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Wolters Kluwer to Recommend Appointment of Deloitte as New Auditor

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, Netherlands, Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolters Kluwer will propose to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders that will be held on April 23, 2014, the appointment of Deloitte Accountants BV, member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, as the company's new external audit firm. This appointment is to take effect as of the audit of the 2015 financial reporting year. Wolters Kluwer's current audit firm, KPMG Accountants NV, will remain responsible for the statutory audit of the 2014 financial reporting year. The proposal follows a Dutch law adjustment that stipulates that an audit firm may not conduct statutory audits of a listed company for more than eight consecutive years.

Financial Calendar

February 19, 2014 2013 Full-Year Results
March 12, 2014 2013 Wolters Kluwer Annual Report
April 23, 2014 2013 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
May 7, 2014 2014 First-Quarter Trading Update

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market 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 reported 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion. The group employs over 19,000 people worldwide and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on NYSE 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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