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November 22, 2021

Fresenius Helios acquires oncological center and ophthalmic clinic in Colombia

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Quirónsalud, the largest private hospital group in Spain and part of Fresenius Helios, has signed agreements to acquire Centro Oncológico de Antioquia (COA) and Clínica Clofán, further expanding the company’s presence in Colombia. The clinics, located in Colombia's second largest city Medellín, will become part of Quirónsalud’s existing healthcare network in the country, which already comprises six hospitals and ten diagnostic centers. 

COA is specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. It has 75 beds, four operating rooms, and specialized centers for nuclear medicine, radiotherapy and bone marrow transplants. Clínica Clofán is the second largest ophthalmic center in the city, with ten operating rooms and further dedicated facilities for treating even severe ophthalmic diseases and performing complex procedures.

Both clinics offer state-of-the-art medical standards and technology to their patients and are regarded as leading medical facilities with highly renowned physicians. Together they generate sales of around €30 million.

The acquisition is another important step in strengthening Fresenius Helios’ presence in the growing and consolidating healthcare services markets in Latin America.

The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, pending anti-trust clearance of the Colombian authorities. Fresenius Helios expects the acquisition to be accretive to Fresenius’ Group net income* already in fiscal year 2022.

*Net income attributable to shareholders of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

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