February 07, 2007 01:31 ET

VAN DER MOOLEN HOLDING N.V. : Van der Moolen will repurchase Cumulative Preference Shares A

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- Amsterdam, February 7, 2007


Van der Moolen will repurchase Cumulative Preference Shares A

Van der Moolen announces today that it has agreed with Ducatus NV to repurchase 251,000 cumulative preference shares A of Van der Moolen Holding NV. The repurchase will take place at the original issuance rate of the shares, being in total EUR 10,405,148. Further, at the repurchase date the dividend 2006 and 2007 (partial) will be paid, with an effective annual dividend rate of 6.53%. The Repurchase is subject to approval of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled for April 26, 2007.

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