Walgreen inversion: These Alliance Boots are made for walkin'


A plan by Pfizer to acquire AstraZeneca in a move that could help the company lower corporate taxes puts a spotlight back on Walgreen (WAG +0.9%) to make a similar move.

Hedge funds have been pressing the board at Walgreen to back a relocation as part of its integration of Alliance Boots.

Speed is of the essence with politicians in Washington D.C. making noise about relocation "inversions" deals.

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  • ryanmatt1
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    Retired Business tired of companies operating in USA and then avoiding taxes
    19 May 2014, 04:56 PM Reply Like
  • bgreeves
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    With US corporate taxes higher than what they are in Russia and even higher that in Socialist Sweden, why would a company choose to be headquartered in America. They are in business to make money. Since I own Walgreen I want them to make all and keep all they legally can.
    26 May 2014, 09:04 PM Reply Like
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