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Cocokara Fine to buy drugstore company Freedom

Friday, 3 Feb 2017 01:26am EST

Cocokara Fine Inc <3098.T> :Says it will buy 100 percent stake in a drugstore company Freedom, which is engaged in pharmacy operating, on April 3, transaction price not disclosed.

Mckesson announces purchase of CoverMyMeds

Thursday, 26 Jan 2017 07:00am EST

McKesson Corp : McKesson announces purchase of CoverMyMeds, a Francisco Partners portfolio company . McKesson Corp - deal for to $1.4 billion .Once transaction closes, CoverMyMeds CEO Matt Scantland will continue to lead CoverMyMeds with existing leadership team.

Sogo Medical to merge unit

Thursday, 26 Jan 2017 02:31am EST

Sogo Medical Co Ltd <4775.T>: Says it to merge its unit that engaged in management of pharmacies and sale of pharmaceuticals . Says the unit to be dissolved after merger .Says the merger will effective on April 1.

Galenica takes over physicians wholesaler Pharmapool Ltd

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017 01:03am EST

Galenica AG : Is taking over the physicians wholesaler Pharmapool Ltd through its own pharmaceutical wholesale company Galexis Ltd .Total value of the transaction is 27.9 million Swiss francs ($27.43 million) and was completed at the beginning of January 2017.

China National Accord Medicines to raise stake in Zhuhai pharmaceutical firm to 100 pct from 10 pct

Monday, 2 Jan 2017 09:48pm EST

China National Accord Medicines Corporation Ltd.<000028.SZ>:Says it plans to use 10 million yuan to raise stake in Zhuhai-based pharmaceutical firm to 100 percent from 10 percent.

BRIEF-Prestige Brands to buy C.B. Fleet Co for $825 mln

Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 05:00pm EST

Corrects headline to say 'million' not 'billion'.Prestige Brands Holdings Inc - : Deal for $825 million . Transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share and cash flow from operations, excluding items . Expects to leverage facility by expanding production to include current prestige products and other initiatives . Deal expected to result in pro forma revenues of approximately $1.0 billion for company in fiscal 2018 . Has secured a financing commitment for full amount needed to consummate transaction . May choose to fund a portion of transaction with excess cash on hand, bank debt, bonds and/or common equity .Prestige Brands announces agreement to acquire C.B. Fleet company.

U-Home Group says unit and Hong Ling Investment entered sale and purchase agreement

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016 08:53am EST

U-Home Group Holdings Ltd <2327.HK> :unit and Hong Ling Investment entered agreement; unit agreed to purchase Golden Image Investment shares for RMB 250 million.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid reach agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores to Fred's Pharmacy

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016 08:30am EST

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc : Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc says continues to expect that it will realize synergies from acquisition of Rite Aid in excess of $1 billion .Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid reach agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores to Fred's Pharmacy.

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