Top 10 of 2015: #4 Mergers

#4: Year of the Mergers

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The  healthcare sector had the largest share of mergers and acquisitions in 2015 totaling $724 billion, beating out Technology ($713 billion) and Real Estate ($458 billion).

Aetna + Humana: Aetna will acquire Humana for $37 billion.

  • Aetna
    • $58.0 billion in Total Revenue
    • $4.0 billion in Operating Income
    • 5 million medical members
    • 48,000 employees
  • Humana
    • $48.5 billion in Total Revenue
    • $2.3 billion in Operating Income
    • 8 million medical members
    • 52,000 employees

Anthem + Cigna: Anthem, Inc. agreed to acquire Cigna for $54 billion.

  • Anthem
    • Largest for-profit managed health care company in the BlueCross BlueShield Association
    • $73.8 billion in Total Revenue
    • $4.3 billion in Operating Income
    • 5 million medical members
    • +37,000 employees
  • Cigna
    • $34.9 billion in Total Revenue
    • $3.3 billion in Operating Income
    • 4 million medical members
    • 35,800 employees

Walgreens + Rite Aid: Walgreens will acquire Rite Aid for $17.4 billion.

  • Walgreens
    • Largest drug retail chain in the United States with operating 8,200 stores in all 50 states
    • $103 billion in Total Revenue
    • $4.6 billion in Operating Income
    • 370,000 employees
  • Rite Aid
    • Third largest drug store chain in the United States operating more than 4,500 stores
    • 6 billion in Total Revenue
    • $186 million in Operating Income
    • 89,000 employees

Pfizer + Allergan: Pfizer proposed a $160 billion merger with Allergan.

  • After completed this will be the largest merger in healthcare ever and create the world’s biggest pharmaceutical group.

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