SOURCE: Unilever

November 28, 2005 13:24 ET

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

London/ Rotterdam -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2005 --

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC

28 November 2005

Unilever NV and Unilever PLC - Transactions in Own Shares

Unilever NV announces that on 28 November 2005, it purchased 165,000 Unilever NV ordinary shares (in the form of depositary receipts thereof) at prices between euro 56.85 and euro 57.65 per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Unilever NV also announces that 4,513 Unilever NV ordinary shares held as treasury shares were released under Employee Share Plans.

Following the above purchase and release, Unilever NV together with subsidiary companies, holds 23,588,023 Unilever NV ordinary shares in treasury, and has 547,987,877 Unilever NV ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Unilever PLC announces that on 28 November 2005, it purchased 750,000 Unilever PLC ordinary shares at prices between 566.00 pence and 570.50 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Unilever PLC holds 20,421,587 Unilever PLC ordinary shares in treasury, and has 2,891,036,993 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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