€ 8382 m
Q2/2017: €8,401 m2
€ 1509 m
Q2/2017: €1,538 m
€ 1145 m
Q2/2017: €1,177 m
Dec. 31, 2017: 273,249
€ 472 m
Q2/2017: €459 m
Earnings per Share3
1 In constant currency, before special items
2 Adjusted for IFRS 15 adoption
3 Net income attributable to shareholders of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
Stephan Sturm, Chairman of the Management Board
Atropine Sulfate Injection further expands the company's anesthesia and analgesia portfolio.
Glycopyrrolate Injection is the newest addition to the company’s anesthesia and analgesia portfolio.
Fresenius Helios will take responsibility for practical instruction as part of the first worldwide digitalized medical studies program. The new course of study meets European certification standards and will start in the winter semester 2018/2019 at the EDU College of Medicine, Malta. Theoretical components of a bachelor’s and follow-on master’s program will be available solely via an online platform. Students will be networked into learning communities taught by faculty. About one-third of the course is practical instruction that will take place in hospitals operated by Fresenius Helios in Germany. The program initially will be limited to 75 students. The long-term goal is up to 3,000 students.
Fresenius Kabi is expanding its production and warehouse capacity in Runcorn, England, to meet increasing demand in United Kingdom’s homecare market and from UK and Ireland hospitals. The expansion’s first stage will be a new distribution and operations center, scheduled to open in early 2019. A second services unit for producing aseptically compounded parenteral nutrition products will be completed by 2020. Fresenius Kabi will invest over €9 million in the expansion.
Jiménez Díaz Foundation University Hospital in Madrid has again been awarded the EFQM Recognized for Excellence award with the maximum five stars, this time also receiving the highest rating of any hospital in Spain. The 667-bed facility earned more than 650 points on the rating scale used by the European Foundation for Quality Management during a comprehensive management and process evaluation earlier this year. In the award presentation, the EFQM cited Jiménez Díaz Foundation University Hospital’s intensive focus on patient care, as well as its continuous improvements in treatments and the use of medical technology. This leading teaching hospital is part of the Quirónsalud group, the Spanish unit of Fresenius Helios.
Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection is the newest addition to the company’s oncology portfolio.
Palonosetron Hydrochloride Injection is the newest addition to the company’s expanding portfolio of IV drugs. It is an antiemetic that can be used for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Quirónsalud Tenerife Hospital has opened a new intensive care unit, equipped with the latest medical equipment for treating as many as six critically ill patients at a time. Quirónsalud, the Spanish hospital group that is part of Fresenius Helios, invested more than €1 million in the 400-square-meter (4,300-square-foot) ICU.
Fresenius Helios recently opened a 130-bed building at the company’s hospital in Dachau, a city near Munich. The new structure is part of a €55 million renovation and expansion program that will include a modernization of the existing hospital building over the next two years. Meanwhile, in the northern German city of Nienburg/Weser, work has started on a building that will almost double the size of the emergency department at Fresenius Hospital Mittelweser. About €2.3 million is being invested in this project, which is scheduled for completion in the autumn.
Fresenius Helios has presented the new Helios Science Prize for outstanding research by employees that contributes to improved treatment quality. The three winners all work at hospitals in Germany and were honored for their work in different areas of medicine. The prize, which comes with a cash award, went to Dr. Jitka Veldema of Helios Hospital Kipfenberg (for her work on stroke rehabilitation), Prof. Dr. Alexander Kreuter of Helios St. Elisabeth Hospital in Oberhausen (cancer diagnosis in HIV patients), and Dr. Patrick Weil of Helios University Hospital in Wuppertal (testicular cancer therapy).
Remifentanil is the newest addition to the company’s extensive portfolio of anesthesia and analgesia products. Remifentanil is a controlled substance sold only to licensed health care professionals for patient care and is distributed under strict controls in compliance with FDA and DEA regulations.
Standard & Poor’s has revised Fresenius’ corporate credit outlook to positive from stable in late December 2017. The corporate credit rating was affirmed. Hence, Fresenius is now rated BBB- with positive outlook by Standard & Poor’s. Fresenius is rated investment grade by all of the three leading rating agencies Standard & Poor’s, Moody's and Fitch.
VAMED Vitality World has been named the “World’s Best Thermal Spa & Medical Wellness Operator 2017” at the World Spa Awards. Three VAMED Vitality World facilities – St. Martins Thermal Spa & Lodge and Thermal Spa Laa Hotel & Spa, both in Austria, and Aquaworld Resort Budapest in the Hungarian capital – also won in their individual categories. VAMED Vitality World, part of Fresenius Vamed, operates a total of nine spa and health resorts in Austria and Hungary.
