|Name and address of the reporting corporation:||
Lincare Holdings, Inc.
|Date of transaction:||8/8/12|
|Description of the transaction||Sale all com. shrs Lincare Holdings, Inc. to Linde US INC. and merger of Linde US INC into Linc|
|Did the reporting corporation’s shareholders receive any stock or other property in exchange for their stock in the reporting corporation, for which the reporting corporation has reasonably determined that the shareholders are required to recognize gain (if any).from the exchange of such stock?||yes|
|Fair market value of the stock or other property received||$4.8 billion|
|Description of the stock or other property received||$41.50 per share in cash|