Linde Plc welcomes BOC Gases Nigeria into its family
BOC Gases Nigeria Plc has released a notification, alerting its shareholders and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), that by the virtue of a merger between Linde Aktiengesellschaft (Linde AG) and Praxair Inc, Linde Plc has become the parent company of both organisations. According to the notice, Linde Plc now holds an indirect beneficial interest in BOC UK and also, indirect beneficial ownership in BOC Gases Nigeria Plc, through its 92% interest in Linde AG. “We confirm that following the merger, BOC UK will continue to hold all the shares it currently holds in BOC Gases Nigeria PLC, and that none of these shares will be transferred by BOC UK to any other person as a direct consequence of the merger. Linde AG is a company registered in Germany and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Praxair Inc. is a company registered in the United States of America and formally listed on the New York Stock Exchange.