UDG said that with the on-going convergence of the pre-wholesale and wholesale markets in the UK, UniDrug has a “reduced fit” with UDG Healthcare’s core supply chain services operations in Ireland. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare has sold its 50 per cent stake in UniDrug Distribution Group to its joint venture partner Alliance Boots f(...)

UDG Healthcare chief executive Liam FitzGerald. Photograph: Eric Luke

UDG Healthcare has acquired the specialist healthcare and scientific public relations businesses, Galliard and Nyxeon (MFRHRC Holdings Limited).The Lo(...)

UDG said that the two businesses, Galliard and Nyxeon, will add capabilities in data driven healthcare and scientific public relations to UDG Healthcare’s global healthcare communications business Ashfield Healthcare Communications. Photograph: David Sleator/THE IRISH TIMES

Healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare has acquired the specialist healthcare and scientific public relations (PR) businesses, Galliard and Nyxeo(...)

Drug distributor UDG Healthcare saw revenues rise 2.3 per cent to €1.04 billion in the six months to the end of March, while operating profit was up 4(...)

UDG chief executive Liam FitzGerald said the deal would be a significant strategic and complementary acquisition. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

UDG Healthcare is to buy the healthcare communications businessof KnowledgePoint360 for €105 million, helping to fulfil a key part of the company’s(...)

David Bunworth: marketing has a massive role

Marketers “are probably the worst communicators”, says David Bunworth, the former Bord Gáis Energy managing director and Aer Lingus commercial (...)

Distributor UDG bought five companies in its 2012 financial year, including German operator, Pharmexx, which he described as “the most complicated one”. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Drug distributor UDG Healthcare will continue to seek acquisitions to grow the international side of its business, although the rate at which it buys (...)

UDG Healthcare chief executive Liam Fitzgerald c said the year had been one of ’substantial progress’ for UDG. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Healthcare services company UDG Healthcare said revenue and profits rose in the year to September 30th as the company continued to expand its services(...)

Liam Fitzgerald chief executive United Drug. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Drugs distribution and packaging services company United Drug said its first-half profit rose 8 percent, boosted by its acquisition of a market(...)