Fresenius Kabi completes acquisition of Fenwal Holdings, Inc.

(PresseBox) (Bad Homburg, ) Fresenius Kabi has successfully closed the acquisition of Fenwal Holdings, Inc., a leading U.S.-based provider of transfusion technology products for blood collection, separation and processing. The Fenwal acquisition was announced on July 20, 2012, and the closing now follows completion of the review by the antitrust authorities. Fenwal will be consolidated as of December 1, 2012.

For the fiscal year 2011, Fenwal reported sales of US$614 million and an adjusted EBITDA of US$90 million.

Fresenius expects one-time integration costs of approx. €100 million. Cost synergies should reach approx. €60 million annually in the medium term.

Fresenius Kabi fully confirms its 2015 outlook, which was raised on August 1, 2012. The company expects sales of approx. €6 billion and EBIT of >€1.1 billion at current exchange rates. Previously, Fresenius Kabi had targeted sales of approx. €5.5 billion and EBIT of >€1 billion.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Future results could differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements due to certain factors, e.g. changes in business, economic and competitive conditions, regulatory reforms, results of clinical trials, foreign exchange rate fluctuations, uncertainties in litigation or investigative proceedings, and the availability of financing. Fresenius does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements in this release.


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