Renal Care Group, Inc. (RCGI) Announces Closing Of Transaction With Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (FMS)  
3/31/2006 12:43:32 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2006--Renal Care Group, Inc. (NYSE:RCI) today announced that Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA completed its acquisition of Renal Care Group effective March 31, 2006. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (FWB: FME, FME3) (NYSE: FMS, FMS-p) is the world's largest provider of dialysis products and services. Under the terms of the merger agreement for the transaction, shareholders of Renal Care Group will receive $48.00 per common share. Shareholders will receive instructions for surrendering their shares and receiving payment in the next several days.