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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (Week 26)

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 1,075,000 common shares in the period June 25 until June 29, 2007.

Arnhem, the Netherlands, July 2, 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 1,075,000 common shares in the period June 25 until June 29, 2007.

were repurchased at an average price of EUR 63.28 for a total amount of EUR 68 million.

total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 9,863,800 common shares for a total consideration of EUR 596.2 million.

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

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