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Ahold Delhaize Issues Its First Sustainability Bond
Wednesday, 19 Jun 2019 

June 19 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::REG-AHOLD DELHAIZE ISSUES ITS FIRST SUSTAINABILITY BOND.IT SUCCESSFULLY ISSUED ITS FIRST SUSTAINABILITY BOND, AMOUNTING TO EUR 600 MILLION WITH A TERM OF 6 YEARS, MATURING ON JUNE 26, 2025.ISSUANCE IS PRICED AT 99.272 PER CENT AND CARRIES AN ANNUAL COUPON OF 0.250 PER CENT.NOTES WILL SETTLE ON JUNE 26, 2019, AND SHALL BE LISTED ON EURONEXT AMSTERDAM.J.P. MORGAN ACTED AS SUSTAINABILITY BOND STRUCTURING AGENT AND BNP PARIBAS, BOFA MERRILL LYNCH, ING, J.P. MORGAN AND RABOBANK ACTED AS JOINT BOOKRUNNERS..  Full Article

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize And Bol.Com Start Collaboration In Belgium
Thursday, 6 Jun 2019 

June 6 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::DELHAIZE AND BOL.COM ARE STARTING A COLLABORATION IN BELGIUM.SAYS BOL.COM IS OPENING PICK-UP POINTS IN DELHAIZE STORES ACROSS THE ANTWERP PROVINCE..  Full Article

Greenyard Announces Strategic Value Chain Agreement Between Bakker Belgium And Delhaize
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 

May 28 (Reuters) - GREENYARD NV ::BAKKER BELGIUM AND DELHAIZE SIGN A STRATEGIC VALUE CHAIN AGREEMENT.BAKKER BELGIUM WILL INVEST IN A DEDICATED LOCATION IN BELGIUM, FROM WHERE IT WILL FULLY OPERATE ITS ACTIVITIES TO DELHAIZE FROM 2020 ONWARDS.  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize Details Impact Of IFRS 16 Accounting Change
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 

March 25 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::AHOLD DELHAIZE DETAILS IMPACT OF IFRS 16 ACCOUNTING CHANGE, NO CHANGE IN UNDERLYING OUTLOOK.IFRS 16 ACCOUNTING CHANGE IMPACT: FY 2018 UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN INCREASES BY 0.3% POINT TO 4.4%.NO IMPACT EXPECTED ON OUR FUNDING STRUCTURE AND CREDIT RATINGS.IFRS 16 ACCOUNTING CHANGE IMPACT: FY 2018 UNDERLYING EPS DECREASES BY €0.03 TO €1.57.IFRS 16 ACCOUNTING CHANGE IMPACT: NET DEBT AT END-2018 INCREASES BY EUR 7.9 BILLION TO EUR 11 BILLION.IFRS 16 ACCOUNTING CHANGE IMPACT: FY 2018 FREE CASH FLOW DECREASE BY €177 MILLION.NEW DEFINITION OF FREE CASH FLOW FOR 2019-2012 AROUND EUR 1.8 BILLION PER YEAR (IT REMAINS EUR 2.0BN PER YEAR UNDER PREVIOUS DEFINITION) INCLUDING REPAYMENT FINANCE LEASES.  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize Appoints Marit Van Egmond As Albert Heijn Brand President & CEO
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::AHOLD DELHAIZE APPOINTS MARIT VAN EGMOND AS BRAND PRESIDENT & CEO ALBERT HEIJN.APPOINTMENT OF MARIT VAN EGMOND AS BRAND PRESIDENT & CEO OF ALBERT HEIJN AS OF FEB 1, 2019.MARIT VAN EGMOND WILL SUCCEED WOUTER KOLK.  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize Q4 Net Sales Up By 3 Pct At EUR 16.5 Billion
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 

