A&O risks fresh conflicts storm on Boots bonanza

Begum, Husnara
October 2005
Lawyer;10/10/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p1
Trade Publication
Reveals that Allen & Overy (A&O) is in another conflicts row after taking instructions from two clients on the Boots-Alliance UniChem merger and the related sale of Boots Healthcare International (BHI). Revelation that A&O is advising Unichem on its merger with Boots, and has also advised GlaxoSmithKline on its failed bid for BHI; Boots' plan to return most of the proceeds of the sale to its shareholders as part of the UniChem tie-up.


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