Hengeler Mueller advises Linde on Merger with Praxair
26. December 2016
On 20 December 2016, Linde AG (Linde) and Praxair Inc. (Praxair) announced that the companies intend to combine in a merger of equals under a new holding company through an all-stock transaction. The companies have signed a non-binding term sheet and expect to execute a definitive Business Combination Agreement as soon as practicable.
Hengeler Mueller advises Linde on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Maximilian Schiessl (Düsseldorf), Jochen Vetter (Munich) (both Corporate/M&A), Reinhold Ernst (Capital Markets, Düsseldorf), Matthias Scheifele (Tax, Frankfurt), Hans-Jörg Niemeyer (Antitrust, Brussels), Simon Patrick Link (Corporate, Munich), Dirk Uwer (Regulatory, Düsseldorf), Emanuel P. Strehle (Corporate/M&A, Munich) as well as associates Matthias Cloppenburg (Corporate, Düsseldorf), Daniel Engel (Munich), Philipp Esser (Düsseldorf), Daniel Illhardt, Lisa Kopp (both Munich) (all M&A), Laura Stoicescu (Antitrust, Brussels) and Marc Wetzig (M&A, Düsseldorf).