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Who's Next in Health-Care M&A Frenzy? More Deals Are Likely

  • More deals are likely as fragmented supply chain consolidates
  • Cigna’s deal for Express Scripts latest in long line
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Cigna Agrees to Buy Express Scripts

Another day, another deal in health care.

Cigna Corp.’s $54 billion bid for pharmaceutical benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co. Thursday comes in the midst of a revival in health-care mergers as insurers, drugstores, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers look for partners.