Walgreen (WAG) snaps up assets of BioScrip (BIOS) including community specialty pharmacies and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Walgreen (WAG) snaps up assets of BioScrip (BIOS) including community specialty pharmacies and centralized specialty and mail service pharmacy businesses for a total deal value of $225M. The agreement calls for an additional $60M payment depending on if Walgreen retains some of the lines of business. Shares of WAG -0.3% premarket, BIOS halted.