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Company Overview of Alliance Boots GmbH

Company Overview

Alliance Boots GmbH, a pharmacy-led health and beauty company, provides various products and services in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, and internationally. The company is involved in health and beauty retailing, and pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution businesses. It operates through Health & Beauty, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale divisions. The company operates optical and hearing care practices stores; and supplies medicines, other healthcare products, and related services to pharmacies, doctors, health centers, and hospitals. It operates approximately 4,600 health and beauty retail stores; and approximately 370 pharmaceutical wholesale distribution centers in 20 cou...

Untermattweg 8

Bern,  3027


Founded in 2008

108,000 Employees


41 58 852 8299

Key Executives for Alliance Boots GmbH

Executive Chairman
Age: 73
Group Finance Director
Chief Executive Officer of Wholesale & Brands
Age: 61
Director of Internal Audit and Risk Management
Human Resources Director of Health and Beauty Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Alliance Boots GmbH Key Developments

Alliance Boots GmbH, Walgreen Co. - M&A Call

To discuss the Alliance Boots transaction and related matters

Walgreen To Reportedly Acquire 55% Stake In Alliance Boots From KKR

Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG) is likely to acquire remaining 55% stake in Alliance Boots GmbH from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) in a deal valued about £5 billion. The transaction is set to go ahead between February and August 2015.

Alliance Boots Gmbh Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2014

Alliance Boots GmbH reported audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £23,367 million compared to £22,406 million a year ago. Profit from operations was £1,327 million compared to £1,101 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £973 million compared to £837 million a year ago. Profit for the year from continuing operations was £971 million compared to £741 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £936 million compared to £707 million a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £1,403 million compared to £1,534 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment, and intangible assets was £253 million compared to £200 million a year ago. Underlying profit was £888 million compared to £760 million a year ago.

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