Vertical mega-merger, now in healthcare flavour: The Tipline for 5 December 2017

05 December 2017

Today is World Competition Day, and this year’s theme is: “Re-imagining Competition Policy and Law in the Era of Disruption”. Some think one of the biggest proposed mergers of the year – CVS Health’s $68 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna – was impelled by concerns about what online retailer Amazon may have planned for the healthcare industry.