InvestorsCorporateSeptember 22, 2015

Wolters Kluwer resolves to distribute interim dividend

The Supervisory Board and Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer have resolved to distribute an interim dividend of €0.18 per share in October 2015.

The plan to move to a semi-annual dividend frequency starting with an interim dividend for the current year was announced with the release of the half-year 2015 results on July 30, 2015.

The ordinary shares will trade ex-dividend on September 24, 2015 and an interim dividend of €0.18 per ordinary share will then be distributed on October 12, 2015. The ADR dividend payment date is October 19, 2015. The final dividend payment over the 2015 financial year remains planned for May next year and is subject to approval at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 21, 2016.

Shareholders can choose to reinvest their Wolters Kluwer 2015 interim dividends by purchasing further shares through the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) provided by ABN AMRO Bank NV.

Financial calendar

September 24, 2015 Ex-dividend date: 2015 interim dividend
September 25, 2015 Record date: 2015 interim dividend
October 12, 2015 Payment date:2015 interim dividend ordinary shares
October 19, 2015 Payment date: 2015 interim dividend ADRs
November 4, 2015 Third-Quarter 2015 Trading Update
February 24, 2016 Full-Year 2015 Results
April 21, 2016 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
About Wolters Kluwer

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

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