Delhaize Group : Capital structure disclosure made according to the requirements of Belgian law BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/13 -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, discloses the information required under article 15, Section 1 and 18, Section 1 of the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding the disclosure of major shareholdings in listed companies following a capital increase resulting from the exercise of subscription rights by employees. Information as of July 26, 2013 : * Total outstanding capital: EUR 51 047 802.00 * Total number of outstanding ordinary shares: 102 095 604 * Total number of outstanding subscription rights (each right entitles the holder to subscribe to one new ordinary share): 3 324 759 Pursuant to Delhaize Group's Articles of Association, the threshold as from which a shareholding needs to be disclosed has been set at 3%. Notifications of important shareholdings to be made according to the Law of May 2, 2007 or Delhaize Group's Articles of Association should be sent to email@example.com. Delhaize Group Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in ten countries on three continents. At the end of the first quarter of 2013, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 3 411 stores. In 2012, Delhaize Group posted EUR22.6 billion ($29.0 billion) in revenues and EUR104 million ($134 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2012, Delhaize Group employed approximately 158 000 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. cautionary note regarding forward looking statements Statements that are included or incorporated by reference in this press release and other written and oral statements made from time to time by Delhaize Group and its representatives, other than statements of historical fact, which address activities, events and developments that Delhaize Group exp ects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including, without limitation, expected costs savings the closing, conversion and opening of stores, the expected effect of the portfolio optimization, anticipated revenue and net profit growth, strategic options, future strategies and the anticipated benefits of these strategies and operating profit guidance, are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified as statements that include phrases such as "guidance," "outlook," "projected," "believe," "target," "predict," "estimate," "forecast," "strategy," "may," "goal," "expect," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "foresee," "likely," "will," "should" or other similar words or phrases. Although such statements are based on current information, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those projected depending upon a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, changes in the general economy or the markets of Delhaize Group, in strategy, in consumer spending, in inflation or currency exchange rates or in legislation or regulation; competitive factors; adverse determination with respect to claims; inability to timely develop, remodel, integrate, open, convert or close stores; and supply or quality control problems with vendors. Additional risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements are described in Delhaize Group's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F and other filings made by Delhaize Group with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which risk factors are incorporated herein by reference. Delhaize Group disclaims any obligation to update developments of these risk factors or to announce publicly any revision to any of the forward-looking statements contained in this release, including operating profit guidance, or to make corrections to reflect future events or developments. Press Release in Pdf: http://hugin.info/133961/R/1719813/572419.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Delhaize Group via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1719813] Contacts Investor Relations: + 32 2 412 2151 Media Relations: + 32 2 412 8669
Delhaize Group : Capital structure disclosure made according to the requirements of Belgian law
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