Aetna Completes $750 Million Bond Offering

Friday, May 4, 2012

HARTFORD, Conn. – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has completed a public offering of $250 million of 1.75 percent Senior Notes due in 2017 and $500 million of 4.50 percent Senior Notes due in 2042. The company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment of short-term debt, the redemption or repurchase of outstanding securities, and funding working capital.

About Aetna

Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.1 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 and health information technology services. Our 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.

Aetna Media Contact:

Cynthia Michener
860-273-8553
michenerc@aetna.com

Investor Contact:

Tom Cowhey
860-273-2402
CowheyT@aetna.com

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