Ahold: Ahold share buyback update

                      Ahold: Ahold share buyback update

Zaandam, the Netherlands, May 12, 2014 - Ahold has repurchased 2,523,439 Ahold
common shares in the period from May 5, 2014 up to and including May 9,  2014. 
The shares were repurchased at an average  price of € 13.8507 per share for  a 
total consideration of € 34.95 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 
100,448,747 common shares for a total consideration of € 1,291.28 million.

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Source: Ahold via Globenewswire
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