Delhaize Group : Disclosure of major shareholding
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/03/13 -- Pursuant to the
Belgian Law of May 2, 2007
relating to the publication of major
shareholdings in listed companies, Delhaize
Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international
retailer, has received a notification of the threshold of
3% being crossed
downwards by Rebelco SA, subsidiary of Sofina SA,
which owns 2.90% of Delhaize
Group's voting rights.
On April 30, 2013, Sofina SA notified Delhaize Group that as of
April 24, 2013
Sofina SA owned through its wholly-owned
subsidiary Rebelco SA 2 958 401
Delhaize Group shares, representing
2.90% of its voting rights.
This is a decrease of 1 091 599 shares compared to the previous
notification of ownership of 4 050 000 shares dated October 23, 2008.
>> Delhaize Group
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in
on three continents. At the end of 2012, Delhaize
Group's sales network
consisted of 3 451 stores. In 2012, Delhaize
Group posted EUR22.6 billion ($29.0
billion) in revenues and
EUR104 million ($134 million) in net profit (Group
the end of 2012, Delhaize Group employed approximately 158
people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on NYSE Euronext
Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).
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