According to a post on the Wall Street Journal website Wednesday night, July 22, 2015, Anthem is close to striking a deal to acquire Cigna.  The deal, if agreed to, is believed to be for a purchase price of more than $48 billion (or about $187 per share).

The report of Anthem acquiring Cigna follows the recently announced merger between Aetna and Humana for $37 billion.

Stay tuned for updates as more information is revealed!


Source articles:
Insurance News Net – Anthem-Cigna News
Wall Street Journal – Anthem-Cigna News