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 Data and Metrics

Linde Financial Metrics

Linde's revenue was reported to be €18.4 b in FY, 2015 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
€, EUR

Revenue (FY, 2015)

18.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

6.8 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

1.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

2 b

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

31.8 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.4 b


38.8 b
Linde's current market capitalization is €31.8 b.
€, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


17.7 b18.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

11.3 b11.6 b

Gross profit

6.4 b6.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

2.5 b2.7 b

R&D expense

106 m132 m

General and administrative expense

1.5 b1.7 b

Operating expense total

4.1 b4.5 b

Depreciation and amortization

2 b1.9 b


1.9 b2 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

415 m439 m

Interest income

50 m42 m

Pre tax profit

1.5 b1.6 b

Income tax expense

358 m394 m

Net Income

1.2 b1.3 b
€, EURY, 2014Y, 2015


1.1 b1.4 b

Total Assets

34.4 b35.3 b

Total Debt

8.6 b8.5 b

Total Liabilities

20.2 b19.9 b
€, EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

3 b3.6 b
Y, 2015


19 x


10.8 x

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