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Key dates for the Recommended Cash Offer for ICI Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Akzo Nobel has today released a proposed timetable of the key dates regarding the company’s recommended cash offer for ICI, which was announced on August 13

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 26, 2007 — Akzo Nobel has today released a proposed timetable of the key dates regarding the company’s recommended cash offer for ICI, which was announced on August 13.

Akzo Nobel intends to post its Shareholder Circular on October 1, 2007. In addition, the company will be holding an Analyst & Media Day in London on October 8, followed by a similar event in New York on October 9.

that event the company will further explain the strategy behind the offer for ICI and elaborate on the financial strategy for the company going forward. An Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) of Akzo Nobel is scheduled for November 5 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

details will follow in due course.

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