Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, is still in the process of seeking approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for its acquisition of NxStage Medical, Inc. (“NxStage”) and therefore now expects the transaction to close in early 2019.
NxStage, which like Fresenius Medical Care North America is headquartered in the Boston, Massachusetts area, was founded in 1998 and has approximately 3,800 employees worldwide. In 2017, NxStage delivered USD 394 million in revenue.
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