Delhaize Group. Acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium,  Delhaize Group discloses information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares in accordance with Belgian law.

Delhaize Group acquired the following number of shares in an off-exchange transaction pursuant to a share buy-back program managed by 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)
 March 9, 2016  2 104  71.84
 March 9, 2016  18 259  66.29
 March 9, 2016  22 311  54.11

This credit institution makes its decisions to purchase Delhaize Group shares independently of, and without influence by, Delhaize Group with regard to the timing of the purchases.  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.