Delhaize Group SA (DEG.N)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON/PARIS, July 01 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Royal Ahold N.V.'s (Ahold) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured ratings at 'BBB' following the company's announcement that it will merge with the Belgian food retailer Delhaize Group SA (Delhaize) by mid-2016. The Outlook is Stable. The rating affirmation reflects the expected benefits of an enlarged group (Ahold Delhaize), in terms of scale and diversifi
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AMSTERDAM - Dutch grocer Ahold has agreed to buy Belgian rival Delhaize in a 25 billion-euro ($28 billion) deal that will create one of the biggest food retailers in the United States and a major player in Europe. | Video
CHICAGO - A merger between Dutch supermarket Ahold and Belgian rival Delhaize will be a boon for U.S. online grocer Peapod, an Ahold unit which will gain valuable resources to fend off rival Amazon.com and upstart competitors, according to retail industry consultants
CHICAGO, June 24 - A merger between Dutch supermarket Ahold and Belgian rival Delhaize will be a boon for U.S. online grocer Peapod, an Ahold unit which will gain valuable resources to fend off rival Amazon.com and upstart competitors, according to retail industry consultants
June 24 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
* Deal seen as necessary for companies to compete (Updates with analyst comment, more material on U.S. operations)
June 24 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Wednesday:
* Announces restoration of the shares/warrants/derivatives Of Delhaize Group SA