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DSM - repurchase of shares (29 April-5 May 2011)


May 6, 2011 - Heerlen, Netherlands

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 601,953 of its own sharesin the period from 29 April 2011 up to and including 5 May 2011 at anaverage price of EUR 45.78. This is in accordance with the repurchase,covering existing option plans, announced on 23 February 2011. Theconsideration of this repurchase was EUR 27.6 million.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is4,233,622shares for a total consideration of EUR 184.3 million.

DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health,nutrition andmaterials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences andMaterialsSciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress andsocialadvances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM deliversinnovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance inglobalmarkets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed,pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical andelectronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials.DSM's22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of about EUR 9 billion. Thecompany islisted on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com

Press release-pdf:

http://hugin.info/130663/R/1513169/448932.pdf

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Source: DSM N.V. via Thomson Reuters ONE

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