Chinese regulator signs off on Linde-Praxair merger
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Linde AG (LING.DE) said on Sunday that it had received approval for its proposed $83 billion merger with Praxair (PX.N) from the Chinese antitrust authorities.
FILE PHOTO: Linde Group logo is seen at a company building in Munich-Pullach, Germany August 16, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo
Linde and U.S.-based Praxair are in the process of selling additional assets in an attempt to win approval for the tie-up by an Oct. 24 deadline from regulators in the United States, South Korea and the European Union.
Reporting by Douglas Busvine; Editing by Madeline Chambers