CVS Well being introduced on Monday it can purchase dwelling well being care firm Signify Well being, in a deal valued at about $8 billion.
The retail pharmacy chain has entered an settlement to accumulate Signify for $30.50 per share in money.
Signify, which has a community of greater than 10,000 clinicians throughout all 50 states, expects to attach with almost 2.5 million distinctive members within the dwelling, each in-person and nearly, in 2022. On common, Signify’s clinicians spend 2.5 occasions longer with a affected person within the dwelling than suppliers spend within the common main care workplace go to, in keeping with the corporate.
“This acquisition will improve our connection to shoppers within the dwelling and allows suppliers to higher handle affected person wants as we execute our imaginative and prescient to redefine the well being care expertise,” CVS Well being CEO Karen Lynch stated in a press release. “As well as, this mixture will strengthen our potential to develop and develop new product choices in a multi-payor strategy.”
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The competitors for Signify has been scorching: Along with CVS, UnitedHealth, Amazon and Possibility Care Well being positioned bids to accumulate Signify. In July, Amazon introduced a plan to accumulate main care supplier One Medical for $18 per share in an all-cash deal valued at about $3.9 billion.
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CVS Well being Chief Monetary Officer Shawn Guertin stated the acquisition is anticipated to be “meaningfully accretive to earnings” and that the corporate is “more and more assured” about attaining its long-term adjusted earnings per share objectives outlined at its investor day in December.
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The deal is anticipated to shut within the first half of 2023, topic to approval by Signify shareholders, receipt of regulatory approval and satisfaction of different customary closing situations. Non-public fairness funds affiliated with New Mountain Capital, which owns roughly 60% of Signify’s frequent inventory, have agreed to vote the shares they personal in favor of the transaction.
Signify Well being CEO Kyle Armbrester will proceed to steer the corporate following the shut of the transaction.
CVS operates greater than 9,900 retail pharmacy places and 1,100 MinuteClinic places. The corporate additionally gives prescription drug plans for main corporations by means of its Caremark arm and supplies medical insurance plans and companies to an estimated 39 million folks by means of Aetna.