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

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

Further to the initiation of the share buy-back programme announced on 6
August 2012, Ageas reports the purchase of 335,673 Ageas shares on NYSE
Euronext Brussels in the period from 21to 25 January 2013.

   Date    Number of Total amount Average price (EUR)   Lowest      Highest
            shares      (EUR)                         price (EUR) price (EUR)
21/01/2013  50,000    1,197,155          23.94           23.86       24.04
22/01/2013  50,000    1,197,520          23.95           23.75       24.09
23/01/2013  135,673   3,211,678          23.67           23.52       24.04
24/01/2013  50,000    1,196,085          23.92           23.56       24.07
25/01/2013  50,000    1,214,430          24.29           24.05       24.40
  Total     335,673   8,016,868          23.88           23.52       24.40

Since the start of the share buy-back programme on 13 August 2012, Ageas has
bought back 8,090,507 shares for a total amount of EUR 161,394,765. This
corresponds to 3.33% of the total shares outstanding.

The overview relating to the share buy-back programme is available on:
http://www.ageas.com/en/Pages/share_information.aspx.

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.  It is the market leader in  Belgium 
for individual  life and  employee benefits,  as well  as a  leading  non-life 
player, through AG Insurance, and in the  UK, it has a strong presence as  the 
fourth largest player in  private car insurance and  the over 50's market.  It 
employs more than 13,000  people and has  annual inflows of  more than EUR  17 
billion.

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Ageas
Rue du Marquis 1 - 1000 Brussels - Belgium
www.ageas.com

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