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Bad Homburg vor der Höhe

(bät hôm`bo͝ork fôr dĕr hö`ə),

Bad Homburg,

or

Homburg,

city (1994 pop. 51,455), Hesse, central Germany, at the foot of the Taunus Mts. It is a famous spa and resort. Manufactures include foodstuffs, machinery, textiles, and leather goods. Chartered in the early 14th cent., Bad Homburg was from 1622 to 1866 the capital of the landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg.
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(Bad Homburg DEU), which increased its full-year outlook the previous week, posted strong second-quarter earnings and sales thanks mainly to its infusion drug unit Kabi.
Fresenius SE (Bad Homburg, Germany) said that its first-quarter net income rose 8% on improved revenues across its four units, including its key dialysis unit Fresenius Medical Care.
Fresenius, based in Bad Homburg, Germany, said net income in the July-September period rose to euro128 million ($190 million) from euro112 million in the third quarter of 2008.
Net income grew to $221 million, or 74 cents a share, from $211 million, or 71 cents, the Bad Homburg, Germany-based company said in a statement.
Fresenius, of Bad Homburg, Germany, will pay $23 a share in cash for APP.