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Delhaize Group press release - Acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delhaize Group discloses information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares in accordance with Belgian law.

Delhaize Group has recently acquired 313 202 shares pursuant to a share buy-back program with a Belgian credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares in order to satisfy exercises of stock options:

Purchase date Place of the transaction Number of shares purchased Average unit purchase price
(in €)
Lowest unit purchase price
(in €)
Highest unit purchase price
(in €)
May 9, 2016 Euronext Brussels 28 100 92.21 91.15 92.62
May 9, 2016 Chi-X 1 900 92.09 92.03 92.18
May 10, 2016 Euronext Brussels 56 274 92.88 92.07 93.74
May 10, 2016 Chi-X 3 420 92.72 92.36 93.23
May 11, 2016 Euronext Brussels 45 934 92.43 92.10 92.81
May 11, 2016 Chi-X 17 230 92.43 92.00 92.75
May 12, 2016 Euronext Brussels 48 145 92.77 91.48 93.60
May 12, 2016 Chi-X 14 075 92.73 91.57 93.60
May 13, 2016 Euronext Brussels 33 427 93.33 92.05 94.38
May 13, 2016 Chi-X 1 537 92.21 92.15 92.32
May 16, 2016 Euronext Brussels 41 251 92.41 92.22 93.80
May 16, 2016 Chi-X 21 909 92.38 92.24 93.41

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 2015, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 512 stores. In 2015, Delhaize Group posted €24.4 billion ($27.1 billion) in revenues. In 2015, Delhaize Group posted €366 million ($407 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2015, Delhaize Group employed approximately 154 000 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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