The Mawdsley Group

Manchester-based Mawdsley delivers medicines and pharmaceutical to chemists, GPs and hospitals. The group has recently diversified, focusing on wholesale of generic drugs, acquiring two companies in 2009, and offering specialist distribution services. Mawdsley also has a large import business and offers a range of other services, including repackaging and labelling, advice for pharmacies, and supplying pharmacy IT systems. Owned and run by the Mawdsley family, sales in 2009 reached £302.4m.

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Company details
CompanyThe Mawdsley Group
ActivityPharmaceuticals wholesaler
Sales £m302.4
Operating profit £m4.8
Main shareholdersWestall family and trusts (24%), John Mawdsley (24%), management (2%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda