NxStage Medical Inc (NXTM.OQ)
14 Dec 2017
* NXSTAGE ANNOUNCES STOCKHOLDER APPROVAL OF MERGER AGREEMENT WITH FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE
* NxStage Medical announces FDA clearance for solo home hemodialysis using NxStage® system one™
* Nxstage kidney care subsidiary is partnering with Dialyze Direct Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) has struck a $2 billion deal to acquire U.S. home dialysis equipment maker NxStage Medical Inc , looking to capitalize on a trend for more patients to opt for domestic treatment.
* FMC shares down more than 2pct, biggest DAX losers (Rewrites first paragraph, adds background on shift to home dialysis and FMC's previous acquisitions, CEO quote)
* NxStage Medical - in light of acquisition agreement between Fresenius Medical Care and NxStage, NxStage is no longer providing financial guidance