Aetna, Inc.

151 Farmington Avenue,
Hartford, Connecticut 06156
United States,
(860) 273-0123

Aetna, Inc. is a diversified health care benefits company. Aetna offers medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability health-care plans. Aetna was founded in 1853 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 13 1 - - - - 14
vol $19.7B $400M $20.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - - 1 1 4
vol $7.7B $1.5B $9.2B

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Largest U.S. Healthcare Inc.
$8.8B (1996-04-02)
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Largest Aetna Financial Services
$7.7B (2000-07-20)

Aetna was acquired by CVS Health on December 03, 2017.

Aetna has acquired 16 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Aetna’s largest acquisition to date was in 1996, when it acquired U.S. Healthcare for $8.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold Aetna Financial Services to ING Groep N.V. for $7.7B. Aetna has acquired in 11 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (43%) and healthcare services (29%).

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 307 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 38 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 16 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 116 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.

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