Jan 23 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::REG-AHOLD DELHAIZE REPORTS STRONG SALES GROWTH IN THE FOURTH QUARTER.Q4 NET SALES OF EUR 16.5 BILLION, UP 3.0% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES.Q4 CSE COMPARABLE SALES UP 2.0%, WITH STRONG SALES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC.THE NETHERLANDS COMPARABLE SALES UP 3.3%, CYCLING A STRONG FOURTH QUARTER 2017.Q4 ONGOING OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS IN BELGIUM RESULTED IN 3.0% COMPARABLE SALES GROWTH.Q4 COMPARABLE SALES IN THE U.S. UP 2.7%, SHOWING CONTINUED GOOD MOMENTUM.Q4 NET CONSUMER ONLINE SALES UP 26.4% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER AND REACHED €3.5 BILLION FOR THE FULL YEAR 2018.FOR THE FULL YEAR, NET SALES REACHED €62.8 BILLION, UP 2.5% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES.FULL YEAR FREE CASH FLOW IS EXPECTED TO BE MORE THAN EUR 2.0 BILLION.WE EXPECT UNDERLYING EARNINGS PER SHARE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS TO BE AT HIGHER END OF OUR PREVIOUS GUIDANCE OF EUR 1.50-1.60.CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FOR 2018 IS EXPECTED TO BE EUR 1.8 BILLION, IN LINE WITH PREVIOUS GUIDANCE.  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize: Delhaize Le Lion To Collaborate With Bol.com
Monday, 14 Jan 2019 

Jan 14 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::AHOLD DELHAIZE ANNOUNCES UPDATE ON BRAND STRATEGY IN BELGIUM.DELHAIZE LE LION WILL START A COLLABORATION WITH BOL.COM.ALBERT HEIJN BELGIUM WILL CONTINUE ITS EXPANSION BY OPENING 30 TO 50 NEW SUPERMARKETS IN FLANDERS IN NEXT FEW YEARS.DELHAIZE LE LION WILL COORDINATE EXPANSION PLANS OF DELHAIZE LE LION AND ALBERT HEIJN BELGIUM.DELHAIZE LE LION ADDING IN-STORE BOL.COM PICK UP POINTS.DELHAIZE LE LION WILL CONTINUE TO DELIVER ON ITS EXPANSION PLANS WHICH INCLUDE OPENING OF AROUND 100 NEW SUPERMARKETS IN NEXT 3 TO 4 YEARS.  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize: Stop & Shop Agrees To Acquire King Kullen Grocery Co.
Friday, 4 Jan 2019 

Jan 4 (Reuters) - KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV ::AHOLD DELHAIZE ANNOUNCES THAT STOP & SHOP HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE KING KULLEN GROCERY CO..ACQUISITION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO CLOSE DURING Q1 OF 2019.FINANCIAL TERMS OF DEAL WERE NOT DISCLOSED..  Full Article

Ahold Delhaize Prices Debt Offering Of €800 Mln Fixed Rate And Floating Rate Notes
Monday, 12 Mar 2018 

March 12 (Reuters) - Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Nv ::REG-AHOLD DELHAIZE SUCCESSFULLY PRICED A DUAL TRANCHE DEBT OFFERING OF FIXED RATE NOTES AND FLOATING RATE NOTES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF €800 MILLION.KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV - ‍LAUNCHED & PRICED EUR 500 MILLION FIXED RATE NOTES DUE IN 2026 & EUR 300 MILLION FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE IN 2021​.  Full Article

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Reports
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize Nv ::REG-AHOLD DELHAIZE: AHOLD DELHAIZE REPORTS A STRONG FOURTH QUARTER WITH FURTHER MARGIN EXPANSION AND RAISES DIVIDEND FOR 2017 TO €0.63, UP 10.5%.Q4 PRO FORMA INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS EUR 744 MILLION VERSUS EUR 365 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.Q4 PRO FORMA UNDERLYING OPERATING INCOME EUR 631 MILLION VERSUS EUR 630 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.STRONG FREE CASH FLOW OF EUR 903 MILLION, UP EUR 47 MILLION, EUR 1.9 BILLION FREE CASH FLOW FOR 2017, UP 40%.PROPOSED DIVIDEND OF EUR 0.63.Q4 PRO FORMA UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN UP 0.1% POINT.MAKING GOOD PROGRESS DEPLOYING OUR BETTER TOGETHER STRATEGY: SYNERGY DELIVERY IS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE, WITH €268 MILLION NET SYNERGIES REALIZED FOR THE YEAR..  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Cash register outage hits Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn

AMSTERDAM, June 25 A technical problem with cash registers kept many stores run by the Netherlands' largest supermarket chain Albert Heijn closed on Tuesday morning, although one report said the initial glitch with some of the equipment had been resolved.