Bad Homburg, Germany – Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (the “company” or “Fresenius Medical Care”; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: FME / New York Stock Exchange: FMS), the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, has upsized its syndicated credit facility by 850 million U.S. dollar equivalent to a total amount of approximately 4.4 billion U.S. dollar equivalent, with pricing and other conditions more favorable to the company. The amended credit facility consists of revolving facilities and term loans, both U.S. dollar and euro denominated. The final maturity date was extended by two years to October 30, 2019. The facilities will be used to refinance existing debt, for working capital needs and general corporate purposes.
Fresenius Medical Care also successfully extended its $800 million accounts receivable facility with improved terms. The new facility will now mature November 24, 2017.
About Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care is the world's largest integrated provider of products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis because of chronic kidney failure, a condition that affects more than 2.5 million individuals worldwide. Through its network of 3,349 dialysis clinics in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis treatments for 283,135 patients around the globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also the world's leading provider of dialysis products such as hemodialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposable products.
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