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Universal American Acquired by WellCare

Paul, Weiss represented healthcare insurer Universal American Corp. in its completed acquisition by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Under the terms of the acquisition, the completion of which was announced on April 28, Universal American stockholders received $10.00 in cash per share of common stock for a total transaction value of approximately $800 million.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Robert Schumer, Ariel Deckelbaum, John Kennedy and Lawrence Wee; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; litigation partners Aidan Synnott, Andrew Gordon and Rick Rule; tax partner David Sicular; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; real estate partner Peter Fisch; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

April 28, 2017

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