26. Noncontrolling interest

As of December 31, noncontrolling interest in the Group was as follows:

in million € 2009 2008
Noncontrolling interest in Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 3,050 2,751
Noncontrolling interest in HELIOS Kliniken GmbH 4 4
Noncontrolling interest in VAMED AG 33 30
Noncontrolling interest in the business segments    
Fresenius Medical Care 145 115
Fresenius Kabi 37 32
Fresenius Helios 110 99
Fresenius Vamed 3 2
Corporate / Other 0
Total noncontrolling interest 3,382 3,033

in million € 2009 2008
Noncontrolling interest in Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 3,050 2,751
Noncontrolling interest in HELIOS Kliniken GmbH 4 4
Noncontrolling interest in VAMED AG 33 30
Noncontrolling interest in the business segments    
Fresenius Medical Care 145 115
Fresenius Kabi 37 32
Fresenius Helios 110 99
Fresenius Vamed 3 2
Corporate / Other 0
Total noncontrolling interest 3,382 3,033

In 2009, noncontrolling interest increased by € 349 million to € 3,382 million. The change resulted from the noncontrolling interest in profit of € 497 million, less dividend payments of € 166 million and other effects, mainly noncontrolling interest in stock options, currency effects and first-time consolidations, in a total amount of € 18 million.

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