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Alliance Boots buys French distributor

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Executive Summary

Alliance Bootsplans to acquire Depolabo, a provider of pharmaceutical pre-wholesale and contract logistics services in France. The terms of the deal were not disclosed; it is subject to approval by competition authorities and is expected to close before the end of the year. Depolabo distributes products to wholesalers, pharmacies and hospitals on behalf of more than 50 manufacturers. It has four warehouses in France and headquarters in Marseille.






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