The headquarters of the PHOENIX Group is in Mannheim, Germany. PHOENIX is the European leader in drug wholesale, pharmacy retail and services for the pharmaceutical industry. With a presence in 29 healthcare markets, the company offers unique geographic coverage across Europe, making a vital contribution to comprehensive healthcare with more than 48,000 employees.

Wholesale of medicines, with a unique area covering the whole of Europe, is the company’s core activity. In a total of 29 countries, we supply pharmacies, doctors and medical institutions with medicines and health products through more than 224 locations in the pharmaceutical wholesale business areas.

Millions of people across Europe can rely on our services every day.

PHOENIX also operates more than 3,200 own pharmacies in 17 European countries with its pharmaceutical brands BENU, APOTEK 1, Rowlands Pharmacy, Help Net and Lloyds.

In addition, we provide specialized services and service offerings for more than 200 pharmaceutical companies across Europe – we call the concept “All-in-one”. It connects the pharmaceutical industry, wholesalers, pharmacies and patients. One focus is on logistics, while the other is on business information and services for patients.

Market presence

Vision of the PHOENIX Group is to be the best integrated health services provider, wherever it obtains business. This means that the PHOENIX Group can offer to each group of partners the best possible range of services and products, along the entire supply chain.

29 countries where PHOENIX is present

Austria, Belgium, BiH, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Croatia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain

PHOENIX pharmacies

own 3,200 pharmacies in 17 countries

Number of employees

45,000 employees


36.3 billion for the fiscal year 2022/2023.

Market leader

Market leader in the wholesale of medicines – in 15 European countries.

The companies that belong to the PHOENIX Group have a strong and secure local market presence and enable their partners, pharmaceutical manufacturers, to take advantage of the experience, expertise and knowledge of the specifics of each region where the members of the Group operate.