M/13/030 – McKesson / Celesio

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of Celesio A.G. by McKesson Corporation has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday October 24, 2013 Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Parties Involved Business activities
McKesson Corporation

McKesson is a US based company which distributes pharmaceuticals at a wholesale level and provides health information technology, medical supplies and care management tools mainly in the US.

Celesio A.G.

Celesio is an international trading company and provider of logistics and services in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector.

Economic sector Media merger
Celesio is active in retail pharmacy in the State. McKesson is active in technology solutions in healthcare in the State. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, November 4, 2013
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-804 5396, email: bod@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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