Wachtell, Allen & Overy Advising Walgreens on Purchase of $6.7 Billion Alliance Boots Stake

, The Am Law Daily


Walgreen Co., the largest drug store chain in the U.S., will acquire a 45 percent stake in European pharmacy group Alliance Boots. The deal includes an option for Walgreens to purchase the remainder of the company by 2015. Simpson Thacher and Paris firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier are also advising.

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