McKesson Re-Files Pre-Merger Notification Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

  McKesson Re-Files Pre-Merger Notification Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

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SAN FRANCISCO & JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- December 10, 2012

McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), a leading healthcare services and
information technology company, and PSS World Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSSI),
announced today that McKesson has voluntarily withdrawn and re-filed its
notification and report form filed under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust
Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”) in connection with the
proposed acquisition by McKesson of PSS World Medical. As previously announced
on October 25, 2012, McKesson and PSS World Medical have signed a definitive
agreement under which McKesson will acquire all outstanding shares of PSS
World Medical for $29.00 per share in cash.

Upon re-filing of the HSR Act notification and report forms, the Federal Trade
Commission will have an additional 30-day period in which to determine whether
to clear the proposed transaction or issue a request for additional
information and documentary material, commonly referred to as a “second
request.” McKesson and PSS World Medical look forward to continuing to work
cooperatively and constructively with the Federal Trade Commission as it
conducts its review of the proposed transaction.

About McKesson

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a
healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the
business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals,
physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the
spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to
patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their
financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include
pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information
technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit

About PSS World Medical, Inc.

PSS World Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSSI) markets and distributes medical products
and services to front-line caregivers throughout the United States. With 4,000
team members, PSS is a leader in the markets it serves with innovative
approaches to customer service and operational excellence. Its stated purpose
is to strengthen the clinical success and financial health of caregivers by
solving their biggest problems. The Company is focused to accelerate growth in
four markets - Physician, Laboratory, Dispensing, and Home Care & Hospice —
with products and solutions that deliver high quality, cost effective, and
convenient patient care. For more information on PSS, visit

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Erin Lampert, 415-983-8391 (Investors and Financial Media)
Kris Fortner, 415-983-8352 (General and Business Media)
PSS World Medical
Jenny Kobin, 904-332-3287 (Investors and Media)
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