Walgreens could also choose to list Boots as a separate publicly traded company or keep the business. Photograph: iStock

The US owner of Boots is exploring a sale of the retail chain to focus on its North American business, potentially undoing billionaire Stefano Pessina(...)

Boots distributor Alliance Healthcare is being bought out of Walgreens by AmerisourceBergen in a €5.3 billion deal

US drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen has agreed to buy Alliance Healthcare, a distributor owned by Walgreens Boots Alliance, for about $6.5 billion (€(...)

 Boots, a unit of Walgreens Boots Alliance: has an enterprise value of $73 billion. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Back to the future for KKR

For KKR, the New York private equity group that pioneered the leveraged buyout and whose 1998 purchase of US tobacco-to-snacks conglomerate RJR Nabisc(...)

Walgreens Boots, led by chief executive officer Stefano Pessina, has been reviewing a potential deal with a financial adviser to take the company private amid buyout interest,

KKR has formally approached pharmacy giant Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent of the Boots pharmacy chain, about what could be the biggest-ever leve(...)

Murphy will have to win over some sceptical observers when he takes over the biggest job in UK grocery retailing, replacing the outgoing Dave Lewis. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

“Ken who?” sneered one London financial analyst, after low-profile former Boots executive Ken Murphy was named as the next group chief executive of Te(...)

A T-Mobile logo being positioned on a shop front. Shares in Deutsche Telekom fell as much as 5 per cent to a 16-week low on Wednesday. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 is likely to go down as one of the darker days in the history of Wall Street’s mergers and acquisitions market.In the space (...)

Also taking note of the growing Chinese domestic consumption market are the pharmacy giants Alliance Boots and the US firm Walgreen, which recently bo(...)