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Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA - AGM 17 May 2019

Item 1: Unlike at German stock corporations, shareholders of a KGaA are legally required to vote on the annual accounts.

Item 5a: KPMG has audited the Company since the financial year 1981 which exceeds our maximum acceptable term of office. We welcome however that the Company has announced to change the audit firm as of financial year 2020, see item 5b of the agenda, and therefore exceptionally recommend to support the reappointment of KPMG.

Fresenius SE & Co KGaA

Fresenius is a health care group providing products and services for dialysis, hospitals and outpatient medical care. Co. operates four business segments: Fresenius Medical Care; Fresenius Kabi; Fresenius Helios; and Fresenius Vamed. Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis care and dialysis products for patients with chronic kidney failure. Fresenius Kabi is engaged in the provision of generic drugs, infusion therapies, clinical nutrition products, related medical devices and transfusion technology. Fresenius Vamed manages projects and provides services for hospitals and other health care facilities. Fresenius Helios is a private hospital operator which only operates in Germany.


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