HEERLEN, Netherlands, Nov. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 217,727 of its own shares in the period from 6 November 2013 up to and including 14 November 2013 at an average price of €58.05. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 6 November 2013. The consideration of this repurchase was €12.6 million. DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.(TM) Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's 23,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at www.dsm.com. Or find us on: For more information: DSM Corporate Communications DSM Investor Relations Herman Betten Dave Huizing tel. +31 (0) 45 5782017 tel. +31 (0) 45 5782864 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail email@example.com Press release-pdf: http://hugin.info/130663/R/1743489/586499.pdf [HUG#1743489] Source:DSM N.V.