M/20/027 – Uniphar/Hickey’s
The proposed acquisition by Uniphar Plc of sole control of Hickey’s Pharmacy Group Holdings Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Friday September 11, 2020||Thursday, November 19, 2020|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
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.
|Hickey's Pharmacy Group Holdings Limited||
Hickey's Pharmacy Group Holdings Limited operates 36 community pharmacies located in various parts of the State, all of which are 'Hickey's Pharmacy' - branded. Separately, Hickey's Pharmacy Group Holdings Limited operate a wholesale business unit procuring drugs from pharmaceutical companies and subsequently re-selling them to short-line wholesalers in the State, the UK and mainland Europe.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Monday, September 28, 2020|
|Date of Requirement for Information||Date Information Received|
|Wednesday, October 21, 2020||Thursday, October 29, 2020|
|Current status: Active|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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