Støtte til sammenslåing ved oppkjøp av Linde AG aksjer

Norges Bank Investment Management har for alle våre aksjer i Linde AG akseptert oppkjøpstilbudet i forbindelse med sammenslåingen av Linde AG og Praxair, Inc.

19. september 2017

Vår begrunnelse

Norges Bank Investment Management ønsker å være åpne om vår avgjørelse og unngå potensielle markedsspekulasjoner.

Vi støtter den strategiske begrunnelsen for fusjonen av Linde og Praxair og anser at selskapssammenslåingen er til fordel for de langsiktige interessene til aksjonærene i Linde AG.

 

Important legal notice

Norges Bank Investment Management’s approach to responsible investing includes disclosing our voting decisions, in some cases in advance of the relevant meeting, and participation in ongoing tender offers or similar. This is only intended to provide information and is not solicitation or encouragement as to how others should vote or whether or not others participate in the respective tender offer. This disclosure is not investment research, advice or recommendation. Each of Norges Bank Investment Management’s voting intention and intention to participate or not participate in a tender offer is an internal decision and has not been agreed with the bidder, the target company and/or any other shareholders. This disclosure reflects Norges Bank Investment Management’s intention as at the date of publication but such intention is subject to change at our discretion. Norges Bank Investment Management is not subject to any prohibition on dealing after the publication of this disclosure. Norges Bank Investment Management’s holdings and holdings available for voting from time to time may differ from those set out in lists of holdings as of year-end.