Our Company’s equity method investments include:
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 is the fifth largest* pharmaceutical wholesaler in China, based in the Guangdong province of China.
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited, is one of the largest* pharmaceutical wholesalers in China, based in the Jiangsu province of China. The company is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Illinois-based Option Care is the largest* independent provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services in the U.S.
Option Care Inc.
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***.
Sinopharm Holding GuoDa Drugstores Co., Ltd.
*Based on publicly available information, sourced August 31, 2018.
**Based on shares outstanding as of August 31, 2018.
***Based on publicly available information, sourced July 5, 2018.