Important markets and competitive position

Fresenius operates in about 70 countries through its subsidiaries. The main markets are Europe and North America where Fresenius generates 42 % and 43 % of its sales, respectively.

Fresenius Medical Care is the worldwide leader in dialysis. The company holds the leading position in dialysis care, with a market share of 17 % in revenue terms, treats the most dialysis patients, and operates the largest number of dialysis clinics. In dialysis products, Fresenius Medical Care is also the leading supplier, with a market share of 32 %. Fresenius Kabi holds leading market positions in Europe and has strong positions in the growth markets of Asia-Pacific and Latin America. In the United States, Fresenius Kabi is one of the leading suppliers of generic IV drugs. Fresenius Helios is a leading private hospital operator in Germany. Fresenius Vamed is one of the world’s leading companies specializing in engineering and services for hospitals and other health care facilities.

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