AmerisourceBergen Corporation, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., 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, Inc., owns nearly 30 percent of AmerisourceBergen. The net earnings attributable to this investment are classified within the operating income of the company’s United States segment. Additionally, in June 2021, Walgreens Boots Alliance completed the sale of our Alliance Healthcare businesses to AmerisourceBergen.
Boots Hearingcare is a supplier of digital hearing aids, batteries and accessories in the UK, working toward the goal of ensuring no one is living with untreated hearing loss. The first Boots Hearingcare store opened in 1962 in Birkenhead, UK (formerly known as David Ormerod Hearing Centres) and there are now more than 500 Boots Hearingcare rooms across the UK.
BrightSpring Health Services
BrightSpring Health Services (formerly PharMerica Corporation) is the leading provider of comprehensive home and community-based health services to complex populations in need of specialized care.
Investments in China: Guangzhou, GuoDa & Nanjing
Sinopharm Medicine Holding GuoDa Drugstores Co., Ltd.
GuoDa is a leading retail pharmacy chain in China with more than 7,500 retail pharmacies across around 75 cities. Headquartered in Shanghai, it employs more than 30,000 people and was established in March 2004**.
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation is one of the largest* pharmaceutical wholesalers in China, based in the Guangdong province.
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited, is one of the largest* pharmaceutical wholesalers in China, based in the Jiangsu province. The company is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Option Care Health
Option Care Health is the nation’s largest independent provider of home and alternate site infusion services. With over 5,000 teammates, including approximately 2,900 clinicians, the company works to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 U.S. states. Through its clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is reimagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and teammates.
Shields Health Solutions
Shields Health Solutions is a specialty pharmacy integrator and accelerator for hospital leaders who want to provide a specialty pharmacy program that provides fully integrated, comprehensive on-site care. In doing so, Shields partners with hospital leaders on every aspect of hospital-owned specialty pharmacy creation and growth.
VillageMD, through its subsidiary Village Medical, is a leading U.S. provider of value-based primary care services. VillageMD partners with physicians to provide the tools, technology, operations, staffing support and industry relationships to deliver high-quality clinical care and better patient outcomes, while reducing the total cost of care.
*Based on publicly available information, sourced Aug. 31, 2020.
**Based on information provided by GuoDa, sourced Aug. 31, 2020.
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