Arseus sales rise 13.7% Y/Y in H1 2011.
The company expects annual revenue growth this year of between 8% and 12%.
Second-quarter sales grew by 12.5% to EUR 121.4 million.
The Fagron division, which supplies pharmacies, achieved 23.8% higher sales in the second quarter, making the biggest contribution to the group's total result.
Arseus Dental saw its sales increase by 2.5% in annual terms.
Arseus Medical reported 6.6% higher revenues, while the IT services division Corilus recorded growth of 8.1%.
Arseus reiterated plans to strengthen the operations of its Fagron division via selected acquisitions, with a focus on existing markets, the Scandinavian countries, central and eastern Europe.
The company will release its full first-half figures on August 5.
(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.435)