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Praxair-Linde merger off the table

12 September 2016By

The Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG story will not be going full circle anytime soon, after both companies announced the termination of talks over a potential merger.

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Divestment deal: FTC gives Air Liquide go-ahead

8 September 2016By

The extensive US divestment package announced by Air Liquide in conjunction with its acquisition of Airgas has officially been cleared by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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Breaking News: Praxair and Linde in reported merger talks

16 August 2016By ,

Praxair Inc. is reportedly in merger talks with Linde AG in another potentially significant development for the $80bn industrial gases industry.

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DeLille Oxygen acquires NyeCo

19 October 2016By

Industrial gas supplier DeLille Oxygen Company, which is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has acquired fellow US-based business NyeCo Gas, Inc.

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Tier One divestment: Korean onsite and bulk business

18 October 2016By

Linde Korea, a member of Tier One player The Linde Group, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the onsite and bulk business of Air Liquide Korea.

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Hexagon strengthens pressure cylinder market presence

17 October 2016By

Composite cylinder specialist Hexagon Composites has strengthened its operations after entering into an agreement with AVANCO GmbH to acquire its wholly-owned subsidiary xperion Energy & Environment.

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Air Liquide completes Airgas acquisition refinancing

10 October 2016By

Air Liquide has successfully completed the refinancing of its $13.4bn acquisition of Airgas.

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European acquisition for Auguste Cryogenics

7 October 2016By

Cryogenic tank manufacturer Auguste Cryogenics SK s.r.o has augmented its presence in Europe after acquiring Taylor-Wharton International’s European Operations outfit.

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Aqua Lung divestment in “exclusive negotiation” phase

6 October 2016By

Just one month after Air Liquide announced it was evaluating the possible divestment of its subsidiary Aqua Lung the corporation has entered into “exclusive negotiations” with a leading European private equity firm.

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SIAD acquires Istrabenz Plini in Slovenia

9 September 2016By

The SIAD Group’s internationalisation process continues with the news that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Istrabenz Plini, a Slovenian leader in the production and distribution of industrial and technical gases.

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Air Liquide considers Aqua Lung divestment

8 September 2016By

Air Liquide has confirmed that it is evaluating the possible sale of its subsidiary Aqua Lung, representing the latest round of divestment discussions for the corporation.

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Atlas Copco acquires Leybold Vacuum

5 September 2016By

Effective 1st September (2016), Sweden’s Atlas Copco AB has acquired the former Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum GmbH company, now renamed Leybold GmbH.

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Shake up in on-site gas generation: NOVAIR acquires NOXERIOR

1 September 2016By

The on-site gas generation sector has witnessed a shake up as NOVAIR, a leading small plant specialist based in France, has announced its acquisition of Italian generator manufacturer NOXERIOR, previously known as IGS-Italia.

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