$29B Express Scripts, Medco Merger Could Come Next Week

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT) -- Amid backlash from Congress members and trade groups, pharmacy benefits managers Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc. said in filings with securities regulators Wednesday that they expect to move forward with a proposed $29.1 billion merger as early as next week.

The twin filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission — which say the parties could ink a deal as soon as April 2 — suggest the companies have trumped the vocal contingent of industry groups and policymakers who had petitioned the Federal...
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