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WBA becomes stakeholder in PharMerica

WBA becomes stakeholder in PharMerica

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is now a stakeholder in national specialty pharmacy operator PharMerica Corp. PharMerica on Wednesday announced the close of its acquisition by global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR). Under the $1.4 billion deal, unveiled in early August, WBA holds a minority share in PharMerica. Louisville, Ky.-based PharMerica serves

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

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