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January 11, 2022

Clarivate Clarivate Announces Change in Leadership Structure. Clarivate announced that as part of its One Clarivate Vision to put even greater focus on its customers and solutions, effective February 1, Gordon Samson will become Chief Product Officer. Samson, who is currently President of the IP Segment, will support the four Clarivate customer verticals in this newly created and focused role. With this change, Mukhtar Ahmed, President of the Science Segment, will be leaving the company. Ahmed will work with Samson on the transition of the Science team and the ProQuest integration until April 1, 2022, then will remain in an advisory role to the company until his departure on October 1, 2022. [Full Announcement].

December 22, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate acquires Patient Connect, furthering position as a leading provider of patient-centric solutions.  Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced that it has acquired Patient Connect, a provider of patient engagement solutions that enable the measurement of clinical and commercial outcomes and inform the advancement of healthcare. Patient Connect patient engagement solutions improve patient outcomes by delivering clinical messaging to physicians and pharmacists at the point of patient contact. Clinical messaging is delivered in physician and pharmacist workflows, to help guide patients to better understand their treatment and disease and empower them to make informed healthcare decisions. Patient Connect has a global reach of 834,000 physicians, 600,000 pharmacists and 1,000,000,000 patients, by point of contact. [Full Announcement].

December 14, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate partners with Onyx IP Group. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced an exclusive partnership with Onyx IP Group, a US-based intellectual property law firm fully owned by James Bennin, a Black attorney. Clarivate has given Onyx IP Group complimentary access to FoundationIP to support the newly-formed law firm with a single, powerful IP management software solution to manage IP across the whole lifecycle of innovation. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate successfully completes acquisition of ProQuest. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has completed its acquisition of ProQuest a leading global software, content, data and analytics provider. This succeeds the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, following a commitment to acquire the business from the Cambridge Information Group and other investors, announced on May 17, 2021. [Full Announcement].

Clarivate Clarivate announces change in executive leadership. Clarivate announced a change to our executive leadership team. Clarivate Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Richard Hanks is leaving the company and will be succeeded by Jonathan Collins, who is currently Executive Vice President and CFO of Dana Incorporated. Collins will be joining Clarivate effective Dec. 16 as Executive Vice President and CFO. Hanks will remain with Clarivate until April 1 to support the CFO transition. [Full Announcement].

October 18, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate names Tiffani Shaw as Chief of Staff. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced the appointment of Tiffani Shaw as Chief of Staff reporting to Jerre Stead, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Clarivate. In this newly created role, Shaw will plan and direct administrative activities for the office of the CEO and be a member of the Executive Leadership Team. She will join Clarivate on November 1. [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate announces private exchange offers for Two Series of Notes open to certain investors. Clarivate announced that Clarivate Science Holdings Corporation, its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, has commenced a transaction to exchange two series of its outstanding notes as detailed below. In relation to Clarivate's previously announced acquisition of ProQuest, on July 28, 2021, Clarivate received a second request for documents and other information from the Federal Trade Commission, which is reviewing the Acquisition pursuant to authority under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. In view of the FTC's second request, on July 28, 2021, Clarivate and the equityholders of ProQuest entered into an amendment to their Transaction Agreement dated May 15, 2021, extending the outside date for completion of the Acquisition from November 8, 2021 to December 31, 2021, subject to further extension. Although the Company hopes to be in a position to complete the proposed Acquisition in the second half of 2021, the Company and the Seller Group each have the option to extend the new outside date to April 29, 2022. [Full Announcement].

August 5, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate acquires Bioinfogate, reinforcing position as premier provider of end-to-end research intelligence Solutions for Life Sciences. Clarivate announced that it has acquired Bioinfogate, a leading provider of analytics solutions in the life sciences and producer of the OFF-X portal. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. [Full Announcement].

