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2014-05-20

Beter Bed Holding NV: Beter Bed dividend proposal approved

The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Beter Bed Holding N.V. held on
19 May 2014 declared a final dividend of € 0.07 per ordinary share of
nominally € 0.02 each for the 2013 financial year.

An interim dividend of € 0.20 was paid in November 2013. The total dividend
for 2013 consequently amounts to € 0.27, resulting in a pay-out ratio of 72%.
A dividend of € 0.47 was paid for 2012 (pay-out ratio: 70%).

The final dividend will be paid entirely in cash.

The following schedule will apply to the payment of the dividend:
21 May 2014 listing ex-dividend
23 May 2014 record date
6 June 2014 payment of dividend
Dividend policy
The dividend policy of Beter Bed Holding is aimed at maximising shareholder
returns while maintaining a healthy capital position. The company's objective
is to, subject to certain conditions, pay out at least fifty percent of the
net profit to shareholders. This will be done in the form of payment of an
interim dividend following publication of the third-quarter figures and
payment of a final dividend following the adoption of the financial
statements and following the approval of the dividend proposal by the Annual
General Meeting of Shareholders. This method makes it possible to spread the
payment of dividend evenly across the year. The company's solvency must never
fall below thirty percent on any given publication date as a result of the
payment of dividend. The net interest-bearing debt/EBITDA ratio may never
exceed two.

Management Board and Supervisory Board composition

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Beter Bed Holding on 19 May
2014, Mr A.H. Anbeek was reappointed as Statutory Director for a term ending
after the first Annual General Meeting to be held after four years upon his
appointment.

The composition of the Management Board of Beter Bed Holding N.V., Mr A.H.
Anbeek (CEO) and Mr B.F. Koops (CFO), is maintained.

Also Messrs D.R. Goeminne and A.J.L. Slippens, who already have completed a
term as Supervisory Director, were reappointed as Supervisory Directors for a
term ending after the first Annual General Meeting to be held after four
years upon their appointment.

The composition of the Supervisory Board of Beter Bed Holding N.V., Mr D.R.
Goeminne (Chairman), Mr A.J.L. Slippens (Vice Chairman), Ms E.A. de Groot and
Mr W.T.C. van der Vis, remains unchanged.

Profile
Beter Bed Holding N.V. operates in the European bedroom furnishings market.
Its activities include retail trade through a total of 1,164 stores at the
end of March 2014 that operate via the chains Beter Bed (active in the
Netherlands and Belgium), Matratzen Concord (active in Germany, Switzerland,
Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium), El Gigante del Colchón (active in
Spain), BeddenREUS and Slaapgenoten (both active in the Netherlands). Beter
Bed Holding is also active in the field of developing and wholesaling branded
products in the bedroom furnishing sector in the Netherlands, Germany,
Belgium, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and the United Kingdom via its
subsidiary DBC International. Beter Bed Holding N.V. achieved net revenue of
€ 357.4 million in 2013. More than 67% of the group's net revenue is realised
outside the Netherlands. The company has been listed on the NYSE Euronext
Amsterdam since 1996 and is included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index.

For further information:
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|Ton Anbeek Bart Koops |
|CEO CFO |
|+31 (0)413 338819 +31 (0)413 338819 |
|+31 (0)6 53662838 +31 (0)6 46761405 |
|ton.anbeek@beterbed.nl bart.koops@beterbed.nl |
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Please click on the link below for the Pdf version of the press release.

press release 20-5-2014.pdf
http://hugin.info/132850/R/1785867/612531.pdf

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Source: Beter Bed Holding NV via Globenewswire

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