bpost and PostNL end negotiations

The Hague, 29 May 2016 – PostNL confirms that it has conducted negotiations with bpost regarding a possible combination of the two companies through a friendly public offer by bpost on all shares of PostNL. These negotiations have, in the end, not led to agreement on the terms of such a transaction.

This announcement is being made on the basis of Section 4, subsection 3 of the Dutch Decree on Public Takeovers (Besluit openbare biedingen Wft).