Slaughter and May advised Linde AG on the UK tax law aspects and certain UK corporate law aspects of its combination with Praxair, Inc.

Slaughter and May advised Linde AG on the UK tax law aspects and certain UK corporate law aspects of its combination with Praxair, Inc. The new Irish-incorporated group holding company is to be known as Linde plc and is to be tax resident in the UK and listed on the NYSE and Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

The firm worked as part of an integrated team with Hengeler Mueller, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and William Fry.

Linde AG is a German-based provider of industrial, medical and special gases. Praxair, Inc. is an American worldwide industrial gases company. The combination would create a leading global company for industrial gases with an estimated combined market value of approximately USD 70 billion and have pro forma revenues of approximately USD 29 billion.

Jamshed Bilimoria Associate
Steve Cooke Partner
Chris McGaffin Partner