Hearing Date Set For Injunction Request On Express Scripts-Medco Merger
Bloomberg: Express Scripts Judge Sets Hearing On Injunction Request
The judge overseeing a private antitrust lawsuit seeking to block Express Scripts Inc. (ESRX)'s acquisition of Medco Health Solutions Inc. (MHS) set a hearing for April 10 on a request for an injunction to undo the deal. ... She ordered Express Scripts to respond by April 6. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and independent pharmacies yesterday filed the emergency request to "hold separate Medco’s assets and operations," hours after the $29.1 billion acquisition closed (Schoenberg, 4/3).