BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announces that it has signed today an agreement with AP Mart on the sale of its Bulgarian operations.
Delhaize Group has signed an agreement with AP Mart, which is in process of registration, to divest its Bulgarian operations. The transaction is expected to complete in the second quarter subject to regulatory approval as well customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments.
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in nine countries on three continents. At the end of 2013, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of 3 534 stores. In 2013, Delhaize Group posted €21.1 billion ($28.0 billion) in revenues. In 2012, Delhaize Group posted €104 million ($134 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2012, Delhaize Group employed approximately 158 000 people. Delhaize Group’s stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).
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