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Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Materials Online

Agenda items included, as well as an update of issued share capital

Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today that the Agenda of the  Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) as well as the convocation notice for the AGM are now available. The Shareholders meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 11.00 a.m. CET at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Agenda items include review of the 2010 performance, the dividend proposal of €0.67 per ordinary share, and the proposal to reappoint Mr. B.F.J. Angelici as a member of the Supervisory Board and Mr. J.J. Lynch, Jr. as a member of the Executive Board. The information for the AGM also includes an update of issued share capital on which votes can be casted at the meeting and shares held by the company.

On March 8, 2011, Wolters Kluwer launched its  2010 Annual Report. The report is available online, as an iPad app, and in print. The Dutch Jaaroverzicht 2010 (Year Overview 2010) is also available in the  Reports section of this website. Print copies of the Agenda of the AGM, the Annual Report, and the Dutch Jaaroverzicht are available at the company. These can be requested via the website or by emailing  info@wolterskluwer.com.

2011 Dividend calendar

  • April 29, 2011 Ex-dividend quotation
  • April 29 – May 13, 2011 Choice period stock dividend
  • May 3, 2011 Dividend record date
  • May 13, 2011 Stock dividend ratio date (after the close of trading)*
  • May 17, 2011 Cash distribution payable
  • May 24, 2011 ADR Cash distribution payable

* The stock dividend conversion rate will be set on the basis of the volume weighted average share price of the company during the period from May 9 up to and including May 13, 2011.

2011 Calendar

  • April 27, 2011 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
  • May 11, 2011 Trading update
  • July 27, 2011 Half-Year 2011 results
  • November 9, 2011 Trading update
  • February 22, 2012 Full-Year 2011 results

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 €3.6 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.