Edgewater Growth Capital Partners IV, L.P. (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce its portfolio company Deerfield Pharma Services Holdings, LLC (“Deerfield”) has acquired Verge Scientific Communications (“Verge Scientific”), a Virginia-based, brand strategy and strategic communications agency focused on emerging and pioneering health and science-driven companies.

Founded in 2016, Verge Scientific has quickly become one of the leading boutique health and science communications agencies in the country serving early-stage biotech and pharmaceutical companies, health technology firms and consumer science brands. Lissette Steele and Amanda Sellers, partners and owners of Verge Scientific, will continue to lead Verge Scientific’s day-to-day operations. Both Ms. Steele and Ms. Sellers will also join the senior leadership team and become shareholders in the combined organization of Deerfield Pharma Services Holdings, LLC. To learn more please visit the Company’s website at www.vergescientific.com.

Deerfield Agency provides a range of marketing, commercialization and technology solutions to small and mid-sized pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. For the second consecutive year, Deerfield has been named to MM+M’s Agency 100 report that recognizes top agencies in the medical marketing and communications industry. To learn more visit MM+M and the company’s website at www.deerfieldagency.com.

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