Tag: WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE INC

  • Walgreens’s Deal Aversion Can’t Last

    CVS Health Corp. wasn't frequently mentioned on Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.'s first quarter earnings call Thursday. But CVS's $69 billion deal for insurer Aetna Inc. loomed large as Walgreens reported mixed results – it beat analyst revenue estimates, but profit fell 22 percent from a year earlier due largely to an impairment charge. Shares fell as much as 6 percent percent […]

  • Aetna and CVS Were Talking to Others During Takeover Process

    CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. were both talking to other potential partners during early discussions that led to their $68 billion merger, according to a regulatory filing Thursday. As late as August, Aetna was in discussions with a “Party X” about a “strategic partnership, business combination or other opportunities.” The mystery company, which isn’t […]

  • Trump to Nominate Simons to Lead FTC, White House Says

    President split over Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s acquisition of about 2,000 Rite Aid Corp. stores, allowing the deal to proceed.