4 May 2010

TenCate announces conversion ratio

With reference to the press release dated Thursday, 8 April 2010 concerning the payment of dividend for the financial year 2009, Royal Ten Cate announces that with regard to the optional dividend the number of dividend rights that grant entitlement to one new share has been fixed at 34 dividend rights of an ordinary share with a par value of € 2.50.

The weighted average share price of 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 April and 3 May 2010 amounted to € 20.4430 per ordinary share with a par value of € 2.50 and was held as standard when fixing the 34 dividend rights which grant entitlement to one new ordinary share with a par value of € 2.50.

On the basis of this price, a 1/34 part of an ordinary share with a par value of € 2.50 represents a value of € 0.6013, which is 0.21% more than the cash dividend of
€ 0.60.

Payment of the dividend and transfer of shares by virtue of the conversion of optional dividend rights will take place through the bank or brokerage firm where the shares are in administration with effect from Thursday, 6 May 2010.

For the new ordinary shares that will be issued in connection with the stock dividend, an application will be made for listing on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam under the provisions of Article 5:4 subparagraph e of the Wet Financieel Toezicht (Dutch Financial Supervision Act).

Royal Ten Cate
Almelo, the Netherlands, Tuesday, 4 May 2010

For further information:

Frank Spaan, Director Investor Relations & Corporate Development
Telephone : +31 (0)546 544 338
Mobile  : +31 (0)6 12 96 17 24
E-mail  : f.spaan@tencate.com
Internet  : www.tencate.com

Royal Ten Cate nv (TenCate) is the multinational company which combines textile technology with chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics.
Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safety and protection; space and aerospace; infrastructure and the environment; sport and recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in safety fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on NYSE Euronext.

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