Overview Report of the Executive Board Report of the Supervisory Board Financial statements Other information ADR contact information Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas c/o American Stock Transfer Trust Company Peck Slip Station P.O. Box 2050 New York. NY 10272-2050 Email: DB@amstock.com Shareholder Service (toll-free) Tel. +1 866 706 0509 Shareholder Service (international) Tel.+1 718 921 8124 www.amstock.com Contact details for ADR brokers and institutional investors US Tel:+1 212 250 9100 UK Tel:+44 207 547 6500 The Company ADR programme is sponsored by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Deutsche Bank). As the depositary bank. Deutsche Bank performs the following roles for ADR holders as further detailed in the Deposit Agreement: Records and maintains the register of ADR holders. Is the stock transfer agent. Distributes dividends in US dollars. Facilitates the voting process and the exercise of the voting rights of ADR holders at any Company General Meeting if permitted by the Company and the Depositary Agreement. Issues and cancels HEINEKEN American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), Can distribute Company circulars and General Meetings (including Annual General Meeting) documentation, if applicable. For those holders who are not registered because their ADRs are held through a 'Street name' (nominee account), your nominee will receive Company documents from time to time from Deutsche Bank to distribute to ADR holders. You need to make arrangements with your nominee if you wish to receive such documents and to be able to exercise your vote through the depositary bank at General Meetings (if applicable). Financial calendar in 2013 for both Heineken N.V. and Heineken Holding N.V. Announcement of 2012 results 13 February Publication of Annual Report 1 March Trading update first guarter 2013 24 April Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 25 April Quotation ex-final dividend 2012 29 April Final dividend 2012 payable 8 May Announcement of half-year results 2013 21 August Quotation ex-interim dividend 23 August Interim dividend 2013 payable 3 September Trading update third guarter 2013 23 October Dividend policy The dividend policy of Heineken N.V. intends to preserve the independence of the Company, to maintain a healthy financial structure and to retain sufficient earnings in order to grow the business both organically and through acguisitions. The dividend payments are related to the annual development of the net profit before exceptional items and amortisation of brands (net profit beia), which results in a dividend payout ratio in the range of 30-35 per cent. Dividends are paid in the form of an interim dividend and a final dividend. The interim dividend is fixed at 40 per cent of the total dividend of the previous year. Annual dividend proposals will remain subject to shareholder approval. Heineken N.V. Annual Report 2012 157

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