Press Release

2000 Final dividend TPG

Publish Date : 22 May 2001 at 16:05 CET - The Board of Management of TPG hereby announces that the number of dividend rights for 2000 entitling shareholders to one new ordinary share of NLG 1.00 par value has been set at 116.

Based on the closing price on Euronext Amsterdam of 25.07 on 21 May 2001, 1/116 part represents a value of NLG 0.4763. This is 4.75% less than NLG 0.50, the value of the final dividend in cash.

Payment of the dividend in cash and delivery of shares in connection with stock dividend conversion will start 29 May 2001.

Page publication date: 22 May 2001 at 16:05 CET