Insightful Science To Acquire Dotmatics

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Insightful Science, a San Diego, CA-based software provider serving the global life sciences community, is to acquire Dotmatics, a Bishop’s Stortford, UK-based provider of a cloud-based scientific R&D data management platform.

Subject to the attainment of regulatory clearances, the transaction is expected to close in Q2 of 2021. It reportedly amounted to $690m

By integrating Insightful Science’s software applications into Dotmatics cloud-first enterprise data management solution, the company will provide an end-to-end scientific research platform.

Led by Dr Steve Gallagher, Co-founder and CEO, and Alastair Hill, Co-founder and CIO, Dotmatics is an enterprise scientific informatics SaaS provider that is driving the digitalization of laboratory data workflows for scientific discovery and innovation across the life sciences, chemicals and materials industries. The company is headquartered in the UK with offices in USA, Korea and Japan and is backed by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP).

Led by Thomas Swalla, CEO, Insightful Science is a software company with purpose-built data analysis and bioinformatics applications for life sciences. The company portfolio serves a diverse set of one million scientists in academic, corporate, and government institutions around the world. Examples of products within the Insightful Science portfolio include GraphPad Prism, Geneious DNA data analysis solutions, SnapGene, and other leading R&D solutions.

Insightful Science is a privately held portfolio company of Insight Partners.