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Dividends / NWR NV / 2010 

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Final Dividend 2010

The Directors of NWR NV declared a final dividend of EUR 0.22 per A share, which will be paid to A shareholders in the form of an interim dividend on 15 April 2011. Together with the dividend of EUR 0.21 per A share paid in October 2010, this takes the full year dividend payable to A shareholders to EUR 0.43 per share in respect of the year ended 31 December 2010.

The dividend is declared in Euros. Shareholders may elect to receive this dividend in Sterling, Euro, Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty. The default currency will be deemed to be Sterling if no preference is expressed. The Sterling, Euro, Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty amount payable will be determined by reference to the exchange rate applicable to the Euro on 4 April 2011.

The timetable in respect of the interim dividend was:

Events Date
Ex-dividend London Stock Exchange (LSE) 9 March 2011  
Ex-dividend Prague Stock Exchange (PSE)   9 March 2011  
Ex-dividend Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE)   9 March 2011  
Record Date   11 March 2011  
Currency Election Closing Date   30 March 2011  
Euro Exchange Rate Fixed and Announced   4 April 2011  
Payment Date   15 April 2011  

*The record time is at the close of market on the record date as defined above.

Subject to various exceptions and exemptions, shareholders are generally subject to Dutch dividend withholding tax at the rate of 15% on dividends distributed, which the company is required to withhold and account for to the Dutch tax authorities. Shareholders should consult their own tax advisers as to their particular tax consequences for receiving dividends from NWR NV.

Currency Election Procedures

Dividends are declared in Euro and paid in British Pound Sterling. Shareholders however have the option to be able to elect to be paid in either Euro or British Pound Sterling by notifying the company's Registrar, Computershare Investor Services PLC (the 'Registrar') using the Currency Election Form provided.

The Registrar must receive any such instruction by the Currency Election closing date for it to be valid for that dividend. An election received after the closing date will be applied to subsequent dividends only.

If you wish to elect to receive your dividends in either Euro or British Pound Sterling please complete the Currency Election Form by inserting your name, address and SRN Number, ticking the box for your preferred currency and signing as instructed on the form. Please then send the form to the Registrar at the address shown on the form. Alternatively, you can contact the Registrar for a form on +44 (0)870 702 0003 or visit their website at:

http://www.computershare.com

Download form here.

Depositary Interest holders also have the opportunity to make their election using the CREST system.

Instructions for electing to receive your dividends in Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty should have been sent to you already. If you have not received any, please contact your bank or custodian for instructions on how to proceed with that.

Euro exchange rates for the final dividend 2010

The company publishes its accounts in Euros but has made arrangements for shareholders, who elected to do so prior to 30 March 2011, to receive the final dividend in Sterling, Euros, Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty, with the respective amounts payable determined by the Euro exchange rate fixed on 4 April 2011.

These rates are as noted below:

EUR/GBP EUR/CZK EUR/PLN
0.88075 24.4340 4.0308

The payment date for this dividend was 15 April 2011.

Interim Dividend 2010

The Directors of NWR NV have declared an interim dividend for the half-year ended 30 June 2010 of EUR 0.21, which will be paid to A shareholders on 22 October 2010.

The dividend is declared in Euros. Shareholders may elect to receive this dividend in Pounds Sterling, Euros, Czech Koruna or Polish Zlotys. The default election will be deemed to be Pound Sterling if a shareholder otherwise expresses no preference. The Pound Sterling, Euro, Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty amount payable will be determined by reference to the exchange rate applicable to the Euro on 8 October 2010.

The timetable in respect of the interim dividend was:

*The record time is close of market on the record date as defined above.

Subject to various exceptions and exemptions, shareholders are generally subject to Dutch dividend withholding tax at the rate of 15% on dividends distributed, which the company is required to withhold and account for to the Dutch tax authorities. Shareholders should consult their own tax advisers as to their particular tax consequences for receiving dividends from NWR NV.  

Further details regarding dividend payments, together with currency election and dividend mandate forms, will be available shortly.

Currency Election Procedures
Dividends are declared in Euro and paid in British Pound Sterling. Shareholders may elect to receive this dividend in Euros, Czech Koruna or Polish Zlotys by notifying the company's Registrar, Computershare Investor Services PLC (the 'Registrar') using the Currency Election Form provided.

The Registrar must receive any such instruction by the Currency Election closing date for it to be valid for that dividend. An election received after the closing date will be applied to subsequent dividends only.

If you wish to elect to receive your dividends in either Euro, Czech Koruna or Polish Zlotys please complete the Currency Election Form by inserting your name, address and SRN Number, ticking the box for your preferred currency and signing as instructed on the form. Please then send the form to the Registrar at the address shown on the form. Alternatively, you can contact the Registrar for a form on +44 (0)870 703 0027 or visit their website at:

http://www.computershare.com

Download form here.

Instructions for electing to receive your dividends in Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty should have been sent to you already. If you have not received any, please contact your bank or custodian for instructions on how to proceed with that.

Euro exchange rates for the interim dividend 2010

The company publishes its accounts in Euros but has made arrangements for shareholders, who elected to do so prior to 1 October 2010, to receive the interim dividend in Sterling, Euros, Czech Koruna or Polish Zloty, with the respective amounts payable determined by the Euro exchange rate fixed on 8 October 2010

These rates are as noted below:

EUR/GBP EUR/CZK EUR/PLN
0.8709 24.5010 3.9620

The payment date for this dividend is 22 October 2010.