Regulatory clearance for Walgreens Boots Alliance’s purchase of 1,932 stores, 3 distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid

Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period expires for amended purchase agreement with Rite Aid Final transaction includes 1,932 stores and related assets for $4.375 billion in cash Store purchases expected to begin in October with completion anticipated in spring 2018 Walgreens Boots Alliance expects to realize more than $300 million in annual synergies within four years DEERFIELD, Ill., […]

Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer sign the merger deed after receiving regulatory clearance

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Jul-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold have received regulatory clearance for their merger from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The companies subsequently completed the merger with the signing of the merger deed by Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer today. Mats Jansson, Chairman of […]