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CVS Health to acquire Signify Health

September 14, 2022

Fried Frank acted as counsel to CVS Health in its approximately US$8 billion definitive agreement to acquire Signify Health. Signify Health is a leader in health risk assessments, value-based care and provider enablement. Signify Health's network of clinicians, physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants utilize home-based visits to identify a patient's clinical and social needs, and then connect them to appropriate follow-up care and community-based resources for the patient to have a more connected, effective care experience. By engaging with CVS Health's unique collection of assets and connecting patients to care how and when they need it, Signify Health's clinicians and providers can have an even greater impact. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2023.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Andrea Gede-Lange, Steven G. Scheinfeld and Matthew V. Soran; tax partner Michael J. Alter; and corporate associate P. Ryan Messier; and included corporate partner Stewart A. Kagan; executive compensation & ERISA partner Jeffrey Ross; intellectual property and technology partner Jason L. Greenberg; litigation partner Joshua D. Roth; corporate real estate special counsel Melissa A. Meyrowitz; data strategy, security & privacy special counsel Michael A. Kleinman; environmental special counsel Donna Mussio; executive compensation & ERISA special counsel Nicole Tark; corporate associates Ellis L. Darby, Michael D. Yusko and Brett Zeggil; executive compensation & ERISA associates Adam P. Cohen and Eden Lichaw; intellectual property and technology associates Justin P. Charles and Katelyn James; real estate associates Emily J. Carey, Megan K. Misencik and Heather H. Paik; tax associates Nehal Patel and Michael Stepan; corporate law clerk Kaelyn L. MacGillivray and litigation law clerk Alaric Taves.

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