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Linde AG (LING.DE)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Linde Plans Dividend Of 7.00 Euro Per Share
Monday, 19 Feb 2018 07:26am EST 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - LINDE AG ::DGAP-ADHOC: LINDE AG: EXECUTIVE BOARD PLANS TO PROPOSE TO GENERAL MEETING TO RESOLVE ON DIVIDEND IN THE AMOUNT OF 7.00 EURO PER LINDE SHARE.LINDE AND PRAXAIR CURRENTLY EXPECT THAT PRAXAIR WILL PAY DIVIDEND TO ITS SHAREHOLDERS FOR THREE QUARTERS OF FINANCIAL YEAR 2018.LINDE - ‍COMPRISES PROFIT DISTRIBUTION FOR 2017 (3.90 EURO PER SHARE) AND AMOUNT EQUAL TO DIVIDEND FOR THREE-FOURTH OF CURRENTLY ANTICIPATED DIVIDEND FOR 2018 (3.10 EURO PER SHARE)​.  Full Article

Praxair ‍Confirms European Commission Has Initiated Phase II Review Of Proposed Linde Merger
Friday, 16 Feb 2018 11:05am EST 

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Praxair Inc ::SAYS ‍CONFIRMED THAT EUROPEAN COMMISSION HAS INITIATED A PHASE II REVIEW OF PROPOSED BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH LINDE AG​.SAYS ‍PARTIES CURRENTLY EXPECT REGULATORY APPROVALS FOR BUSINESS COMBINATION TO BE FINALIZED, BUSINESS COMBINATION TO BE COMPLETED IN H2 2018​.  Full Article

Linde: Merger Clearance Of Linde-Praxair Combination Subject To Requirements More Demanding Than Assumed
Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018 08:57am EST 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - LINDE AG ::STATUS OF THE ANTITRUST PROCEEDINGS FOR THE PROPOSED BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH PRAXAIR, INC..LINDE - ‍REVENUE AND EBITDA THRESHOLDS AGREED WITH PRAXAIR IN BUSINESS COMBINATION AGREEMENT UP TO WHICH DIVESTMENT COMMITMENTS MUST BE ACCEPTED ARE NOT EXCEEDED​.LINDE AND PRAXAIR WILL NOT SUBMIT FINAL COMMITMENTS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION IN THIS FIRST INVESTIGATION PHASE (PHASE I.LINDE AND PRAXAIR WILL NOT SUBMIT FINAL COMMITMENTS TO EU IN THIS FIRST INVESTIGATION PHASE (PHASE I).THEREFORE, MERGER PARTNERS EXPECT THAT EUROPEAN COMMISSION WILL INITIATE AN IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION (PHASE II).LINDE AND PRAXAIR TO CONTINUE CONSTRUCTIVE DIALOGUE WITH ANTITRUST AUTHORITIES TO COMPLETE TRANSACTION IN SECOND HALF OF 2018.  Full Article

S.A.'s Competition Commission recommends Absa Bank deal to buy Pacific Heights Investments
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 05:52am EST 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - S.A.'s Competition Commission-:RECOMMENDED TO TRIBUNAL PROPOSED DEAL FOR ABSA BANK TO BUY PACIFIC HEIGHTS INVESTMENTS BE APPROVED, WITHOUT CONDITIONS.APPROVED PROPOSED MERGER, WITHOUT CONDITIONS, WHEREBY LINDE PLC INTENDS TO ACQUIRE LINDE AG AND PRAXAIR INC ‍​.  Full Article

Linde acceptance ratio for voluntary public takeover offer exceeds 74% threshold
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 08:47am EST 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - LINDE AG ::DGAP-ADHOC: LINDE AG: LINDE ACCEPTANCE RATIO FOR THE VOLUNTARY PUBLIC TAKEOVER OFFER (EXCHANGE OFFER) OF LINDE PLC TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF LINDE AG EXCEEDS 74% THRESHOLD.  Full Article

Linde eyes "sizeable" Lincare M&A opportunities
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 08:51am EDT 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - Linde LIN1.DE:CEO says decisions on engineering, Lincare will be made after closing of Praxair <<>> deal.CFO says looking at sizeable M&A opportunities for Lincare, waiting for regulatory clarity.  Full Article

Linde CEO says 67.9 pct of shares tendered for exchange so far
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 04:02am EDT 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - Linde CEO :Says 67.9 pct of shares have been tendered for exchange in Praxair <<>> merger.Says would look at whether tax risks make praxair merger unattractive if final acceptance level was below 74 percent.  Full Article

Linde says 50.85 percent of shares tendered for planned Praxair merger
Friday, 20 Oct 2017 08:33am EDT 

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Linde :Says shareholders representing 50.85 percent of capital accept exchange offer for Praxair px.n merger by Oct 20.Linde needs at least 75 percent of shareholders to tender stock to the new company for Praxair merger to go through.  Full Article

Linde says 46 percent of shares tendered for planned Praxair merger
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 08:24am EDT 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Linde says:Shareholders representing 45.8 percent of capital accept exchange offer for praxair <<>> merger by Oct 17.Linde needs at least 75 percent of shareholders to tender stock to the new company for praxair merger to go through.  Full Article

Linde says 33.21 pct of shares tendered for Praxair merger
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017 08:48am EDT 

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Linde says :33.21 percent of Linde's shares have been tendered for planned merger with Praxair as of Oct 10.Acceptance period for the exchange offer ends on October 24.Among those who have tendered are Artisan Partners, Australian Super, Bay Street Capital, Dodge & Cox, Norges Bank Investment Management, Northern Cross LLC, Nuveen TIAA Investments, Schroder Investment Management, T. Rowe Price, Union Investment .  Full Article

Linde to pay advance '18 div to lay ground for Praxair merger

FRANKFURT, Feb 19 German industrial gases group Linde proposed a combined dividend of 7.00 euros ($8.68) share for 2017 and - as advance payment - for parts of 2018 to reconcile its dividend payment pattern with that of prospective merger partner Praxair.