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Delhaize Group : Disclosure of acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delhaize Group discloses the information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares required under the article 207 of the Royal Decree of January 30, 2001 implementing the Belgian Company Code.

Delhaize Group acquired the following number of shares on Euronext Brussels pursuant to a share buy-back program with a credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares in order to satisfy exercises of stock options granted to management:

Purchase date Number of shares purchased Unit purchase price

(EUR)
August 14, 2013 4 736 49.25
August 14, 2013 3 828 50.03
July 2, 2014 19 261 49.25
July 3, 2014 13 074 50.03

More information on the company's share buyback program can be found on the website www.delhaizegroup.com.

» Delhaize Group
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in eight countries on three continents. At the end of the first quarter of 2014 Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 520 stores. In 2013, Delhaize Group posted €20.9 billion ($28.0 billion) in revenues and €179 million ($237 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2013, Delhaize Group employed approximately 160 000 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

This press release is available in English, French and Dutch. You can also find it on the website http://www.delhaizegroup.com. Questions can be sent to investor@delhaizegroup.com.

» Contacts

Investor Relations: + 32 2 412 2151
Media Relations: + 32 2 412 8669

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Source:Delhaize Group