Linde plc Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2018

Guildford, UK, 10 December 2018 - Linde plc (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.825 per share for the fourth quarter 2018. The dividend is payable on 27 December 2018 to shareholders of record on 18 December 2018.

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Consistent with the previous announcement on 6 November 2018, this declaration comes after Linde plc obtained the Irish High Court’s order approving the reduction of its share capital to create distributable reserves.  The creation of distributable reserves enables the payment of dividends.

About Linde plc

Linde plc is a leading industrial gas and engineering company with market capitalization of approximately USD 90 billion (EUR 78 billion) and 2017 pro forma sales of USD 27 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde plc delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world.

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