29 December 2014

Alliance Boots Welcomes Walgreens Shareholders’ Approval

Alliance Boots is delighted that Walgreens shareholders today voted to approve all proposals related to the merger of the two companies. The combined enterprise will be named Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., and will form the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.


23 December 2014

Alliance Boots and Walgreens Transaction Expected to Close on 31 December 2014

Alliance Boots notes that Walgreens has today announced that, subject to shareholder approval, the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction is expected to close on 31 December 2014, ahead of the original goal.


10 December 2014

Update on Future Leadership Team of Walgreens Boots Alliance

Alliance Boots notes the announcement from Walgreens that Greg Wasson, President and CEO, has informed its board of directors that he will retire shortly after the completion of the full merger between Walgreens and Alliance Boots.

04 December 2014

China: Alliance Boots Completes Investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Alliance Boots today announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

25 November 2014

Update on Strategic Partnership Between Alliance Boots and Walgreens

Alliance Boots notes that Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) has filed and mailed to its shareholders the final proxy statement/prospectus relating to a special meeting of shareholders, which will take place on 29 December 2014 in New York City. This follows the announcement made on 6 August 2014 when Walgreens exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots.

29 September 2014

China: Alliance Boots Receives Final Approval to Complete Investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Alliance Boots announces that China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the Group's investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited. This approval, following the authorisation recently received from China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), paves the way for the completion of the investment in the coming weeks. As a result of the investment, Alliance Boots will become the second largest shareholder in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited with Board and operational management representation.

22 September 2014

Leading Corporate Responsibility in a Global Marketplace

Alliance Boots today has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report 2013/14 for the year ended 31 March 2014.

18 August 2014

Alliance Boots Acquires Full Ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group

Alliance Boots today announces it has acquired full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group (UDG), its pre-wholesale and contract logistics joint venture in the UK, from UDG Healthcare for a consideration of around £66 million for the 50% shareholding it did not already own. The joint venture is already part of the Alloga pan-European network and will shortly be rebranded to Alloga.

11 August 2014

Alliance Boots Completes Acquisition of Two Major Retail Pharmacy Networks in Latin America

Alliance Boots today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Farmacias Ahumada S.A. ("FASA").

06 August 2014

Walgreens and Alliance Boots to Merge in First Quarter of Calendar 2015, Creating the First Global Pharmacy-led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise

Alliance Boots is delighted that Walgreens has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots. The new company will be the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. The combined enterprise will be named Walgreens Boots Alliance and headquartered in the Chicago area. Boots will continue to be headquartered in Nottingham and the current support offices of Alliance Healthcare will remain across Europe.

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