DOJ clears Cigna’s acquisition of Express Scripts

DOJ clears Cigna’s acquisition of Express Scripts

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna’s acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement Monday. Shareholders voted to approve the merger last month, despite opposition from activist investor Carl Icahn. The companies expect to close the deal by the end of 2018. The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna’s $52 billion acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement Monday. In combining Cigna, a health insurer, and Express…

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