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Acquisitions of Health Insurance Companies in New Hampshire, Maine, Colorado and Nevada

Anthem, Inc. (Subsequently Wellpoint, Inc.)

Firm represented Anthem in its acquisitions of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans in New Hampshire, Maine, Colorado and Nevada and in its efforts to acquire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. Each transaction involved the handling of the acquisition (purchase prices ranges from $80,000,000 to $380,000,000), related tax advice including special issues relating to conversions of charitable tax status of the entities, and leading the effort to obtain all required state insurance department and federal Medicare and Department of Labor regulatory approvals.
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