DSM announces repurchase of shares to cover stock dividend

HEERLEN, Netherlands, Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living,…

HEERLEN, Netherlands, Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces the repurchase of 250,000 ordinary shares to cover commitments for interim stock dividend 2021, equivalent to approximately €43 million based on the closing price of the DSM share on Euronext Amsterdam on 6 August 2021.

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The share buyback will be executed within the limitations of the authority granted to the Managing Board by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 6th May 2021. The total number of shares to be repurchased under this program represents approximately 0.14% of ordinary shares issued.

DSM has signed a Discretionary Management Agreement with a bank to commence the execution on its behalf and to make trading decisions under the Agreement independently of DSM.

In accordance with regulations DSM will inform the market about the progress made in the execution of this program through weekly press releases. The share repurchase program is anticipated to be completed in August 2021.

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. Our products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large.

DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees.

The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

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