Feb. 10, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of four distributors serving dentists and dental laboratories in
from Arseus NV (EBR: RCUS). The transaction with Arseus also included a French dental practice management software company, the acquisition of which had closed at the time this transaction was first announced on
January 6, 2014
Together the five acquired companies represent annual sales of approximately
(€70 million) and include the following:
- Logiciel Julie, the leading dental practice management software company in France with more than 8,000 installed systems.
- Arseus Lab, a leading distributor of specialist products to dental laboratories in Benelux and France, complementing the advancement of Henry Schein's global dental laboratory distribution business.
- Arcade Dentaire, a leading distributor of dental equipment, related consumables and IT solutions serving practitioners in Western France.
- Arseus Dental Solutions BV, a leading distributor of dental equipment, related consumables and IT solutions to dental practices and universities in the Netherlands.
- Arseus Dental Solutions NV, a leading distributor of dental equipment, related consumables and IT solutions to dental practices and universities in Belgium.
"At Henry Schein we are proud of our position as the only Pan-European value-added distributor serving dental offices and dental laboratories, and are delighted to strengthen our presence across the European Continent with these five leading businesses," said
Stanley M. Bergman
, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of
. "Each operates in attractive markets with good growth prospects, and together they bring to
nearly 230 new Team Schein Members including industry leaders, accomplished sales consultants and top software engineers."
Arseus is a R&D scientific company delivering innovative solutions and concepts to professionals and institutions in the healthcare sector in 30 countries worldwide. Arseus is subdivided into three divisions: Fagron is global market leader in pharmaceutical compounding. Corilus develops and supplies unique integrated ICT solutions with substantial added value to medical specialists and is market leader in
. The Belgian company Arseus NV is located in Waregem, and is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels and NYSE Euronext Amsterdam. The operational activities of the Arseus group are driven by the Dutch company Arseus BV. The head office of Arseus BV is located in
About Henry Schein, Inc.
, Inc. is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index,
employs more than 16,000 Team Schein Members and serves nearly 800,000 customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care.
operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 96,000 branded products and
private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record
in 2012, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 17% since
became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at
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