Avicenna Group’s Acquisition Of Sheppards Pharmacy Group

Charles Russell Speechlys advised Avicenna Group on the deal.

Avicenna Group acquired the Sheppards Pharmacy Group.

Sheppards Pharmacy Group (which Avicenna purchased in April 2021), has 34 branches mainly located in South Wales. It is also a family-owned business started in Aberdare by Alan and Jean Sheppard in 1972. Its aim is to achieve the highest level of primary healthcare provision to the local community, providing a full range of quality goods and services that are value for money and readily accessible to all in need of them.

The Charles Russell Speechlys team, led by Tim Jenkins (Picture), included Charlie Ring and Sam Milne (Corporate), Graham Crocker (Tax), Ingrid Saffin (leading most of the Guildford and Cheltenham property teams) and Phil Webb; Noel Wardle and Sam Jenkins (Regulatory), and Esther White and Josie Macleod (Employment and Pensions).

Involved fees earner: Graham Crocker – Charles Russell Speechlys; Samuel Jenkins – Charles Russell Speechlys; Tim Jenkins – Charles Russell Speechlys; Josie Macleod – Charles Russell Speechlys; Samuel Milne – Charles Russell Speechlys; Charlie Ring – Charles Russell Speechlys; Ingrid Saffin – Charles Russell Speechlys; Noel Wardle – Charles Russell Speechlys; Phil Webb – Charles Russell Speechlys; Esther White – Charles Russell Speechlys;

Law Firms: Charles Russell Speechlys;

Clients: Avicenna Group;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler