Boots owner considers £5bn sale of health and beauty powerhouse

Boots may be sold or floated by its US owner

Walgreens Boots Alliance is considering options for its Boots business, including a sale that could bring a price tag of £5bn or more.

 US giant Walgreens Boots Alliance is likely to draft in Goldman Sachs, to advise on options, which may include floating Boots separately, Sky News reported.

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