United Drug PLC (UDG) - Pharmexx acquisition completes RNS Number : 8153Q 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. ENDS For reference: 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 these markets. 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 Ireland. For more information go to www.united-drug.com. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END ACQQKLFBLFFXFBF -0- Nov/09/2012 16:31 GMT
United Drug PLC UDG Pharmexx acquisition completes
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