[9] Events after the balance sheet date

No significant events have occurred for The Linde Group since the end of the reporting period on 30 September 2016.

Munich, 27 October 2016

Dr Wolfgang Büchele
[Chief Executive Officer]

Dr Christian Bruch
[Member of the Executive Board]

Bernd Eulitz
[Member of the Executive Board]

Sanjiv Lamba
[Member of the Executive Board]