Ballast Nedam Concludes Heddes Take-Over

By Ballast Nedam Nv, PRNE
Thursday, March 3, 2011

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, March 4, 2011 - Ballast Nedam has received approval from the Netherlands Competition
Authority for the take-over of some of the activities of Heddes. This
approval means that the take-over is now definitive. Ballast Nedam has been
granted exclusivity in the negotiations pertaining to Heddes' property
portfolio, land ownership rights and partnership agreements.

Heddes Bouw & Ontwikkeling in Hoorn focuses on developing, realizing and
maintaining property projects in the Noord-Holland region. The business is a
part of Ballast Nedam.

Ballast Nedam has a leading position in construction and infrastructure.
The company operates mainly in the Netherlands on integrated and other
projects for companies, public authorities and housing consumers, in the
fields of mobility, housing, employment, leisure and energy. Ballast Nedam
operates internationally in various areas of expertise. Ballast Nedam
supplies project, process and contract management in the development,
implementation and management phases. The company also provides specialized
know-how and skills, and semi-finished and finished products. Ballast Nedam
is listed on NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam. The share is included in the
Amsterdam Small Cap Index.

Note for the editorial staff: Further details can be obtained from Ballast Nedam N.V., Adrie van Kessel, telephone +31-(30)-285-41-61/ +31-6-22-45-71-85

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