HEERLEN, Netherlands, May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 176,832 of its own shares in the period from 9 May 2014 up to and including 15 May 2014 at an average price of €51.97. This is in accordance with the resumed repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 27 February 2014. The consideration of this repurchase was €9.2 million.
The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 2,430,478 shares for a total consideration of €119.9 million.
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