AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,424,122 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 19.61 MILLION BETWEEN JUNE 30 AND JULY 4, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,424,122 Ahold common shares in the period from June 30, 2014 up to and including July 4, 2014.

The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 13.7675 per share for a total consideration of € 19.61 million. These repurchases were made as part of the € 500 million share buyback program announced on February 28, 2013 as increased by € 1.5 billion to a total amount of € 2 billion announced on June 4, 2013.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program up to and including to June 27, last as mentioned in the press released of June 30, 2014 was 118’972’673 common shares instead of (the manifest erroneous number of) 118’989’051. All other numbers in the press release of June 30, 2014 are correct.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 120,396,795 common shares for a total consideration of € 1,563.81 million.

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