Merger Arbitrage Blog

Tag: WBA

Walgreens Rite Aid New Merger Terms Worse Off For Investors

Walgreens delays Rite Aid deal again, cuts offer price via @Reuters — MergerPie (@mergerpie) February 1, 2017 The new deal terms add uncertainty: 1. Buyer does not show enough commitment for the deal to go through. Revising terms of a merger deal is always bad, especially when Rite Aid’s business did not deteriorate materially. […]

NYP Said Walgreen and Rite Aid Will Extend Merger If Not Approved End of Week

FTC is said to be worried about financial ability of Fred’s to absorb stores. Walgreens, Rite Aid to go on with merger if not approved by end of week via @nypost — MergerPie (@mergerpie) January 25, 2017 Why Walgreens Will Extend Its Rite Aid Buyout Offer (WBA) (RAD) via @BNLFinance — MergerPie (@mergerpie) […]

Walgreens-Rite Aid Merger Roller Coaster Analysis

Last Friday on the 20th Jan, many investors were waiting for the FTC to give their final blessings to the long awaited merger between the 2nd and 3rd largest pharmacy chain stores in the U.S., anticipating that the outgoing FTC commissioners would want to give a decision before the Trump administration comes in. But sometimes […]

Walgreen struggling to satisfy FTC conditions for Rite-Aid deal

The merger between Walgreen and Rite-Aid seemed to hit the skids again. Firms are passing up chance to buy 650 Walgreens amid merger $WBA $RAD – NYPost — Open Outcrier (@OpenOutcrier) September 28, 2016 Some rumors FTC is not satisfied with conditions also surfacing. $WBA $RAD chatter divestitures may not be enough for FTC, unconfirmed […] © 2016 Frontier Theme