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Wall Street Journal Acquisitions Reporter Discusses Planned Humana Sale

The planned sale of Louisville-based Humana to Aetna is big news in the city.But the $37-billion dealwill also reverberate in the corporate world and in the health care industry. Liz Hoffman covers mergers and acquisitions for The Wall Street Journal. She spoke Friday with WFPL News about the Aetna-Humana deal.


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She noted that the sale coincides with a trend of mergers and acquisitions in the corporate world. She also said antitrust scrutiny coming into play with the planned Aetna-Humana deal "is definitely a concern."

Jonathan Bastian is the midday host for WFPL News.