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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (Week 22)

PRESS RELEASE: Akzo Nobel has announced that, in line with the launch of its EUR 1.6 billion share buyback program on May 3, 2007, the company has repurchased 835,000 ordinary shares in the period May 28 until June 1, 2007.

 Arnhem, the Netherlands, June 4, 2007 — Akzo Nobel (Euronext Amsterdam: AKZ; Nasdaq: AKZOY) has announced that, in line with the launch of its EUR 1.6 billion share buyback program on May 3, 2007, the company has repurchased 835,000 ordinary shares in the period May 28 until June 1, 2007.

were repurchased at an average price of EUR 60.26 for a total amount of EUR 50.3 million.

total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 5,045,000 ordinary shares for a total consideration of EUR 300.2 million.

completion of the share buyback program is expected by the end of 2007.

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