SOURCE: Unilever

November 07, 2005 12:20 ET

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC Announce Transactions in Own Shares

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 7, 2005 --

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

7 November 2005

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 7 November 2005, it purchased 110,000 Unilever NV ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between euro 56.20 and euro 56.80 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever NV together with subsidiary companies, holds 21,725,611 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has 549,850,289 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 7 November 2005, it purchased 495,159 Unilever PLC ordinary shares at prices between 558.00 pence and 562.00 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 9,801,691 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in treasury, and has 2,901,656,889 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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