Bortezomib for intravenous use is the first and only available alternative to Bortezomib for Injection and is the newest addition to the company’s expanding oncology portfolio.
Quirónsalud, the Spanish hospital group that is part of Fresenius Helios, will build a hospital in the city of Alcalá de Henares, just outside of Madrid. The approximately 11,000-square-meter (118,000-square-foot) facility will include 106 beds, four operating rooms and two delivery rooms. Quirónsalud will invest about €27 million in the new hospital. It is scheduled to open in 2019.
Fresenius Kabi has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application to the European Medicines Agency for its adalimumab biosimilar candidate of Humira®. The application is the first biosimilar regulatory filing for Fresenius Kabi. Adalimumab is approved in the EU for use in the treatment of chronic inflammatory autoimmune conditions, including different types of arthritis or Crohn's disease.
Fresenius Kabi is expanding its activities in Indonesia. PT ETHICA Industri Farmasi, a joint venture of Fresenius Kabi and the Indonesian pharmaceuticals company SOHO Global Health, opened a new plant in Cikarang, just outside the country’s capital and biggest city Jakarta. The plant’s approximately 230 employees will produce a wide range of injectable drugs needed in therapeutic areas including gynecology, anesthesia and intensive care. The products are planned for use by Indonesian patients and for export to other Southeast Asian countries. Fresenius Kabi employs a total of about 530 people in Indonesia.
Fresenius Vamed has acquired a rehabilitation clinic in Switzerland, its third in the country. The clinic in Seewis has about 75 beds and specializes in heart disease, internal medicine and psychosomatic illnesses. Fresenius Vamed is now active in all major areas of rehabilitative medicine in Switzerland, with a clinic in Zihlschlacht that specializes in neurology and one in Dussnang specializing in orthopedics and geriatrics.
Fresenius Vamed has opened the Institute for Gender Medicine in cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna. This new research institute, in the Lower Austria town of Gars am Kamp, will focus on the different needs of female and male patients, for example in the interpretation of disease symptoms. Fresenius Vamed will be able to use the institute’s research findings to develop tailored treatment offerings in areas such as prevention and rehabilitation. The Institute for Gender Medicine complements initiatives for individualized medical care already being carried out by the VAMED International Medical Board and its approximately 650 physicians.
Quirónsalud, the Spanish hospital group that is part of Fresenius Helios, is undertaking a major expansion of University Hospital Quirónsalud Madrid. A new, 6,000-square-meter (almost 65,000-square-foot) wing scheduled for completion by next summer will add 52 new beds, bringing the hospital’s total to 288. The expansion will also include 25 doctors’ offices, nine resuscitation rooms and three delivery rooms, as well as two hybrid operating rooms that can be used both for conventional operations and for minimally invasive surgical procedures – so-called “keyhole surgery.” All expansion and modernization measures should be completed by the end of 2018. The total investment is about €31 million.
The price increase for hospital services in Germany has been set at 2.97% for 2018. This is in line with the level of past years.
Caspofungin, an antifungal medicine, expands the company's sterile injectable anti-infective portfolio.
Quarterly Financial Report Q2 2018 (IFRS) (PDF, 387 KB)
Fresenius Factsheet H1/2018 (PDF, 465 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q1 2018 (IFRS) (PDF, 334 KB)
Annual Report 2017 (IFRS) (PDF, 3.21 MB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q3 2017 (IFRS) (PDF, 350 KB)
Fresenius Factsheet H1/2018 (PDF, 465 KB)
Investor Relations General Presentation (PDF, 833 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q2 2017 (IFRS) (PDF, 380 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q1 2017 (IFRS) (PDF, 295 KB)
Annual Report 2016 (U.S. GAAP) (PDF, 2.89 MB)
Consolidated Financial Statements / Management Report 2016 (IFRS) (PDF, 1.02 MB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q3 2016 (US-GAAP) (PDF, 337 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q3 2016 (IFRS) (PDF, 373 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q2 2016 (US-GAAP) (PDF, 369 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q2 2016 (IFRS) (PDF, 333 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q1 2016 (US-GAAP) (PDF, 830 KB)
Quarterly Financial Report Q1 2016 (IFRS) (PDF, 309 KB)
Annual Report 2015 (US-GAAP) (PDF, 3.18 MB)
Consolidated Financial Statements / Management Report 2015 (IFRS) (PDF, 1.02 MB)