FMC To Shell Out $2.1B For Dialysis Cos.

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT) -- Fresenius Medical Care AG on Tuesday announced it would purchase Liberty Dialysis Holdings Inc. and American Access Care Holdings LLC for a combined $2.09 billion.

The additions of Liberty Dialysis and American Access Care will beef up FMC's existing dialysis capabilities, increasing its position as the largest provider of renal care in the United States.

In the larger of the two acquisitions, FMC, a German company, agreed to take over Liberty Dialysis for $1.7 billion including assumed debt. FMC also agreed to invest a further $300...
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