United Drug has appointed Jefferies Hoare Govett, a division of Jefferies International Limited, as its London corporate broker.

Yesterday, the FTSE announced that United Drug will be included as a constituent of the FTSE 250 from 24 December.

United Drug is an international provider of services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmaceutical retailers.

It has operations in over 20 countries including the UK, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and the US.