M/18/097 – Uniphar / Certain pharmacy businesses of Inischem DAC

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Uniphar Public Limited Company of sole control of 15 community pharmacies from Inischem DAC has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday December 20, 2018 Friday, February 1, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
Uniphar plc

Uniphar is active in the supply of human pharmaceuticals and other related products in the State. Uniphar also owns a number of community pharmacies in the State.

Community Pharmacies

The 15 community pharmacies all operate under the "Allcare" brand and are located in the following counties in the State: Cork (2); Kerry (2); Dublin (6); Louth (1); Offaly (1); Wicklow (1); Galway (1); and Monaghan (1).

Economic sector Media merger
Healthcare No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Emily Thornton

Tel: 00353 1 4703607
E-mail: emilythornton@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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