WASHINGTON—According to various published reports, a federal judge on Tuesday “softened” his previous suggestion that he would likely order CVS Health to halt its integration of Aetna. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon in recent weeks had voiced some concerns about the companies’ settlement with Justice Department antitrust enforcers that allowed the nearly $70 billion deal
WASHINGTON — According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, a federal judge has expressed concerns about the Justice Department’s decision to allow CVS Health Corp.’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc.— and said he may require CVS to hold Aetna’s assets separately while he considers the settlement between the companies and the government.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. – CVS Health today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. “Today marks the start of a new day in health care and a transformative moment for our company and our industry,” declared CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — According to published reports in Crain’s New York Business, the state Department of Financial Services has approved CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of insurer Aetna on Monday morning, lifting the final hurdle to the deal’s closure. Aetna said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing the companies expect the deal to close
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — According to published reports, CVS Health says it now expects to close its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna after the Thanksgiving holiday, after saying earlier this month that it anticipated the deal would close before the holiday. CVS says it has received approval from 26 of the 28 state departments of insurance and
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — During yesterday’s earnings call, chief executive officer Larry Merlo reported that after the Aetna deal is finalized, CVS plans to open its first concept stores early next year. During the call Merlo outlined areas where the company will focus on to reduce medical costs for the combined company once the deal closes. Merlo
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Strong gains in the pharmacy retail business helped CVS Health beat analysts’ third quarter earnings and revenue expectations. The company also announced on Tuesday that it anticipates the $69 billion Aetna deal to close before Thanksgiving. Net revenues for the three months ended September 30 increased 2.4%, or $1.1 billion, to about
The pending $69 billion acquisition of Aetna by CVS could yield valuable lessons for others in the health care and drugstore sectors as they seek to forge stronger ties to consumers. What interests us here is the potential for the CVS-Aetna merger to create new, meaningfully differentiated brand experiences for consumers. CVS has nearly 10,000
Speculation about a potential CVS Health acquisition of health insurer Aetna has been mounting over the past month, and now it may have reached a crescendo. Published reports say the companies are in advanced negotiations and that a CVS-Aetna deal could be announced as soon as next week, according to an anonymous source cited in
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — At presstime The Wall Street Journal along with other news agencies reported that CVS Health will offer more than $200 per share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health insurance giant Aetna Inc. Anonymous sources cited by WSJ originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. The possible transaction comes as
Published reports said Thursday that CVS Health is in negotiations to acquire health insurer Aetna. CVS reportedly will offer more than $200 share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health benefits giant, according to anonymous sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, which originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. Bloomberg reported that