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Jan Hommen

Ahold, Delhaize merger approved by shareholders

Ahold, Delhaize merger approved by shareholders

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands, and BRUSSELS, Belgium — Shareholders of Koninklijke Ahold N.V. and Delhaize Group have voted to approve the proposed merger of the two retailers The global supermarket operators said Monday that the deal, pending regulatory approval, is expected to close later this year. Officials with the companies said the merger, announced last summer,

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — International food retailers Delhaize Group and Koninklijke Ahold N.V. plan to merge, forming a new company called Ahold Delhaize. The companies said Wednesday that the agreement, being enacted through a merger of equals of Delhaize into Ahold, will create a food retailing giant with more than 6,500