Regulated information - Ageas reports on the progress of share buy-back programme

2013-02-25 17:42:31 -

Further to the initiation of the share buy-back programme announced on 6 August
2012, Ageas reports the purchase of 378,416 Ageas shares on NYSE Euronext
Brussels in the period from 18-02-2013 until 22-02-2013.

Date Number of Total amount Average price Lowest price Highest price
Shares (EUR) (EUR) (EUR) (EUR)

18-02-2013 50,000 1,283,645 25.67 25.42 25.78

19-02-2013 50,000 1,293,670 25.87 25.42 25.78

20-02-2013 50,000 1,347,850 26.96 26.76 27.25

21-02-2013 178,416 4,645,631 26.04 25.68 26.79

22-02-2013 50,000 1,313,045 26.26 26.05 26.45

Total 378,416 9,883,841 26.12 25.42 27.25

Since the start of the share buy-back programme on 13 August 2012, Ageas has
bought back 9,543,870 shares for a total amount of 197,627,360. This corresponds
to 3.93% of the total shares outstanding.

The overview relating to the share buy-back programme is available on:

Ageas is an international insurance group with a heritage spanning more than
180 years. Ranked among the top 20 insurance companies in Europe, Ageas has
chosen to concentrate its business activities in Europe and Asia, which together
make up the largest share of the global insurance market. These are grouped
around four segments: Belgium, United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia and
served through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and partnerships with
strong financial institutions and key distributors around the world. Ageas
operates successful partnerships in Belgium, UK, Luxembourg, Italy, Portugal,
Turkey, China, Malaysia, India and Thailand and has subsidiaries in France, Hong
Kong and UK. Ageas is the market leader in Belgium for individual life and
employee benefits, as well as a leading non-life player through AG Insurance. In
the UK, Ageas has a strong presence as the fourth largest player in private car
insurance and the over 50's market. Ageas employs more than 13,000 people and
has annual inflows of more than EUR 21 billion.

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