Ahold : Ahold share buyback update

                      Ahold : Ahold share buyback update

Zaandam, the Netherlands, August  19, 2013 -  Ahold has repurchased  1,362,777 
Ahold common shares in  the period from  August 12, 2013  up to and  including 
August 16, 2013.The shares were repurchased  at an average price of €  12.5000 
per share for a total consideration of € 17.03 million. These repurchases were
made as part of the € 500 million share buyback program announced on  February 
28, 2013 as  increased by  € 1.5  billion to  a total  amount of  € 2  billion 
announced on June 4, 2013.

The total  number  of  shares  repurchased  under  this  program  to  date  is 
27,604,288 common shares for a total consideration of € 332.36 million.

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