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Philips notifies the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets of holding 5.00 % of its own shares

February 11, 2013

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that it has notified the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) that it currently holds 5.00 percent of its own shares. This holding of Philips consists of shares that have been acquired for cancellation purposes under Philips’ current EUR 2 billion share repurchase program and shares that are held to cover for obligations resulting from Philips’ existing long-term incentive and employee stock purchase programs.

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For further information, please contact:

Steve Klink
Philips Corporate Communications
Tel:   +31 61088 8824


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