Bupa completes sale of Bupa Thailand to Aetna

25 July 2017
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Bupa today announced the completion of the sale of Bupa Thailand to Aetna (NYSE: AET).  

Wayne Close, Acting CEO of International Markets at Bupa, said, “We would like to thank everyone in Bupa Thailand for their excellent care of customers in Thailand over many years. We know the business will continue to provide customers in Thailand with high quality and affordable health insurance.”

Bupa Thailand will continue to operate under the Bupa brand for a short time before rebranding as Aetna.


Notes to editors

Enquires: Bupa Press Office +44 (0)20 7656 2176 or email externalrelations@bupa.com

Investors: Gareth Evans (Treasury) +44 (0)20 7656 2316


About Bupa Thailand

Bupa Thailand was established over 30 years ago, and is Thailand’s leading specialist health insurer, with more than 300,000 members and a network of over 400 health care providers in the country.  Bupa Thailand will continue to operate under the Bupa brand for a short time before rebranding as Aetna.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. 

With no shareholders, our customers are our absolute focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

We have 16.5m health insurance customers, provide healthcare for 10.6m people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 22,000 aged care residents.

We employ around 80,000 people, principally in Australia, the UK, Spain, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, India and the USA.

Health insurance is around 70% of our business. In a number of countries we also run clinics, dental centres, hospitals and care homes and villages.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.

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