M&A Deal Summary

Anthem Acquires Cigna

On July 24, 2015, Anthem, Inc. acquired healthcare services company Cigna Corp. for 54.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Anthem’s 12th transaction in the Healthcare Services sector.
  • This is Anthem’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Anthem’s 15th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Anthem’s 1st transaction in Connecticut.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-07-24
Target Cigna Corp.
Sector Healthcare Services
Buyer(s) Anthem, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 54.2B USD
Advisor(s) Morgan Stanley (Financial)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (Legal)

Target

Cigna Corp.

Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
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Cigna office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Cigna office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Cigna Corp. is a health services organization. Its insurance subsidiaries are major providers of medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance. Cigna dates back to 1792 and is based in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Anthem, Inc.

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1944
SectorInsurance
Employees98,200
Revenue 138.6B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Anthem's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Entrance to Anthem's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Anthem is a health benefits company serving customers throughout the United States. Through its networks nationwide, the company delivers a number of leading health benefit solutions through a broad portfolio of integrated health care plans and related services, along with a wide range of specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services, as well as long term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. Anthem was incorporated in 1944 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 16 of 24
Sector (Healthcare Services) 12 of 18
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 13 of 19
State (Connecticut) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 15 of 22
Year (2015) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-02-18 Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc.

Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc. ("SHP") is a managed care organization. SHP was founded to provide individuals quality health care and related services.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-09-20 HealthSun Health Plans, Inc.

Coconut Grove, United States

HealthSun Health Plans, Inc. is a provider of an integrated medicare advantage health plans and healthcare delivery networks. HealthSun Health Plans was founded in 2005 and is based in Coconut Grove, Florida.

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