Press release

DSM finalizes repurchase of shares to cover existing option plans

Heerlen, NL, 23 Jan 2014 09:15 CET

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 874,725 of its own shares in the period from 17 January 2014 up to and including 21 January 2014 at an average price of €51.85. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 6 November 2013. The consideration of this repurchase was €45.4 million.

With this repurchase the total number of shares repurchased under this program to date reached 2,500,000 shares for a total consideration of €139.0 million.

This concludes the first part of a program to repurchase 4-5 million shares in total, which was announced in September 2013.

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