LHC Group: A Deal That Could Go Through Unchallenged After All


  • The FTC issued a second request into the UnitedHealth Group Incorporated acquisition of LHC Group, Inc.
  • Seeking Alpha reported on rumors among traders the deal wouldn’t be challenged.
  • That wouldn’t surprise me, given the government lost a court case opposing UnitedHealth’s previous target.
  • The prior case appeared easier to argue from an antitrust perspective.

UnitedHealth Group Headquarters Building


Last week, LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) rose 4% as Seeking Alpha reported there is speculation among traders the Federal Trade Commission won’t sue to stop the deal with UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). In

LHC Group operations

LHC Group operations (LHC Group)

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