Linde AG (LING.DE)
2 Dec 2016
FRANKFURT Linde supervisory board Chairman Wolfgang Reitzle is still in favor of a tie-up between the German industrial gases maker and U.S. rival Praxair , which has made a renewed merger proposal, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported.
FRANKFURT/MUNICH U.S. industrial gases group Praxair has revived efforts to combine with German rival Linde , seeking to overcome differences over key personnel and location of headquarters that scuppered previous talks in September.
MUNICH/FRANKFURT German industrial gases group Linde's supervisory board is expected to discuss a fresh merger overture by Praxair at its next regular meeting on December 7, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT, Nov 29 German industrial gases group Linde has received a fresh approach from U.S. rival Praxair for a merger of equals and its executive board is reviewing the proposal.
BRIEF-Praxair confirms it has approached Linde AG about resuming discussions regarding potential merger
* Confirms company has approached Linde AG about resuming discussions regarding a potential merger
* Says received revised proposal concerning a potential merger of equals with Praxair Inc
FRANKFURT Germany's Linde is in talks with China's acquisitive transportation and leisure giant HNA Group over its temperature-controlled logistics unit Gist, two people close to the matter said.
FRANKFURT, Nov 23 Germany's Linde is in talks with China's acquisitive transportation and leisure giant HNA Group over its temperature-controlled logistics unit Gist, two people close to the matter said.
MUNICH, Germany German industrial gases group Linde said reviving merger talks with Praxair was not on the cards and announced a further restructuring program instead on Friday, anticipating years of low growth.
MUNICH, Germany German industrial gases group Linde is not considering reviving merger talks with rival Praxair , its outgoing chief executive told Reuters on Friday.