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Fresenius Kabi starts joint venture on I.V. generics in Indonesia

(PresseBox) (Bad Homburg, ) Fresenius Kabi has started the joint venture announced in August with the leading Indonesian pharmaceutical company PT Soho Global Health (SGH) by completing the acquisition of a 51 percent stake in PT Ethica Industri Farmasi, a subsidiary of SGH, on October 1, 2013.

The joint venture operates a production plant in Jakarta and primarily manufactures I.V. generic drugs and infusion solutions. In 2012, the product portfolio of the new joint venture generated sales of more than €40 million.

The joint venture makes Fresenius Kabi the market leader in I.V. generics in Indonesia, and provides an attractive platform for future growth in one of the fastest-growing emerging economies in Southeast Asia.

The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

This release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Future results could differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements due to certain factors, e.g. changes in business, economic and competitive conditions, regulatory reforms, results of clinical trials, foreign exchange rate fluctuations, uncertainties in litigation or investigative proceedings, and the availability of financing. Fresenius does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements in this release.

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Fresenius is a health care group with international operations, providing products and services for dialysis, hospital and outpatient medical care. In 2012, Group sales were €19.3 billion. On June 30, 2013, the Fresenius Group had 173,325 employees worldwide.

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