Share Buyback Transaction Details May 2 – May 8, 2024

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Share Buyback Transaction Details May 2May 8, 2024

Alphen aan den Rijn - May 9, 2024 - Wolters Kluwer (Euronext: WKL), a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services, today reports that it has repurchased 131,949 of its own ordinary shares in the period from May 2, 2024, up to and including May 8, 2024, for €19.0 million and at an average share price of €144.20.

These repurchases are part of the share buyback program announced on February 21, 2024, under which we intend to repurchase shares for €1 billion during 2024.

The cumulative amounts repurchased in the year to date under this program are as follows:

Share Buyback 2024

Period Cumulative shares repurchased in period Total consideration(€ million) Average share price(€)
2024 to date 2,620,212 372.0 141.97

For the period starting May 2, 2024, up to and including December 27, 2024, we have engaged third parties to execute approximately €647 million of buybacks on our behalf, within the limits of relevant laws and regulations (in particular Regulation (EU) 596/2014) and the company’s Articles of Association.

Shares repurchased are added to and held as treasury shares and will be used for capital reduction purposes through share cancelation.

Further information is available on our website:

For more information about Wolters Kluwer, please visit: www.wolterskluwer.com.

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About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (EURONEXT: WKL) is a global leader in information, software solutions and services for professionals in healthcare; tax and accounting; financial and corporate compliance; legal and regulatory; corporate performance and ESG. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2023 annual revenues of €5.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 21,400 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX, Euro Stoxx 50 and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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