Press Releases — October 24, 2018

Unscheduled adjustment of Linde AG in DAX

Frankfurt (Oct. 24, 2018) – On Wednesday, Deutsche Börse announced an unscheduled change to the DAX index. As a result of the merger of Linde AG and Praxair Inc., the Linde AG tendered shares (ISIN DE000A2E4L75), which are currently in the index, will be replaced with the shares of the new company Linde plc (ISIN IE00BZ12WP82). The merger event will be reflected in the index by a split of 1.54 new share for every old share and by an ISIN change, from DE000A2E4L75 to IE00BZ12WP82. These changes will become effective on 29 October 2018.

According to the Guide to the Equity Indices of Deutsche Börse, this index change is implemented with two full trading days’ notice.

The next scheduled index review of the selection indices of Deutsche Börse is 5 December 2018.

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