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Wolters Kluwer Determination of 2010 Stock Dividend Ratio

As approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 27, 2011

Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today the determination of the stock ratio of the dividend for 2010 as approved by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 27, 2011.

Wolters Kluwer announced that the cash or stock distribution has been fixed as follows:

  • €0.67 in cash
  • or
  • for every 24 ordinary shares (of par €0.12) one new ordinary share (of par €0.12) to be charged to the share premium reserve or if so desired to the other reserves.

The stock dividend ratio has been determined on the basis of the volume weighted average share price of Wolters Kluwer nv during the period from May 9 up to and including May 13, 2011. The cash distribution will be payable and the shares will be delivered as per May 17, 2011.

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.