Cigna reportedly in talks to merge with Humana

Cigna is reportedly in talks to merge with Humana, per a Wall Street Journal report.
Sandra Levy
Senior Editor

Shares of Cigna fell after a report that the company is in talks with Humana about a merger between the two healthcare giants.

Spokespeople for Cigna and Humana did not immediately respond to requests for comment to Reuters on the report from the The Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter.

The deal to combine the giant insurers could be finalized by year-end, the WSJ report said.

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