CVS Health Corp.

1 CVS Dr,
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
United States,
(401) 765-1500

CVS Health Corp. operates retail pharmacies, walk-in medical clinics, and is a pharmacy benefits manager. The Company enables people, businesses, and communities to manage health in a variety of ways. CVS Health advises patients on medications at CVS/pharmacy locations, helps clients control costs at CVS/caremark, and delivers care through CVS/specialty and CVS/minuteclinic. CVS Health was originally established in 1892 and is based in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 6 - 2 2 - - 10
vol $30.9B $14.8B $45.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $800M $800M

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Largest Caremark Rx LLC
$21.0B (2006-11-02)
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Largest Marshalls, Inc.
$550M (1995-10-17)

According to our data here at Mergr, CVS Health has acquired 10 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

CVS Health’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Caremark Rx for $21.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1995, when it sold Marshalls to The TJX Companies for $550M. CVS Health has acquired in 9 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (60%) and healthcare services (40%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 435 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 40 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 14 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 28 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP with 6 platform acquisitions.

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