SOURCE: DSM N.V.

March 18, 2011 04:24 ET

DSM - repurchase of shares (11-17 March 2011)

HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 479,895 of its own shares in the period from 11 March 2011 up to and including 17 March 2011 at an average price of EUR 41.13. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 23 February 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR 19.7 million.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 1,443,362 shares for a total consideration of EUR 61.3 million.

DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of about EUR 9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com

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