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Leadership Team with a Common THREAD

Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners, two highly regarded investors specializing in the healthcare industry, became the majority owners of THREAD in 2019. The firms are investing their combined pharmaceutical industry expertise, network of resources, and capital to achieve THREAD’s goals for accelerating the company’s expansion and advancing decentralized research .

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About Water Street

Water Street is a strategic investor focused exclusively on building market-leading companies in key healthcare sectors. Based in Chicago, the healthcare firm is one of the most active and accomplished investors in pharmaceutical services and technology. Its team has completed more than 50 investments and acquisitions in virtually every sub-sector of pharma services & technology and 110+ transactions across the healthcare industry. Today, Water Street manages nearly $6 billion of equity capital from a diversified, prestigious group of long-term investors. Water Street’s team is a strategic partner to THREAD, providing leadership with deep industry expertise and operating experience in addition to financial resources to achieve our shared goal of building THREAD into a global leader.

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About JLL Partners

JLL Partners is a middle market private equity firm with over three decades of experience transforming businesses in the healthcare, industrials, and business services sectors. The firm is dedicated to partnering with companies that it can help build into market leaders through a combination of strategic mergers and acquisitions, organic growth initiatives, and operational enhancements. The JLL Partners team is comprised of seasoned investment professionals and operating partners who are focused on driving long-term value creation across its portfolio. Since its founding in 1988, JLL Partners has committed over $5.5 billion of equity capital across eight private equity funds, with over 55 platform investments and more than 190 add-on acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in New York.

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