Delisting of shares in HES Beheer on 3 November 2014


Rotterdam, Amsterdam, 6 October 2014 – H.E.S. Beheer N.V. ("HES Beheer") and Hestya Energy B.V. ("Hestya Energy") today jointly announce that, considering that 1908 Acquisition B.V. (the "Offeror"), an indirect 100% subsidiary of Hestya Energy, has acquired more than 95% of all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of HES Beheer (the "Shares") in the recommended public cash offer by the Offeror (the "Offer"), the Offeror has requested Euronext Amsterdam N.V. ("Euronext Amsterdam") to co-operate with the delisting of the Shares from Euronext in Amsterdam ("Euronext") and that today Euronext Amsterdam has confirmed to the Offeror and HES Beheer that it will give its consent to such request.


Delisting will take place on 3 November 2014 and the last day that the Shares can be traded on Euronext will therefore be 31 October 2014.


Post-Acceptance Period and Additional Information

Today, 6 October 2014, is the last day that shareholders of HES Beheer can tender their Shares in the post-closing acceptance period declared by Hestya Energy on 22 September 2014. Shareholders can tender their Shares during this post-closing acceptance period in the same manner and subject to the same terms, conditions and restrictions as described in the Offer Memorandum (as defined below).


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