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  1. June 24, 2014

    Business leaders urged to make stronger case for EU

    Business leaders in Europe need to make a stronger case for the EU, the new chairman of an influential industry lobby group...

  2. January 5, 2014

    Air Liquide looks to fuel cells to drive results

    Hydrogen is hardly new, having been formed about 13.8bn years ago along with our solar system, but Benoit Potier hopes that...

  1. November 7, 2013

    Linde chief retires in glory

    Construct a personality profile of the chief executive of an industrial gases group. Apart from essential leadership...

  2. October 29, 2012

    Linde plans to cut costs further

    Linde, the world’s second-largest maker of industrial gases by sales, is planning deeper cost cuts to protect profits in the...

  3. October 29, 2012

    Linde – a breath of fresh air

    In a treacly European earnings season, Monday’s results from industrial gases group Linde were a gas. True, there was some...

  4. FT Alphaville

    June 27, 2012

    Suitors said to line up for Lincare...

    Linde of Germany is understood to be leading the bidding for Lincare Holdings, a Clearwater, Florida based specialist in...

  5. April 29, 2012

    Immersed in the drama of science

    Midway through a conversation that has verged on the drily technical, Benoît Potier suddenly demonstrates why he once...

  6. January 17, 2012

    Hydrogen cell cars move to fast lane

    Hydrogen-powered cars – frequently derided as the perpetual technology of the future – are to receive the support of...

  7. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Monday, - HSBC sells 195 New York retail branches to First Niagara Bank — statement. - Frank...

  8. July 22, 2011

    People: Brevan founder heads for exit

    Hedge fund Brevan Howard’s chief operating officer and co-founder James Vernon is leaving the firm, becoming the most senior...

  9. June 20, 2011

    Charter shares drop on weakening demand

    Shares in Charter International fell by a quarter on Monday after the supplier of industrial compressors, welding and...

  10. FT Alphaville

    April 26, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - UBS sees inflows of $11.5bn to wealth management business in Q1 — statement. -...

  11. February 15, 2011

    Air Liquide boosts dividend by 11%

    Air Liquide boosted its dividend by 11.4 per cent, the first time in two years, as it signalled a return to “more sustained...

  12. February 14, 2011

    Eurofirst reaches highest close since September 2008

    European equities rose slightly on Monday, helped by promising economic data and resurgent optimism over corporate...

  13. June 30, 2010

    Companies awash with cash eschew corporate bonds

    It won't surprise credit bankers to learn that corporate bond issuance dropped by two-fifths in the past three months; the...

  14. June 29, 2010

    Companies awash with cash eschew corporate bonds

    It will not surprise credit bankers to learn that corporate bond issuance dropped by two-fifths in the past three months;...

  15. March 12, 2010

    European sales figures show signs of return to growth

    European companies have started to see an increase in sales in the last quarter, providing a tentative boost to corporate...

  16. March 12, 2010

    Sales growth starts to return in Europe

    European companies have seen a timid return to positive sales growth in the past quarter but still lag behind US rivals in...

  17. March 11, 2010

    Sales growth starts to return in Europe

    European companies have started to see an increase in sales in the last quarter, providing a tentative boost to corporate...

  18. February 5, 2010

    Gas attack

    After twice failing to do it the easy way, industrial gases provider Air Products is huffing and puffing to win control of...

  19. November 23, 2009

    The greening of manufacturing

    Leading European industrialists believe the future of manufacturing on the continent will increasingly revolve around green...

  20. November 22, 2009

    Europe looks to lead green revolution

    Leading European industrialists believe the future of manufacturing on the continent will increasingly revolve around green...

  21. October 13, 2009

    Deep job cuts ‘give US groups an edge’

    US companies appear to have cut far more jobs than their European rivals during the crisis, providing a possible explanation...

  22. September 22, 2009

    Leadership beyond a downturn

    Business has been through the toughest downturn in seven decades with a recession that has tested the leadership qualities...

  23. September 21, 2009

    Leadership post-crisis

    Business has been through the toughest downturn in seven decades with a recession that has tested the leadership qualities...

  24. September 18, 2009

    Eurofirst rally loses its impetus

    The FTSE Eurofirst 300 pushed through the 1,000 point mark this week but the rally faltered on Friday. European’s benchmark...

  25. September 16, 2009

    Europe's engineers thin on the ground

    A dearth of engineers in Europe is set to force companies to recruit heavily in India and China and could lead to a big...

  26. September 16, 2009

    Europe turns to China and India for engineers

    A dearth of engineers in Europe is set to force companies to recruit heavily in India and China and could lead to a big...

  27. September 14, 2009

    Company chiefs remain wary

    European chief executives may have been prescient in seeing the downturn coming last year but they are reluctant to herald...

  28. September 13, 2009

    Europe’s company chiefs remain wary

    European chief executives may have been prescient in seeing the downturn coming last year but they are reluctant to herald...

  29. May 29, 2009

    US caution checks momentum

    Equities snapped three sessions of gains in the region yesterday as investors responded cautiously to mixed US economic...

  30. May 28, 2009

    Exelixis alliance helps Sanofi buck trend

    One of only a handful of upward stocks on the Paris bourse was Sanofi-Aventis , the French pharmaceuticals group, which...

  31. March 16, 2009

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY * Investors in search of resilience against the economic gloom could receive some comfort when Wolfgang Reitzle,...

  32. November 20, 2008

    BASF woes drag on chemicals

    European stocks dropped sharply yesterday as sectors ranging from banking to energy, metals and chemicals were all hit by...

  33. November 19, 2008

    European stocks depressed by heavyweights

    European stocks dropped sharply on Wednesday as sectors ranging from banking to energy, metals and chemicals were hit by...

  34. May 2, 2008

    Enjoy the good times while you can

    A dizzying array of problems faces most European companies. They range from the strong euro, high raw material prices and a...

  35. May 2, 2008

    Enjoy the good times while you can

    A dizzying array of problems faces most European companies. They range from the strong euro, high raw material prices and a...

  36. May 1, 2008

    Business in Europe enjoys good times

    A dizzying array of problems faces most European companies. They range from the strong euro, high raw material prices and a...

  37. April 18, 2008

    Norwich Union: Sustainable path to profits

    Julie Quinn, manager of the Norwich Union Sustainable Future European Growth fund, says the fund aims for consistent...

  38. March 18, 2008

    Linde confident of rising above global slowdown

    Linde, one of the world's two largest industrial gases group, yesterday touted its business model as particularly well...

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