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2019. március 25., hétfő, 15:55

Linde plc: Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

25.03.2019 / 15:54

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

[This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
a) Name Dr. Anne K. Roby
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Member of the Management Committee
b) Initial Notification Amendment Initial notification

3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Linde public limited company
4 Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a) Description of the financial instrument,

type of


Identification code
Share Options ("Options")

Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs")

Ordinary Shares

International Securities Identification Number (ISIN): IE00BZ12WP82

German Securities Identification Number (Wertpapierkennnummer, WKN): A2D SYC

Ticker Symbol: LIN
b) Nature of the transaction Grant of Options

The grant of 26,230 Options of Linde plc which shall vest over three years in three consecutive equal annual instalments beginning on 20 March 2020.

Grant of RSUs

The grant of 2,330 RSUs of Linde plc which shall vest in full and payout in Linde plc Ordinary Shares on a one-for-one basis on or about 20 March 2022, subject to certain conditions having been fulfilled.

Exercise of options over Ordinary Shares and disposal of Ordinary Shares

The exercise of 13,195 options over Ordinary Shares (expiring on 22 February 2021) at an exercise price of US$97.84 and the subsequent disposal of 3,159 Ordinary Shares at an average per share sale price of US$176.77 per Ordinary Share.
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
    Grant of Options
    US$0.00 26,230 Options
    Grant of RSUs
    US$0.00 2,330 RSUs
  Exercise of options and disposal of Ordinary Shares
US$97.84 13,195 options
US$176.77 (average per share sale price) 3,159 Ordinary Shares
d) Aggregated information Price Aggregated volume
    N/A N/A
e) Date of the transaction 20 March 2019
f) Place of the transaction Outside of trading venue (in respect of transactions 1 and 2)

New York Stock Exchange (in respect of transaction 3)
g) Additional Information Grant of Options

Any unexercised Options shall expire on 20 March 2029. The exercise price in respect of each Option is US$176.63.

Exercise of options over Ordinary Shares and disposal of Ordinary Shares

10,036 Ordinary Shares were withheld by Linde plc to cover the exercise price of options over 13,195 Ordinary Shares and taxes (at an average per share sale price of US$176.77 per Ordinary Share). Actual per share sale prices ranged from $176.77 to $176.79.

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Language: English
Company: Linde plc

The Priestley Centre, 10 Priestley Road

GU2 7XY Guildford

United Kingdom
Internet: www.linde.com

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