The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 65,500 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. It comprises 3 Divisions: Industrial Gases & Healthcare, Engineering and Gist.

Linde’s gases are being used in a variety of industries e.g. the energy sector, chemical manufacturing, environmental protection, food processing, steel production and the manufacturing of electronics devices. The Healthcare business focuses on medical gases and related maintenance and advisory services for different areas in the field of healthcare. The Engineering Division supports its customers with developing, planning and building turn key business solutions for industrial plants used in various industrial sectors such as petrochemicals and chemicals, refining, fertilizers and pharmaceuticals. Optimising & structuring any kind of supply chains is the business of the third division Gist.

München, DE
Size (employees)
65,276 (est)
Linde was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in München, DE

Linde Office Locations

Linde has an office in München
München, DE (HQ)
1 Klosterhofstraße

Linde Metrics

Linde Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

€18.4 b

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Gross profit

€6.8 b

Gross profit margin (2015), %


Net income (2015)

€1.3 b

Market capitalization (22-Mar-2017)

€28.2 b

Closing share price (22-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

€1.4 b
Linde's current market capitalization is €28.2 b.
Linde's revenue was reported to be €18.4 b in FY, 2015 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015


€17.7 b€18.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

€11.3 b€11.6 b

Gross profit

€6.4 b€6.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

€2.5 b€2.7 b

R&D expense

€106 m€132 m

General and administrative expense

€1.5 b€1.7 b

Operating expense total

€4.1 b€4.5 b

Depreciation and amortization

€2 b€1.9 b


€1.9 b€2 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

€415 m€439 m

Interest income

€50 m€42 m

Pre tax profit

€1.5 b€1.6 b

Income tax expense

€358 m€394 m

Net Income

€1.2 b€1.3 b
Y, 2014Y, 2015


€1.1 b€1.4 b

Total Assets

€34.4 b€35.3 b

Total Debt

€8.6 b€8.5 b

Total Liabilities

€20.2 b€19.9 b
FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

€3 b€3.6 b

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