November 20, 2017 / 10:03 PM / 25 days ago

BRIEF-AmerisourceBergen to acquire H. D. Smith

Nov 20 (Reuters) - AmerisourceBergen Corp:

* AmerisourceBergen to acquire H. D. Smith

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - deal for ‍$815 million in cash​

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - ‍plans to fund acquisition through issuance of new long-term debt​

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - ‍acquisition is expected to be slightly accretive to adjusted diluted EPS in fiscal year 2018​

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - ‍acquisition expected to achieve full run-rate synergies, be about $0.15 accretive to adjusted EPS in FY 2020​

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - ‍company now expects fiscal year 2018 adjusted operating income growth to be in range of 4 percent to 7 percent​

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - now sees revenue growth to be in range of 8 percent to 11 percent​ for fiscal year 2018

* AmerisourceBergen Corp - ‍reaffirming rest of previously announced fiscal 2018 financial guidance​

* AmerisourceBergen - expects fiscal year 2018 pharmaceutical distribution services segment operating income growth in range of 4 percent to 7 percent​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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