SOURCE: Unilever

November 22, 2005 13:27 ET

UNILEVER NV AND UNILEVER PLC ANNOUNCES TRANSACTIONS IN OWN SHARES

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 22, 2005 --


Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

22 November 2005
                               

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 22 November 2005, it purchased 130,000 
Unilever NV ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) 
at prices between euro 56.75 and euro 57.00 per share. The purchased 
shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever NV together with subsidiary 
companies, holds 23,100,734 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and 
has 548,475,166 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury 
shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 22 November 2005, it purchased 649,782 
Unilever PLC ordinary shares at prices between 562.00 pence and 564.00 
pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 17,742,256 Unilever PLC
ordinary shares in treasury, and has 2,893,716,324 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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