Wolters Kluwer NV
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November 23, 2011 10:39 ET

Wolters Kluwer Wins 2 Awards From IR Society in London

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Nov 23, 2011) -


Awards recognize company's innovative and effective use of online technology for Annual Report

Alphen aan den Rijn (November 23, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, received two awards from the Investor Relations Society in London yesterday. Wolters Kluwer's2010 Annual Report was awarded for 'Most effective use of innovative online technology to support investor relations communications' and internationally for 'Most effective overall Annual Report printed and online'.

Wolters Kluwer is honored by the recognition from the U.K.-basedIR Society, a professional organization for the investor relations community that promotes best practice in investor relations in the U.K. and internationally.

"Being nominated as winner among the 220 applications to these awards is a wonderful recognition of our innovation and commitment to quality in everything that we do for our audiences," commented Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer. "It demonstrates our capabilities to implement new technology for delivering valuable solutions for our investors, customers, and other stakeholders. We are enabling our investor community with access to our information in meaningful and innovative ways to support their understanding of Wolters Kluwer."

Michael Mitchell, general manager of the IR Society said, "The judges were looking for those companies which have constructively embraced new technology to help them get their investor relations message across, and for integration between the online and printed annual report. Wolters Kluwer was a worthy winner in both categories having shown a great commitment to providing a wide range of useful information to investors in easy to use formats across a number of technology platforms."

Wolters Kluwer recognizes the importance of providing its information to stakeholders where they are getting the most of the value. The company strives on an ongoing base to set the standard for user-friendly and easily accessible mobile versions of its Annual Reports. That is why company information is offered per the preference of the user, throughapps for iPad and iPhone, a dedicated website and in printed form. Its focus remains on implementing new technological and mobile solutions effectively in interaction with its customers, employees, the investor community, and society at large.

For more information on the latest developments at Wolters Kluwer in the area of technology and innovation, visit theIntelligent Solutions Blog, where subject matter experts explore content, technology, and new ideas in the global information industry.

On March 14, 2012, Wolters Kluwer will publish its 2011 Annual Report. For a full schedule of investor relations activities and for more information, visitwww.wolterskluwer.com.

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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