Delhaize Group SA (DEG.N)
2 May 2016
BRUSSELS, April 27 Belgian supermarket group Delhaize reported on Wednesday a stronger-than-expected operating profit in the first quarter, driven by lower costs and strong sales growth in Southeastern Europe.
* Q1 comparable store sales growth of 2.6 pct in US (3.7 pct real growth), 2.9 pct in Belgium and 10.8 pct in South Eastern Europe
* Competition college of the BCA has authorized the merger of Ahold and Delhaize with remedies
AMSTERDAM Shareholders of Dutch supermarket group Ahold and Belgian peer Delhaize voted overwhelmingly to approve the companies' proposed merger on Monday, removing one of the last hurdles to the plan.
* Deal still needs US, Belgian regulatory approval (Updates after Delhaize shareholders also approve merger)
BRUSSELS, March 14 Shareholders of Belgian supermarket group Delhaize approved on Monday the 9.8 billion euros ($10.9 billion) purchase of the company by Dutch peer Ahold.
AMSTERDAM, March 14 Shareholders of supermarket group Ahold on Monday voted to approve the company's proposed merger with Belgian retailer Delhaize.
AMSTERDAM, March 3 Ahold, the Dutch supermarket operator that is buying Belgian peer Delhaize , on Thursday reported better than expected fourth-quarter earnings and said the merger is still on track for completion by mid-2016.
BRUSSELS, March 3 Belgian supermarket group Delhaize, which is set to be acquired by Dutch peer Ahold, said on Thursday it would increase its annual dividend 12.5 percent to 1.80 euros per share, slightly above analyst expectations.