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WBA-Rite Aid

WBA works to clear way to finalizing Rite Aid acquisition

WBA works to clear way to finalizing Rite Aid acquisition

NEW YORK — Speculation continues to percolate about snags holding up Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s (WBA’s) acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. Last last month the New York Post reported that private equity firms were uninterested in purchasing 650 stores that WBA must divest to satisfy antitrust requirements. Investors found the stores to be subpar and

FTC requests more info on WBA-Rite Aid deal

FTC requests more info on WBA-Rite Aid deal

DEERFIELD, Ill., and CAMP HILL, Pa. —The Federal Trade Commission has requested additional information from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. regarding WBA’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid. WBA and Rite Aid said Friday that the second request for information, made under the notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, extends