CVS has both a 401(k) plan and an ESOP totaling $9.4 billion, while Aetna has a $7.5 billion 401(k) plan and a $5.9 billion DB plan. (Photo: AP)

The planned acquisition of Aetna Inc. by CVS Health Corp. will result in a company with a combined $23.4 billion in retirement plan assets, reports Pensions & Investments.

Rhode Island-based CVS announced Sunday that it plans to acquire Connecticut-based Aetna, with the transaction valued at approximately $77 billion.

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