SOURCE: Delhaize Group

December 24, 2010 02:39 ET

Capital Structure Disclosure Made According to the Requirements of Belgian Law

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - December 24, 2010) -


BRUSSELS, Belgium, December 24, 2010 - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, discloses the information required under article 15, § 1 and 18, § 1 of the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding the disclosure of major shareholdings in listed companies following a capital increase resulting from the exercise of subscription rights by employees.

Information as of December 21, 2010:

-- Total outstanding capital: EUR 50 777 640.50
-- Total number of outstanding ordinary shares: 101 555 281
-- Total number of outstanding  subscription rights (each right
   Entitles the holder to subscribe to one new ordinary share):
   3 322 500

Pursuant to Delhaize Group's Articles of Association, the threshold as from which a shareholding needs to be disclosed has been set at 3%.

Notifications of important shareholdings to be made according to the Law of May 2, 2007 or Delhaize Group's Articles of Association should be sent to investor@delhaizegroup.com.


Contacts

Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in six countries on three continents. At the end of the third quarter of 2010, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 2 760 stores. In 2009, Delhaize Group posted EUR 19.9 billion (USD 27.8 billion) in revenues and EUR 514 million (USD 717 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2009, Delhaize Group employed approximately 138 000 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on 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

Geert Verellen: + 32 2 412 83 62

Aurelie Bultynck: + 32 2 412 83 61

Press release in pdf format: http://hugin.info/133961/R/1475323/411388.pdf

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