Anthem in Last Minute Talks to Save Cigna Deal

Anthem is said to be in continuing negotiations with the Trump administration to rescue its troubled acquisition of Cigna, even as it awaits word from the US appeals court on the deal. The talks are being conductedfeatured

Anthem Lawyers Ask Appeals Court to Overturn Cigna Block

Updated at 11:35am EST – An attorney for Anthem told a federal appeals panel this morning that the lower court failed to properly count the efficiencies Anthem’s merger with Cigna will create when the court issuedfeatured

Court to Speed Appeal in Cigna/Anthem Case

The US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, has agreed to Anthem’s request for an expedited appeal of the lower court ruling blocking Anthem’s $54 billion merger withfeatured

Anthem Options Dwindle in Cigna Appeal

Options for Anthem to rescue its merger with Cigna are dwindling with each day, even after the Delaware Chancery Court agreed Wednesday to block Cigna’s bid to immediately terminate the $54 billion deal. To Keep Reading, Request a Trial Already a subscriber? Log-infeatured

Options Narrow for Anthem Appeal

A federal appeals court has set a preliminary schedule for Anthem’s bid to overturn last week’s ruling blocking Anthem’s proposed merger with Cigna, but the schedule makes it impossiblefeatured

Anthem Appeal Could Buy Time

Anthem said it will ask for an expedited appeal of Wednesday’s federal court ruling blocking its merger with Cigna, at least extending the deadline for which it will be liable for a reversefeatured

Change of Administration May Present Humana/Aetna Merger Angles

A federal court in Washington, D.C., appeared to deal the Humana/Aetna merger a deathblow yesterday, but experts see an opening for the giant health insurance combination as the new Trumpfeatured

DOJ v. Cigna/Anthem – Final Day Summary Arguments

Today in U.S. District Court summary arguments will be presented by both sides in the Department of Justice’s challenge of the merger of Cigna and Anthem.  The format will be a question and answer session as the judge in the case asked for at the end of the first phase of the trial.  CTFN’s notes … Read Morefeatured

DOJ v. Cigna/Anthem – Notes from January 3 Proceedings

The Department of Justice’s challenge continues today in U.S. District Court against the merger of Cigna and Anthem.  Proceedings began at 10am EST.  CTFN’s reporter’s notes will be posted below.featured

DOJ v. Humana/Aetna – Summary Arguments

Today in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia summary arguments will be presented by Aetna and Humana and by the Department of Justice as the DOJ finalizes its challenge to the Humana/Aetna merger.  The proceedings will begin at 2pm.  CTFN’s courtroom notes will be posted below.featured


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