Fresenius Medical Care completes acquisition of NxStage Medical

NxStage develops, produces and markets an innovative product portfolio of medical devices for use in home dialysis and critical care.

The acquisition will enable Fresenius Medical Care to leverage its manufacturing, supply chain and marketing competencies across the dialysis products, services and Care Coordination businesses in a less labor- and capital-intensive care setting. 

“The closing of this transaction is an important milestone in enhancing our patients’ choice of dialysis treatment modality,” said Rice Powell, Chief Executive Officer of Fresenius Medical Care. “By combining NxStage’s capabilities with our broad product and service offering, we can help patients to live even more independently. In addition to broadening our product portfolio, this acquisition positions Fresenius Medical Care to benefit from the growing trend toward home-based therapies.” 

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