Linde AG (LING.DE)
* RECOMMENDED TO TRIBUNAL PROPOSED DEAL FOR ABSA BANK TO BUY PACIFIC HEIGHTS INVESTMENTS BE APPROVED, WITHOUT CONDITIONS
FRANKFURT Industrial gases group Linde has exceeded an important 74 percent approval threshold for its planned $80 billion tie-up with Praxair, it said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT, Nov 8 Industrial gases group Linde has exceeded an important 74 percent approval threshold for its planned $80 billion tie-up with Praxair , it said on Wednesday.
* CEO says decisions on engineering, Lincare will be made after closing of Praxair deal
* Praxair CFO casts doubt over future of engineering, healthcare
MUNICH, Oct 27 Linde's engineering and Lincare health businesses will remain part of the group for now, Chief Executive Aldo Belloni said on Friday, pouring cold water on the idea that they could be divested following a planned merger with Praxair.
* Says 67.9 pct of shares have been tendered for exchange in Praxair merger
LONDON, Oct 27 German industrial gases group Linde, which is striving for an $80 billion merger with U.S. peer Praxair, reported third-quarter core earnings above analysts' forecasts and confirmed its sales and earnings targets for 2017.
Oct 23 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
FRANKFURT Industrial gases group Linde has cut the approval threshold and extended a deadline for accepting its $80 billion tie-up with Praxair, while pushing on with plans to get a green light from regulators.