The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the General Meeting of Shareholders of 4 April 2019 has adopted the 2018 financial statements.

Dividend payable for the 2018 financial year amounts to €2.50 for each share with a nominal value of €0.10.

Shareholders will receive their dividend in cash, after deduction of 15% dividend tax, through their bank or the broker where their shares are held in trust after close of market on 9 April 2019. The ex dividend date is 8 April 2019.

Dividend will be made available for payment on 15 April 2019.

ABN AMRO N.V. is the primary paying agent.

The Board of Directors