Galenica expanding in home care and in specialised offerings for the healthcare market
Press release, Tuesday, 30 April 2019
On 1 May 2019, the Galenica Group will acquire a majority stake in the Bichsel Group, a specialised Swiss company with a strong focus on the manufacture of individual medicines and medical devices as well as home care services in the field of home dialysis and home nutrition.
Galenica is thus strengthening its leading position in the attractive and growing market of home care for patients and broadening its access to hospitals and healthcare providers. The Bichsel Group also operates an established and ideally located pharmacy in Interlaken, which additionally counts among the largest manufacturers of magistral prescriptions in Switzerland.
In the Galenica Group, the Bichsel family has found a strong partner with firm roots in the Swiss healthcare market that fits in with its succession plan and is committed to developing and expanding the family business. The Bichsel family will retain a minority stake.