Uniprix Shareholders Approve at 95% McKesson Canada's Bid to Acquire Uniprix

The acquisition remains subject to closing conditions and regulatory approval.

MONTREAL, May 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Uniprix Group announced today that at a shareholder meeting in Drummondville, Uniprix inc. shareholders approved at 95%, McKesson Canada's previously announced bid to acquire all outstanding shares of Uniprix.

The acquisition remains subject to closing conditions and regulatory approvals, including the approval by the Superior Court of Quebec and the Competition Bureau of Canada.

"We are pleased that our members believe in this acquisition as well as our commitment to protect the autonomy of independent pharmacy owners," said Philippe Duval, President and CEO, Uniprix. "We have a long history of working with McKesson Canada and this transaction provides a platform to support a bright future for Uniprix's independent pharmacy owners to deliver quality care to patients across Quebec." 

About Uniprix
Founded in 1977, Uniprix Inc. is one of the largest groups of independent pharmacists in Quebec. The company offers services to a network of more than 330 pharmacies across the province. Year after year, Uniprix ranks among the most admired companies in Quebec. For more information, visit: www.uniprix.com.


SOURCE Uniprix Inc.

For further information: Pierre Gince, APR, pgince@direction.qc.ca, (514) 773-2860

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