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Air Liquide is a producer and supplier of industrial and specialty gases, production technologies, and storage solutions. It builds plants and equipment for gas production, produces and delivers gases in large and small quantities, and provides molecules, equipment, and services to a variety of markets. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, glass, metals, electronics, food, petrochemicals, and healthcare.
TypePublic
Founded1902
HQParis, FR
Websiteairliquide.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)64,500(-3%)
Job Openings1,166
Revenue (FY, 2020)€20.5 B(-6%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)€150.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Air Liquide

Benoît Potier

Benoît Potier

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Graff

Michael J. Graff

Executive Vice President
Aude Rodriguez

Aude Rodriguez

Head of Investor Relations
Pascal Vinet

Pascal Vinet

Vice President
François Jackow

François Jackow

Executive Vice President
Kim Ann Mink

Kim Ann Mink

Independent Director
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Air Liquide Office Locations

Air Liquide has offices in Paris, Antony, Bagneux, Bussy-Saint-Georges and in 93 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
75 Quai d'Orsay
Antony, FR
Rue Alexis de Tocqueville
Bagneux, FR
152 Avenue Aristide Briand
Bussy-Saint-Georges, FR
8 Avenue Gutenberg
Champigny-sur-Marne, FR
57 Avenue Carnot
Gentilly, FR
28 Rue d'Arcueil
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Air Liquide Financials and Metrics

Air Liquide Revenue

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Air Liquide's revenue was reported to be €20.49 b in FY, 2020 which is a 6.5% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2020)

20.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(6.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

13.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

64.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

2.5b

EBITDA (FY, 2020)

5.9b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

3.7b

Market capitalization (9-Sept-2021)

70.9b

Closing stock price (9-Sept-2021)

150.2

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

1.8b

EV

93.3b
Air Liquide's current market capitalization is €70.9 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

21.0b21.9b20.5b

Revenue growth, %

3%4%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

8.3b8.2b7.2b

Gross profit

12.7b13.8b13.3b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

10.2b11.0b10.3b

Cost of goods sold

3.9b4.2b3.6b

Gross profit

6.2b6.7b6.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

61%61%65%
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.7b1.0b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

2.5b2.5b2.2b

Inventories

1.5b1.5b1.4b

Current Assets

6.8b6.0b6.3b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

1.2b1.0b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

3.1b2.7b2.2b

Inventories

1.5b1.6b1.6b

Current Assets

6.6b6.2b6.1b
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.2b2.3b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8b2.1b2.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

4.7b4.7b5.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.2b)(2.6b)(2.6b)
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

1.0b1.1b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

878.6m1.1b1.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.8b2.0b2.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.1b)(1.2b)(1.3b)
EURH1, 2018

EV/EBITDA

5.9 x

EV/EBIT

9.2 x

EV/CFO

8.2 x

Debt/Equity

9.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

24.6 x

P/E Ratio

4.2
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Air Liquide Operating Metrics

Air Liquide's Patients was reported to be 1.8 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020

Countries

80808080808078

Customers (Industrial Merchant)

2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m2 m

Patients

1.5 m1.5 m1.6 m1.6 m1.7 m1.7 m1.8 m

Hospitals

15 k15 k15 k15 k
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Air Liquide Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MedidisJune 13, 2019
DiaLibreApril 17, 2019
Tech AirMarch 20, 2019
Megamed AGFebruary 05, 2019
EoveApril 16, 2018
Sogo Sangyo Kabushiki KaishaSeptember 26, 2017
Cryotainer BVApril 12, 2017
ENN Clean Energy UKFebruary 21, 2017
OXYMASTERJanuary 24, 2017
Airgas IncorporatedNovember 17, 2015$13.4 b
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Air Liquide Revenue Breakdown

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Air Liquide revenue breakdown by business segment: 95.9% from Gas & Services and 4.1% from Other

Air Liquide revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 39.7% from Americas, 22.7% from Asia Pacific, 34.7% from Europe and 2.9% from Other

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Air Liquide Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Air Liquide Online and Social Media Presence

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Air Liquide Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    78/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    77/100

  • Diversity

    B

    76/100

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Air Liquide News and Updates

Global Home Health & Hospice Market 2021-2025 Featuring Fresenius, Air Liquide, Amedisys and LHC Group

Dublin, July 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Home Health & Hospice Market: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Insight on the Medical Oxygen Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Air Liquide, Cryofab and Terumo Medical Among Others

Dublin, May 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Medical Oxygen Market, By Form (Liquid Oxygen, Compressed, Oxygen Concentrators), By Purity (96% to 99.5%, 93% to 96%), By Delivery Mode, By Modality, By Technology, By Application, By End User, By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026" rep…

First quarter 2021: Return to growth for all activities in an improving environment

Group revenue for Q1 2021 totaled 5,334 million euros, in a still challenging but improving global health and economic environment.

