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Walgreens has reportedly approached a massive drug distributor about a takeover (WBA, ABC)





Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina

  • Walgreens is reportedly in early takeover talks with AmerisourceBergen, a drug distributor, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
  • Walgreens already owns about 26% of the drug distributor.
  • The talks come at a moment when healthcare companies are becoming more vertically integrated, owning more pieces of the healthcare pie.

One of America’s largest pharmacy businesses has reportedly approached one of the US’s largest drug distributors about a takeover, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Representatives from Walgreens, which already owns 26% of AmerisourceBergen, reached out to representatives of the wholesaler several weeks ago, The Journal reported.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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