Debevoise Advises J.P. Morgan Securities as Financial Advisor to AmerisourceBergen in Its Acquisition of Alliance Healthcare Businesses from Walgreens Boots Alliance for Approximately $6.5 Billion in Cash, Stock

6 January 2021

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial advisor to AmerisourceBergen (NYSE: ABC), in its acquisition of Alliance Healthcare businesses from Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) for approximately $6.5 billion, comprised of $6.275 billion in cash and two million shares of AmerisourceBergen common stock. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

AmerisourceBergen is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical service companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets with a focus on the pharmaceutical supply channel. Walgreens is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy.

The Debevoise team includes M&A partner Andrew Bab and associate Shlomo Fischer.