Walgreen Pays $6.7 Billion For Alliance Boots Stake

LONDON (Reuters) - Drug retailer Walgreen Co is buying a 45 percent stake in European health and beauty group Alliance Boots for $6.7 billion in cash and stock, creating the world's biggest buyer of prescription drugs.

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