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Headquarters of the PHOENIX group in Mannheim, Germany

PHOENIX group expands its presence in Europe

The PHOENIX group is planning to acquire parts of McKesson’s European business activities.

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PHOENIX group sustains growth course in first quarter

The PHOENIX group continued its growth course in the first quarter (30/04/2021) of fiscal year 2021/22. The pan-European healthcare provider’s revenue…

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PHOENIX group reports solid growth in fiscal year 2020/21

In a challenging fiscal year 2020/21 (31/01/2021), dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the PHOENIX group further strengthened its leading position in…

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PHOENIX group consolidates market position in third quarter

The PHOENIX group continued to increase revenue and profit for the period in the first three quarters of 2020/21 (February to October 2020) compared…

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Enlargement of the Executive Board: Dr Roland Schütz joins the PHOENIX group as Chief Information Officer

The PHOENIX group will enlarge the Executive Board to include the new board function "IT and Digitalisation". In doing so, the leading European…

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Mannheim: distribution center in pharmaceutical wholesale

PHOENIX group reports stable growth for first half-year

The PHOENIX group achieved further growth in the first six months of fiscal year 2020/21 (31 July 2020). The leading healthcare provider in…

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Change in the Executive Board: PHOENIX group’s Frank Große-Natrop retires from his functions

Frank Große-Natrop, PHOENIX group Executive Board Member responsible for Operations and Logistics, is going to retire on 1 September 2020. His…

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In Bratislava, Slovakia, the PHOENIX group operates a state-of-the-art distribution centre for pharmaceutical wholesale.

PHOENIX group achieves growth in the first quarter

In the first quarter of fiscal year 2020/21 (30/04/2020), the PHOENIX group expanded its leading position in pharmaceutical wholesale and pharmacy…

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PHOENIX group demonstrates its responsibility for healthcare in Europe

In the past fiscal year 2019/20 (31 January 2020), the PHOENIX group expanded its leading position as a European pharmaceutical wholesaler and…

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PHOENIX group becomes largest pharmacy operator in Europe

The PHOENIX group has become Europe’s largest pharmacy operator. With the acquisition of 20 Dutch Thio Pharma pharmacies, 17 Proxi Pharm pharmacies in…

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Scandinavia's largest pharmaceutical logistics centre goes live

Nomeco, the Danish subsidiary of the PHOENIX group, has opened the largest logistics centre for pharmaceuticals and healthcare products in the Nordic…

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Setting sail for the future of the pharmacy market

"With a closer cooperation between pharmacies, the pharmaceutical industry, and wholesalers, we can create greater value for patient care than any of…

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First half-year 2019/20: PHOENIX group improves its earnings

The further expansion of the business has brought more revenue and profit for the PHOENIX group in the first half-year 2019/20 (February to July…

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Quelle: Otto-Group

Management change and expansion of the Executive Board: Seidel follows Windholz

Sven Seidel, currently member of the Executive Board of the Otto Group, Hamburg, and responsible for Multichannel Retail, will succeed Oliver…

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Oliver Windholz leaves the PHOENIX group Executive Board

The Supervisory Board of the PHOENIX group and the Chairman of the Executive Board Oliver Windholz have mutually agreed not to extend the contract…

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Mannheim: distribution center in pharmaceutical wholesale

PHOENIX group registers surge in earnings in first quarter of 2019/20

The PHOENIX group continued to grow in the first quarter. In the initial three months of fiscal year 2019/20 (February to April 2019), total operating…

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BENU bags made from recycled PET bottles instead of plastic bags

Around 400 BENU pharmacies in Serbia and Slovakia will offer their customers free carrier bags made from recycled PET bottles as an alternative to…

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In Romania, the PHOENIX group entered its 27th country and a completely new market. Through the successful takeover of the pharmacy chain Help Net, the pharmacies in Romania can offer even more attractive products and services.

PHOENIX focuses on growth and digitalisation

In the twenty-fifth year after it was founded, the PHOENIX group achieved stronger growth than the international pharmaceutical markets for the ninth…

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Oliver Windholz, CEO PHOENIX group, in conversation with presenter Silke Beickert

25 years of PHOENIX: a family business says thank you – especially to its employees

The official event on 4 April 2019 at the company headquarters in Mannheim was the highlight of PHOENIX group’s twenty-fifth anniversary celebration.…

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PHOENIX group opens 2,500th pharmacy

  • BENU introduces new pharmacy concept across Europe
  • Flagship pharmacy in Prague combines modern shopping with proven pharmacy professionalism
  • Prepa…
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BENU Pharmacy in Budapest, Hungary

PHOENIX group records sustained growth

The PHOENIX group achieved further growth in the first nine months of the fiscal year 2018/19 (February to October 2018). Total operating performance…

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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…

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Rowlands Pharmacy in Liverpool, United Kingdom

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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PHOENIX group ensures that the drugs and health products of pharmaceutical manufacturers are delivered to pharmacies and medical institutions both quickly and reliably.

