Linde plc Completes Required Divestitures, Hold Separate Order Restrictions Lifted

Guildford, UK, 1 March 2019 - Today, Linde plc (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) announced the restrictions under the hold separate order issued by the US Federal Trade Commission have been lifted following the completion of certain required divestitures in the US.

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The company will now fully integrate its business globally.

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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