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Air Liquide SA (AIRP.PA)

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Air Liquide signs a long term contract with petroleum group in Oman
Thursday, 6 Apr 2017 02:30am EDT 

Air Liquide SA : Air Liquide and Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) recently signed a long term agreement for the supply of nitrogen to the Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) . To build a new nitrogen production unit of around 20 million euros ($21.35 million) with a total capacity of 500 tonnes of nitrogen per day .Expects to start operations in the first quarter of 2019.  Full Article

Lincoln Electric enters into exclusive negotiations with Air Liquide
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 04:05pm EST 

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc : Lincoln Electric enters into exclusive negotiations with Air Liquide to acquire its Air Liquide welding subsidiary .Lincoln Electric -J.P. Morgan Securities Llc is acting as financial advisor and jones day is acting as legal advisor to Lincoln Electric.  Full Article

Air liquide says signed share purchase agreement with financial institution in context of its share buyback program
Thursday, 16 Feb 2017 01:27pm EST 

Air Liquide Sa : Signed share purchase agreement with financial institution in context of its share buyback program . Share buyback program was approved at combined shareholders' meeting of company on May 12th, 2016 .Terms of agreement, signed on February 16th, 2017, set a volume of 1.5 million Air Liquide shares.  Full Article

Kyorin Holdings unit forms sales business alliance with Air Liquide Japan, Ltd.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017 09:32pm EST 

Kyorin Holdings Inc <4569.T>: Says its unit formed sales business alliance with Air Liquide Japan, Ltd. .Says two entities will cooperate on the marketing of hand hygiene products in Japan.  Full Article

Air Liquide strengthens partnership with ArcelorMittal in France, Benelux
Monday, 9 Jan 2017 11:38am EST 

Air Liquide SA : Strengthens its long-term partnership with ArcelorMittal in France and Benelux .In the frame of this new contract, Air Liquide will extend its pipeline network in Benelux.  Full Article

Air Liquide considers divestment options for welding activity
Thursday, 15 Dec 2016 11:35am EST 

Air Liquide SA : Air liquide is considering various options for the divestment of Air Liquide Welding, its welding activity . Different scenarios are being reviewed, preference being given to discussions with an industrial partner . There can be no assurance these scenarios will result in a divestment project . Air liquide is focused on its gas & services activities following group's acquisition of airgas .If such a project was confirmed, employee representative bodies would be informed first and foremost.  Full Article

Air Liquide completes a 3.3 billion euro capital increase
Friday, 7 Oct 2016 12:31pm EDT 

Air Liquide SA : Air liquide completes the refinancing of its Airgas acquisition with a successful capital increase of 3.3 billion euros ($3.68 billion) . Following the subscription period, which ended on September 28, the total subscription orders amounted to approximately 6.3 billion euros, representing a total subscription rate of 191.2 percent . 40,334,395 new shares were subscribed on an irreducible basis . 42,266,306 new shares were requested on a reducible basis and will only be satisfied with respect to 2,867,814 new shares . Settlement, delivery and start of trading on Euronext Paris of the new shares will take place on October 11, 2016 . As from October 11, 2016, the share capital of Air Liquide will amount to 2,138,509,373.00 euros, consisting of 388,819,886 shares Further company coverage: [AIRP.PA] ($1 = 0.8967 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom) ((gdynia.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +48 58 772 0920;)).  Full Article

Air Liquide launches last step of Airgas acquisition refinancing
Friday, 23 Sep 2016 02:30am EDT 

Air Liquide SA : Launches the last step of Airgas acquisition refinancing .Announces successful placement of five USD-denominated senior bonds for an aggregate amount of $4.5 billion ($4.50 billion).  Full Article

Air Liquide confirms rights issue plan with H1 results
Monday, 1 Aug 2016 01:24am EDT 

Air Liquide Sa : Air liquide says h1 reported sales up 2.2 percent at 8.295 billion euros, net profit 811 million euros, down 4.6 percent reported, up 1.1 percent on comparable basis . Air liquide says airgas acquisition will be accretive in 2016 . Air liquide sees u.s. Asset sales finalised in h2 . Air liquide says confident in ability to generate net profit growth in 2016 . Air liquide says generated 143 million euros in recurring efficiency gains in h1, sees these enhanced in h2 thanks to airgas .Air liquide says confirms plan to proceed with rights issue of between 3.0 and 3.5 billion euros in sept/oct depending on market conditions.  Full Article

Air liquide 2016-2020 objectives
Wednesday, 6 Jul 2016 01:45am EDT 

Air Liquide : 2016-20 objctives . Revenue growth: +6 pct to +8 pct CAGR . Airgas synergies > $300 million . Maintain S&P `A` range rating . Efficiency gains > 300 million euros on average per year .Roce > 10 pct after 5 to 6 years.  Full Article


Linde trims costs, lifts margins as Praxair row brews

LONDON/MUNICH German industrial gases maker Linde reported a 3 percent rise in third-quarter core profit, the high-end of forecasts, as a row brewed over the future of its engineering and healthcare units after a planned merger with Praxair .