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April 4, 2013: 1:26 PM ET

InVentiv Health Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based portfolio company of THL Capital and Liberty Lane Partners, has sold its sample management and fulfillment business to J. Knipper & Co. No financial terms were disclosed. www.inventivhealth.com

Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) has acquired Livemocha Inc., a Seattle–based online language learning community, for $8.5 million in cash. Livemocha had raised around $14 million in VC funding from firms like August Capital and Maveron LLC. www.livemocha.com

MedImmune, a unit of AstraZeneca (LSE: AZN), has acquired AlphaCore Pharma, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based developer of a bloodstream enzyme that helps remove cholesterol from the body. No financial terms were disclosed. www.alphacorepharma.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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