São Paulo, June 16, 2021 – Linx S.A (B3: LINX3 | NYSE: LINX), in compliance with the provisions of article 157, paragraph 4 of Law No. 6,404, of December 15, 1976, and of CVM Instruction No. 358, of January 3, 2002, in addition to the Material Facts disclosed on November 17, 2020 and March 19, 2021 and to the Notice to the Market disclosed on April 7, 2021 and May 26, 2021, informs to its shareholders and the market in general, in the context of the business combination of Linx and STNE Participações S.A. (jointly, the “Companies”), contemplated in the “Protocol and Justification of the Merger of Shares issued by Linx S.A. into STNE Participações S.A.” (“Protocol and Justification”) dated October 2, 2020 (“Transaction” and “Protocol and Justification”, respectively), approved by the Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meetings of Linx and STNE held on November 17, 2020, that, in the 179th Ordinary Session of Judgment of the   Administrative Tribunal of Economic Defense (“Tribunal”) of the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica – “CADE”) held on this date, CADE´s Tribunal, by unanimous decision, denied the appeals against Technical Opinion No. 4/2021/CGAA2/SGA1/SG (SEI No. 0880478) from CADE´s General Superintendence, and, consequently, approved, without restrictions, Concentration Act No. 08700.003969/2020-17, which subject matter is the Transaction. Therefore, the condition precedent for closing related to the approval of the Transaction by CADE has been implemented.

Linx also informs that, on this date, the Companies reciprocally formalized the verification (or waiver by the applicable party, as applicable) of all the conditions precedent for closing of the Transaction, as provided in the definitive documents of the Transaction and reflected in the Protocol and Justification, making the Transaction final, therefore.

Considering the information above, the Companies will proceed to closing of the Transaction, as per the procedures and terms of the Notice to the Shareholders to be disclosed on this date, as well as other disclosures that may be carried out by the Company and by STNE.

The Company will maintain its shareholders and the market in general informed, in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.

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