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Wolters Kluwer Published its 2015 Annual Report and Sustainability Report

Agenda and Convocation Notice AGM of Shareholders Available Online

Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services and solutions, today published its 2015 Annual Report and Sustainability Report. The Annual Report will be proposed for adoption at the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM).

The agenda with explanatory notes, convocation notice for the AGM, as well as all other documents relating to the AGM are now available at The agenda for the AGM includes the proposal to distribute a final dividend of €0.57 per ordinary share. If approved, this will bring the total dividend over the 2015 financial year to €0.75 per share. Furthermore, the proposal to appoint Ms. Jeanette Horan and Ms. Fidelma Russo as members of the Supervisory Board is on the agenda.

The information for the AGM includes an update of issued share capital on which votes can be cast at the meeting. Wolters Kluwer’s AGM will be held at Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam, on April 21, 2016.

Download the Wolters Kluwer 2015 Annual Report.

Download the Wolters Kluwer 2015 Sustainability Report.

Financial Calendar

April 21, 2016                2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

April 25, 2016                Ex-dividend date: 2015 final dividend

April 26, 2016                Record date: 2015 final dividend

May 11, 2016                 First-Quarter 2016 Trading Update

May 12, 2016                 Payment date: 2015 final dividend ordinary shares

May 19, 2016                 Payment date: 2015 final dividend ADRs

July 29, 2016                 Half-Year 2016 Results

August 29, 2016             Ex-dividend date: 2016 interim dividend

August 30, 2016             Record date: 2016 interim dividend

September 14, 2016       Payment date: 2016 interim dividend ordinary shares

September 21, 2016       Payment date: 2016 interim dividend ADRs

November 2, 2016          Nine-Month 2016 Trading Update

February 22, 2017          Full-Year 2016 Results

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in professional 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).

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Annemarije Pikaar
Corporate Communications
t +31 (0)172 641 470

Meg Geldens
Investor Relations
t +31 (0)172 641 407

Forward-looking Statements

This report 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.