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Fresenius Decides to Increase Capital by 1 Billion Euros

May 10, 2012

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA’s management board resolved to issue 13.8 million new ordinary shares with a total value of around 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) to finance the planned acquisition of Rhoen-Klinikum AG (RHK), the company said in a statement.

The Else Kroener-Fresenius-Foundation, the company’s biggest shareholder, will buy at least 90 million euros of the new shares, according to the statement.

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