About Baxter

Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

This release includes forward-looking statements concerning a definitive agreement entered into by Baxter to acquire Cheetah Medical, including expectations regarding the financial impact and other benefits of such acquisition for Baxter. The statements are based on assumptions about many important factors, including the following, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: the ability of Baxter and Cheetah Medical to obtain required regulatory approvals and satisfy closing conditions; Baxter’s ability to close the transaction, successfully integrate the business and realize the benefits of the acquisition, including with respect to cost synergies and planned product development activities; continued strength in Baxter’s financial position, including cash flows;demand for and market acceptance of new and existing products; the ability of Baxter to develop, manufacture and commercialize, as applicable, new and existing products; product quality or patient safety concerns; actions of regulatory bodies and other governmental authorities; changes in laws and regulations; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing on Form 10-K and other SEC filings, all of which are available on its website. Baxter does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

Baxter is a registered trademark of Baxter International Inc. Starling™ SV is a trademark of Cheetah Medical.

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