Anthem Acquisitions and Exits, 22 Deals Between 2002 and 2019
insurance Company

Anthem has acquired 22 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Anthem’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Cigna for $54.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold NextRx subsidiaries to Express Scripts Holding for $4.7B. Anthem has acquired in 13 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (70%) and insurance (25%).

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Anthem, Inc.

120 Monument Circle,
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
United States,
(317) 488-6000
www.antheminc.com

Anthem, Inc. 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 formed in 1944 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 14 2 - 2 1 1 20
vol $31.0B $54.2B $85.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $4.7B $4.7B
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Deal Values

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Largest Cigna Corp.
$54.2B (2015-07-24)
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Largest NextRx subsidiaries
$4.7B (2009-12-01)

Insurance M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 263 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 34 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 128 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.


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