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January 25, 2019

Linde plc Announces FTC Extension for Divesture Completion

Guildford, UK, 25 January 2019 - Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announced today that due to the US government shutdown, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) extended the 29 January 2019 date for completion of the sales of certain US-based assets (as previously announced in October 2018) until 1 March 2019. Linde plc continues to work diligently to conclude the FTC review process and complete the US divestiture transactions by or before 1 March 2019.

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January 21, 2019

Linde plc Announces New Up To USD 6 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Guildford, UK, 21 January 2019 - Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announces that today its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program for up to USD 6.0 billion of its ordinary shares. Under this program, Linde plc may acquire up to 15% of its currently outstanding ca. 547 million shares in the period from 1 May 2019 (or the date following the announcement of the end of the existing USD 1.0 billion share repurchase program, if earlier) through 1 February 2021. The purpose of the program shall be to reduce the share capital or to meet obligations under Linde plc equity awards.

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December 10, 2018

Linde plc Announces Initial $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Guildford, UK, 10 December 2018 - Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announces that today its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program for up to USD 1.0 billion of its ordinary shares. Under this program, Linde plc may acquire up to 5% of its currently outstanding ca. 551 million shares in the period from 10 December 2018 through 30 April 2019. The purpose of the program shall be to reduce the share capital or to meet obligations under Linde plc equity awards.

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November 1, 2018

Linde Public Limited Company: Execution of merger agreement regarding Linde Aktiengesellschaft and squeeze-out of minority shareholders against adequate cash compensation in the amount of EUR 188.24 per Linde AG share

Guildford, UK (1 November 2018) - Today, Linde Intermediate Holding AG, an indirect 100% subsidiary of Linde Public Limited Company, (“Linde Intermediate”) submitted a request to the Executive Board of Linde Aktiengesellschaft (“Linde AG”) pursuant to section 62(1) and (5) of the German Transformation Act (Umwandlungsgesetz - UmwG) in conjunction with sections 327a et seqq. of the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz - AktG). The request is to convene an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Linde AG to resolve on the transfer of the shares held by the minority shareholders of Linde AG to Linde Intermediate against adequate cash compensation.

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October 22, 2018

Linde plc Announces Satisfaction of Final Conditions to Close Business Combination between Linde AG and Praxair

Guildford, UK (22 October 2018) - Linde plc today announced that the final closing conditions for the merger of equals between Linde AG (FWB: LINU and FWB: LIN) and Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) were satisfied after the European Commission approved the buyer of Praxair’s divestment business in Europe and the Federal Trade Commission provided merger clearance of the business combination in the United States.

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