The BOC Group - Ownership and Business Overview


The BOC Group Ownership

Who owns The BOC Group?

The BOC Group is owned by Linde. It was acquired on March 6, 2006.

The BOC Group Business Overview

Where is The BOC Group headquartered?

The BOC Group is headquartered in Guildford, United Kingdom.

How many employees does The BOC Group have?

The BOC Group has 30,000 employees.

What sector is The BOC Group in?

The BOC Group is a chemicals company.

Chemicals M&A Summary in 2006

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, chemicals ranked 23 in number of deals in 2006. The largest chemicals acquisition in 2006 was The BOC Group - which was acquired by Linde for $12.3B.

Join Mergr to view all 77 acquisitions of chemicals companies in 2006, including 26 acquisitions by private equity firms, and 51 by strategics.

The BOC Group

United Kingdom,

The BOC Group is a multinational industrial gas company. It was formed in 1886 is based in Guildford, England.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $200M $200M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BOC Packaged Gas Business 2004-04-02 200M USD Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution - - 1 (100%) 200M (100%)
Total - - 1 $200M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States - - 1 200M
Total - - 1 $200M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
Largest BOC Packaged Gas Business
$200M (2004-04-02)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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