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PHOENIX supports pharmacy of the future

Can depression be treated with Magic Mushrooms? Can a bacterium produce wound dressings? These are just two of the questions that the winners of this year's PHOENIX Pharmacy Science Award are dealing with.

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PHOENIX group reports successful first half-year 2018/19

The PHOENIX group continued to grow in the first half-year. In the first six months of fiscal year 2018/19 (February to July 2018), total operating performance rose by 4.8 per cent to €16.1 billion.

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PHOENIX group publishes sixth sustainability report

The healthcare provider PHOENIX group has published its sustainability report for the fiscal year 2017/18. It documents the company's sustained commitment in the four areas of responsibility: value creation for customers and companies, protection of the environment, promotion of employees and...

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Acquisition of Farmexim and Help Net in Romania completed

The PHOENIX group has received unconditional approval from the European Commission to acquire the Romanian pharmaceutical wholesaler Farmexim S.A. and the Help Net Farma S.A. nationwide pharmacy chain. With Romania, the healthcare provider is entering a completely new market. PHOENIX signed the...

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PHOENIX group continues its growth in the first quarter of 2018/19

The PHOENIX group continued its growth over the last quarter. In the first three months of the fiscal year 2018/19 (February to April 2018), total operating performance rose by 5.3 per cent to €8.0 billion.

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PHOENIX group registers a surge in earnings

The PHOENIX group has ended the past year with a significant increase in its revenue and result. In the fiscal year 2017/18 (31/01/18), earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) grew by 9.0 per cent to €468.0 million.

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Market entry in Romania

PHOENIX acquires leading wholesaler Farmexim and nationwide pharmacy chain Help Net

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3rd quarter: PHOENIX achieves growth in revenue and profit

The PHOENIX group continued to develop profitably in the first nine months of the fiscal year 2017/18 (February to October 2017). The total operating performance significant for pharmaceutical wholesale rose by 4.7 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to €23.4 billion.

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PHOENIX significantly increases its retail presence in Serbia

The PHOENIX group has acquired the Goodwill Apoteka pharmacy chain in Serbia. The retailer operates 138 pharmacies across the country with 540 employees. The complete acquisition of the Goodwill owner Inter Pharma d.o.o. is subject to approval by the Serbian competition authorities.

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PHOENIX pharmacy cooperations are a concept with a bright future

How are independent pharmacies preparing themselves for the digital future? Around 300 pharmacists discussed this question with experts at the PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership conference in Berlin. This network is the umbrella organisation for the PHOENIX group’s 12 existing pharmacy cooperation...

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PHOENIX records improved result

The PHOENIX group achieved further growth in the first six months of the fiscal year 2017/18 (February to July 2017). The total operating performance significant for pharmaceutical wholesale rose by 4.7 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to €15.3 billion. Adjusted for...

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PHOENIX launches new category brand LIVSANE for all pharmacies in Europe

The PHOENIX group launches LIVSANE, its first Europe-wide category brand for all pharmacies. From July 2017 onwards, LIVSANE health products will gradually become available in ten European countries. As part of the PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership, this range is designed for independent pharmacies...

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PHOENIX group continues to drive revenue forward

The PHOENIX group continued to grow in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2017/18 (February to April 2017). Total operating performance, comprising revenue and handled volume which cannot be recognised as revenue, rose by 4.5 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to €7.6...

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PHOENIX group grows more strongly than market

The PHOENIX group has just ended a successful business year. In the fiscal year 2016/17 (31/01/17), total operating performance of the pan-European pharmaceutical trader rose by 6.1 per cent to a record figure of €30.2 billion.

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Tamro confirms acquisition of Medaffcon

Tamro Oy, part of the European healthcare provider PHOENIX group, has signed an agreement with the Finnish Medaffcon Oy on the company’s acquisition. Medaffcon is active in research and consultancy. Founded in 2009, the company from the Finnish city Espoo supports the pharmaceutical industry and...

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PHOENIX group opens new logistics centre in Serbia

The PHOENIX group has opened a new logistics centre for drug packages and other health products in the Šimanovci industrial zone near Belgrade, Serbia. The hub is part of the company’s new cross-border healthcare logistics solution called CEE Bridge, connecting the pharmaceutical industry,...

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PHOENIX revenue increases

The PHOENIX group continued its growth course in the first nine months of the fiscal year 2016/17. From February to October 2016, total operating performance, including revenue and handled volume, rose by 5.2 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to €22.3 billion.

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Change in the management of PHOENIX in Germany

The PHOENIX group, Europe’s leading pharmaceutical distributor, has announced a planned change at the top of the German Management Board as of 1 February 2017. Oliver Windholz, CEO of the PHOENIX group, today also heads the country board in Germany, which is a very important market for PHOENIX. His...

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PHOENIX expands market position in Montenegro

The PHOENIX group strengthens its presence in the Balkan markets. The European pharmaceutical trader has acquired the pharmaceutical wholesaler Farmegra d.o.o. and the national pharmacy chain Apoteka Lijek PZU in Montenegro as of October 25, 2016. The antitrust authorities had approved the...

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Europe-wide launch of PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership

With PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership, the healthcare provider PHOENIX group is for the first time creating a European umbrella for its existing pharmacy cooperation programmes. Based on transnational collaboration and the enhanced exchange of know-how and experience, the PHOENIX group is offering...

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PHOENIX reports revenue growth

The PHOENIX group continued to grow in the first half of the fiscal year 2016/17. From February to July 2016, total operating performance, including revenue and handled volume, rose by 2.7 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to €14.6 billion. Adjusted for exchange rate...

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PHOENIX on target

The PHOENIX group continued its growth course in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2016/17. From February to April 2016, total operating performance from own and consignment goods rose by 1.9 per cent compared with the same period of the previous year to € 7.3 billion.

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Brocacef Group acquisition of Mediq Apotheken Nederland approved by ACM

Brocacef Groep NV, a joint venture of the PHOENIX group and Celesio AG, has received approval from the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) to acquire Mediq Apotheken Nederland BV. In addition to pharmacies and the pharmaceutical wholesale business, the acquisition also includes...

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Record revenue for PHOENIX

After recording the highest revenue in its corporate history in the fiscal year 2015/16, the PHOENIX group expects to remain on course for further growth this year. For 2016/17, the pharmaceutical trader once again anticipates an increase in revenue above the growth level of the European...

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ADG gets green light for takeover of Novodata

ADG Apotheken-Dienstleistungsgesellschaft mbH, Mannheim, has acquired around 90 percent of the shares in Novodata Zrt., Budapest, after receiving the approval of the Hungarian antitrust authorities. The goal is a 100 percent takeover. Novodata provides merchandise management and till systems for...

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PHOENIX group Ingo Schnaitmann
Ingo Schnaitmann Head of Corporate Communications +49 621 8505 8593 i.schnaitmann(at)phoenixgroup.eu
PHOENIX group Jacob-Nicolas Sprengel
Jacob-Nicolas Sprengel Senior Manager Corporate Communications +49 621 8505 8502 j.sprengel(at)phoenixgroup.eu