Clarivate Clarivate announces $250 million share repurchase program. Clarivate announced that its Board of Directors has approved the purchase of up to $250 million of the Company's ordinary shares through open-market purchases, to be executed through October 31, 2021. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate announces changes to executive leadership team and adds Chief Revenue Officer. Clarivate announced important changes to its senior leadership team and welcomed two new executives to the company. Steen Lomholt-Thomsen will join on August 2 in the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer and Jaspal (Jas) Chahal joins as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Gordon Samson, currently Clarivate head of APAC, will step into the role of President, IP Group effective immediately. Steve Hartman, General Counsel and Head of Corporate Development, and Jeff Roy, President, IP Group have stepped down to pursue opportunities outside Clarivate. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate report demonstrates that nations or institutions with diverse research priorities respond more comprehensively to unprecedented scientific challenges. Clarivate released a new Global Research Report which examines the ability of nations and institutions to respond to unexpected challenges or opportunities in science, medicine, technology and social sciences based on the diversity of their research activities and expertise. [Full Announcement].

June 9, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate announces proposed offerings of Ordinary Shares and Convertible Preferred Shares. Clarivate announced that it has commenced concurrent proposed offerings of $750 million of ordinary shares, alongside which certain existing shareholders intend to offer $250 million of ordinary shares (the "Ordinary Share Offering"), and $1.25 billion of Series A Mandatory Convertible preferred shares. Neither the completion of the Ordinary Share Offering nor the Convertible Preferred Share Offering is contingent upon completion of the other. The Offerings are both subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when either Offering may be completed, if at all, or as to the actual size or terms of either Offering. Clarivate intends to use the net proceeds from the Offerings to finance a portion of the purchase price for its pending acquisition of ProQuest, announced on May 17, 2021. None of the Offerings is conditioned on consummation of the ProQuest acquisition. If the ProQuest acquisition is not consummated, Clarivate intends to use the net proceeds received by it from the Offerings for general corporate purposes. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2021

Clarivate Alt Legal integrates Clarivate Data to expand international trademark coverage. Alt Legal, Inc., an award-winning IP docketing software company, and Clarivate announced a partnership to integrate CompuMark international trademark data into the Alt Legal platform. Through this alliance, users of Alt Legal will gain access to CompuMark and its 186 trademark databases, covering all jurisdictions in the world. [Full Announcement].

April 22, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate releases Predictive Analytics to help fuel life sciences deal making landscape. Clarivate announced the enhancement of Cortellis Deals Intelligence, a leading industry source of life science deals information. The new features include deal trend visualizations and predictive analytics, allowing users to confidently track the deal-making landscape and quickly understand the potential value of an asset. [Full Announcement].

January 25, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate launches Web of Science My Research Assistant mobile application. Clarivate launched Web of Science My Research Assistant, a mobile-only application that enables scientific researchers to easily search, save and share publication records of the trusted research data in the Web of Science citation index using their mobile devices. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2021

Clarivate Clarivate announces change to Board of Directors. Clarivate announced that Karen G. Mills, a member of the board of directors, has informed the Company of her decision to step down from the board to spend time on other endeavors. With Ms. Mills' departure, the Clarivate Board will consist of 11 members. [Full Announcement].

November 30, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate acquires Hanlim IPS. Clarivate announced that it has acquired South Korean Hanlim IPS. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate Divests Techstreet, its Standards Management Business, to a new For-Profit Subsidiary of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Clarivate and The American Society of Mechanical Engineers announced that the International Society of Interdisciplinary Engineers LLC, a new for-profit subsidiary of ASME, has acquired Techstreet. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2020

Clarivate IncoPat Has Joined Clarivate. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced that Beijing Incopat Co., Ltd (IncoPat) has joined Clarivate. By combining strengths, Clarivate and IncoPat will be able to provide a more comprehensive suite of intellectual property solutions to customers in China and worldwide, covering the entire innovation and IP lifecycle from scientific and academic research to IP portfolio management and protection. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate Completes Acquisition of CPA Global to Form a Global Intellectual Property Powerhouse. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced today the completion of the previously announced acquisition of CPA Global, creating an intellectual property powerhouse. [Full Announcement].

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