FHC | Farmacêutica
Because We Care

who are we?

FHC | Farmacêutica is a global supplier of healthcare products and a worldwide reference in the supply chain of medicinal products and other healthcare products and a full-liner operator of products and logistic solutions in the sector.

FHC | Farmacêutica leads FHC Group, holding a set of subsidiaries, that act transversally in the human health area.

A global group

We are passionate about developing, manufacturing, distributing and providing excellence services in the pharmaceutical sector

At FHC Group we are passionate about developing, manufacturing, distributing and providing excellence services in the pharmaceutical sector, as part of a global holistic commitment of contributing to the improvement of the pharmaceutical sector, based on the updated and integrated experience, as well as on the knowledge of the companies of the group operating in the sector for more than 70 years.

Our history

1998

Constitution of FHC Farmacêutica

1998
2001

Entrance in the share capital of Empifarma

Entrance in the share capital of Overpharma

2001
2003

Expansion of FHC Farmacêutica logistics facilities to 1,500 m³, in Mortágua

2003
2004

Acquisition of financial participation in Laboratórios Basi and beginning of products distribution in the national market

2004
2005

Constitution of Phagecon, a company dedicated to providing services to the pharmaceutical sector

2005
2007

Acquisition of the total capital of Laboratórios BASI

Creation of Actrádia, S.A, a company dedicated to the management of the group’s real estate assets

Transformation of Empifarma in a public limited company and beginning of the pre-wholesale operation

2007
2008

Constitution of Zeone, a company dedicated to the provision of services and consultancy in the IT area

2008
2010

Construction of a Quality Control laboratory for Laboratórios Basi, with GMP approval, in Mortágua

2010
2011

Construction of the new Liquid and Semi-solid Production Unit of Laboratórios Basi, in Mortágua

Constitution of Actrádia Consultoria, a company dedicated to providing shared services

Acquisition of the total capital of Paracélsia

2011
2014

Development, by Zeone, of the B2B software Magium Farma

Empifarma acquires a Knapp's robotic logistics unit, with 9,000 m2 of covered area, in Montemor-o-Velho and begins the operation of general distribution (pharmacies) and promotion through Magium

2014
2015

Acquisition of 100% of the company Laphysan (Spain), a company dedicated to the distribution and marketing of pharmaceutical products

Design of the Project for the Production Unit of Injections of Laboratórios Basi, in Mortágua

2015
2017

Construction of the Production Unit of Injections of Laboratórios Basi in Mortágua

2017
2019

Manufacturer’s Authorisation (EudraGMP) for the Production unit of Injections of Laboratórios Basi, in Mortágua

Empifarma completes the expansion project of a new Knapp’s robotic logistics unit, in Famões (Lisbon)

2019
2020

FHC, having a deep knowledge in the pharmaceutical supply chain, allowed a quick and effective action in the response to COVID-19, supplying the necessary equipment to several countries and national health authorities to contain the spread of the virus

Basi became members of iBET – Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica and obtained certification in Quality (NP EN ISO 9001:2015), Environment (NP BN ISO 14001:2015) and Safety (ISO 4500:2018)

Constitution of Basinnov Life Sciences

2020
2021

Implementation of the ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management Process, in Basi

Basi obtained Recognition of Suitability in terms of Research and Development, by ANI

Acquisition of a financial stake in the company Mozpharma (MZ)

2021
2022

Basi announces a strategic investment and partnership with TargTex, a private biotechnology company which develops an innovative and novel treatment for brain tumours

Basi and Beta-i • collaborative innovation launches global co-innovation program for oncology and immunotherapy

Creation of Pharma Academy, Training Academy

Requalification of the Headquarters Building of the FHC Group

Acquisition of a financial stake in the company Grasshopper (PT)

Constitution of SVP Pharma (UK)

Constitution of Guinepharma (GE)

Constitution of Vitamed (BR)

2022
2023

Acquisition of a financial stake in the company Worldrugs (PT)

Acquisition of a financial stake in the company Socifarma (AO)

Acquisition of a financial stake in the company Mecofama (AO)

Disposal of a financial stake in the company Phagecon (PT)

Alienação de participação financeira na empresa Saluspharma (GW e ST)

2023

FHC Group in numbers

Forecast Aggregate Financial Indicators 2023

479M€

Turnover

226M€

Equity

23M€

EBITDA

1120

Employees

Areas of Activity

In the last 25 years, the group has accumulated relevant experience in several areas of the pharmaceutical sector, developing its business activity in the Health sector, focusing in all pharmaceutical value chain.

Clinical
Investigation

Innovation
in Technology

Manufacturing

Logistics and
Distribution

Retail

Consultancy

Where are we?

We actively work for unmet needs of patients and consumers on a global scale, making healthcare products affordable, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of people in more than 60 countries.

We are present directly in 7 geographies, which allows us to operate in an integrated way in these markets, from consulting and monitoring services in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, to promotion and local Logistics & Distribution operations.

AMÉRICA
Brasil
Perú
Venezuela
ÁFRICA
África do Sul
Angola
Burkina Faso
Cabo Verde
Camarões
Costa do Marfim
Etiópia
Gabão
Gana
Guiné Equatorial
Guiné-Bissau
Guiné-Conacri
Líbia
Madagáscar
Maurícia
Mauritânia
Moçambique
Nigéria
Quénia
Rep. Dom. Congo
República Congo
S. Tomé e Príncipe
Senegal
Tunísia
Uganda
Ucrânia
EUROPA
Albânia
Alemanha
Arménia
Áustria
Bélgica
Chipre
Croácia
Dinamarca
Eslováquia
Eslovénia
Espanha
França
Geórgia
Holanda
Hungria
Irlanda
Itália
Kosovo
Letónia
Lituânia
Luxemburgo
Macedônia
Moldávia
Polónia
Portugal
Reino Unido
República Checa
Roménia
Sérvia
Suécia
Ucrânia
ÁSIA
Azerbaijão
Catar
Hong Kong
Irão
Iraque
Israel
Jordânia
Kuwait
Líbano
Macau
Quirguistão
Timor-Leste
Uzbequistão
Vietnam