Ahold shareholders approve proposed capital repayment and reverse stock split

Zaandam, the Netherlands - Ahold's shareholders today approved the company's proposal to return € 1 billion to shareholders by way of a capital repayment and reverse stock split. Shareholders voted at an Extraordinary General Meeting held at Ahold's headquarters in Zaandam, The Netherlands. The meeting was attended by 65 shareholders, representing approximately 657 million votes. Ahold EGM 2014 press release: http://hugin.info/130711/R/1755987/592961.pdf This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ahold via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1755987]