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    1. August 16, 2016

      Praxair and Linde shrug off antitrust concerns over merger

      US gas company Praxair and German rival Linde are confident that they will be able to overcome antitrust concerns and...

    2. August 16, 2016

      Praxair/Linde: heavier than air

      Air may be free, but there is money in its constituents. Selling industrial gases such as nitrogen and oxygen has been...

    1. Fast FT

      May 6, 2016

      Evonik shares heat up on deal speculation

      Shares in German chemicals group Evonik Industries jumped more than 6 per cent following a report that it is nearing a...

    2. February 29, 2016

      European industrials say stability begins at home

      Many of Europe’s largest industrial groups now regard their home continent as a source of stable growth amid the...

    3. December 1, 2015

      Linde: breathe deeply

      In the event of a sudden loss in cabin pressure, oxygen masks drop. Investors in Linde could do with them. After the...

    4. November 19, 2015

      Air Liquide chief expects investors to see appeal of Airgas deal

      Benoît Potier, chief executive of Paris-based Air Liquide, had reached the most sensitive phase of negotiations to buy...

    5. November 18, 2015

      Air Liquide / Airgas: high as a kite

      Nancy Reagan’s 1980s Just Say No campaign was about keeping kids away from illicit drugs. The corporate version of Just...

    6. November 18, 2015

      Air Liquide agrees to buy Airgas for $13.4bn

      French industrial gas group Air Liquide said on Tuesday that it had agreed to buy US-based Airgas in a $13.4bn deal, in...

    7. May 10, 2015

      Activist shareholders lead new French revolution of pay excess

      Three years after the UK’s “shareholder spring” inspired a rash of investor protests against excessive executive pay,...

    8. January 1, 2015

      Air Liquide chief Potier says France must change

      A leading French industrialist has said that it is easier for French companies to do business outside the country than...

    9. November 18, 2014

      Cost and lack of fuel stations drag on hydrogen car take-up

      The biggest hurdles to the widespread adoption of hydrogen-powered cars are the cost of building such vehicles and the...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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. -...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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. -...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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;...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. November 23, 2009

      The greening of manufacturing

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

    31. November 22, 2009

      Europe looks to lead green revolution

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

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. September 21, 2009

      Leadership post-crisis

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

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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