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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (Week 16 of 2008)

PRESS RELEASE: AkzoNobel has announced that, in line with the launch of its EUR 1 billion share buyback program on March 17, 2008, the company has repurchased 516,500 ordinary shares in the period April 14 until April 18, 2008.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 21, 2008 — AkzoNobel (Euronext Amsterdam: AKZ) has announced that, in line with the launch of its EUR 1 billion share buyback program on March 17, 2008, the company has repurchased 516,500 ordinary shares in the period April 14 until April 18, 2008. Shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 56.66.

The EUR 1 billion program is the first tranche of a EUR 3 billion share buyback program.

For detailed information on the daily repurchased shares, see the Akzo Nobel website, Share Buyback Overview.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 2,116,500 ordinary shares for a total consideration of EUR 113.6 million.

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