SOURCE: Royal Numico NV

May 16, 2007 12:22 ET

Dividend 2006 Royal Numico N.V.

SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 16, 2007 -- On 25 April 2007 the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approved a dividend for the financial year 2006 of EUR 0.20 per ordinary share of EUR 0.25 nominal value. The dividend will, at the option of the shareholder, be paid either fully in ordinary shares against the share premium reserve or fully in cash (after deduction of 15% withholding tax on dividends).

The number of dividend rights of ordinary shares of EUR 0.25 nominal value - entitling shareholders to one new ordinary share in Royal Numico N.V. of EUR 0.25 nominal value each - has been fixed at 191. Based on the average of the closing prices of the ordinary Numico shares traded on Euronext Amsterdam between 10 and 16 May 2007 of EUR 38.200, 1/191 portion represents a value of EUR 0.2000, which is virtually equal to the value of the cash dividend.

The dividend will be paid as of Tuesday 22 May 2007.


Royal Numico is a high-growth, high-margin specialised nutrition company with leading positions in Baby Food and Clinical Nutrition and brings products to the market under the brand names Nutricia, Milupa, Cow & Gate and Dumex, among others. The company serves customers in over 100 countries and employs approx. 13,000 people (see also: www.numico.com).


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