Helios acquires the DRK (German Red Cross) Kliniken Nordhessen in Kassel with two clinics with a total of 433 beds and an associated outpatient care center (MVZ), which generated sales of around €87 million in 2020. The DRK-Schwesternschaft remains a co-partner. Together with the existing Helios hospital in Warburg, a regional medical cluster shall be formed and expanded over the next few years. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021. The purchase price is 1 euro and includes the assumption of debts and the securing of liquidity for current operations and for future investments.