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Press release

Delhaize acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 18, 2016 – 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


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).


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