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QuintilesIMS: Merger Creates a Leading Global Integrated Information and Technology-Enabled Healthcare Service Provider

DANBURY, Conn., & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., October 3, 2016 –- Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:Q) today announced that it has successfully completed its merger of equals transaction between IMS Health Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IMS) and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. The merger of IMS Health, a leading global information and technology services company, and Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, creates a leading information and tech-enabled healthcare service provider with global scale and reach, and a full suite of end-to-end clinical and commercial offerings.

Merger Close Details

Today IMS Health merged into Quintiles with Quintiles as the surviving company renamed Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. and known as QuintilesIMS. Shares of IMS Health were halted from trading today on the NYSE and will no longer be traded. Under the terms of the merger agreement, at the effective time of the merger, each share of IMS Health was automatically converted into 0.3840 of a share of Quintiles stock.