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Healthcare dealmaking just hit an all-time record of almost $400 billion — here are some of the year’s biggest mergers





Cigna CEO David Cordani

  • Healthcare dealmaking just hit a record of $398 billion in transactions so far this year.
  • The two biggest deals are very different. One combines two international drugmakers, and the other merges a US health insurer with a company that handles prescription drug benefits.
  • A climbing stock market and low interest rates helped convince companies to strike deals.

Healthcare dealmaking just hit a record.

Big drugmakers, insurers and care providers have agreed to $398 billion in mergers so far this year, according to data provider Refinitiv. The previous record, $397 billion, was recorded in 2015.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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