Articles of Association of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
I. General Terms
NAME AND REGISTERED OFFICE
(1) The Company is a partnership limited by shares ( KGaA ). The name of the
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
(2) The registered office of the Company is in Hof an der Saale.
OBJECTS OF THE BUSINESS
(1) The objects of the Company are:
a) the development, production and distribution of as well as the trading in health care
products, systems and procedures, including dialysis;
b) the projecting, planning, establishment, acquisition and operation of health care
businesses, including dialysis centers, also in separate enterprises or through third parties
as well as the participation in such dialysis centers;
c) the development, production and distribution of other pharmaceutical products and
the provision of services in this field;
d) the provision of advice in the medical and pharmaceutical areas as well as scientific
information and documentation;
e) the provision of laboratory services for dialysis and non-dialysis patients and
homecare medical services.
The Company will operate itself or through subsidiaries at home and abroad.
(2) The Company shall be entitled to enter into any and all business transactions and take
any and all measures which seem to be necessary or useful to achieve the objects of the
Company and may, in particular, participate in other enterprises of the same or similar kind,
take over the management and/or the representation of such enterprises, transfer company
divisions, including essential company divisions, to enterprises in which the Company holds
an interest and establish branches at home and abroad.
NOTIFICATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
(1) All notifications of the Company shall be made in the electronic Federal Gazette
( Elektronischer Bundesanzeiger ).
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