1. CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous

    CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous
    • CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion ($145 a share and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share).
    • The merger could reshape the American healthcare system as we know it.
    • CVS and Aetna said that the deal will come with some synergies.

    In the largest deal of 2017, CVS Health is buying Aetna, the third largest US insurer, for $69 billion. Aetna stockholders will be paid $145 a share in cash and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share...

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    1. As a result of this transaction, shareholders are expected to benefit from a number of outcomes, including enhanced competitive positioning; low- to mid-single digit accretion in the second full year after the close of the transaction, including the ability to deliver $750 million in near-term synergies.
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