AmerisourceBergen Corporation, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, U.S., is one of the largest* global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and enhance patient care. Walgreens Boots Alliance owns approximately 26 percent of AmerisourceBergen**. The net earnings attributable to this investment are classified within the operating income of the Company’s Pharmaceutical Wholesale segment.
Our Company has additional equity method investments** including in the following companies:
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the largest* pharmaceutical wholesalers in China, is based in the Guangdong province of China.
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited, the sixth largest* pharmaceutical wholesaler in China, is based in the Jiangsu province of China. The company is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Option Care Inc.
Illinois-based Option Care is the largest* independent provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services in the U.S.
Sinopharm Holding GuoDa Drugstores Co., Ltd.
GuoDa is a leading retail pharmacy chain in China with more than 3,800^ retail pharmacies across around 70^ cities. Headquartered in Shanghai, it employs close to 20,000^ people and was established in March 2004^.
*Based on publicly available information, sourced 30 April 2018
**Based on shares outstanding as of 31 August 2017
^Based on publicly available information, sourced 5 July 2018