Community Health Systems to Acquire Health Management Associates – Yahoo! Finance

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) (“CHS”) and Health Management Associates, Inc. (HMA) (“HMA”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which CHS will acquire HMA for approximately $7.6 billion, including the assumption of approximately $3.7 billion of indebtedness. When completed, CHS would own or operate approximately 206 hospitals in 29 states with a total bed count of over 31,000.

via Community Health Systems to Acquire Health Management Associates – Yahoo! Finance.

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