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Monday 22 May, 2006

Unilever NV.

Stock Split Effective Today

Unilever NV
22 May 2006


Rotterdam, 22 May.- Unilever N.V. confirms that the resolutions of the 8 May
2006 Unilever N.V. shareholders' meeting (i) to redenominate the outstanding
Unilever N.V. share capital into euro, (ii) to split the Unilever N.V. ordinary
shares and the depositary receipts thereof 3 to 1, and (iii) to dematerialise
the Unilever N.V. shares (and the depositary receipts thereof), have been
implemented today.

Dealings in the new Unilever N.V. ordinary shares (ISIN-code NL 0000388619) and
of the depositary receipts thereof (ISIN-code 0000009355) with a nominal value
of EUR 0.16 on Euronext Amsterdam and the stock exchange in Frankfurt will
commence today. Unilever N.V. already announced that the Unilever N.V.
depositary receipts for ordinary shares will delist from the stock exchange in
Frankfurt on 26 June 2006.

Dealings in the new Unilever N.V. ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR
0.16 on the New York Stock Exchange will commence on 25 May 2006.

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SAFE HARBOUR STATEMENT: This announcement may contain forward-looking
statements, including 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of the
United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as
'expects', 'anticipates', 'intends' or the negative of these terms and other
similar expressions of future performance or results and their negatives are
intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking
statements are based upon current expectations and assumptions regarding
anticipated developments and other factors affecting the Group. They are not
historical facts, nor are they guarantees of future performance. Because these
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, including, among
others, competitive pricing and activities, consumption levels, costs, the
ability to maintain and manage key customer relationships and supply chain
sources, currency values, interest rates, the ability to integrate acquisitions
and complete planned divestitures, physical risks, environmental risks, the
ability to manage regulatory, tax and legal matters and resolve pending matters
within current estimates, legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments,
political, economic and social conditions in the geographic markets where the
Group operates and new or changed priorities of the Boards. Further details of
potential risks and uncertainties affecting the Group are described in the
Group's filings with the London Stock Exchange, Euronext Amsterdam and the US
Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report and Accounts on
Form 20-F. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this
document. Except as required by any applicable law or regulation, the Group
expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any
updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to
reflect any change in the Group's expectations with regard thereto or any change
in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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