Wolters Kluwer NV
amsterdam : WLSN

May 13, 2011 12:19 ET

Wolters Kluwer Determination of 2010 Stock Dividend Ratio

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today the determination of the stock ratio of the dividend for 2010 as approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 27, 2011.

Wolters Kluwer announced that the cash or stock distribution has been fixed as follows:

* EUR0.67 in cash

or * for every 24 ordinary shares (of par EUR0.12) one new ordinary share (of par EUR0.12) to be charged to the share premium reserve or if so desired to the other reserves.


The stock dividend ratio has been determined on the basis of the volume weighted average share price of Wolters Kluwer nv during the period from May 9 up to and including May 13, 2011. The cash distribution will be payable and the shares will be delivered as per May 17, 2011.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer had 2010 annual revenues of EUR3.6 billion, employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, serving customers globally. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by words such as "expect," "should," "could," "shall," and similar expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments; the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal, tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.






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