Press Release


TNT N.V. – Purchase of shares for hedging purposes

Publish Date : 24 May 2006 at 08:45 CET - Amsterdam, Further to the share purchase announcement of 3 May 2006, TNT N.V. announces that:

  • during the period from May 3, 2006 until and including May 23, 2006, it purchased 2,700,000 TNT N.V. ordinary shares at an average price of euro 29.3437 per share,
  • as the announced number of 2.7 million shares has been reached, the share purchase has been completed, and
  • it will hold the shares bought for hedging purposes.

TNT N.V. provides businesses and consumers worldwide with an extensive range of services for their mail and express delivery needs. Headquartered in the Netherlands, TNT offers efficient network infrastructures in Europe and Asia and is expanding operations worldwide to maximize its network performance. TNT serves more than 200 countries and employs over 128,000 people (over 163,500 people including the division Logistics which is intended to be divested). For 2005 the company reported € 10.1 billion in revenues (€ 13.6 billion including Logistics). TNT N.V. is publicly listed on the stock exchanges of Amsterdam, New York, and Frankfurt. TNT recognizes its social responsibility, and has formed partnerships with the United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations Environmental Programme to fight hunger and pollution in the world.

Page publication date: 24 May 2006 at 08:45 CET