On 18 May 2012, FPS Beteiligungs AG, a 100 percent subsidiary of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, published a public takeover offer to the shareholders of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG. In this context, the management board of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG today entered into an agreement in principle with the management board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA. This agreement contains key points regarding the maintenance of jobs and locations as well as measures for the integration of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG into the Fresenius-Group in case the takeover offer will be successful. Against the background of this agreement in principle, the management board of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG will recommend that the shareholders of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG accept the public takeover offer by FPS Beteiligungs AG. The comprehensive reasoned opinion (begründete Stellungnahme) of the management board of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG will be published within a few days. Presumably on Whit Monday, 28 May 2012, the supervisory board of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG will resolve on a separate own opinion based on a proposal submitted by the special committee that was established for this purpose.
The Board of Management