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Walgreens-Rite Aid merger

Walgreens-Rite Aid merger deal date extended

Walgreens-Rite Aid merger deal date extended

DEERFIELD, Ill., and CAMP HILL, Pa. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Rite Aid Corp. are expanding the time frame for completing their planned $17.2 billion merger deal. WBA and Rite Aid said Thursday that they have extended the end date for the agreement to Jan. 27, 2017, from Oct. 27, 2016, and expect the

Walgreens-Rite Aid merger: No from Kroger?

Walgreens-Rite Aid merger: No from Kroger?

Apparently, Kroger might not become the enabler for Federal Trade Commission approval of the Walgreens-Rite Aid merger. The New York Post reported late Tuesday that Kroger may be taking a pass on buying Walgreens and/or Rite Aid stores that would need to be divested by Walgreens Boots Alliance to gain FTC clearance for its $17

As FTC weighs Rite Aid deal, WBA moves ahead

As FTC weighs Rite Aid deal, WBA moves ahead

It has been slightly more than nine months since Walgreens Boots Alliance agreed to acquire Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion all-cash transaction. Since that time, speculation about whether the Walgreens-Rite Aid merger will pass muster with the Federal Trade Commission has become a staple of discussion for people involved in community pharmacy and the

Pessina says WBA is on track for better things

Pessina says WBA is on track for better things

NEW YORK — Stefano Pessina likes what he sees after Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) finished its first full year as a unified company. WBA’s executive vice chairman and chief executive officer told shareholders at its annual meeting here that the company expects its deal to acquire Rite Aid Corp. and its partnership with Valeant Pharmaceuticals

WBA shakes up industry with Rite Aid acquisition

WBA shakes up industry with Rite Aid acquisition

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The consolidation of chain drug retailing climaxed last month with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s (WBA’s) acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. In the largest outright purchase of a chain in the industry’s history, WBA agreed to acquire Rite Aid for $9 per share, or $17.2 billion, including debt. The price represents a premium

WBA-Rite Aid deal likely to draw scrutiny from regulators

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance may have to divest up to 400 of the Rite Aid stores it is acquiring to satisfy antitrust regulations, analysts said. WBA is not publicly speculating on how many units it will have to shutter, said chief executive officer Stefano Pessina. “We have analyzed things very carefully,” he said

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