Air Liquide S.A.

75, Quai d'Orsay,
Paris, 75 321
France,
+33 (0)1 40 62 55 55
www.airliquide.com

Air Liquide S.A. is a global provider of gases. Products include oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and specialty gases. Air Liquide S.A. was formed in 1902 and is based Paris, France.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 13 4 3 3 - 2 25
vol $372M $13.4B $13.8B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 2 1 - - 2 1 6
vol $570M $130M $699M
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Largest Airgas, Inc.
$13.4B (2015-11-17)
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Largest Air Liquide - Industrial Gas Business
$560M (2004-12-03)

According to our data here at Mergr, Air Liquide S.A. has acquired 26 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Air Liquide S.A.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Airgas for $13.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold Air Liquide - Industrial Gas Business to Praxair for $560M. Air Liquide S.A. has acquired in 4 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (28%) and chemicals (20%).

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 224 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic chemicals acquirer over the past 3 years is Axalta Coating Systems, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the chemicals sector over the past 3 years is SK Capital Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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