Ahold: Ahold share buyback update

                      Ahold: Ahold share buyback update  Zaandam, the Netherlands, February 3,  2014 - Ahold has repurchased  1,803,253  Ahold common shares in the  period from January 27,  2014 up to and  including  January 31, 2014.The shares were repurchased at an average price of €  12.3775  per share for a total consideration of € 22.32 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  74,004,300 common shares for a total consideration of € 935.50 million.    Ahold Press Office: +31 88 659 5343 Ahold Investor Relations: +31 88 659 5213 Follow us on Twitter: @AholdNews  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ahold via Globenewswire HUG#1758489