delivery.

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PRA Named “International Clinical Company of the Year” in Global Contest

Six PRA Employees Win Awards in Three Categories

11 February, 2014, RALEIGH, N.C. – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has been named the 2014 “International Clinical Company of the Year” at the competition’s finals ceremony recently held in London. In addition, several PRA employees received individual honors.

Organized by PharmaTimes, the event named PRA “International Clinical Company of the Year” based on the total points earned by its employees’ performances in individual comp ... Read More

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PRA Nominated for “Best CRO” Award in Global Contest for Second Year

Awards Honor Organizations in Asia’s Biopharmaceutical Industry

9 January, 2014, RALEIGH, N.C. – PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it is a finalist in the category of Best Life Science Contract Research Organization of the Year for the 4th annual BioPharma Asia Industry Awards. Last year, PRA was voted “Best CRO” for the 3rd annual BioPharma Asia Industry Awards.

This year’s winner will be determined by an online voting contest. Voting is currently open and closes Feb. 28. To vote, go to http://svy.mk/1f ... Read More