Air Liquide announces the sale to the Air Products group of its Industrial Merchant activities located in the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. This transaction includes the sale of ALEMIR (Air Liquide Emirates for Industrial Gases LLC) and Air Liquide’s shares in MECD (Middle East Carbon Dioxide WLL). This disposal is insignificant for the entire scope of the specialist in industrial gases in the Africa Middle East and India zone.
In 2021, Bilendi’s consolidated revenue amounted to 44.1 million euros, up 29.3% (+21.3% organically and at constant exchange rates), including 2.3 million contribution from Respondi, fully consolidated since December 1, 2021. International (77% of revenue) was at the heart of this performance with revenue of 33.9 million euros (+30.5% , of which +22.2% organically and at constant exchange rates). In France (23% of turnover), the dynamic was also very favorable with activity of 10.2 million, up 25.6%.
In the first quarter of its 2022 financial year, Ekinops recorded consolidated revenue of 27.8 million euros, up 20%. It reached 19% on a like-for-like basis. The turnover of the specialist in telecommunications solutions dedicated to telecommunications operators and businesses showed organic growth of 16%, in line with the annual objective of organic growth in 2022 at least equal to that recorded in 2021 ( +12%).
LVMH achieved sales of 18 billion euros in the first quarter of 2022, up 29% compared to the same period of 2021. Organic sales growth was 23%. For LVMH, this is “a good start to the year in an environment still disturbed by the health crisis and marked by the dramatic events in Ukraine”. With the exception of Wines and Spirits, still facing supply constraints, all activities achieved double-digit growth in sales.
Mauna Kea Technologies
Mauna Kea Technologies announces the first 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the use of the Cellvizio in a new category of endoscopic, laparoscopic and needle procedures guided by molecular imaging. This authorization is for the use of Cellvizio in the fluorescence imaging of tissues targeted by a molecular marker, Pafolacianin, marketed as Cytalux and manufactured by On Target Laboratories, in accordance with its approved use and method of administration. .
Showroomprivé has announced the acquisition of The Bradery, a very fast-growing player in premium event sales, mainly aimed at millennials. The online sales site has acquired a majority stake of 51% with the possibility of acquiring the remaining 49% by 2026 at a price determined according to the future performance of the company. This acquisition will be financed entirely by the company’s free cash.