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 ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 6 2 2 - 1 1 12
vol $30.9B $14.8B $77.0B $122.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - 1 - 3
vol $800M $735M $1.5B

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Largest Aetna, Inc.
$77.0B (2017-12-03)
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Largest RXC Acquisition Co.
$735M (2017-11-06)

According to our data here at Mergr, CVS Health has acquired 12 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

CVS Health’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Aetna for $77.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold RXC Acquisition to McKesson for $735M. CVS Health has acquired in 10 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (59%) and healthcare services (34%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 415 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 26 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is KKR & Co. L.P. with 7 platform acquisitions.

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