SOURCE: DSM N.V.

May 09, 2008 03:20 ET

DSM - Repurchase of shares (week 19)

HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - May 9, 2008) -


Royal DSM N.V. has repurchased 298,333 of its own shares in the period from 5 May 2008 up to and including 7 May 2008 at an average price of EUR 35.46. This is in accordance with the second phase of the share buyback program, announced on 5 May 2008. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR 10.6 million.

DSM - the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company

Royal DSM N.V. creates innovative products and services in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences that contribute to the quality of life. DSM's products and services are used globally in a wide range of markets and applications, supporting a healthier, more sustainable and more enjoyable way of life. End markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrics and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM has annual sales of almost EUR 8.8 billion and employs some 23,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. DSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information: www.dsm.com.

For more information:

DSM Corporate Communications      DSM Investor Relations
Herman Betten                     Hans Vossen
tel. +31 (0) 45 5782017           tel. +31 (0) 45 5782864
fax  +31 (0) 45 5740680           fax  +31 (0) 45 5782595
e-mail media.relations@dsm.com    e-mail investor.relations@dsm.com

Press release-pdf: http://hugin.info/130663/R/1217655/254918.pdf


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