OPEN Health acquires Spirit

Written by: Candice Subero

August 3, 2021, London, UK – OPEN Health has today announced the acquisition of Northwest UK-based medical communications agency Spirit. Integrating the Spirit business with the OPEN Health Group further strengthens our global resources, offering a broad range of services, including high-quality scientific communications, to our global Medical Affairs audiences.

In terms of scale, the acquisition means OPEN Health will now consist of >850 people in 15 locations across 6 different countries including the USA, UK, The Netherlands, Germany, India, and China.

Iona Fleming, Managing Director of Spirit said, “Over the past 15 years, we have proudly grown Spirit to an 80-person Medical Affairs agency – delivering a broad range of scientific communications globally. In joining OPEN Health, we are significantly expanding our geographical reach and will be able to provide a wider range of integrated services to our Medical Affairs and HEOR clients. We very much look forward to working with the OPEN Health management and Amulet teams to contribute to the long-term growth of OPEN Health.”

Rob Barker, Chief Executive Officer at OPEN Health comments, “We are delighted to welcome Spirit into the OPEN Health family – this is a strategic acquisition that will enhance our global Medical Affairs resources, further supporting our unique range of offerings and opportunities for innovation to support industry change and growth.”

OPEN Health is a portfolio company of Amulet Capital Partners, LP, a US-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare sector.


Candice Subero, Global Marketing Lead


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About OPEN Health Communications LLP:

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding, and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing. We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. OPEN Health – Established as many. United as one.

For more information on OPEN Health, please visit

About Spirit Medical Communications Group Limited:

Spirit finds the soul in the science, the humanity in the data, harnessing the power of creativity to ensure that science is really heard. Our experienced, passionate teams partner with a diverse range of Medical Affairs and HEOR clients across multiple therapy areas globally.

For further information on Spirit, please visit