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DGAP-Adhoc: QIAGEN N.V.: QIAGEN to conduct $100 million share repurchase program

May 6, 2014

QIAGEN N.V. / Key word(s): Share Buyback 06.05.2014 22:01 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- AD HOC Announcement According to 15 WpHG QIAGEN N.V.: QIAGEN to conduct $100 million share repurchase program Venlo, The Netherlands, May 6, 2014 - QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) announced today that its Managing Board, upon authorization of the Supervisory Board, has passed a resolution to exercise the authorization granted by the General Meeting of Shareholders on June 26, 2013, and to purchase shares in the Company up to a total of US$100 million (or the equivalent Euro amount thereof, excluding transaction costs). Based on the closing price on May 5, 2014, this represents a repurchase volume of approximately 4.5 million shares. The Company had already announced to conduct a US$100 million share repurchase program on July 30, 2013 which is still ongoing. The new repurchase program is scheduled to begin only after conclusion of the 2013 program, at the earliest on August 1, 2014, and to be completed on December 26, 2014, or if the upcoming General Meeting of Shareholders will extend the authorization to repurchase shares for another year, on December 25, 2015 at the latest. Details of the repurchase program will be announced before its actual commencement in line with Article 4, Section (2) of EC regulation 2273/2003 (so called Safe Harbour Regulation). Repurchased shares will be held in treasury in order to satisfy obligations for exchangeable debt instruments and employee share-based remuneration plans. Contacts QIAGEN N.V.: Corporate Communications John Gilardi, Tel: +49 2103 29 11711; ir@qiagen.comThomas Theuringer, Tel: +49 2013 29 11826 pr@qiagen.com06.05.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: QIAGEN N.V. Spoorstraat 50 5911 KJ Venlo Netherlands Phone: +31 77320 840-0 Fax: +31 77320 840-9 E-mail: Internet: ISIN: NL0000240000 WKN: 901626 Indices: TecDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, Hamburg, MÜnchen, Stuttgart; TerminbÖrse EUREX End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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