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08
August
2019
08th August 2019
 

Pre-tax profit at UDG rises in third quarter

Underlying growth and acquisitions behind rise, healthcare services company says

 
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27
November
2018
27th November 2018
 

Growth in UDG to be ‘impacted’ by investments

Full year results show UDG fell short of analyst revenue estimates.

 
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08
August
2018
08th August 2018
 

UDG shares dip 6.5% on weakness in contract sales division

Dublin company taking $44m impairment charge on sale of Aquilant business
 
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05
July
2018
05th July 2018
 

UDG buys US firms Create NYC and SmartAnalyst for €71m

Acquisitions fit UDG strategy to grow presence in communications and advisory spaces
 
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23
May
2018
23rd May 2018
 

UDG Healthcare eyes further acquisitions as revenues rise

Strong first-half performance gives Dublin-based group ‘firepower’ for more deals
 
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07
February
2018
07th February 2018
 

Trump tax plans fuel demand for UDG Healthcare services

Brexit unlikely to pose significant risk to group, shareholders told at agm
 
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05
December
2017
05th December 2017
 

UDG Healthcare’s profits grow 17% as acquisitions boost performance

Dublin-based company raises proposed dividend by 7.5% with earnings reaching €100m
 
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04
September
2017
04th September 2017
 

UDG Healthcare shares fall after analyst downgrade

Shares in Dublin-based group fall 5% in early trading
 
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09
August
2017
09th August 2017
 

UDG upgrades full-year earnings forecast and reports strong growth

Healthcare services provider says trading for last nine months has been positive
 
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12
July
2017
12th July 2017
 

Dublin-based UDG Healthcare acquires US consultancy

The acquisition is for a total cash consideration of up to $32 million
 
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25
May
2017
25th May 2017
 

UDG prepares $600m war chest for M&A deals

Outlook for healthcare group remains ‘exciting’ after solid performance, says Davy
 
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13
February
2017
13th February 2017
 

UDG shares soar on forecast of up to 16% earnings growth

Some 20% of shareholders vote against directors’ remuneration report at agm
 
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25
November
2016
25th November 2016
 

UDG eyes Northern pharmacies stake sale amid overseas drive

Pharma outsourcing company posts 8% increase in continuing assets for full year
 
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25
October
2016
25th October 2016
 

UDG acquires STEM Marketing in €94m deal

STEM has presence in 35 countries with 18 of the top pharmaceutical companies
 
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04
August
2016
04th August 2016
 

Revenues, profits ‘well ahead’ at UDG

No Brexit impact yet healthcare services group says as it eyes up future acquisitions
 
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31
May
2016
31st May 2016
 

Pegasus snapped up by UDG Healthcare for £16.8m

HEALTHCARE communications consultancy Pegasus has been bought for £16.8 million by FTSE 250 group UDG Healthcare plc.
 
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24
May
2016
24th May 2016
 

UDG builds €600m acquisitions war chest as profits soar

Chief executive Brendan McAtamney says he prefers deals above €100 million
 
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01
April
2016
01st April 2016
 

UDG completes €400m disposal to McKesson

Deal includes Irish United Drug business and positions UDG to grow its higher margin business
 
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02
February
2016
02nd February 2016
 

UDG Healthcare sees strong start to its fiscal year

International healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare said it has made a strong start to the financial year.

It said that trading for the quarter to the end of December was "well ahead" of the previous year.

In a trading statement for its fiscal first quarter, the company said it expects its adjusted earnings per share for the year to the end of September to be between 6-8% ahead of the previous year.
 
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02
February
2016
02nd February 2016
 

Brendan McAtamney steps into UDG CEO role early

Healthcare services provider reports “strong start” to the year as it forecasts full-year EPS growth of 6-8%
 
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24
November
2015
24th November 2015
 

UDG Healthcare reports 10% jump in revenues in 2015

Healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare reported a 10 per cent boost to revenues on Tuesday for full-year 2015, as the company said it was “very positive” about long-term growth prospects.

In the year ended September 30th, revenues at UDG, which provides pharma groups with outsourced services, grew by 10 per cent to €2.3 billion, or by 4 per cent on a constant currency basis. Operating profit rose by 17 per cent to €120.3 million, while pre-tax profit was up by 24 per cent to €107.1 million.
 
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18
September
2015
18th September 2015
 

UDG to sell Irish drug distribution business to McKesson

Healthcare services provider UDG said on Friday that it is to sell its Irish pharmaceutical distribution businesses to global pharmaceutical wholesaler McKesson in a €407.5 million deal.The divestment will transform UDG into a more focused international healthcare services business as it announces new management.
 
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14
August
2015
14th August 2015
 

Healthcare services firm UDG reports strong third quarter

Healthcare services company UDG said trading in the third quarter of the year was strong as it reported operating profit was significantly ahead of 2014.
The group, which includes Sharp Packaging Services division and the Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services division, said profits for the nine months to June 30th were significantly ahead of the prior year.
 
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14
May
2015
14th May 2015
 

UDG raises full-year earnings forecast as revenues rise by 9%

Pre-tax profits up 26% at Dublin-based healthcare services provider
 
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15
August
2014
15th August 2014
 

UDG Healthcare says revenue and profit are up on last year

Healthcare services group UDG Healthcare said revenues and operating profits for the three months to the end of June were ahead of the same period last year.
 
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03
January
2014
03rd January 2014
 

Annual Company Report for 2013---

Adjusted operating profits were up 13%, which led to an increase in earnings per share of 7%.
 
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