(Reuters) – Insurer Aetna Inc has sealed a understanding to buy opposition Coventry Health Care Inc for $5.7 billion in money and stock, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people informed with a matter.
Aetna is profitable $42.08 a share for Coventry, a 20.4 percent reward to Friday’s shutting price, a journal said.
Aetna and Coventry Health Care were not immediately accessible for comment.
The merger of Coventry will assistance Aetna to lift a share of income from a supervision business to over 30 percent from 23 percent currently, paper reported.
Aetna expects a merger to supplement about 45 cents per share to a 2014 gain and expects to boost a 2015 gain by 90 cents per share, a Journal said.
(Reporting by Bijoy Koyitty in Bangalore; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)R Soft Web Hosting