Fresenius - the health care group
The Fresenius Group consists of the following four business segments that are responsible for their own business operations worldwide: Fresenius Medical Care, Fresenius Kabi, Fresenius Helios and Fresenius Vamed.
Fresenius has launched a refinancing of the revolving facilities and the term loan A tranches (aggregate volume approx. €3 bn) under its 2013 senior credit agreement. The maturity will be extended by 2 years to June 28, 2020. Given the improved credit profile and favorable bank market conditions, Fresenius’ proposal also includes reduced credit margins.>>>
Fresenius Medical Care today announced that Standard & Poor’s has upgraded the corporate credit rating of Fresenius Medical Care from BB+ to BBB- with a stable outlook.>>>
Fresenius Kabi has been informed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Grand Island, N.Y., has achieved the upgraded status of voluntary action indicated (VAI) following an October 2014 inspection.>>>
Fresenius Medical Care has upsized its syndicated credit facility by 850 million U.S. dollar equivalent to a total amount of approximately 4.4 billion U.S. dollar equivalent, with pricing and other conditions more favorable to the company. The amended credit facility consists of revolving facilities and term loans, both U.S. dollar and euro denominated.>>>
Fresenius Medical Care announced today that Sound Physicians Inc. (Sound) has entered into an agreement to acquire Cogent Healthcare (Cogent) with more than 650 providers, who offer hospitalist and intensivist services to more than 80 hospitals throughout the United States.>>>