BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 9, 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 Companies Code.
Delhaize Group acquired the following number of shares in an off-exchange transaction 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 the management:
|Purchase date||Number of shares purchased|| Unit purchase price |
|December 1, 2014||26 345||49.25|
|December 1, 2014||5 500||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 seven countries on three continents. At the end of the third quarter of 2014, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 386 stores. In 2013, Delhaize Group posted €20.9 billion ($27.8 billion) in revenues and €179 million ($237 million) in net profit (Group share). At June 30, 2014, Delhaize Group employed approximately 152 500 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).
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