The PHOENIX group has completed the acquisition of parts of McKesson Europe, following the clearance by competition authorities of the full scope of the transaction. The closing took place on 31 October 2022.
The PHOENIX group has confirmed its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe with a solid annual result. With a total operating performance of €39.6 billion in fiscal year 2021/22 (31 January 2022), the company achieved an increase of 10.3 per cent compared with the previous year. Total operating performance, which comprises revenue and handling for service charge, is the key figure relevant to pharmaceutical wholesale.
PHOENIX Pharma Switzerland AG, part of the PHOENIX group, and the Swiss Voigt Holding AG have announced the formation of a joint venture. The 50:50 joint venture is intended to bundle the companies' activities in pharmaceutical wholesale and pre-wholesale. PHOENIX Pharma Switzerland brings Amedis-UE AG, Voigt Holding AG the subsidiaries Voigt AG and Voigt Industrie Service AG into the joint venture. PHOENIX’ pharmacy retail business BENU and the services of Pharmapost are not part of the joint venture. The joint venture is subject to approval by the Swiss Competition Commission.
The PHOENIX group supports aid organisations in Ukraine quickly and unbureaucratically with urgently needed pharmaceutical products. Through its national subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and the Baltic States, the healthcare provider is currently preparing the delivery of medicines, bandages and medical equipment. In addition, the PHOENIX group is putting together another shipment from Germany in close coordination with the German pharmaceutical wholesale association “PHAGRO - Bundesverband des pharmazeutischen Großhandels”.
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As Head of Licensed Products you identify and negotiate supply deals with OEM manufacturers for licensed pharmaceuticals and prepare documentations for European Medicines Agency (EMA).