02 February 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Appoints Marco Pagni as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

DEERFIELD, Ill., February 02, 2015 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the appointment of Marco Pagni, formerly group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, as executive vice president and global chief legal and administrative officer, effective 2 February 2015.

26 January 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Appoints George Fairweather as Global Chief Financial Officer; Tim McLevish to Continue as Senior Advisor to CEO for Finance, Integration and Business Development

DEERFIELD, Ill., January 26, 2015 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced the appointment of George Fairweather, formerly group finance director of Alliance Boots, as executive vice president and global chief financial officer, effective 20 February 2015.

21 January 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance to Provide Fiscal 2015 Full Year Adjusted Earnings Guidance as Part of Second Quarter Earnings Announcement

DEERFIELD, Ill. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 21, 2015 - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today said it will provide fiscal 2015 full year adjusted earnings guidance as part of its second quarter earnings announcement on 9 April 2015.

16 January 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Senior Executive Thomas Sabatino to Join Hertz Global Holdings

DEERFIELD, Ill., 16 January 2015 – Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that Thomas Sabatino Jr., executive vice president, global chief legal and administrative officer, will be leaving the company to join Hertz Global Holdings as senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, effective 9 February 2015. 
 

15 January 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

DEERFIELD, Ill., 15 January 2015 – The board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1 percent increase over the year ago dividend.  The dividend is payable 12 March 2015 to shareholders of record as of 18 February 2015.

09 January 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Leaders Ring Opening Bell at Nasdaq

DEERFIELD, Ill., 9 January 2015 – Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) marked its first week as a new public company by ringing the Opening Bell this morning at the Nasdaq Stock Market, where it trades under the ticker symbol WBA.  The ceremony was attended by the new enterprise’s leadership.  

31 December 2014

Walgreens and Alliance Boots Complete Step 2 of Merger to Form First Global Pharmacy-Led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise

DEERFIELD, Ill., 31 December 2014  – Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots GmbH today completed Step 2 of their strategic partnership to form Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), finalizing the two-step merger launched in 2012 to create the world’s first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.
 

29 December 2014

Walgreens Shareholders Approve All Proposals Related to Transaction with Alliance Boots and Holding Company Reorganization

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 29, 2014 - At a special meeting of shareholders held today, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots GmbH that it does not currently own and the reorganization of the company into a holding company structure. Approximately 97 percent of the votes cast were in favor of the reorganization proposal (representing approximately 73 percent of the company’s outstanding common stock as of Nov. 17, 2014, the record date for the special meeting), and approximately 97 percent of the votes cast were in favor of the share issuance proposal. The transaction will fully combine the two companies to form the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

19 December 2014

Walgreens Announces Intention to List Walgreens Boots Alliance Shares on Nasdaq Following Completion of Holding Company Reorganization

Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) announced today that it intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC under the ticker symbol “WBA” following the closing of the previously announced reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure pursuant to a merger of a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens with and into Walgreens (the “Reorg Merger”), in which issued and outstanding shares of Walgreens common stock, par value $0.078125 per share, will be converted automatically into the right to receive shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock, par value $0.01 per share, on a one-for-one basis, and the acquisition of the remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots GmbH that it does not currently own. Listing will be subject to the closing of the Reorg Merger and to Walgreens Boots Alliance fulfilling all of the listing requirements of the Nasdaq Stock Market.

25 November 2014

Walgreens Files Definitive Proxy Statement/Final Prospectus Related to Special Shareholders Meeting

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said that on Nov. 24 it filed and began mailing to its shareholders the definitive proxy statement/final prospectus relating to a special meeting of shareholders, which will take place Dec. 29 in New York City.  This follows the announcement made on Aug. 6 when the company exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots.

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