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EUR 184.80 For Business Accounts Only

Baxter International Inc.: Baxter's prior period financial statements cannot be relied upon – credit negative, no immediate rating impact

Baxter is well positioned and we expect the matter to be concluded by March 31 2020. However the restatement issue raises concerns on compliance, controls and reporting functions.
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Baxter International Inc.

Baxter International, through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of healthcare products, including acute and chronic dialysis therapies; sterile intravenous solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition therapies; inhaled anesthetics; generic injectable pharmaceuticals; and surgical hemostat and sealant products. These products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors' offices and by patients at home under physician supervision. The company manages its business based on three geographic segments: Americas (North and South America), Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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