United Drug PLC (UDG) - Pharmexx acquisition completes
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United Drug PLC
09 November 2012
United Drug plc
Acquisition Completion Update
9 November 2012: Further to the announcement issued by United Drug plc ('the
Group') on 13 September 2012, the Group confirms that regulatory clearance,
for the acquisition of Pharmexx GmbH, has today been received from the Irish
Competition Authority. The acquisition of Pharmexx GmbH will now complete on
20 November 2012.
Liam FitzGerald Pauline McAlester Greg Lawless/Lisa Kavanagh
Barry McGrane Irish media UK media
United Drug plc Murray Consultants Powerscourt
Tel: +353-1-4632300 Tel: +353-1-4980300 Tel: +44 207 250 1446
About United Drug plc
Listed on the London Stock Exchange, United Drug is a leading international
provider of services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmaceutical retailers,
with operations in over 20 countries including the UK, Ireland, Germany, the
Netherlands, Belgium, and the US.
The Company operates across three divisions, Sales, Marketing & Medical,
Healthcare Supply Chain and Packaging & Specialty.
In the Sales, Marketing & Medical division United Drug is a global leader in
the provision of contract sales outsourcing services to pharmaceutical
manufacturers with operations in major markets including Continental Europe,
the UK, North America and a presence in South America. United Drug also
provides related marketing services to pharmaceutical manufacturers in many of
In Healthcare Supply Chain, United Drug is the largest pharmaceutical
wholesaler in the island of Ireland. It is also the market leader in contract
distribution outsourcing (pre-wholesaling) in Ireland and has achieved the No.
1 position in the UK through its joint venture business UniDrug Distribution
Group (UDG). The Company provides specials medicines manufacturing and
distribution services in the UK. Through its medical and scientific
operations, United Drug provides sales & marketing and technical service
solutions, including contract distribution services to a wide range of medical
& scientific equipment & consumable manufacturers, with a market leading
position in Ireland and an emerging presence in the UK.
In the Packaging & Specialty division United Drug is a leading international
provider of pharmaceutical contract packaging and clinical trials materials
services with facilities in the US, UK, Dutch and Belgian markets. The Company
also provides speciality distribution and homecare services in the UK and
For more information go to www.united-drug.com.
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