Health Care Deal News- October 15, 2012


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October 15, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Aetna One-Ups WellPoint (Part II) --
    Largest Managed Care Deal Of The Year...So Far
  3. Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals





 UnitedHealth Group

 Amil Participações

 $4.3 billion for 90% of outstanding common shares





 Boston Scientific

 Rhythmia Medical, Inc.

 $90 million

 CareFusion Corp.

 Intermed Equipamento Medico Hospitalar Ltda


 Edwards Lifesciences Corporation


 $42 million





 Raptor Pharmaceuticals

 New Technology for Huntinton's Disease, Liver Treatments


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Aetna One-Ups WellPoint (Part II) --
Largest Managed Care Deal Of The Year...So Far

Neither company has been shy about growth through acquisition.  Aetna has completed more than a dozen publicly announced transactions in the last decade, but its blockbuster deal was the acquisition of U.S. Healthcare for $8.9 billion in 1996.......Read more


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Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has been active again, this time in Israel. Plus, several small but noteworthy acquistions were completed........Read more

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