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…

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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…

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Benu Pharmacy in Belgrade, Serbia

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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[Translate to English:] Apothekerin Sara Zucca hat mehr Zeit für ihre Patienten dank Valore Salute, dem italienischen Apotheken-Kooperationsprogramm der PHOENIX group

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…

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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…

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Tamro confirms acquisition of Medaffcon

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.…

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The PHOENIX group has opened a new logistics centre for drug packages and other health products in the Šimanovci industrial zone near Belgrade, Serbia.

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,…

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PHOENIX revenue increases

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…

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Change in the management of PHOENIX in Germany

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…

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PHOENIX expands market position in Montenegro

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…

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Europe-wide launch of PHOENIX Pharmacy Partnership

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…

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PHOENIX reports revenue growth

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…

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PHOENIX on target

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…

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Brocacef Group acquisition of Mediq Apotheken Nederland approved by ACM

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)…

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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…

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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…

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PHOENIX group reaffirms its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe

The PHOENIX group underlined its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe in the first three quarters of the fiscal year 2015/16. The…

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PHOENIX group substantiates its leading position as a healthcare provider in Europe

The PHOENIX group underlined its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe in the first half of the fiscal year 2015/16. The company’s…

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PHOENIX group receives approval for acquisition of SUNPHARMA

The appropriate competition authorities have unconditionally approved the acquisition of the Slovakian company SUNPHARMA by the PHOENIX group. The…

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PHOENIX group underlines its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe

The PHOENIX group consolidated its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2015/16. The company’s…

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Leading market position in Europe expanded

The PHOENIX group brought the fiscal year 2014/15 to a successful close, expanding its position as a leading healthcare provider in Europe despite the…

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PHOENIX group strengthens its position in the Hungarian healthcare market

The PHOENIX group intends to acquire the Hungarian company Novodata. The acquisition is subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities.…

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PHOENIX celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PHOENIX group is celebrating the company’s 20th anniversary today. In 1994, Adolf Merckle founded PHOENIX Pharmahandel Aktiengesellschaft & Co…

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PHOENIX group strengthens its market position as an integrated healthcare provider

PHOENIX plans to acquire the Slovakian company SUNPHARMA, which operates 42 pharmacies in Slovakia and eight in the Czech Republic. The pharmacies are…

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PHOENIX group once again increases revenue and profit for the period in third quarter of 2014/15

The PHOENIX group underlined its position as Europe’s leading pharmaceutical trader in the first three quarters of 2014/15. “We are pleased with the…

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PHOENIX and Celesio jointly strengthen their market position in the Netherlands

The planned purchase will make Brocacef a leading service provider in the Dutch healthcare market. With a total of 5,300 employees and revenue of EUR…

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PHOENIX group with higher revenue and stable profit for the period in the first half of 2014/15

The PHOENIX group consolidates its position in Europe as leading pharmaceutical trader in the first half of 2014/15. “We are pleased with the…

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PHOENIX group issues corporate bond with a volume of EUR 300 million

The PHOENIX group is taking advantage of the current attractive market environment and has successfully issued another corporate bond. This bond marks…

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1st quarter 2014/15: revenue growth is continuing

The PHOENIX group underlined its position as Europe’s leading pharmaceutical trader in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2014/15. Revenue increased…

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Leading market position in Europe confirmed

The PHOENIX group continued to secure its position as Europe’s leading pharmaceutical trader in the fiscal year 2013/14, despite the challenging…

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Growth trend continued in third quarter of 2013/14

The PHOENIX group once again underlined its position in Europe as leading pharmaceutical trader in the first three quarters of the 2013/14 fiscal…

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PHOENIX strengthens organizational structure in Germany

Today the PHOENIX group has announced several planned organizational changes in the structure of PHOENIX in Germany. These measures are part of the…

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Reimund Pohl retires effective from 31 January 2014

Reimund Pohl, Chief Executive Officer of PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG (PHOENIX group), will retire as scheduled by the end of the fiscal year…

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Significant revenue growth in the 1st half of the year despite negative market developments in Europe

  • Total operating performance and revenue increased despite negative trend in European pharmaceutical market
  • Net debt significantly reduced compared…
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Personnel change in the PHOENIX group Executive Board

Dr. Michael Majerus, CFO of PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG (PHOENIX group), responsible for finance, controlling, accounting and taxes will leave…

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Revenue in first quarter of 2013/14 increased in line with expectations

The PHOENIX group underlines its position as a leading pharmaceutical trader in Europe on the basis of its dynamic business development in the first…

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PHOENIX group issues corporate bonds with a volume of EUR 300 million

PHOENIX group is taking advantage of the current attractive market environment and has – following its inaugural bond in July 2010 – successfully…

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Successful completion of 2012/13 fiscal year

The PHOENIX group ends the 2012/13 fiscal year on a positive note despite a challenging European market environment. The company has further extended…

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PHOENIX group initiates the “PHOENIX FORWARD” program

With its sustainable growth strategy the PHOENIX group has positioned itself as leading pharmaceutical distributor in Europe. “The PHOENIX group can…

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