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 

27.08.2014 16:55

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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 on 27 August 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  Ministry of Finance on behalf
          the notification obligation        of the State of Norway, Oslo,
          (notifier):                        Norway

3.        Triggering event:                  Falling below threshold

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

5.        Date at which the threshold is     26 August 2014
          crossed or reached:
6.        Total number of voting rights:     0 % (equals 0 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 % (equals: 0 voting rights)
          pursuant to section 25 WpHG:

          thereof held indirectly:           0 % (equals: 0 voting rights)

          Voting rights pursuant to          7.28 % (equals: 13,512,698
          sections 21, 22 WpHG:              voting rights)



II. We have received the following notification of voting rights pursuant
    to section 25 para. 1 WpHG on 27 August 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     Norges Bank (the Central
          the notification obligation           Bank of Norway), Oslo,
          (notifier):                           Norway

3.        Triggering event:                     Falling below threshold

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

5.        Date at which the threshold is        26 August 2014
          crossed or reached:
6.        Total number of voting rights:        0 % (equals 0 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 % (equals: 0 voting
          pursuant to section 25 WpHG:          rights)

          thereof held indirectly:              0 % (equals: 0 voting
                                                rights)
          Voting rights pursuant to sections    7.28 % (equals: 13,512,698
          21, 22 WpHG:                          voting rights)



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