With the new Fresenius Financial Framework Fresenius aims to generate attractive and predictable dividend yields. In line with its progressive dividend policy, the Company aims to increase the dividend in line with earnings per share growth (before special items, in constant currency) but at least maintain the dividend at the prior-year’s level. For fiscal year 2022, we will propose to the Annual General Meeting a dividend at the prior-year level of €0.92 per share (2021: €0.92). The payout to the shareholders of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA would amount to €518 million or 30% of consolidated net income. Based on this proposal and the year-end share price, the dividend yield is 3.5%.