Linde makes bid for BOC Group

January 2006
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that German industrial gas company Linde AG made an unsolicited $13.54 billion takeover offer for Great Britain-based BOC Group PLC. BOC board of directors rejected the offer because of preconditions that included financing, anti-trust approvals and due diligence. The Linde offer also failed to value fully the growth prospects of BOC.


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