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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (week 27)

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 1,375,881 common shares in the period July 2 until July 6, 2007.

Arnhem, the Netherlands, July 9, 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 1,375,881 common shares in the period July 2 until July 6, 2007.

were repurchased at an average price of EUR 63.73 for a total amount of EUR 87.7 million.

total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 11,239,681 common shares for a total consideration of EUR 683.9 million.

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

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