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Delhaize Group SA (DELB.BR)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ahold Q1 net profit misses Reuters estimates
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 12:59am EDT 

Ahold : Q1 net sales 11.77 billion euros ($13.09 billion) versus 11.67 billion euros in Reuters poll . Q1 operating income 396 million euros versus 427 million euros in Reuters poll . Q1 net profit 241 million euros versus 271 million euros in Reuters poll . Q1 Netherlands net sales 3.93 billion euros versus 3.75 billion euros year ago . Q1 Netherlands identical sales growth 2.9 percent versus 2.5 percent year ago . Q1 USA identical sales growth excluding gasoline 0.8 percent versus 0.1 percent year ago . Q1 USA net sales 7.31 billion euros versus 7.03 billion euros year ago . Total number of stores at end Q1 2016 3,252 versus 3,215 year ago .Announced merger with Delhaize on track to close in mid-2016.  Full Article

Ahold Q1 Netherlands net sales rise to 3.93 billion euros
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 12:49am EDT 

Ahold : Q1 Netherlands net sales EUR 3.93 billion ($4.37 billion) versus EUR 3.75 billion year ago .Q1 Netherlands identical sales growth 2.9 percent versus 2.5 percent year ago.  Full Article

Delhaize Group comments on 2016 guidance
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2016 01:00am EDT 

Delhaize Group:2016 annual group cash capital expenditures are expected to be approximately 825 million euros at identical exchange rates.  Full Article

Belgian Competition Authority authorizes merger of Ahold and Delhaize
Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016 01:40pm EDT 

Belgian Competition Authority:Competition college of BCA has authorized the merger of Ahold and Delhaize with remedies.Remedies require divestment of 8 Ahold shops, 5 Delhaize franchised shops and other shops that are not yet opened.  Full Article

Delhaize Group comments on FY 2016 guidance, proposes FY 2015 dividend of EUR 1.80/share
Thursday, 3 Mar 2016 12:55am EST 

Delhaize Group:Proposed full year 2015 gross dividend of 1.80 euros per share, a 12.5 pct increase compared to 2014."For 2016, our main focus is to complete the merger with Royal Ahold on schedule".For 2016, we expect group cash capital expenditures of approximately €825 million at identical exchange rates.  Full Article

Silchester International Investors LLP decreases stake in Delhaize
Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 02:00am EST 

Delhaize Group:Says Silchester International Investors LLP crossed the 5 pct shareholding threshold downwards.Silchester International Investors LLP owned 4.98 pct of Delhaize Group's voting rights as of Jan. 21.According to their previous notification received on Dec. 18, 2014, Silchester International Investors LLP owned 10,239,515 shares, which then represented 9.97 pct of Delhaize Group's voting rights.  Full Article

Ahold and Delhaize announce filing of registration statement
Monday, 25 Jan 2016 02:00am EST 

Koninklijke Ahold NV:Ahold and Delhaize announce filing of registration statement with the U.S. Securities and exchange commission.  Full Article

Delhaize Group gives FY 2015 guidance
Friday, 22 Jan 2016 01:00am EST 

Delhaize Group:Expects 2015 group underlying operating profit to be approximately 870 million euros‍​.Expects full year free cash flow reached 516 million euros.  Full Article

Delhaize and Ahold file joint merger proposal‍​
Friday, 15 Jan 2016 02:04am EST 

Delhaize Group:Ahold and Delhaize announce filing of joint merger proposal‍.Transaction is expected to be completed mid-2016, following associate consultation procedures, shareholder approval and regulatory clearances.  Full Article

Delhaize Group comments on 2015 outlook
Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 02:01am EDT 

Delhaize Group:For Q4, expects positive volume growth in three segments a positive evolution of market share and comparable store sales growth in Belgium in particular.For FY continue to expect group capital expenditures of approximately 700 million euros.  Full Article

Ahold first quarter beats as sales, margins rise; Delhaize merger 'on track'

AMSTERDAM Ahold, the operator of supermarkets in the United States and Netherlands, reported on Wednesday first-quarter earnings that beat analyst expectations, with underlying operating profits up 15 percent on sales growth and better margins.