SOURCE: Unilever

November 16, 2005 08:51 ET

CORRECTION - Unilever Plc and Unilever NV announces Transaction in Own Shares

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2005 --THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AMENDS THE TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SHARES ANNOUNCEMENT WHICH WAS RELEASED ON 15 NOVEMBER.

THIS IS DUE TO THE FIGURES BEING INCORRECT IN THE PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

15 November 2005

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 15 November 2005, it purchased 130,000 Unilever NV ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between euro 57.45 and euro 57.90 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever NV together with subsidiary companies, holds 22,414,913 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has 549,160,987 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 15 November 2005, it purchased 825,000 Unilever PLC ordinary shares at prices between 569.00 pence and 573.50 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 13,624,149 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in treasury, and has 2,897,834,431 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Contact:

Unilever NV: Tanno Massar, Press Office, Rotterdam (Tel. +31 10 2174844)

Unilever PLC: Alison Dillon, Corporate Secretaries, London (Tel. +44 207 822 5746)

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