Press Release

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Completes Open Market Partial Tender Offer

LONDON, April 12, 2011 - Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo B?rs: SNI) today completed its previously announced open market partial tender offer ("Offer") for SNL common shares with a total maximum value of $47 million.  SNL bought back 1,825,900 shares at a price of NOK 140 per share at a total cost of $46.8 million.  SNL now holds 6,285,530 shares, or 9.80%, of its common shares.  With the completion of the Offer the $50 million buy-back programme announced by SNL on November 19, 2010 is now accomplished.

 

For additional information please contact:

 

Jan Chr. Engelhardtsen
Chief Financial Officer
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8972
[email protected]

 

Jens F. Gr?ner-Hegge
V.P. Corporate Finance
UK +44 (0) 20 7611 8985
[email protected]

 

About Stolt-Nielsen Limited
Stolt-Nielsen Limited (SNL or the "Company") is a leading global provider of integrated transportation solutions for bulk liquid chemicals, edible oils, acids, and other specialty liquids through its three largest business divisions, Stolt Tankers, Stolthaven Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers.  Stolt Sea Farm produces and markets high quality turbot, sole, sturgeon, and caviar.  Stolt-Nielsen Gas transports liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with its fleet of very large gas carriers (VLGCs).  Stolt-Nielsen Limited is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

 

Forward-Looking Statements
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This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.