What Does CVS's (CVS) Aetna (AET) Acquisition Mean for Amazon (AMZN)? - TheStreet

What Does CVS's Aetna Acquisition Mean for Amazon?

Is CVS's planned acquisition of Aetna just a reaction to Amazon's dive into healthcare? Here's what we know so far.
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CVS (CVS) - Get Report  recently announced plans to acquire Aetna (AET) for $69 billion in a move that is widely seen as an unprecedented merger of retail and healthcare.

But is the potential combo a reaction to Amazon's (AMZN) - Get Report dive into healthcare? Amazon recently obtained wholesale distribution licenses from pharmaceutical boards in multiple states, including New Jersey, Connecticut, Michigan and Arizona. It's also reportedly in preliminary talks with generic drugmakers including Mylan NV and Sandoz (NVS) - Get Report The question is, what will the master of disruption do next?

It's your move, Jeff Bezos. 

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