Linde scores high-price for Kion forklift branch

Williams, Dede
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that Linde has sold its material handling business, for €4 billion to a private equity partnership of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Goldman Sachs. The price is higher than most observers expected and includes debts of €400 million. Analysts had valued the business at €3.5 billion. Yet, some estimates said it might fetch only €3 billion.


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