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Barry Rosenstein

KKR to sell remaining stake in WBA

KKR to sell remaining stake in WBA

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Affiliates of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) plan to sell their remaining interest in Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) through a secondary stock offering. WBA said Wednesday that the KKR affiliates aim to sell 20.46 million shares of WBA common stock in an underwritten secondary offering. And in a

JANA exec leaves Walgreens board

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Activist investor Barry Rosenstein, managing partner of hedge fund JANA Partners LLC, has stepped down from the Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) board after reducing his investment in the company. WBA said Rosenstein, who had been a director since September 2014, was slated to end his service on the board once JANA’s

Activist investor Rosenstein exits WBA board

Activist investor Rosenstein exits WBA board

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Activist investor Barry Rosenstein, managing partner of hedge fund JANA Partners LLC, has stepped down from the Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Inc. board after reducing his investment in the company. WBA said late Friday that Rosenstein, who has been a director since September 2014, was slated to end his service on the

Ex-Duane Reade CEO joins Walgreens Boots Alliance board

Ex-Duane Reade CEO joins Walgreens Boots Alliance board

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Former Duane Reade chairman and chief executive officer John Lederer has been elected to the Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. board of directors. Lederer is currently president and CEO of US Foods, a Rosemont, Ill.-based foodservice distributor. “It is a tremendous privilege to join the Walgreens Boots Alliance board as this new global

Walgreens names activist investor to its board

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreen Co. has named activist investor Barry Rosenstein, founder and managing partner of hedge fund JANA Partners LLC, to its board of directors. Walgreens said Monday that it also plans to name a second new director to its board as the company moves forward to complete its merger with Alliance Boots GmbH. Early