Trinity Hunt Partners Make Majority Investment in Centricity Research

Centricity Research specializes in conducting Phase I-IV clinical trials across more than 40 therapeutic areas. In March, Trinity Hunt Partners announced another majority investment: digital marketing life sciences agency Supreme Optimization.

Dallas-based Trinity Hunt Partners announced a majority investment in Centricity Research, a clinical research services provider specializing in conducting Phase I-IV clinical trials across more than 40 therapeutic areas.

The amount of the investment was not disclosed.

“We are confident that Trinity Hunt’s expertise in partnering with growing healthcare services companies and its shared commitment to providing an empowering team environment will help us drive innovation and make significant strides as we continue to expand,” Centricity President Dr. Jeff Kingsley said in a statement.

Based in Columbus, Georgia, Centricity has more than 35 locations across the United States and Canada and has the capabilities and expertise in a vast array of trial types to partner effectively with pharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) in the design and execution of clinical trials, the company said.

Expanding ‘a market leader in the clinical research space’

Its centralized processes, expansive patient recruitment capabilities, integrated technology, and team of clinical research professionals have successfully led to more than 2,500 studies conducted and more than 100 FDA and Health Canada drug approvals.

Trinity Hunt, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on services businesses, said that in partnership with Centricity’s management team, it plans to expand Centricity’s capabilities and therapeutic coverage areas by investing in organic growth initiatives and acquiring complementary clinical research site businesses.

Trinity Hunt and Centricity said that they are aligned in their focus on preserving and enhancing the existing culture and talent of the company.

“The clinical research industry is highly fragmented, and clinical trials are becoming increasingly complex for sponsors and CROs to execute. Trinity Hunt recognizes the opportunity these market dynamics present for the growth of a leading organization like Centricity, and we are committed to collaborating with its outstanding team across North America to continue to scale the business as a market leader in the clinical research space,” Trinity Hunt Principal John Oakes said in a statement.

In March, Trinity Hunt Partners announced another majority investment: digital marketing life sciences agency Supreme Optimization.

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