Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd. is seeking a “global player” as a partner, Handelsblatt reported, citing an interview with Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina.
“I am thinking about a fusion or a partnership with a global player,” Pessina said, according to an e-mailed preview of an article to be published tomorrow.
The CEO said he would prefer partners in the areas of distribution and pharmacies to an alliance with a consumer company such as Procter & Gamble (PG:US) or a health services provider such as Medco Health Solutions Inc., according to Handelsblatt.
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