Aetna Completes $750 Million, 10-Year Bond Offering

Friday, August 27, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has completed a public offering of $750 million of its 3.95 percent Senior Notes due in 2020. The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of its short-term or long-term debt.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 35.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.

Aetna Media Contact:

Fred Laberge
860-273-4788
Labergear@aetna.com

Investor Contact:

Kim Keck
860-273-1327
Keckka@aetna.com