Fresenius to Buy Spanish Hospital Network for $6.42 Billion

  • Cash-and-stock deal acquires company from CVC Capital Partners
  • Fresenius didn’t use banks, sees 50 million euros in savings

Fresenius SE, Europe’s biggest publicly traded health-care provider, is buying a Spanish hospital group for 5.76 billion euros ($6.42 billion) in its largest acquisition as it seeks to expand its German network across Europe. The stock soared the most in more than a year.

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