Takeover activity in the U.S. surged past $1 trillion in the first six months. Here's how to play this trend.» Read More
NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 29- Mergers and acquisitions worldwide in the second quarter of 2015 almost matched the record set in the second quarter of 2007, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data, as big companies turned to deals to boost their market share. These include Royal Dutch Shell Plc's $70 billion acquisition of British rival BG Group Plc, cable...
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NEW YORK, June 25- The U.S. hospital and health insurance industries breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld subsidies for individuals under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Health economists have estimated $15 billion to $22 billion in healthcare spending was at risk with the decision.
June 25- U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc is close to buying rival Humana Inc and a deal could be signed as early as this weekend, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Humana has also received an offer from Cigna Corp, but Humana's board prefers the offer from Aetna, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg said discussions between Humana and Aetna...
NEW YORK, June 25- The U.S. hospital industry breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld subsidies for individuals under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Among hospitals, shares of Community Health Systems were up 12.8 percent at $62.33, while shares of HCA Holdings rose 8.7 percent to $90.61 and Tenet...
Investors in hospital stocks rejoiced Thursday after the Supreme Court upheld a key portion of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and eliminated the prospect of a sudden influx of uninsured patients seeking care. Shares of big hospital operators like HCA Holdings Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. surged after the court announced a decision that...
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The average consumer should catch a price break if major health insurers like Anthem and Cigna combine and cut their expenses. That's the basic theory, at least. The reality will be much murkier for the more than 50 million people who may be affected if Anthem Inc. succeeds with its bid to buy smaller rival Cigna Corp. or if other major insurers combine as many on...
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, June 22- U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc on Monday dismissed concerns that buying smaller competitor Cigna Corp would be considered anti-competitive, even as antitrust experts said the combination would earn regulatory scrutiny. Besides the possible Anthem deal, Humana Inc is considering a sale, possibly to Cigna or Aetna Inc, a source...
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Cigna Corp., up $7.34 to $162.60. Williams Cos., up $12.52 to $60.86.
Athena Health CEO Jonathan Bush said that more talks of M&A in health care are just a reflection of slowing innovation in the industry.
U.S. stocks closed higher, following a global rally in equities, as investors cheered signs of progress in the Greece debt negotiations.
Discussing merger chatter for Anthem and Cigna, as well as Aetna and Humana, with Steven Halper, FBR Capital Markets.