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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].

July 30, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate to combine with CPA Global, creating a world leader in intellectual property information and services. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with CPA Global, a global leader in intellectual property software and tech-enabled services. In the all-stock transaction, CPA Global shareholders will receive approximately 218 million Clarivate ordinary shares, representing 35% pro forma fully diluted ownership of Clarivate. Based on the 30-day volume weighted average share price of Clarivate, the implied enterprise value is approximately $6.8 billion, which includes approximately $900 million of the present value of tax assets. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, is expected to close fourth quarter of 2020. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate announces new global business center in Asia. Clarivate announced the establishment of a Global Business Center in Penang, Malaysia. It is one of three new Global Business Centers that Clarivate is building to provide world-class services to customers, with the other two based in Chandler, AZ, USA and London, U.K. [Full Announcement].

June 29, 2020

Clarivate Clarivate Releases Web of Science Journal Citation Reports to identify the world’s leading journals. Clarivate released the 2020 update to its annual Web of Science Journal Citation Reports (JCR). The annual JCR release enables the research community to evaluate the world's high-quality academic journals using a range of indicators, descriptive data and visualizations. The reports are used by academic publishers across the globe to evaluate the impact of their journals relative to their field and promote them to the research community. [Full Announcement].