Aetna Inc. announced several acquisitions during the second quarter, and it’s continuing to shop.
Executives at Aetna, Hartford (NYSE:AET), mentioned their interest in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) recently during Aetna’s second-quarter earnings call.
Aetna has invested capital this year in a health information technology firm, a firm that sells low-cost administration services to self-insured group health plans, a personal benefits account administrator, and a medical discount card company in India.
Aetna is also out looking at U.S. health plans, according Aetna Chief Financial Officer Joseph Zubretsky.
“We have a very active pipeline and a dedicated team scouring various attractive geographies,” Zubretsky reported.