Royal DSM repurchased 204,254 of its own shares to cover existing option plans

HEERLEN, 3-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 204,254 of its own shares in the period from 24 July 2015 up to and including 28 July 2015 at an average price of €52.44. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 14 May 2015. The consideration of this repurchase was €10.7 million.

This repurchase concludes the program to repurchase 2,300,000 shares for a total consideration of €122.5 million.

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DSM Corporate Communications
Herman Betten
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e-mail media.contacts@dsm.com

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Dave Huizing
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e-mail investor.relations@dsm.com

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