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Wolters Kluwer Completes Acquisition of Enablon

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory today announces that it has completed the acquisition of compliance software provider Enablon. The planned acquisition was announced on May 31, 2016, and was subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, and completion of the employee consultation process in France.

Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions, serving major corporations worldwide across a range of industries. Enablon generated software and services revenues of approximately €45 million in 2015, and revenues are expected to grow organically to reach approximately €55 million in 2016.

Enablon will become an operating unit of the Legal & Regulatory division, and will be able to leverage Wolters Kluwer’s extensive market reach to expand its offerings globally.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.  

Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory is a division of Wolters Kluwer, serving customers around the world with expert information solutions, software, and services in the areas of law, business, and regulatory compliance. Customers of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory include law firms, corporate law departments, business compliance professionals, corporate legal counsel, legal educators, universities, libraries, and government agencies.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Media Contacts:
Leslie Bonacum
Legal & Regulatory Communications
+1 847-267-7153
leslie.bonacum@wolterskluwer.com

Annemarije Pikaar
Corporate Communications
+ 31 (0)172 641 470
annemarije.pikaar@wolterskluwer.com

Investors/Analysts:
Meg Geldens
Investor Relations
+ 31 (0)172 641 407
ir@wolterskluwer.com

Forward-looking Statements

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