SOURCE: The Linde Group
Linde's Business Performance Remains Steady and Its Outlook is Confirmed
In the first nine months of 2012, Group revenue rose by 8.4 percent to EUR 11.063 bn, compared with EUR 10.209 bn for the first nine months of 2011. After adjusting for exchange rate effects, the increase in revenue was 3.8 percent. US homecare company, Lincare, contributed to this positive trend for the first time in the third quarter of 2012, generating post-acquisition revenue of EUR 231 m. Linde concluded its acquisition of Lincare in August 2012.