May 10 2013

Alliance Boots Distributes Equity Interest in Galenica

Alliance Boots announces today that it has distributed its equity interest in Galenica, its Swiss associate, to the Group’s ultimate parent company, AB Acquisitions Holdings, in accordance with the terms of the agreement with Walgreen Co. reached last year.

May 3 2013

Alliance Boots to Announce Results for Year Ended 31 March 2013

Alliance Boots will announce its results for the year ended 31 March 2013 and publish its Annual Report on Wednesday 15 May 2013 at 11.00 AM (British Summer Time).

March 27 2013

New Strategic Approach for Contract Manufacturing

Alliance Boots today announces a new strategic approach for BCM, its contract manufacturing business, which includes a programme to improve the efficiency and overall performance of the factory in Nottingham. This programme is also designed to address a reduction in manufacturing volumes, which is the result of a fall in external market demand for contract manufacturing and an increase of regulatory compliance requirements.

March 19 2013

Walgreens and Alliance Boots Announce Strategic, Long-term Relationship with AmerisourceBergen

DEERFIELD, Ill – March 19, 2013 – Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the largest retail drugstore chain in the United States, and Alliance Boots GmbH, a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, today announced that they have entered into an innovative long-term partnership with AmerisourceBergen, one of North America’s largest pharmaceutical services companies.

February 22 2013

Boots UK Extends Hearingcare Partnership with Sonova

Alliance Boots today announces that Boots UK has extended its partnership with Sonova Holding AG (Sonova), which includes the acquisition of a 49% minority investment in David Ormerod Hearing Centres Limited (DOHC), the Sonova subsidiary that operates Boots hearingcare practices across the UK.

February 20 2013

De-listing of ANZAG from Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Alliance Boots announces that following the successful squeeze-out of the Andreae-Noris Zahn AG (“ANZAG”) minority shareholders, shares in ANZAG were de-listed from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on 7 February 2013.

January 28 2013

Alliance Boots Reaches 100% Ownership of ANZAG

Alliance Boots announces that, through its subsidiaries, it now owns 100% of the shares in Andreae-Noris Zahn AG (“ANZAG”) having successfully completed the squeeze out of the minority ANZAG shareholders.

December 7 2012

Successful Extension of Existing Loan Maturities

Further to the announcement of 20 November 2012, Alliance Boots reports today that its lenders have elected to extend over £5 billion of existing private senior syndicated loan facilities by two to three years, with staggered maturities starting in 2016. This equates to over 80% of such facilities.

November 29 2012

First Significant Project for the Nottingham Enterprise Zone

Alliance Boots today confirms that it is in discussions concerning the first major project within the Nottingham Enterprise Zone (NEZ) in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government Nottingham City Council and D2N2, the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. In March 2011, the Alliance Boots site in Beeston, Nottingham, was awarded Enterprise Zone status by the Government, following a visit by the UK Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister. Enterprise Zones are designated areas with incentives to encourage the creation of new businesses, which will contribute to the growth of local and national economies.

November 20 2012

Extension of Existing Loan Maturities

Alliance Boots today announces that it has commenced a process to provide lenders under its private senior syndicated debt facilities with the option to extend the maturity dates of existing loan facilities. The majority of these facilities currently mature shortly before the August 2015 expiry of the Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) option to proceed to a full combination with Alliance Boots (through acquiring the 55% of Alliance Boots equity not owned by Walgreens). The extended loan facilities will have staggered maturities starting in 2016.

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