Bupa completes sale of Bupa Thailand to Aetna
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.
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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.
Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.
We have 15.5m health insurance customers, provide healthcare to over 14.5m people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 22,000 aged care residents.
We employ over 78,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the USA, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.
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.