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  • Press release, Wednesday, 19 April 2023

    Today, Galenica successfully placed a fixed rate bond of over CHF 240 million. The bond has a term of 6.5 years and an annual coupon of 2.35%. The income from the transaction will be used for refinancing a maturing bond and for general corporate purposes.

    Credit Suisse and Zürcher Kantonalbank are joint lead manager for this issue, and Basler Kantonalbank is co-manager. An application for admission to trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange for the bond is being made.

  • Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR, Thursday, 30 March 2023

    As part of a strategic partnership, Galenica and Shop Apotheke Europe N.V. are combining the business activities of the specialty pharmacy Mediservice Ltd. and the online pharmacy in a joint venture. This combination creates the leading online pharmacy in Switzerland. Shop Apotheke Europe will hold 51% and Galenica 49% of the joint venture. The transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities.
  • Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR, Tuesday, 7 March 2023

    The Galenica Group looks back on an extremely successful 2022 financial year. With an increase in sales of 4.7% to CHF 4,014.3 million and an adjusted¹ EBIT of CHF 200.8 million (-5.8%), Galenica achieved very good results. Excluding the extraordinary results in the previ-ous year from the COVID-19 initiatives (estimated at CHF 25 million) and the property sale at the headquarters in Bern (CHF 9.4 million), adjusted¹ EBIT growth amounted to a high 12.4%. The Board of Directors wants the shareholders to benefit from this success and will propose a divi-dend increase of 5% (CHF 2.20 per share) to the Annual General Meeting.


  • News, Wednesday, 1 June 2022

    Markus Sager is the new CEO of the business unit HCI Solutions AG. He succeeds Lukas Ackermann, who will in future concentrate fully on his duties as Head of the IT & Digital Services Service Unit of the Galenica group.

    Markus Sager will take up his new position on 1.6.2022. He has already successfully served as Managing Director and CEO. During the last three years as CEO, he has put Swisscom Health on the road to success with innovations, a new platform strategy and a focus on growth and a lean organisation. He has experience in corporate management, expertise in management and software engineering as well as a broad network in the eHealth environment.

    Markus Sager
    Markus Sager
  • News, Tuesday, 15 March 2022

    Galenica is doubling the amount donated to Swiss Solidarity by its employees over the past two weeks. At the same time, two humanitarian transports with medicines and medical supplies under the leadership of Galexis reached their destination in Ukraine.
  • News, Tuesday, 8 March 2022

    A lorry with 27 pallets full of medicines and medical articles, which left the Galexis distribution centre in Niederbipp last Saturday, arrived in Lviv, Ukraine, yesterday.

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