Walgreen may speed up Alliance Boots buyout

U.S. pharmacy chain Walgreen has a 45% interest in U.K. retailer Alliance Boots, and it aims to acquire the remaining 55% earlier than originally planned. Walgreen has the option to buy the balance of the company next year, but investors are reportedly pushing to speed up the process, which will allow Walgreen to move its tax domicile from the U.S. to either the U.K. or Switzerland and save the company billions of dollars.

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