MUNICH and DANBURY, Conn. – Although industrial gas giant Linde continues to dip its toe in the waters of home care, its planned merger with Praxair likely won’t have a noticeable effect on the HME industry, say M&A analysts.
A. There are several factors contributing to strong PEG interest. First, DME entrepreneurs are finding new ways to operate profitably. Second, there have been numerous “roll ups” of smaller DMEs within geographic areas.