The annual report contains information as referred to in article 5:59 in conjunction with article 5:53 of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act [Wet op het financieel toezicht]. Any forward-looking statements in this report refer to future events and may be expressed in a variety of ways, such as ‘expects, ‘projects’, ‘anticipates’, ‘intends’ or other similar words.
Océ N.V. [“Océ”] has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations and projections about future events. Océ’s expectations and projections may change and Océ’s actual results, performance or achievements could differ significantly from the results expressed in or implied by these forward-looking statements due to possible risks and uncertainties and other important factors which are neither manageable nor foreseeable by Océ and some of which are beyond Océ’s control. When considering these forward-looking statements, you should bear in mind these risks, uncertainties and other important factors described in the annual report or in Océ’s other annual or periodic filings. For a non-limitative discussion of the risks, uncertainties and other factors that may affect Océ’s actual results, performance or achievements, we refer you to the annual report and other publications issued by Océ. In view of these uncertainties no certainty can be given about Océ’s future results or financial position. We advise you to treat Océ’s forward-looking statements with caution, as they speak only as of the date on which the statements are made. Océ is under no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable [securities] legislation.