Wolters Kluwer Germany Completes Acquisition LexisNexis Deutschland

Monday, 03. January 2011 08:00
Cologne, Germany (January 3, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer Germany Holding GmbH today
announced that it has completed the acquisition of LexisNexis Deutschland GmbH.
The agreement to acquire LexisNexis Deutschland wasannounced on November
16, 2010.

The acquisition of LexisNexis Deutschland expands Wolters Kluwer Germany's
online legal information business while also reinforcing and developing its
publishing operations towards a comprehensive portfolio in all areas of law in
the German legal market.

"Through this acquisition, we are able to provide our customers in Germany with
an integrated offering consisting of strong online legal services, publishing
and workflow solutions in the law and business segment. Our combined product
offering will give us a strong portfolio of wide-ranging legal information that
lawyers, notaries, and other legal professionals critically need in their daily
work to serve their clients best," added Ulrich Hermann, Regional Managing
Director for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Central Europe, and CEO Wolters
Kluwer Germany.

All products and services will be integrated within the Wolters Kluwer Germany
brand structure by mid February 2011. Terms of the acquisition were not
disclosed.

About Wolters Kluwer Germany
Wolters Kluwer Germany is an information services company specializing in the
legal, business and tax sectors. The organization covers two markets: legal &
regulatory and tax & accounting. The legal & regulatory business unit provides
important information to legal professionals in the form of content, software
and services through well-known publishing brands such as Carl Heymanns,
Luchterhand and Werner. Headquartered in Cologne, it has over 1,000 employees
located at 22 offices throughout Germany and has been serving the German market
for over 25 years.

Wolters Kluwer Germany is part of the Legal & Regulatory division of Wolters
Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in
the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance,
and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading, information-enabled tools and
solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their
clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer has 2009 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), employs
approximately 19,300 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40
countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters
Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are
quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100
indices.

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Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be
identified by words such as "expect," "should," "could," "shall," and similar
expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are
qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and
events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking
statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these
forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general economic
conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged;
behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments;
the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal,
tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as
risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial
risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and
credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors
should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact: Media Investors/Analysts
Albertine Schor Jon Teppo
+31 172 641 453 +31 172 641 407
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