Ahold: Ahold share buyback update

                      Ahold: Ahold share buyback update

Zaandam, the Netherlands, October 21,  2013 - Ahold has repurchased  1,665,194 
Ahold common shares in the  period from October 14,  2013 up to and  including 
October 18, 2013. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.3550
per share for a total consideration of € 22.24 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 
44,430,106 common shares for a total consideration of € 547.09 million.



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