Ahold : All conditions for sale of stake in ICA to Hakon Invest fulfilled

  Ahold : All conditions for sale of stake in ICA to Hakon Invest fulfilled

Amsterdam, the Netherlands - March 21 2013



Ahold announced today that we received formal confirmation from Hakon Invest
that all conditions for the sale of Ahold's share in ICA to Hakon Invest have
been met.

The formal announcement of the transaction was on February 11, 2013.

We expect the transaction to be completed on March 27, 2013.



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