Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) Walgreens Boots Alliance was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014. This transaction brought together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted healthcare services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the USA and Europe.Together with its equity method investments, Walgreens Boots Alliance has a presence in more than 25* countries, employs more than 400,000* people and is:
a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 13,200* stores in 11* countries
one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks with over 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries
one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products
*As of 31 August 2016, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen
** For 12 months ending 31 August 2016, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen