WebMD Health (WBMD) seeking strategic alternatives

  • March 1, 2017

WebMD Health (WBMD), the leading source of health information, announced that its Board of Directors, working together with its management team and legal and financial advisors, has commenced a process to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives focused on maximizing shareholder value. These alternatives could include, among other things, the sale of part or all of the company, a merger with another party or other strategic transaction or continuing to execute on WebMD’s business plan.


July 24, 2017: Private equity firm KKR & Co LLP (KKR) is nearing an all-cash deal to acquire WebMD Health Corp (WBMD), a U.S. online health publisher with a market capitalization of $2.1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

July 24, 2017: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts said that Internet Brands, a K.K.R. portfolio company (KKR), had agreed to buy WebMD Health Corporation (WBMD) for about $2.8 billion.