DSM finalizes repurchase of shares to cover existing option plans

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| Source: DSM N.V.

HEERLEN, Netherlands, Jan. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With this repurchase the total number of shares repurchased under this program to date reached 2,500,000 shares for a total consideration of €139.0 million.

This concludes the first part of a program to repurchase 4-5 million shares in total, which was announced in September 2013.

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