Delhaize Group

June 30, 2011 12:28 ET

Delhaize Group: Capital Structure Disclosure Made According to the Requirements of Belgian Law

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) -

BRUSSELS, Belgium, June 30, 2011 - 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 June 28, 2011:

  * Total outstanding capital: EUR 50 922 823
  * Total number of outstanding ordinary shares: 101 845 646
  * Total number of outstanding subscription rights (each right entitles
    the holder to subscribe to one new ordinary share): 3 289 585

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

» Delhaize Group

Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in six countries on three continents. At the end of the first quarter of 2011, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 2 816 stores. In 2010, Delhaize Group posted EUR 20.8 billion (USD 27.6 billion) in revenues and EUR 574 million (USD 762 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2010, Delhaize Group employed approximately 138 600 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

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