HELIOS Kliniken GmbH, a subsidiary of Fresenius AG, has obtained antitrust approval from the German antitrust authorities for the acquisition of a majority stake of HUMAINE Kliniken, announced in March. The transaction will be completed shortly.

HUMAINE operates six acute and post acute care hospitals in the fields of neurology, oncology and traumatology with a total of 1,850 beds. The majority of beds (1,530) is in the acute care sector. HUMAINE operates two major regional hospitals with about 600 beds each.