Key Developments: UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

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Wellcare Health Plans Inc To Acquire UnitedHealthcare`s Medicaid business In South Carolina From UnitedHealth Group Inc
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 06:30am EDT 

Wellcare Health Plans Inc announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire UnitedHealthcare`s Medicaid business in South Carolina from UnitedHealth Group Inc. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals, and WellCare anticipates that the transaction will close during the fourth quarter of 2012. Financial terms were not disclosed.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc Declares Quarterly Dividend
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 07:00am EDT 

UnitedHealth Group Inc announced that its Board of Directors, at its meeting on October 29, 2012, authorized payment of a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.2125 per share in the fourth quarter of 2012. The dividend will be paid on December 21, 2012, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on December 11, 2012.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc Raises FY 2012 EPS Guidance
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 06:00am EDT 

UnitedHealth Group Inc announced that it has increased outlook for fiscal 2012 net earnings to a range of $5.20 to $5.25 per share, based on the nine-month results and expectations for fourth quarter performance.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc to Acquire 90% Stake in Amil Participacoes SA
Monday, 8 Oct 2012 08:48am EDT 

Amil Participacoes SA (Amil) announced that UnitedHealth Group Inc intends to acquire 90% of the 359 million outstanding common shares of Amil for approximately USD 4.9 billion in cash. This includes realizable Brazilian tax benefits worth an estimated present value of USD 600 million, bringing the effective equity purchase price to approximately USD 4.3 billion. The purchase will be completed in two steps. Upon Brazilian regulatory approval, expected in the fourth quarter of 2012, UnitedHealth Group will purchase approximately 60% of the outstanding shares from controlling shareholders and management and, in the first half of 2013, will advance a tender offer to purchase approximately 30% from public shareholders. Amil’s Founder, Dr. Bueno, and his partner, Dr. Dulce Pugliese, control approximately 70% of the shares and will retain the remaining 10% for at least five years. Amil’s CEO has further committed to investing approximately USD 470 million in UnitedHealth Group shares and holding those shares for the same five year term.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc In Talks To Buy Amil Participacoes SA-Reuters
Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 03:01pm EDT 

Reuters reported that that UnitedHealth Group Inc is in talks to buy some or all of Brazilian insurer and hospital operator Amil Participacoes SA. The deal could be announced in October third week. UnitedHealth could not be reached for comment.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc To Join Dow Replacing Kraft Foods Inc-Reuters
Friday, 14 Sep 2012 01:16pm EDT 

Reuters reported that UnitedHealth Group Inc will replace Kraft Foods Inc in the Dow Jones industrial average, putting the insurer in the storied 30-stock index at a time when an aging U.S. population is making healthcare one of the strongest-growing segments of the economy.  Full Article

UnitedHealth Group Inc Authorizes Payment Of Quarterly Dividend
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 07:00am EDT 

UnitedHealth Group Inc announced that its Board of Directors, at its meeting on August 7, 2012, authorized payment of a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.2125 per share in the third quarter of 2012. The dividend will be paid on September 21, 2012, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on September 14, 2012.  Full Article

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