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AkzoNobel Share Buyback Program (Week 20 of 2008)

AkzoNobel has announced that, in line with the launch of its €1 billion share buyback program on March 17, 2008, the company has repurchased 1,206,983 ordinary shares in the period May 12 until ay 16, 2008.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 19, 2008 — AkzoNobel has announced that, in line with the launch of its € 1 billion share buyback program on March 17, 2008, the company has repurchased 1,206,983 ordinary shares in the period May 12 until  May 16, 2008. Shares were repurchased at an average price of € 52.52.

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

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 5,675,733 ordinary shares for a total consideration of € 303.1 million.

You can find detailed information on the daily repurchased shares in our Investor Relations section.

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