Bloomberg—Aetna Inc. hasn't lost its appetite for big acquisitions, the health insurer's chief financial officer said, amid multibillion dollar deals by rivals including WellPoint Inc. and Cigna Corp.

Aetna, the third-biggest U.S. health plan, has access to financing to pull off a purchase even after approving $750 million in additional share repurchases last week, CFO Joseph Zubretsky said in a telephone interview today.

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