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DOJ clears Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts

Carmin Chappell

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement Monday. Shareholders voted to approve the merger last month, despite opposition from activist investor Carl Icahn. The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna CI 's $52 billion acquisition of Express Scripts ESRX , the companies announced in a statement Monday.