CVS increases size of tender offer

Woonsocket, R.I. -- CVS Caremark has upped the size of its previously announced tender offers to refinance a portion of its debt. The company announced that it will buy back up to $1.33 billion in notes, up from the previously announced $1 billion.

"Through this transaction as well as our recent debt issuance, we are taking advantage of the current favorable interest rate environment. This debt refinancing will enhance our long-term debt structure and decrease our interest expense going forward,” stated Dave Denton, EVP and CFO of CVS Caremark.