McDermott Multidisciplinary Team Advises CVS in Acquisition of Aetna as Reported By The Wall Street Journal


McDermott was one of three global law firms to advise drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp. on its $69 billion cash and stock purchase of insurer Aetna Inc. The transaction,one of this year’s largest M&A deals, is expected to transform the US healthcare sector.

The transaction team was led by Joan Polacheck, Kate McDonald, Jeremy Earl, Ankur Goel, and Tim Shuman, with support from Lowell Yoder, Barry Quirke, Mike Wilder, Daniel Gottlieb, Joanne Ludovici, Jed Gordon, John Kocoras, Judith Wethall, Diann Smith, Ankur Gupta, Margaret Cremin, Justin Uhlemann, David Guedry and others.