HARTFORD, Conn. – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has completed a public offering of $1 billion of 3.875 percent senior notes due in 2047. The company intends to use the proceeds of the offering to repay a portion of its 1.5 percent senior notes and floating-rate senior notes, both due in 2017, and for general corporate purposes.
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 44.7 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.