Air Liquide Acquires Lurgi and Zimmer

Alperowicz, Natasha
April 2007
Chemical Week;4/25/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 14, p7
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This article states that Air Liquide has agreed to buy engineering contractor Lurgi, and Lurgi's polyester plant contracting subsidiary Lurgi Zimmer, from GEA Group of Bochum, Germany for €200 million. The acquisition is based on an equity value of approximately € 550 million, including the assumption of Lurgi's cash position, as well as pension and other liabilities. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter 2007.


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