Linde plc, IE00BZ12WP82

Linde plc, IE00BZ12WP82

05.11.2018 - 15:07:03

Linde plc: Release according to Article 40, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Standard Form TR-1

Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: Linde Plc, IE00BZ12WP82 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): [X] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights [ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments [ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights [ ] Other (please specify)iii: 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv : Name: Norges Bank City and country of registered office (if applicable): Oslo, Norway 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v: 5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 29/13/2018 6. Date on which issuer notified: 31/10/2018 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Above 3% 8. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:   % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 9.A) % of voting rights through financial instruments (total of 9.B.1 + 9.B.2) Total of both in % (9.A + 9.B) Total number of voting rights of issuervii Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 3.27 % 0% 3.27 % 551,054,569 Position of previous notification (if applicable) N/A N/A N/A    

9. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares ISIN code (if possible) Number of voting rightsix % of voting rights Direct Indirect Direct Indirect IE00BZ12WP82 18009611   3.27 %                       SUBTOTAL A 18009611 2.27 %  

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Regulation 17(1)(a) of the Regulations Type of financial instrument Expiration datex Exercise/ Conversion Periodxi Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted. % of voting rights                                 SUBTOTAL B.1      

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Regulation 17(1)(b) of the Regulations Type of financial instrument Expiration datex Exercise/ Conversion Period xi Physical or cash settlementxii Number of voting rights % of voting rights                                       SUBTOTAL B.2      

10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):[X] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.xiii[ ] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or thefinancial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv: Namexv % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold             11. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [% and number] voting rights as of [date]   12. Additional informationxvi:  

Done at Oslo on 1 November 2018.

Annex: Notification of major holdings (only to be filed with the Central Bank of Ireland and not with the relevant issuer)

A: Identity of the person subject to the notification obligation Full name (including legal form for legal entities)Norges Bank Contact address (registered office for legal entities)Bankplassen 2, PO Box 1179, Sentrum 0107, Oslo, Norway E-MailNBIMRegulatoryCompliance@nbim.no Phone number / Fax number +47 2407 3000 Other useful information (at least legal a contact person for legal persons)  

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable Full name Sai Aanandha Shankhar/ Philippe Chiaroni Contact address Bankplassen 2, PO Box 1179, Sentrum 0107, Oslo, Norway E-MailNBIMRegulatoryCompliance@nbim.no Phone number / Fax number +47 2407 3134 / +47 2407 3297 Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)  

 

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