Biotest AG at a glance

Biotest is a global company that supplies plasma protein products and biotherapeutic drugs. Our products are primarily used in the therapeutic areas of clinical immunology, haematology and intensive care medicine.

Within our areas of specialisation, we start from pre-clinical and clinical development to manufacturing and global marketing. Research, development and production are carried out at our main headquarters in Germany. Our own sales organisations (affiliates) and cooperating partners represent our global distribution network.

Headquarters and affiliates

In addition to the company headquarters in Dreieich (near Frankfurt, Germany). Biotest has affiliates and sales companies in seven European countries (France, UK, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Spain) and in Brazil.

Production location

Biotest’s manufacturing facilities are located in Dreieich, Germany at the company’s headquarters. Together with its contract partners, Biotest can process up to 1.5 million litres of blood plasma annually.

Biotest is currently working towards doubling its production capacities with its “Biotest Next Level” investment programme in Dreieich 

Marketing and distribution

Biotest products are currently marketed in more than 90 countries around the world. Biotest either sells its products directly through its own affiliates or in cooperation with local marketing partners or distributors.

Plasmapheresis centres to collect the raw material

The raw material for plasma protein products is human blood plasma. Biotest collects plasma through plasmapheresis in its own collection centres in Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Plasma donations and processing are subject to very strict safety requirements and regulations.

Biotest Group facts and figures

Area of activity: Development, manufacture and sale of plasma protein products and biotherapeutic drugs in the therapeutic areas of clinical immunology, haematology and intensive care medicine.
Main products: Immunoglobulins, clotting factors, albumin
Corporate headquarters: Dreieich (near Frankfurt), Germany.

Development and production in Dreieich, affiliates in seven European countries and in Brazil, plasma collection centres across Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

Employees: More than 1,900 employees primarily in Germany.
Revenue: € 484.2 million (2020).
Founded: 1946 in Frankfurt, Germany (as Biotest Serum-Institut GmbH).
group companies:

Biotest AG – parent company.
Plasma Service Europe GmbH, plasma collection in Europe.

The complete list of shareholdings, which includes all companies in which Biotest AG holds a direct or indirect interest in accordance with Section 313 (2) of the German Commercial Code (HGB), is presented in section F10 of the Annual Report.

Stock: Ordinary and preference shares in Biotest AG have been listed on the stock exchange since 1987 (XETRA, Frankfurt and other regional German exchanges), the preference shares are quoted in the Prime Standard.