Cigna Agrees to Buy Express Scripts for More Than $50 Billion

March 8th, 2018

And the consolidation continues...

Cigna Agrees to Buy Express Scripts for More Than $50 Billion - WSJ

Health insurer Cigna Corp. CI -10.74% plans to buy Express Scripts Holding Co. ESRX +9.78% in a cash-and-stock deal worth $52 billion, excluding debt, that the companies say will expand their health care offerings and help them control costs.

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year’s largest acquisition

January 15th, 2018

CVS Health to acquire Aetna for $69 billion in year's largest acquisition
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-aetna-m-a-cvs-health/cvs-health-to-acquire-aetna-for-69-billion-in-years-largest-acquisition-idUSKBN1DX0NC

U.S. drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc (AET.N) for $69 billion, seeking to tackle soaring healthcare spending through lower-cost medical services in pharmacies.

CVS to Buy Aetna for $67.5 Billion, Remaking Health Sector

January 15th, 2018

CVS to Buy Aetna for $67.5 Billion, Remaking Health Sector

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-03/cvs-is-said-to-buy-aetna-for-67-5-billion-remaking-industry

Drugstore chain will pay $207 a share, $145 a share in cash

Companies bet on bringing health care closer to consumers

 

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