DSM announces cancellation of 6.6m treasury shares to conclude reduction in share capital

HEERLEN, Netherlands, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces…

HEERLEN, Netherlands, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that it has cancelled 6.6m ordinary shares, thereby concluding the reduction in share capital following the share buyback program executed in the period 1 April 2019 to February 2020.

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6,638,971 Ordinary shares held in treasury since the execution of the share buyback program have been cancelled. The total number of issued shares is therefore reduced to 218,826,029 (previously 225,465,000), consisting of 174,786,029 ordinary shares and 44,040,000 cumulative preference shares A. In accordance with regulatory requirements, Royal DSM has notified the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) of the change in its issued share capital.

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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. DSM addresses with its products and solutions 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 was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

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