Conversion of preference shares and delisting
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 25 August 2011 - The Executive Board, with approval of the Supervisory Board, decided to convert the preference shares with a nominal value of €0.10 each in new ordinary shares with a nominal value of €0.10 each.
The conversion ratio is 1.27273 new ordinary shares for one preference share. This means that the 346,276 outstanding preference shares will be converted into approximately 440,715 new ordinary shares. The conversion will take effect as of today. The effective date of delisting of the financing preference shares on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam will be 26 August 2011.