Pierre-Etienne Franc bets big on hydrogen; his investment fund FiveT Hydrogen is aiming to raise €1bn for the ‘disruptive’ technology by summer 2022

After 25 years with Air Liquide, Pierre-Etienne Franc made the bold move to leave the company this month and set out on his own in pursuit of what he says is his passion, hydrogen. Franc, former co-secretary of the Hydrogen Council, is now front and centre of the first pureplay clean hydrogen invest…

Sasol and Air Liquide invite bidders for the supply of renewable energy

Sasol has set a greenhouse gas (GHG) target for their South African operations to reduce emissions by at least 10%, off a 2017 baseline, by 2030. The introduction of renewable energy will be a significant contributor to the company’s decarbonisation efforts.

Availability of the Pre-Q1 2021 Sales Communication

In conformity with market best practices, Air Liquide announces today that its Pre-Q1 2021 Sales Communication document is available on the company’s corporate website under the “Investors” section:
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Air Liquide Blogs

20210909_TECH4GOOD_Pitch_Competition_CCIFJ

TECH4GOOD Pitch Competition: Looking for startups ! -The French Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCIFJ) - Read time: 1 min CCIFJ is hosting the 4th edition of the Meet & Connect Event, on December 9th, 2021! This year, they are looking for French and Japanese startup…

Air Liquide to build and operate for Shagang a low carbon gas plant which is also the world’s largest for the steel industry

Air Liquide to build and operate for Shagang a low carbon gas plant which is also the world’s largest for the steel industry Read time: 3 mins Air Liquide and Jiangsu Shagang Group, the largest private steel enterprise in China and one of top 5 globally1, have signed a…

Air Liquide’s technology chosen for the world's largest hydrogen station in Beijing, China

Air Liquide’s technology chosen for the world's largest hydrogen station in Beijing, China Read time: 3 mins The Daxing hydrogen station equipped with Air Liquide technology is the world's largest hydrogen station with a capacity of nearly 5 tonnes per day. Located in …

Air Liquide announces new investment to reinforce its position in the electronics hub of Wuhan, China

Air Liquide announces new investment to reinforce its position in the electronics hub of Wuhan, China Read time: 2 mins Air Liquide will invest around 70 million euros to build a state-of-the-art gases plant in Wuhan, Central China, to supply a major memory chipmaker. …

ESG objectives to ACT for a sustainable future

2021年3月26日 (2021年3月23日 パリにて発表された内容です)   事業実績とサステナビリティを戦略の中核に据える仏エア・リキードは、その成⻑軌道に沿った、持続可能な未来に向けての行動のための新たなESG目標を発表しました。 有意義な変化をもたらすための当社の取り組みは、以下3つの領域からなる計画に沿って実施されます。 低炭素社会の実現に向けたCO2排出量の削減 医療ケア 社員と向き合い、最高レベルのガバナンスを構築するための土台としての信頼   CO2排出量の削減 当グループは、2015年のパリ協定を全面的に支持し、気候変動やエネルギー移行などの差し迫った…

Air Liquide China to plant 100,000 Saxaul Trees in Alxa, Inner Mongolia

Air Liquide China to plant 100,000 Saxaul Trees in Alxa, Inner Mongolia Read time: 3 mins Air Liquide China has launched a new CSR project with the donation of RMB 1 million yuan to support the plantation of 100,000 Saxaul trees in Inner Mongolia. This initiative is pa…
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Air Liquide Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Air Liquide founded?

    Air Liquide was founded in 1902.

  • Who are Air Liquide key executives?

    Air Liquide's key executives are Benoît Potier, Michael J. Graff and Aude Rodriguez.

  • How many employees does Air Liquide have?

    Air Liquide has 64,500 employees.

  • What is Air Liquide revenue?

    Latest Air Liquide annual revenue is €20.5 b.

  • What is Air Liquide revenue per employee?

    Latest Air Liquide revenue per employee is €317.6 k.

  • Who are Air Liquide competitors?

    Competitors of Air Liquide include Praxair, Samsung SDI and LG Chem.

  • Where is Air Liquide headquarters?

    Air Liquide headquarters is located at 75 Quai d'Orsay, Paris.

  • Where are Air Liquide offices?

    Air Liquide has offices in Paris, Antony, Bagneux, Bussy-Saint-Georges and in 93 other locations.

  • How many offices does Air Liquide have?

    Air Liquide has 113 offices.