Humana Completes Acquisition of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc.
<0> Humana Investor RelationsRegina Nethery, 502-580-3644orHumana Corporate CommunicationsTom Noland, 502-580-3674 </0>
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE: MDF) in a transaction valued at approximately $850 million plus transaction costs. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Metropolitan is a Medical Services Organization that provides and coordinates medical care for approximately 87,500 Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and other beneficiaries, primarily in Florida utilizing a primary care-centric business model. Metropolitan’s integrated care delivery systems include approximately 35 state-of-the-art primary care medical centers and a robust network of affiliated physicians serving mainly Humana members.
In connection with the closing of this transaction, Metropolitan stockholders will receive $11.25 per share in cash from Humana for each Metropolitan share held. Humana will also repay all of Metropolitan’s outstanding debt.
Humana has financed the transaction primarily through the recent issuance of senior notes. The company continues to anticipate the transaction to be modestly accretive to its earnings for the year ending December 31, 2013 (FY13). Humana expects to update its earnings guidance for FY13 to reflect the closing of the Metropolitan acquisition in conjunction with its fourth quarter 2012 earnings release on February 4, 2013.
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Metropolitan Health Network, Inc., a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is a growing health care company that provides and coordinates comprehensive health care services for Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and other customers through its primary care-centric businesses, MetCare of Florida, Inc., Continucare Corporation, and Symphony Health Partners, Inc. Metropolitan currently owns and operates approximately 35 medical centers and contracts with a network of independent primary care practices.