SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 31, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
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Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On January 31, 2012, Cigna Corporation completed its acquisition of HealthSpring, Inc., which is now an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Cigna.
Under the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of October 24, 2011, among Cigna, HealthSpring, and Cigna Magnolia Corp., each share of issued and outstanding common stock of HealthSpring was converted, subject to certain exceptions, into the right to receive $55.00 in cash, resulting in aggregate merger consideration to HealthSpring’s shareholders of approximately $3.8 billion. Cigna funded the merger consideration with existing cash on hand and proceeds from the issuance of debt and equity securities.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired
The historical financial statements required by Item 9.01(a) of Form 8-K will be filed by amendment no later than April 17, 2012.
(b) Pro Forma Combined Financial Information
The pro forma financial statements required by Item 9.01(b) of Form 8-K will be filed by amendment no later than April 17, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.