DGAP-PVR: Linde AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

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Linde AG 

15.07.2014 13:42

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Voting rights: Release of Voting rights announcements according to section
26 para. 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) with the aim of Europe-wide
distribution

Publication pursuant to section 26 para. 1 WpHG

Notification of voting rights pursuant to section 25 para. 1 WpHG

 I. We have received the following notification of voting rights pursuant
    to section 25 para. 1 WpHG on14 July 2014 from Norges Bank (the Central
    Bank of Norway):


1.        Details of listed company:            Linde AG, Klosterhofstr. 1,
                                                80331 Munich, Germany
2.        Details of the company subject to the Norges Bank (the Central
          notification obligation (notifier):   Bank of Norway), Oslo,
                                                Norway
3.        Triggering event:                     Exceeding threshold

4.        Threshold(s) crossed or reached:      5 %

5.        Date at which the threshold is        11 July 2014
          crossed or reached:
6.        Total number of voting rights:        7.30 % (equals 13,567,198
                                                voting rights)
          Based on total number of voting       185,733,180
          rights issued:
7.        Detailed information on the voting
          rights proportion:

          (Financial-/other) instruments        0.0003 % (equals: 500
          pursuant to section 25 WpHG:          voting rights)

          thereof held indirectly:              0 % (equals: 0 voting
                                                rights)
          Voting rights pursuant to sections    7.30 % (equals: 13,566,698
          21, 22 WpHG:                          voting rights)


II. We have received the following notification of voting rights pursuant
    to section 25 para. 1 WpHG on14 July 2014 from Ministry of Finance on
    behalf of the State of Norway:


1. Details of listed company:                Linde AG, Klosterhofstr. 1,
                                             80331 Munich, Germany
2. Details of the company subject to the     Ministry of Finance on behalf
   notification obligation (notifier):       of the State of Norway, Oslo
                                             Norway
3. Triggering event:                         Exceeding threshold

4. Threshold(s) crossed or reached:          5 %

5. Date at which the threshold is crossed    11 July 2014
   or reached:
6. Total number of voting rights:            7.30 % (equals 13,567,198
                                             voting rights)
   Based on total number of voting rights    185,733,180
   issued:
7. Detailed information on the voting rights
   proportion:

   (Financial-/other) instruments pursuant   0.0003 % (equals: 500 voting
   to section 25 WpHG:                       rights)

   thereof held indirectly:                  0.0003 % (equals: 500 voting
                                             rights)
   Voting rights pursuant to sections 21,    7.30 % (equals: 13,566,698
   22 WpHG:                                  voting rights)

8. Detailed information on (financial-/
   other) instruments pursuant to section 25
   WpHG

   Chain of controlled undertakings:

   Norges Bank



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Language:     English
Company:      Linde AG
              Klosterhofstraße 1  
              80331 München
              Germany
Internet:     www.linde.de
 
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