AHOLD REPURCHASED 196,490 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 2.56 MILLION BETWEEN OCTOBER 27 AND OCTOBER 31, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-11-5— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 196,490 Ahold common shares in the period from October 27, 2014 up to and including October 31, 2014.

The shares were repurchased at an average price of €13.0348 per share for a total consideration of €2.56 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 to date is 144,055,394 common shares for a total consideration of € 1,867.63 million.

During the share buyback program, Ahold publishes a press release every Monday with a weekly update. Click here to view all the relevant information of these these weekly updates. Separate weekly press releases are available upon request. Please send an email to communications@ahold.com if you would like to receive one or more of these weekly releases.

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