Walgreens CEO says it would be easy for UK pharmacy operation Boots to run separately amid talks of splitting: #JPM24
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Walgreens’ new CEO Tim Wentworth said it would be easy for Boots, the company’s pharmacy chain in the United Kingdom, to split off and run as its own entity.
The remark at Endpoints News’ event at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Tuesday while talking through strategic options in store for the pharmacy giant comes after Bloomberg reported in December that Walgreens is in talks to offload Boots. Bloomberg reported Boots could be valued at $8.8 billion, with an IPO being one of the options.
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