Penta gets new network of pharmacies in Czech Republic

Friday, 28. December 2012, 21:11

Investment group Penta once again strengthen its position in the Czech Republic. It bought another network of pharmacies – SimonPharma, with sales of € 19.9 million. The largest network of pharmacies Dr. Max with 279 branches will get another six and also the internet pharmacy DocSimon. Network of pharmacies Dr. Max in the Czech Republic manage Penta by the company Česká lekárna. In November, Antimonopoly Office has approved the acquisition of pharmacy network Lloyds and GehePharma Praha by PentaČeská lekárna in 2010 reached sales of € 0.32 billion and control one-tenth of all pharmacies in the Czech Republic.