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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (Week 24)

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 1,208,500 common shares in the period June 11 until June 15, 2007.

Arnhem, the Netherlands, June 18, 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 1,208,500 common shares in the period June 11 until June 15, 2007.

were repurchased at an average price of EUR 60.83 for a total amount of EUR 73.5 million.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 7,638,500 common shares for a total consideration of EUR 456.6 million.

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

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