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Ahold and Delhaize expect to complete merger on July 23, 2016, subject to U.S. Federal Trade Commission clearance

Zaandam, the Netherlands - In line with required notification periods for listing purposes, Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that they expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016, if regulatory clearance has been obtained from the United States Federal Trade Commission by that date.   Subject to completion of the merger on July 23, 2016, Ahold Delhaize is expected to start trading on  Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels on Monday, July 25, 2016, with ticker symbol AD. Ahold Delhaize American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) will trade over-the-counter in the United States and will be quoted on the OTCQX International marketplace.    Details on the settlement mechanics for holders of Delhaize Group shares are provided in Delhaize Group`s press release of today.   Please visit www.ahold.com, www.delhaizegroup.com or www.adcombined.com for more information.     2016/16 160721_PR Listing Notification_ENG


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Source: Ahold via GlobeNewswire

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