Delhaize Group
EURONEXT BRUSSELS : DELB
NYSE : DEG
EURONEXT BRUSSELS : DELB.BR

December 13, 2011 02:13 ET

Delhaize Group : Disclosure of Acquisition of Treasury Shares

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2011) -



Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, discloses the information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares required under the article 207 of the Royal Decree of January 30, 2001 implementing the Belgian Company Code.

Delhaize Group has recently acquired the following number of shares on Euronext Brussels to fulfil its future delivery obligations related to its associate share compensation plans:


+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+
|            |   Number of  | Average unit  | Lowest unit  | Highest unit |
| Purchase   |    shares    |purchase price |purchase price|purchase price|
|  date      |   purchased  |    (in EUR)   |    (in EUR)  |    (in EUR)  |
+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+
| December   |     20 000   |     44.51     |    44.20     |    44.89     |
|  2, 2011   |              |               |              |              |
+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+
| December   |     2 467    |     44.99     |    44.92     |    45.00     |
|  5, 2011   |              |               |              |              |
+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+
| December   |     17 533   |     44.33     |    43.74     |    44.92     |
|  6, 2011   |              |               |              |              |
+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+
| December   |     20 000   |     43.10     |    42.77     |    43.27     |
|  7, 2011   |              |               |              |              |
+------------+--------------+---------------+--------------+--------------+

More information on the modalities of these purchases can be found on the website www.delhaizegroup.com.


» Delhaize Group

Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in eleven countries on three continents. At the end of the third quarter of 2011, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 362 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 the third quarter of 2011, 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.

Press release in pdf-format: http://hugin.info/133961/R/1570670/488430.pdf

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