DSM N.V.
amsterdam : DSM

July 27, 2011 04:09 ET

Joint statement by DSM and Nutreco regarding Provimi

HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - Royal DSM and Nutreco note recent media speculation regarding a possible acquisition of Provimi. DSM and Nutreco confirm that for this purpose they have decided to jointly explore the possibility to acquire Provimi, should this opportunity arise. A further statement will only be made if and when appropriate.

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