Fresenius Group Overview

Fresenius Vamed

VAMED is the leading European group of companies in planning, constructing, and managing health care facilities.

Fresenius Vamed manages projects and provides services for hospitals and other health care facilities worldwide. The portfolio ranges along the entire value chain: from project
development, planning, and turnkey construction, via maintenance and technical management, to total operational management.

This range of competencies enables VAMED to support complex health care facilities efficiently and successfully at each stage of their life cycle. As a specialist provider of a full spectrum of services and being active worldwide, VAMED holds a unique position. The company has successfully completed more than 800 projects in over 80 countries.

VAMED Value Chain

Project business:

  • Project development
  • Planning
  • Project management and construction

Service business:

  • Services (technical, commercial, infrastructural)
  • Operational management (technical Management, total operational management
  • Project business

    The project business comprises the consulting, project development, planning, turnkey construction, and financing management of projects. VAMED responds flexibly to the local needs of clients, providing custom-tailored solutions all from one source. The company also carries out projects in cooperation with partners. Among public clients there is growing interest in public-private partnership (PPP) models. VAMED is a pioneer in this market segment. Up to the end of 2017, 25 of these models had been or are currently being implemented.

  • Service business

    VAMED offers a full range of facility management services for health care facilities. Modular in design, the company's service offering encompasses every aspect of technical, commercial, and infrastructural facility management. This ranges from building and equipment maintenance, medical technology management, and technical management through to the operational management. Its integrated portfolio of services is aimed at the optimal operation of a health care facility. VAMED was responsible for the total operational management of about 50 health care facilities on four continents with more than 7,700 beds in 2017. Worldwide, VAMED provides technical operation services to more than 670 hospitals with about 153,000 beds.

  • VAMED Vitality World

    VAMED Vitality World’s thermal spa and wellness resorts have succeeded in bridging the gap between preventive medicine and health care tourism. With approximately 2.5 million visitors annually in eight thermal spas and wellness resorts, VAMED is the market leader in Austria.

Fresenius Vamed - A Polyclinic in Ghana

VAMED plans and constructs health care facilities all over the world, e.g. this polyclinic in Ghana.

Key figures (IFRS)
€ in millions

2017

2016

Change

Sales

1,228

1,160

+ 6 %

EBIT

76

69

+ 10 %

Net income

50

45

+ 11 %

Operating cash flow

42

27

+ 56 %

Investments

49

11

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Order intake

1,096

1,017

+ 8 %

Employees (December 31)

8,667

8,198

+ 6 %

  • Some figures adjusted for special items
  • Net income = Net income attributable to shareholders of Fresenius Medical Care