Deutsche Bank Appointed as Successor Depositary Bank for the NYSE-Listed American Depositary Receipt Program of Unilever PLC and

  Deutsche Bank Appointed as Successor Depositary Bank for the NYSE-Listed
  American Depositary Receipt Program of Unilever PLC and New York Transfer
  Agent for Unilever N.V.’s New York Registry Shares

Business Wire

NEW YORK & LONDON & AMSTERDAM -- July 1, 2014

Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as successor depositary bank for
the NYSE-listed American Depositary Receipt program of Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL)
and New York transfer agent for Unilever N.V.’s New York Registry Shares
(NYSE: UN).

Unilever is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies with products
sold in over 190 countries. The Company supplies consumer goods in the
refreshments, foods, home and personal product categories. More than 2 billion
consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day. Unilever supplies
its consumers with products for nutrition, hygiene and personal care and is
active in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and Latin
America. Its portfolio includes brands such as Lipton, Knorr, Hellmann's and
Omo. Unilever has more than 400 brands, 14 of which generate sales in excess
of EUR 1 billion a year with an annual turnover of EUR 49.8 billion in 2013.*

*Source: Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. (July 2014)

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depositary, registrar, SPV management and related services for a wide range of
financial structures and transactions. It is a leading depositary for American
and Global Depositary Receipts, providing value-added services to companies
raising capital in international markets or listing on the New York, NASDAQ,
London, Luxembourg, Singapore or NASDAQ Dubai stock exchanges by means of
depositary receipts. It also offers both mutual and alternative fund
administration and provides securities custody, clearing and agency lending
services from a global network spanning more than 30 markets. Additional
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This announcement appears as a matter of record only. This announcement has
been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York.

American Depositary Receipts have been registered pursuant to the US
Securities Act of 1933 (the "Act"). The investment or investment service which
is the subject of this notice is not available to retail clients as defined by
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communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York. The services described in this
notice are provided by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Deutsche Bank) or
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